Brazil is a land of incredible contrasts. For most visitors the first point of reference is the seductive city of Rio de Janeiro, a melting pot of cultures; where Candomble mixes with Catholicism; volleyball is practiced with a passion almost equal to that of football; days of intense blue skies are followed by intense tropical downpours which last as long as it takes to drink a cold draught beer in your chosen place of refuge; jaw dropping natural spectacles are juxtaposed with dizzying skyscrapers and where the ubiquitous beat of Samba, itself a fusion of African and European influences, rules the dance floor.
At first sight Rio may seem to have it all and the pursuit of pleasure in this enchanting city is by no means an arduous one. Nevertheless, Rio is just one face of Brazil and there are many others just waiting to be discovered. Take a tailor made trip with luxury travel experts Dehouche and with their inside knowledge they can help you co-ordinate your journey around this vast country, taking in a select sample of the incredible diversity on offer.
Once you’ve broken in your ‘Havaianas’ in Rio and have started thinking it outrageous that they’re not really suitable attire for exploring Rio’s business district (despite the fact they can be worn for just about any other occasion) then perhaps it’s time to venture up the coast to Bahia, a place where timepieces are almost superfluous and moving from your hammock to make another caipirinha, is considered a test of endurance. Succumb to the allure of the region’s charming colonial cities and unrivalled stretches of white sand beaches, whilst soaking up the vestiges of an African influenced culture and Dehouche can assure you, you’ll find it’s easy to leave your hammock after all. Bahia is home to some of Brazil’s finest beaches and so it is no wonder that Dehouche select it for a high proportion of their honeymoon clientele – it’s remote and romantic.
Time for a change of pace? Spin round the dynamic metropolis of Sao Paulo, taking advantage of the incredible array of restaurants in South America’s largest and undeniably cosmopolitan city. Next, let Dehouche race you down to Iguassu to marvel at the awe inspiring natural beauty of one of the world’s most spectacular waterfalls.
Head northwards again to spot Jaguars, alligators and anteaters in the Pantanal, the world’s largest wetland area and South America’s premier wildlife sanctuary (not a word to the Amazon). Lastly, allow Dehouche to organise your jeep across the uninterrupted beauty of Jericoacoara’s sand dunes, interspersed with azure freshwater lagoons, eventually reaching the tiny fishing village largely untouched by tourism and home to one of the world’s most beautiful beaches (just ask the Washington Post)
The beauty of your luxury holiday with Dehouche is the freedom to choose which destinations to combine; Dehouche take the sweat out of the organization, yet you remain in control of your itinerary, even once you are on the road. Based in Brazil themselves, Dehouche are on the ground to help you with any last minute whims that take your fancy and have a free concierge service manned 24hours a day in Rio (and Buenos Aires for those in Argentina) to cater for clients every need.
Let Dehouche arrange your luxury boutique hotel and enjoy a whole host of insider tips on where to truly escape from it all on your honeymoon.
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