The Brazilian Atlantic coast is surrounded by undulating dunes, cactus deserts, and jungle-covered mountains. Thousands of gorgeous beaches may be found here, including coconut-palm-shaded coves, turtle-nested dunes, and vast bays surrounded by mangrove forests.
Zagara Eco Resort
At Zagara, spacious rooms are strewn over the expansive grounds in an architectural style that respects the local indigenous Kadiweu people. The resort offers a variety of walks and nature paths, and the Pico Bonito national park is home to crystal-clear pools and caves that are ideal for diving and snorkeling.
Eco Resort Arraial D’ajuda
Arraial D’ajuda’s coastal location offers fantastic opportunities to snorkel or dive amid varied reefs teeming with tropical fish. If you’re fortunate, you could even see a turtle or a migrating whale. Hammocks are draped between palm trees, and grass-woven mats are stretched out for ideal sunbathing at the resort, featuring religious wooden buildings that blend in with the environment. There’s even a waterpark on the premises.
In northeastern Ceará state, vast, broad beaches are flanked by wind-swept dunes north of Fortaleza city. They spread several kilometers inland near the village of Taba, forming a mini-desert. neo-Frank Lloyd Wright glass-fronted homes faced with raw stone stare over the sea from a palm-tree garden, eternally pool flowing with the horizon – Carmel Taba models between the dunes and a long curve of beach.
Santa Clara Eco Resort
Popular with weekend visitors from Sa Paulo, this ranch-house resort (capacity in glass-walled bungalows in pastoral surroundings) demonstrates mild adventure for houses. There’s a huge pool, a sports play area, and various activities for kids of all ages, such as rope-bridge walking, tennis, horseback riding, and soccer. The resort also uses solar energy, recycles water and garbage, and supports local educational programs.
Kilombo Villas & Spa
Kilombo greets visitors with a fantastic location close to a quiet beach, as well as daily water activities (kayaking, surfing, and sailing), fresh seafood, and excellent marine-life viewing. Here you’ll also find marine turtle nesting areas. While they’re tightly guarded, you may be able to capture one of these rare creatures for yourself if you’re fortunate. A group of dolphins may also be seen swimming along the shore.
Txai Resorts, Itacare
Bahia’s Chocolate Coast has long been a popular destination for rich surfers from So Paulo, having some of the greatest surf beach sides in northeast Brazil and a succession of bays and coves accompanied by steamy jungle. Texas is the region’s most opulent resort, featuring sprawling thatched cabins with four-poster beds and wooden sundecks set among a palm grove on a private beach. The hotel’s spa is one of Brazil’s best, supporting local environmental education initiatives.
Itamambuca Eco Resort
Itamambuca Eco Resort is surrounded by natural environments rich in animals, with deep forest on one bank and exquisite beaches. The shoreline is sterile and tropical, with dolphins, turtles, and uncommon fish species calling it home. You may immerse yourself in nature by pitching a tent on one of the campsites or staying in one of the flats or cottages. There are many possibilities to experience nature, whether you like river kayaking trips, guided walks, or surf instruction.
Eco Lodge Paraiso
Paraiso Eco Lodge has a wonderful location in the heart of the Atlantic Forest, enhanced by the many treks and trails surrounding it. The lodge was built from leftover industrial and indigenous materials to be as sustainable and eco-friendly as feasible. What’s better? It’s posing in a conservation refuge with waterfalls, lush foliage, and rare fauna.
Refgio Cheiro de Mato Ecoresort
Cheiro de Mato is a family-oriented weekend retreat from urbanity, located on the Serra da Cantareira mountains’ border and less than an hour’s drive from urban So Paulo. The rooms are set in a shaded tropical garden with subdued colors and hammocks on the patios. A huge pool and activities are available, including assault lessons for youngsters, hiking, paddle boarding, tree rope bridge hikes, and lake water skiing.
Rio do Rastro Eco Resort
The southern Santa Catarina state inners are twisted with rainforest-covered hills that descend in a series of steep basins and gorges to the beach-fringed coastal plain. The Rio do Rastro Eco Resort is right in the middle of it all, nestled in the rolling hills close to a lake and only a few minutes drive from a slew of breathtaking mountain vistas. In the winter, when temperatures drop to roughly 53F (12C), which is virtually the Arctic for Brazilians, rooms are cozy in faux-European cottages with roaring fireplaces.
Araras Eco Lodge
Araras Eco Lodge has strong environmental credentials. It is located in the Pantanal, one of Brazil’s most significant animal preserves, and was built to have little impact on the neighboring wetlands. In addition, a hotel-run environmental initiative aims to protect bees, monitor hyacinth macaws, and nourish local animals. As a consequence, you’ll think well of your time here. The rooms are simple and rustic, but you’ll be spending most of your time exploring the Pantanal, swimming in the pond-like reservoir, or horseback riding.
Large swaths of land are protected as national or state parks or private reserves. Ecotourism in Brazil is concentrated here, with many lovely little hotels in natural settings, including a conservation-minded handful.