Top Reasons to Go
Glamorous Búzios: Hang out with the young and beautiful on the beach at Búzios in the morning, then enjoy the sunset on Orla Bardot.
Water Sports: Sail a schooner to a deserted island for some scuba diving, then watch the dolphins play in your wake on the way home.
Mountain Excursions: Get lost in time at the Imperial Museum in mountainous Petrópolis.
Glorious Ilha Grande: Take an early-morning hike through the Atlantic rain forests of Ilha Grande.
Historic Paraty: Stroll the cobbled streets of this colonial town before boarding a sailboat for an island-hopping afternoon.
Fresh Beach Food: Tuck into freshly caught fish at beach kiosks in Búzios and Arraial do Cabo, washing them down with coconut water sipped straight from the shell.