Brazil, as the World Cup host nation has been brought to the forefront of every traveller’s mind this summer, further intensified by the hotly anticipated Olympic Games which will take place in 2016. So, now is the time to explore this enchanting country of white-sand beaches, pristine rainforests and lively samba-infused metropolises, in style.
Don’t be fooled by South America’s backpacker image: the finer things in life are extremely well represented here, none more so than in Brazil. These days Brazil offers a wide choice of top-end accommodation, including a number of truly superlative properties, enhanced by their Latin character.
Begin in the exhilarating city of Rio de Janeiro taking in the iconic Christ the Redeemer Statue and Sugar Loaf Mountain, before jetting to the world renowned Iguazú Falls, which unlike other waterfalls divides into 275 cataracts crashing over a precipice in dense tropical jungle. Then follow David Beckham into the Amazon – staying in a luxurious forest retreat experiencing the rainforest with private guided jungle interpretations walks, piranha fishing, Indian village visits or night-time river trips.
From here, on to colonial Salvador da Bahia, the African heartbeat of Brazil, where music explodes on every street corner and the local cuisine fuses African, Portuguese and native Brazilian dishes. Transfer to Praia do Forte, a low key yet charming upmarket resort on the undeveloped palm-fringed coast to reach your final destination, one that is full of rest and relaxation.
Journey Latin America specialises in tailor-made and superior small group tours to all of Central and South America with over 30 years of experience, they offer practical advice based on personal experience. Venture to this unique land – characterised by its melting pot of cultures to the staggering scale of its natural phenomena – on their Luxury Brazil holiday. Enjoy the impressive highlights of Brazil and rest assured you’ll be well looked after with private transfers and staying in smart, sophisticated accommodation offering top notch services.