Celebrate a lifetime of adventures together with the perfect 10 day honeymoon escape to Brazil! Your exotic getaway includes an exploration of the classic city highlights and unique hidden gems. Guided through the eyes of locals, you will have the opportunity to truly get a feel for the culture and venture off the beaten track from tourists. Begin your journey in the colorful excitement of Rio de Janeiro, before you are whisked away to the charming colonial towns of Paraty and Olinda, ending in the exclusive coastal paradise of Fernando de Noronha. Enjoy a custom experience with all arrangements sorted for you, so your only job will be to relish in the romance and make the most of every day together!

Daily Itinerary

Day 1: Rio de Janeiro Arrival

Rio de Janeiro Arrival
Daily Summary
  • Transportation: Airport Transfer
  • Tour: Welcome Dinner
  • Accommodation: Hotel Marina Palace Rio Leblon
  • Meals: D

Welcome to Brazil! Upon arrival at the Rio de Janeiro Airport, you will be greeted by a local representative and transferred directly to your hotel. Check into your room, get settled and freshen up, before you are whisked away tonight. (This service is on a private basis.)

Welcome Dinner

This evening, we have arranged for a special welcome dinner at the delicious and stylish Zaza Bistro restaurant. The perfect way to kick off your honeymoon celebrations!

Rio de Janeiro

The inhabitants of Rio de Janeiro call it the “Marvelous City.” Located on the Bay of Guanabara, Rio has a mountainous landscape that contrasts with an intensely blue sea. Here, the skyscrapers, colonial buildings and narrow streets meld in perfect harmony. Although the city is a reflection of the social inequalities of the country, Rio de Janeiro has great style and is internationally renowned for its Christ Corcovado, Pao d’Açúcar, Ipanema and Copacabana beaches, and the warm and lively inhabitants of the city, the cariocas.

Day 2: Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Vida Carioca Experience
  • Tour: Sugarloaf Mountain & City Tour
  • Accommodation: Hotel Marina Palace Rio Leblon
  • Meals: B, L

Vida Carioca Experience

Begin your day with a morning excursion, where you will have the chance to catch a glimpse of the authentic lifestyle of the "Cariocas", the people who call Rio their home. Your tour will begin with a walk to the nearest metro station, where you will take the subway and travel for 15 minutes. As you walk along the bustling streets, you will visit the historic and commercial center of Rio, highlighting the Metropolitan Cathedral of San Sebastian and the Saara neighborhood. You will have the opportunity to observe the customs, commerce and joy of the Carioca people. Stop along the way to try a delicious natural juice made with tropical fruits, the perfect refreshment as you explore.

Included in this morning's tour will be a tasty lunch at Confeitaria Colombo, which is one of the oldest and most historic restaurants in all of Brazil. You will be returned to your hotel, via another local subway ride. (This service is on a private basis.)

Sugarloaf Mountain & City Tour

This afternoon, your exploration continues with a panoramic city tour. Start your outing with a visit to the Maracana, the most popular soccer stadium in the world, before continuing on to the Sambadrome. This is an area specially built for the extravagant parade of samba schools, that perform every year during Carnival. You will pass through Rio's financial center, a mix of modern and colonial styles, with a short stop to admire the famous Cathedral of San Sebastian as well.

After exploring the city streets, you will proceed to the Sugarloaf Mountain (Pao de Acucar) lookout, which boasts the best 360 degree views of Rio de Janeiro. Taking a trip up and down the Mountain in a traditional cable car railway, will reward you with an unforgettable birds eye view of the city and it's incredible skyline. Following your Sugarloaf adventure, you will be returned to your hotel. (This service is on a private basis.)

Day 3: Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro
Daily Summary
  • Accommodation: Hotel Marina Palace Rio Leblon
  • Meals: B

After plenty of informative touring yesterday, enjoy today free at your leisure to explore and discover on your own. Take this time to kick back and truly soak up your honeymoon celebration!

Day 4: Rio de Janeiro - Paraty

Rio de Janeiro - Paraty
Daily Summary
  • Transportation: Internal Transfer
  • Tour: Historic Center Discovery
  • Accommodation: Pousada do Sandi
  • Meals: B

Say goodbye to the hustle and bustle of Rio today, as it is time that your journey continues to the quiet colonial town of Paraty. After checking out of your hotel, you will be met by your driver and transferred directly to your next accommodation. Drop off your luggage and freshen up, before your afternoon walking tour. (This service is on a private basis.)

Historic Center Discovery

The city of Paraty is charming and cozy. It is renowned as a national historic monument, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and Natural Heritage, because 65% of its area lies within the Serra da Bocaina National Park. To truly get a taste for its beauty, this two hour tour will be led on foot, passing inside the historic center, hearing the history of the city and showing you a glimpse back in time to the colonial era. You will have a chance to visit the main landmarks, such as churches, museums, antique houses and learn the legends of past centuries. This excursion is perfect for filming and photography, as you are guided into the past with originality and definition that expresses Paraty’s harmonious architectural complex of the eighteenth century. (This service is on a private basis.)

Paraty

To the south of Rio de Janeiro, Costa Verde has a unique combination of mountains, lush rainforest, crystalline lagoons and virgin tropical islands. Set apart from other colonial villages by its coastal charm, the colorful architecture and cultural interest of Paraty is unforgettable. Paraty has a small, but well conserved historic city center, where you can discover local artisan shops, high quality restaurants and a cozy and romantic atmosphere. From this location, it is possible to embark on excursions to the impressive Serra da Bocaina or tour the equally spectacular Bay of Paraty.

Day 5: Paraty

Paraty
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Bay of Paraty Boat Excursion
  • Accommodation: Pousada do Sandi
  • Meals: B

Bay of Paraty Boat Excursion

Today, you will embark on one of the most traditional tours of the region. This five hour boat excursion will give you the opportunity to truly discover and appreciate the most picturesque beaches and islands in the area. A natural beauty that can only be experienced by boat, this guided tour quickly became a popular and desired one in Paraty. You will board one of the most well kept and excellent boats featuring local charm, comfort and safety. Cruise the scenic waters on a traditional route, making stops along the way at various beaches and islands in the Bay of Paraty. You will be taken to the best kept secrets and ideal spots for snorkeling, swimming and sunbathing, with about 40 minutes to enjoy each site. En route, you may be interested in an optional lunch, either on board or in one of the local restaurants on the islands, though not included in the tour. After plenty of fun and endless photo opportunities, you will be returned to your hotel. (This service is on a private basis.)

Day 6: Paraty - Rio de Janeiro - Recife - Olinda

Paraty - Rio de Janeiro - Recife - Olinda
Daily Summary
  • Transportation: Airport Transfers
  • Transportation: Domestic Flight
  • Accommodation: Pousada do Amparo
  • Meals: B
Domestic Flight
Rio de Janeiro - Recife
Flight #: TBD
Departs: TBD
Arrives: TBD

You will be met by your driver this morning, following check out of your hotel in Paraty. You will be transferred to the airport in Rio de Janeiro in good time to board your domestic flight to Recife. Upon arrival at the airport in Recife, you will be greeted by a local representative and driven to your hotel in Olinda. Check into your room and enjoy the rest of the day as you wish. (This service is on a private basis.)

Olinda

Only 7 kilometers from Recife, you will find Olinda, whose name truly reflects the beauty of its location. Olinda is a colonial city constructed on seven hills and was declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site because of its well conserved villas and its magnificent Dutch style Baroque architecture. Life in Olinda is full of cultural interest. The colonial buildings are filled with art studios and authentic artisan workshops, and the town has a bohemian atmosphere, unique to anywhere else in the country. Olinda also hosts one of the liveliest parties during the famous Carnival of Olinda!

Day 7: Olinda - Recife - Fernando de Noronha

Olinda - Recife - Fernando de Noronha
Daily Summary
  • Tour: Half Day Walking Tour
  • Transportation: Airport Transfers
  • Transportation: Domestic Flight
  • Accommodation: Pousada Teju Açu
  • Meals: B
Domestic Flight
Recife - Fernando de Noronha
Flight #: TBD
Departs: TBD
Arrives: TBD

Half Day Walking Tour

This morning, you will take off on a guided walking tour of Olinda, to make the most of your time here. This charming city is one of the oldest in Brazil, founded back in 1535! Legend has it, that the name "Olinda" comes from the exclamation of its founder when arriving there, "Oh, linda situacao para se construir uma vila!" ("Oh, pretty setting to build a village!"). Sure enough, the view from the top truly is beautiful, as the rustic colonial houses blend together with the green palm trees, blue sky and endless ocean panoramas. As you venture through this historic city, you will have the chance to explore the Rua do Amparo with its workshops of artisans and artists, visit the Largo da Misericordia and admire the Alto da Se, with its many viewpoints of the stunning infinite horizon. Along the way, you will have plenty of time to take pictures and stop for some shopping, if you'd like. (This service is on a private basis.)

Following your morning excursion, you will be transferred back to the Recife Airport in good time to board your domestic flight to Fernando de Noronha. Upon arrival there, you will be greeted by a local representative and driven to your hotel. (This service is on a private basis.)

Fernando de Noronha

An area of environmental preservation and a Marine National Park, Fernando de Noronha is an archipelago whose environmental fee makes it a completely exclusive destination. Calling these islands a paradise is neither a cliche nor an exaggeration. With the opportunity to swim in the warm blue waters of Baia do Sancho, take photos from the view at Baia dos Porcos and sink your feet into the white sands of Praia do Leao, you will have checked off Brazi's three most beautiful beaches from your bucket list. This location is one of the best in the world for scuba diving and its waves are ideal for surfing as well.

Days 8 - 9: Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha
Daily Summary
  • Accommodation: Pousada Teju Açu
  • Meals: B

Relish in the romance and savor every last minute of your honeymoon. Nestled in the picture perfect setting of Fernando de Noronha, it won't be hard to keep busy. Whether you are taking a dip in the sparkling ocean waters, walking along the powder sand beach or lounging at the hotel and taking advantage of all the luxurious amenities right at your fingertips, savor this exciting time and have fun!

Day 10: Fernando de Noronha Departure

Fernando de Noronha Departure
Daily Summary
  • Transportation: Airport Transfer
  • Meals: B

Sadly, the time has come to say goodbye to Brazil and all of its exotic beauty. After checking out of your hotel, you will be met by your driver and transferred to the airport in good time to board your international departure flight. (This service is on a private basis.)

We hope you had an unforgettable honeymoon adventure and enjoyed exploring the wonders of Brazil together in celebration! We wish you a safe and happy journey home.

Accommodation

Hotel Marina Palace Rio Leblon

Hotel Marina Palace Rio Leblon

Hotel Marina Rio Leblon is nestled in the greatest spot of Rio, where a scenic ocean view is guaranteed from any apartment. The comfortable rooms are equipped with a flat TV with cable channels, air-conditioning, minibar, hairdryer, voicemail services, complimentary wifi and an electronic safe. The high-quality and hospitable service of the staff is sure to make your stay welcoming, warm and enjoyable.

Pousada do Sandi

Pousada do Sandi

It is impossible to think of the historical center of Paraty without mentioning Pousada do Sandi. Located in one of the most important historical building sites in the city, Pousada do Sandi is a reference point in town. Recognized worldwide for its rich colonial architecture, Paraty's historical center is remarkable and the building that shelters this hotel, embodies all that the city is admired for. Enjoy amenities such as a sauna, Captain's bar (Pub), game room, cable TV, business center and spa. All rooms have conditioned air, telephone, TV, video, safe, minibar and private bathroom.

Pousada do Amparo

Pousada do Amparo

Founded in 1996 by a local couple, the inn is one of the most traditional of the city. Staying at the Pousada do Amparo is like traveling to the past and reliving old Olinda. The 17 apartments on property were built with inspiration from colonial architecture, preserving the rustic style and utilizing hardwoods, art pieces and antiques. Blended with the colonial charm, equipment such as air conditioning, LCD TV or LED, Sky HDTV, a minibar, safe, direct dial telephone and wireless internet access provide the necessary comforts for an unforgettable stay. The privileged location within the Historic Site and the beautiful view of Recife, make Pousada do Amparo synonymous with good taste, charm and comfort.

Pousada Teju Açu

Pousada Teju Açu

Surrounded by native vegetation of the Atlantic Forest, this property's audacious architectural design foresaw the minimum interference in the soil and the use of reforestation wood. The water, power supply and sewage system were all developed with a focus on the care of nature preservation. The eco-friendly, Teju-Açu is the ideal place for those seeking peace, relaxation and contact with nature, without giving up any of the necessary amenities or services that provide a comfortable and unforgettable lodging experience.

Pricing and Details

Starting from $ 4,359 per person

*Pricing is based on two persons traveling together, based on availability, subject to change.

Price Includes

  • Full support before, during & after your trip
  • Meals as mentioned
  • Accommodation as mentioned
  • Tours/activities as mentioned
  • Transport as mentioned

Price Excludes

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  • Travel insurance (highly recommended)
  • Entrance visas when applicable
  • Other services not mentioned
  • Tips and gratuities to guides, drivers
  • Taxes and fees

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