8 days from £1855pp plus international flights.
Rio, one of the most exciting cities on Earth, plus a beautiful boutique hotel on the stunning Costa Verde coast - a heavenly holiday combination!
Spend three days exploring vibrant Rio de Janeiro, including a guided visit of Cristo Redentor and Pao de Acucar Mountain with plenty of time to explore at your leisure.
Next you'll be whisked away south, along Brazil's stunning forested coastline of the Costa Verde to Pousada Picinguaba. Here you have three full days to spend exactly as you wish. You can take the hotel's schooner to deserted islands and beaches, explore rainforest trails to spectacular hidden waterfalls, take part in water sports and enjoy delicious food. Paradise!
A free day in Rio! Maybe visit of the famous beaches - Ipanema and Leblon are considered among the best. There is always the chance to go shopping. Alternatively, your hotel is a good place to relax, set in landscaped tropical gardens frequented by parrots, toucans and monkeys. There is a large swimming pool and deck with poolside drinks and snacks available throughout the day. The spa, hammams and steam sauna and offer a range of relaxation and anti-stress massages.
Your first full day on the Costa Verde. This is an area of beautiful sandy beaches and lush inland forests. The many bays and coves with their crystal clear water offer opportunities for a range of water sports, including snorkelling and diving.
Guide price from (pp sharing): £1855 (ex. international flights)
Price notes: 2017 guide price pp sharing from: £1855
Accommodation on a twin share basis; private transfers and ground transport; meals as specified; half day tour in Rio.
International flights; departure taxes; visas; travel insurance; meals not specified; drinks; items of a personal nature; tips.
This holiday starts in Rio de Janeiro and ends in Sao Paulo. International flights from the UK will start from around £750 per person.
Departure dates: This is a private tailor made holiday which we will arrange just for you at whatever time you like. And remember that if you want to change any aspect, this is fine. Just chat to us to get it how you prefer.
The Costa Verde is lapped by clear ocean waters, ideal for watersports and sun lovers. Ilha Grande has superb walking trails, breath-taking scenery and picture postcard beaches.
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Time: GMT -3 hours
Flight time: Most flights go to Sao Paulo but some airlines have direct flights to Rio de Janeiro, and to North-eastern Brazil. British Airways and TAM have direct flights from London and many European carriers also offer flights to Brazil.
Language: Portuguese is the official language. Spanish and English are understood quite widely.
Visas: Not required for British nationals.
Health: There are no compulsory vaccinations, except yellow fever if you are coming from an infected area. Malaria prophylactics are recommended in the rainforest.