Covering half of the landmass of South America, Brazil has the lot: endless beaches, fabulous luxury hotels, the spectacular Iguazu Falls, the wildlife-rich marshlands of the Pantanal Wetlands, the Amazon and, how could we forget, Rio de Janeiro.
With an impossibly beautiful natural setting between mountains and the sea, stunning white-sand beaches, gregarious, gorgeous people – and potent caipirinhas – Rio de Janeiro is intoxicating in more ways than one. Throw in the world famous carnival and must-see landmarks like Sugar Loaf mountain and the distinctive statue of Christ the Redeemer on Corcovado Mountain, and you’ll fully understand why Rio is the most visited city in the whole of the southern hemisphere. Fasano Rio is the pick of the city’s luxury hotels.
Minas Gerais remains largely under the radar of Brazil’s tourist throngs, despite being home to beautiful natural landscapes, richly traditional Brazilian culture, and more UNESCO World Heritage Sites than anywhere else in the country. The capital of Minas Gerais is Belo Horizonte, Brazil’s third-largest city and a thriving hub of cuisine, culture and cosmopolitanism.
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