The beaches of Brazil are incredible! After all, the country boasts 7491 km of coastline with the Atlantic Ocean to the east. Some of the most famous beaches in the world can be found in Rio de Janeiro such as Copacabana, Ipanema and Lopez Mendez beach over on Isla Grande. Florianopolis further north also has its incredible beaches such as Morro de Sao Paolo and Praia do Espelho.
Parties, beaches and itsy bitsy, teeny weenie bikinis. This world-renowned party city is the Mother of all parties! Home to the best beaches in the world, the Sugarloaf Mountain and Christ the Redeemer, this is usually where most travellers arrive in Brazil. Check out the modern art museum and the botanical gardens if you are looking for a more cultural experience and of course, walk down the promenade and sip on caipirinhas… it's rude not to!
These world-famous beaches in Rio are famous for a reason, the beach culture, chilled out vibe, sun, sea, sand and caipirinhas… are just some of the reasons to visit these multicultural beaches. Brazil´s main attractions are a must-do in when visiting Brazil to top up the tan and belt out the Barry Manilow! Ipanema is the more open-minded option with its multicultural, multi sexuality and multi-gender crowd. Copacabana is all about the parties and caipirinhas!
The bossa nova beats accompany the natural chilled out vibe of the beaches in Bahia and are the best options if you are wanting to avoid the human species! Bahia is also home to the Chapada Diamantina national park if you prefer mountains, valleys and waterfalls. Salvador is a vibrant history lesson with Spanish colonial cobbled streets and the afro- Brazilian music, food and dance heavily influenced by the slave trade of times gone by.
This pristine and endless, golden sandy beach on Isla Grande is one of the best reasons to visit the island. This beach is fringed with almond and palm trees, but beyond these the terrain rises rapidly. All this landscape is covered in lush, green vegetation, with no sign of human existence as far as the eye can see. If you fancy catching a few waves, this beach is also great for surfing!
These 365 islands and more than 50 beaches make up one of the most famous bays in Brazil. Located along The Green Coast, it boasts heavenly beaches and characteristic warm Caribbean waters. Surrounded by Atlantic Forest and blessed by Mother Nature, Angra dos Reis is an amazing option for relaxing, urban or wild beaches.
Buzios is the bohemian and boutique option close to Rio. This once quaint fishing village offers idyllic, white sandy beaches, little pousadas, top-end cuisine and champagne, attracting many visitors every year who are looking to escape from the hustle and bustle of of Rio and offering an element of luxury. After all, you can never spend too much time on an idyllic beach!