From mirrored-glass skyscrapers to colorful modernist art galleries; Sao Paulo’s unique architecture captures the attention of everyone who steps foot in the city, putting it firmly at the forefront of Brazilian design.
Despite its notorious struggle to preserve the Amazon rainforest, Brazil’s wealth of natural attractions is incomparable and it’s fast emerging as a frontrunner for ecotourism efforts, with eco-lodges springing up all around the country and new conservation laws coming into effect. Today, there are a myriad of options for green-minded travelers from adrenaline-pumping adventure activities to back-to-basics wilderness retreats, so to help inspire your trip, here are Brazil’s top eco-tourism destinations.
With miles of pristine, sandy beaches, a seemingly endless summer and plenty to see and do for all ages, it’s no surprise that the capital of Rio Grande do Norte is one of Brazil’s most popular family resorts. For those visiting Natal with kids, here are a few ideas for how to keep the whole family entertained.
As a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of South America’s most visited attractions, Iguacu Falls is top of many travelers’ itineraries, but there’s more than just one way to experience the natural wonder. From hiking in the jungle to soaring over the falls in a helicopter, here are 10 unforgettable things to do at Iguacu Falls.
There are plenty of options for outdoor activities in Bonito but the region’s diverse marine life puts snorkeling in the Rio da Prata and the adjoining Olho d’Agua rivers at the top of the list. With clear-as-glass waters thanks to the area’s calcium-rich natural springs and over 55 colorful fish species protected by strict no fishing laws, the area is renowned for harboring some of the best freshwater snorkeling in the world.
Located at the gateway to Brazil’s Pantanal region and criss-crossed with streams and rivers, the eco-tourism hotspot of Bonito is renowned for its unique ecosystems and vast variety of wildlife. From giant anteaters to hundreds of species of freshwater fish, the landscape is teeming with fauna, so it’s no surprise that bird watching and wildlife safaris are among the most popular outdoor activities in Bonito.