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Best Beach Resorts in Brazil

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Aug 31, 2012


By Chrissy Menard

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Best Beach Resorts in Brazil

Many people travel to South America in search of the best beach resorts in Brazil. But how do you choose the right resort for you? To answer this question, you first need to decide whether you are looking for a family-friendly resort or a romantic getaway spot for two. Brazil is a vast country with endless beaches to choose from. It is very easy and convenient to pick the hotel names you are familiar with, such as Sheraton and Hilton, but why not pick a local beach resort in Brazil? When traveling to this exotic location, stay at a beach resort in Brazil that will give you a more authentic cultural experience, and a better feel for the laid-back Brazilian lifestyle.

Best Beach Resorts in Bahia, Brazil

Bahia is a state in Brazil with beautiful beaches lined with coconut palm trees. This is the state where you’ll find the true meaning of paradise. The right beach resort in Bahia will complete the experience.

best beach resorts in brazil#1. Pousada Lagoa do Cassange

In the midst of the Maraú Peninsula, Pousada Lagoa do Cassange is located in a magnificent ecological sanctuary and is the perfect getaway from the busyness of the city. There is a spacious lawn with coconut trees where you can relax in a hammock, feel the sea breeze, and enjoy the magnificent view of the ocean.

Best Beach Resorts in Brazil Bahia#2. Bahia Kiaroa, Bahia Eco-Resort

Surrounded by the Atlantic Rainforest, this Brazilian beach resort maintains a high level of commitment to preserving and advocating for the pristine ecological sanctuary. The resort boasts sits just inland from several natural tidepools. Swimmers, snorkelers, scuba divers, and beach-goers can enjoy the wide verandas, swimming pools, and beaches at this resort. Plus there is a first-class spa, wet and dry sauna, massages including Ayurveda, reflexology, and Watsu water therapy.

Best Beach Resorts in Northeastern Brazil

Best Beach Resorts in Brazil#1. Pousada Toca da Coruja

Not only is this a high-quality 4-star resort near Maceio, but its surroundings are really what makes this a magnificent choice. This resort is a 15 to 20 min walk to the famous Pipa beach. Pipa Beach is known for its peaceful stretches of white sand surrounded by cliffs. It is common to find yourself swimming with friendly dolphins in these calm waters. The Santurario Ecologico Da Pipa, an ecologic sanctuary, surrounds the Resort. Scientists research marine animals such as dolphins and sea turtles here.

#2. Pousada Ze Maria

Another great resort, and maybe the best one in this region, is the Pousada Ze Maria Resort located on the archipelago islands of Fernando de Noronha, far off the coast of Brazil. Now a UNESCO World Heritage Site, Fernando de Noronha has some of the top-ranked beaches in the world. This resort started out as a guesthouse and now has several private bungalows. This is what makes this place so special the size of the resort and the location makes it a truly private getaway.

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Best Beach Resorts in Buzios, Brazil

Best Beach Resorts in Brazil#1. Casas Brancas Boutique Hotel & Spa

Just a two-hour drive from the hustle and bustle of Rio de Janeiro is the small beach resort town of Buzios. Located on a peninsula with several natural harbors, Buzios has several beaches to choose from – there are popular family-friendly beaches, and there are secluded ones as well. Whether you are on your honeymoon or are looking for a nice place for a family vacation, Buzios has everything to offer. One of the nicest beach resorts includes Casas Brancas Boutique Hotel & Spa. Three of the most beautiful beaches are located nearby this resort: Azeda Beach, Brava Beach, and Azedinha Beach.

The Best Beach Resorts in Southern Brazil

When thinking about beaches and beach resorts in Brazil, mostly the northeastern part and Rio de Janeiro come to mind. But, there are also great beaches and resorts in the southern state of Santa Catarina. The number one place in Santa Catarina is its capital Florianopolis. Although known more of a place for the younger crowds with its clubs and parties, Florianopolis also provides nice and calm family resorts. A couple of resorts that stand out are the family-friendly Costao do Santinho Resort & Spa and the Hotel Costa Norte.

Best Beach Resorts in Brazil#1. Ponta das Canas Costao do Santinho

Just outside of Florianopolis, located on the north end of Santa Catarina Island is Costao do Santinho. This family-friendly resort is surrounded by sand dunes, coasts, trails and a variety of archaeological sites. The resort additionally offers golf courses and indoor and outdoor thermal pools.

Brazil Beach Resorts#2. Hotel Costa Norte Ponta das Canas

This resort is surrounded by beaches such as Ponta das Canas, Lagoinha, and Brava. This hotel offers a fine restaurant, poolside bar, and a children’s club. They offer an indoor and outdoor pool with an ocean view.


Brazil offers many different coastal regions, each with a unique flair and exciting beach resorts. To find the best beach resorts in Brazil, you should plan your trip ahead and decide what exactly you are looking for. An experienced travel consultant who knows the Brazil beach resorts well can help you decide which ones are for you.

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