FODOR'S GO LIST 2015
The top 25 places we think should be on every traveler's radar this year.More
There are hotels for all budgets and all tastes, from pousadas lining the beaches along the Blue and Green coasts that offer simple rooms—with barely more than a bed and a ceiling fan—to boutique hotels with luxurious amenities and on-site spas. Paraty and Petrópolis have gorgeous 18th-century inns, some of which can be a bit drafty. Staffers at the region's smaller hotels speak very
little English, so bring along a phrase book. It also helps to arrange as much as your trip as possible while you're still in Rio de Janeiro.