Experience rhythm, culture, beaches, mouth-watering cuisine and colonial architecture on a luxury holiday to Brazil.

Why travel to Brazil

Pulsating with energy, optimism and a sense of fun, Brazil’s exoticism is powerfully seductive. Its huge size gives it the variety of a continent, rather than a country: from the stunning colonial architecture of Minas Gerais and Bahia to the cities that ring with music and dance, such as Rio de Janeiro and Salvador.
There is no doubt that luxury holidays in Brazil will make you feel inspired. The wide-open beaches of the north-east contrast with the peaceful bays and fishing villages near Rio; and the wonders of the Amazon Basin contrast with the remote beauty of the Pantanal. There are world-class hotels in Rio and Sao Paulo and stylish private beach houses in Angra, Paraty and Bahia; simple pousadas in the interior and authentic, working fazendas in the Chapada Diamantina. We tend to work with the smaller and most character-filled properties that best reflect the mood and style of their surroundings.

In the Amazon, we favour smaller camps, in order to gain access to primary forest – and for small groups, we can charter private river boats, which can explore incredible virgin beaches for luxury family unlike any other. Brazil’s size and variety make it difficult to get right without insider knowledge and our Destination Experts will guide you as to how much is manageable and exactly what to expect from the extraordinary variety of choices.


Brazilian Real




GMT -03:00


Service included


December - March


Hello – Olá
How are you? – Como vai?
Thank you – Obrigado
What is your name? – Qual o seu nome?
Please – Por favor
Yes/No – Sim/Não
Goodbye – Adeus


26°C on average


30°C on average

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Ideal Length: 9 days

Carpe Diem Celebrations: Party in Brazil

A triple-pronged celebration taking in the buzz of Rio, followed by some rest and relaxation in a beautiful beachfront villa on the bay of Angra Dos Reis and an artsy escape in the Ibitipoca National Park.

From £13,500pp From $15,900pp

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Ideal Length: 9 days

Cities and Wildlife of Brazil

Brazil is the fifth largest country in the world with around 88% of the population living in cities creating incredibly vibrant metropolises and vast regions of habitat left to wildlife...

From £7,950pp From $9.250pp

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Ideal Length: 14 days

Waterfalls, Beaches and Cities of Brazil and Argentina

The combination of Brazil and Argentina creates an incredible opportunity to discover some of the planet's most diverse environments, both natural and man made...

From £12,550pp From $15,950pp

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We believe travel is precious

The world has transformed dramatically since cazenove+loyd was founded in 1993. On every trip we take, we wonder how that destination will look in another 30 years. We are passionate about our destinations and understand that it has become more important than ever to conserve their wildlife, habitats and communities for future generations.

Our highlights in Brazil

Our Destination Expert’s top tip

For wildlife, head to the Pantanal between May and October instead of the Amazon.


Karen Chapman

Specialises in

Central + South America, Polar regions and The Caribbean
Cultural insight

Brazil has the Largest Community of Japanese Outside Japan. The first Japanese immigrants arrived in Brazil in 1908, and since then, it has developed into the most significant Japanese community outside their home country.

Did you know

Author, Paulo Coelho, is a Brazilian novelist who has sold over 165 million books. His work has been published in more than 170 countries in different countries. The Alchemist made him famous.

Where to stay

Best hotels in Brazil

Nothing but the best. Browse our handpicked, tried-and-tested luxury Brazil hotels.

MY Tupaiu, Brazilian Amazon

MY Tupaiu offers a luxurious and unique and indulgent way to explore the stunning Amazonian rivers and coastal landscapes of this under-explored paradise.

This private yacht provides a personalised and intimate experience for travellers seeking a nautical adventure. With comfortable cabins, premium onboard amenities and dedicated staff, guests can sail to hidden corners of the Amazon, swim in fresh waters, lounge on virign beaches and enjoy the beauty of Brazil.


Caiman Lodge, Pantanal

Caiman Lodge is a haven for nature enthusiasts seeking an off-the-grid escape. Located within a remote rainforest setting, the lodge offers rustic yet comfortable accommodations that blend seamlessly with the environment.

Guests can explore nearby caves, rivers and ancient Mayan ruins, all while enjoying the lodge's sustainable practices. With limited connectivity and an emphasis on nature immersion, Caiman Lodge provides a unique opportunity to disconnect from modern life and reconnect with the natural world.


Santa Teresa Hotel, Rio de Janeiro

Santa Teresa Hotel is a boutique urban retreat set high in the hilltop neighbourhood of the same name.

Decoration and architecture is inspired by the golden age of coffee and cocoa reflecting the hotel's iconic location on a historic coffee farm from the 1850s, a design narrative reflected in the elegant rooms. An exclusive pool lounge with views stretching across the city and Guanabara Bay serve as a reminder thar the wonders of Rio de Janeiro are within easy reach.


Hotel Das Cataratas, Iguacu

Within the national park on the Brazilian side of the Iguacu Falls, the luxurious Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas allows guests unique access to the falls at times when the park is closed to others.

This luxury hotel has everything you would expect from a wonderful restaurant showcasing Brazilian cuisine to a top notch spa and pool and while you cannot see the Iguacu Falls from most rooms they are just a three minute walk from the front door.


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What our clients say

Everything went very well. One of the best family trips ever! thank you for everything! I will come back to you early next year to plan our next vacation.

What our clients say

I know we will have a wonderful time. You have put so much into it for us, I feel it will be the best one ever.

What our clients say

We'll definitely turn to cazenove+loyd for future excursions, and I've already sung praises to some friends.

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Caroline Maber
Karen Chapman
Serena Winn-Darley


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