Brazil has a variety of hotels, beachside villas, and resorts lining its coasts to pull together perfect, relaxing vacations. With so many to choose from it can be hard to decide which hotel will suit your needs and aspirations while visiting beautiful Brazil. Below are ten of the country’s best hotels, some with rewarding views, personalized experiences, and quiet tranquility.
Fasano Hotel Rio
Be transported decades back to the era of the 50s and 60s at this hotel located in bustling Rio’s Ipanema neighborhood. Choose between a seaside room, a private cabana, or take it easy in a quiet, tucked away room to be in a state of relaxation throughout your time in Brazil. It will be easy to laze on the beach every day as this hotel sits just across from inviting sand and the ocean.
Belmond Copacabana Palace
The names Copacabana and Palace are sure to instill some excitement to any traveler visiting Brazil. Another historical hotel has made this list dating back to the 1920s. This landmark and celebrity hotspot has been a favorite for almost ten decades offering up luxurious rooms, dining, and services near the world famous beach. Indulge in culture, delicious food, and celebrations in this vibrant, non-stop district.
Porto Bay – Rio
Also located on Copacabana beach is the Porto Bay Internacional Hotel with crazy-stunning views of Cristo Redentor and panoramic sites of the busy area. There’s more than enough rooms for a big group to stay together in one of their 117 suites, but it will be hard to stay in your room with all the action going on around you.
Hotel Unique – Sao Paulo
With the title of South America’s best hotel in 2015, it’s no surprise this hotel in the bustling city of Sao Paulo has been added to our list. With one of the most stunning rooftops in the world, this modern-chic hotel has 94 super comfortable rooms to choose from. Ask the front desk about the unique guest experiences in specifically color coded suites to make your visit truly special.
Belmond Hotel das Cataratas
The UNESCO World Heritage Site of Iguazu Falls is a top destination for travelers visiting Brazil with its stunning views and unbelievable power. While a visit is definitely worth it, imagine having the chance to stay next to this world wonder. The Belmond Hotel sits in the rainforest of Iguazu National Park and is an immersive experience in the country’s nature. As a bonus, you’ll have VIP exclusive access to views of the falls, even after closing time.
Ariau Amazon Towers Hotel
If you like exploring the landscape and nature in Brazil, why not take the chance to stay right in the midst of it all. Live your childhood dream of sleeping in treetops in this hotel nestled in the Amazon jungle. When you’re not asleep in one of many spacious rooms along the Rio Negro, guests can interact with local animals like monkeys and parrots who roam the hotel grounds.
Casa Turquesa – Paraty
For a more personalized experience, head to Casa Turquesa in historical Paraty. This boutique hotel hosts only nine guesthouses so you can return to privacy and serenity. Their calming signature turquoise color can be seen all throughout the property, giving a pop of color to your surroundings. You’ll even be greeted with your own personalized flip-flops on arrival so you can feel relaxed ASAP.
Villa Bahia – Salvador
The small boutique hotel of Villa Bahia gives guests the chance to relax in a colonial mansion dating back to the 17th century. Enjoy local coffee beans in one of their courtyards, or take in the view on their rooftop terrace. You’ll be a part of this area’s history and traditions in this authentic setting.
DPNY Beach Hotel
Considered one of the top hotels in South America, the DPNY Hotel offers 88 luxury rooms equipped with canopy beds and washing machines. You’ll feel like home while you bask in extravagance next to the beach. And if you’ve had enough sun, take it easy in their spa to unwind even more.
Toca da Coruja
For a real getaway, head to Toca da Coruja Hotel in the Praia da Pipa jungle. This small hotel offers up a sense of tranquility while being surrounded by nature (and monkeys!). Once checked into your private bungalow, relax in the reading room or garden before hopping on a ride along the coast.