Region: Bahia and North East

Pernambuco

A small coastal state in the northeast, Pernambuco’s capital Recife is a modern city overlooked by the well-preserved colonial town of Olinda. It makes a pleasant stop-off before flying out to one of the most desirable offshore locations in the whole of Brazil: the island of Fernando de Noronha. Brazilians regard the island as the … Continued

The Marau Peninsula

The Marau Peninsula, south of Salvador de Bahia, is sandwiched between Camamu Bay (Brazil’s third largest) and the Atlantic Ocean. This wild, unspoilt, beautiful peninsula offers vast beaches, small patches of Atlantic rainforest and crystal clear rock pools with good snorkelling. The leeward bay is dotted with small islands, local fishing villages and serene, palm-fringed … Continued

Bahia

The large north eastern state of Bahia displays a strong African influence and holds an abundance of attractions. Serious trekkers will appreciate the scenery and trails of the Chapada Diamantina National Park; lovers of Latin colonial architecture can marvel at the perfectly preserved Historic Centre of Salvador, once the country’s capital and a UNESCO World … Continued

SouthWild Wolf Valley Camps

Camp provides reliable sightings and photographic opportunities of maned wolves, hyacinth and green winged macaws

Fernando de Noronha Marine National Park

Consisting of one main island and a few small islets far out in the Atlantic Ocean, exclusive Fernando de Noronha is regarded by Brazilians as the perfect island destination. Its limited accommodation, high prices and status as a marine national park have conspired to keep it uncrowded and largely unspoilt. The best diving in all … Continued

Pousada Lagoa do Cassange

Set in a beautiful unspoilt landscape characterised by pristine, palm-fringed sandy beaches and Atlantic rainforest

Fazenda Sao Francisco do Corumbau

This beautiful, isolated boutique hotel is a perfect location to enjoy a taste of wild southern Bahia in contemporary luxury