Southern Luxury

A luxury tailor-made itinerary to Southern Brazil

Southern Luxury

This luxury Brazil holiday highlights two fabulous locations of southern Brazil, the awesome Iguassu Falls and the wonderful area of Florianopolis and its surrounds. It’s a mix of natures finest from the power of Iguassu Falls to the tranquility of the Santa Catarina coastline making for a great getaway and a wonderful slice of southern luxury. Perfect for a honeymoon to Brazil.

Itinerary

Day 1 – Fly to Iguassu Falls

Fly to the town of Foz do Iguaçu, the gateway to the most impressive waterfalls in the world, where upon arrival you will be met at the airport by an English speaking driver and taken to your chosen hotel. There are no direct flights to Iguaçu from Europe so you will need a change of plane in Sao Paulo or Rio. The remainder of the day will be free for you to relax.

HotelIcon Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas

Hotel Das Cataratas Hotel Das Cataratas

The only hotel located within the Brazilian side of Iguassu National Park, Belmond Hotel das Cataratas enjoys an unrivalled location just a short stroll from the sensational Iguassu waterfalls. Guests enjoy exclusive access to this magnificent sight in the evening and at dawn, when the park is closed to other visitors. The hotel is a beautiful example of a Portuguese-colonial residence, surrounded by tropical gardens. The hotels offers a day spa, swimming pool, tennis court as well as two fabulous restaurants and bar. There are four room styles available ranging from superior rooms, deluxe rooms (including some with a view of the falls), junior suites through to the wonderful Cataratas Suites. All rooms are wonderfully designed with unique touches with the suites being particularly impressive.

Day 2 Iguassu Falls

Today you will be met by your private guide and head to the Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls. Within the park on the Brazilian side is approximately a mile of boardwalks which snake through the trees and allow you to get close up to the full force of the waterfalls and also see an abundance of wildlife such as coatis or toucans. The tour ends on the upper part of the falls which are reached by a panoramic elevator before you return to your hotel.

Day 3 Iguassu Falls

After breakfast you will again be met by your guide for a private tour of the falls from the Argentinean side which offers a completely different view of the falls. Once in the national park there are two ecological trains which are perfect to take you around the parks attractions taking you eventually to the Devils Throat Station for the best view of Iguassu Falls.

If you really want to get close to the falls then board the La Gran Aventura boat and get to the base of the falls and feel their incredible force.

Days 4 – 9 Florianopolis

This morning you will be transferred back to Foz do Iguacu airport where you will board a flight to the island of Florianopolis, just off the Santa Catarina coastline. On arrival you will be transferred to your chosen hotel and an English speaking driver and spend the next 6 days relaxing and enjoying all that the southern coast has to offer. If the season is right then it’s a great place for whale watching.

HotelIcon Hotel Ponta Dos Ganchos

Ponta dos Ganchos Ponta dos Ganchos

Ponta dos Ganchos is possibly the finest hotel in Brazil. On its own private peninsula and lying between picturesque fishing villages and fringed by tropical trees and lapping waves the hotel really is a sight to behold. The location of the hotel allows for total privacy for guests and each of the 25 ‘bungalows’ are very special. These range from deluxe bungalows through to the truly glamorous Special Emerald Villa. The majority of the bungalows have their own private pool, whirlpool baths and saunas whereas all rooms have a king size bed, Egyptian cotton linen, digital safe box , mini bar, wine cellar, cable TV, DVD and wi-fi broadband. All meals are included whilst staying at Ponta dos Ganchos at the hotel’s restaurant where seafood is an obvious speciality and for a real treat each night a couple are able to book a table at the hotel’s private island. Simply divine!

Day 10

Following a private transfer to the airport, today you will wave goodbye to Brazil and board a flight back to the UK after what will have been an unforgettable holiday.

What’s Included

  • International flights
  • All internal flights
  • Private Transfers in/out at Iguassu and Florianopolis;
  • Private Half Day Tour to the Brazilian side of Iguassu Falls ;
  • Private Full Day Tour to the Argentinean side of Iguassu Falls ;
  • 3 nights at Iguassu Falls at the Belmond Hotel Das Cataratas in a superior room with breakfast;
  • 6 nights in Florianopolis at Ponta dos Ganchos Resort in a deluxe bungalow with breakfast;
  • English speaking guides for all tours and private transfers.

Not Included

  • Beverages and meals which are not specified;
  • Phone calls and personal expenses;
  • Travel insurance;
  • * All other services stated as optional or not explicitly stated as included.*

From: £4,510 per person, based on 2 people sharing.

This is a guide price based on the use of rooms at low season, all transfers, domestic and international flights (from Europe).

Please enquire and we will provide a full quote for you.

All our itineraries are tailor-made to your own requirements so can be modified however you wish.

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