Beautiful and exciting as it may be, there’s much more to Brazil than the beach at Ipanema. Travelers hunting for the ultimate paradise can travel to Brazil’s famous Costa Verde (Green Coast) region. At the heart of the Green Coast is the colonial port city of Angra dos Reis – the Bay of Kings. Request a free Quick Quote for Brazil today!Read more
Located south of Rio de Janeiro City, Angra’s vast bay features 365 lush islands—one for every day of the year—with more than 2,000 spectacular beaches. Some islands are private playgrounds for the wealthy, supermodels and media companies, but many are pure testaments to nature. Superb snorkeling, diving, and hiking, water sports, fishing, and cruising can be done throughout the region. Whether you’d rather find ecological treasures in national parks or go clubbing in exclusive bars, there’s something for everyone on Brazil’s Green Coast.
The city of Paraty is a National Historical Patrimony, meaning it preserves its countless natural wonders and architectural heritage. Founded in 1667, Paraty enjoyed great economic importance due to its sugar mills and plantations. As a bustling port, it saw plenty of gold and precious stones find their way back to Portugal over the years. Today, Paraty is well known for its charming old city with artisans, restaurants, music, culture and, of course, outstanding natural beauty.
To enter Brazil, British, Canadian, Australian, American and EU nationals must present a passport valid for at least 6 months from date of entry. Brazilians with dual nationality must enter and leave the country on their Brazilian passport. Travelers must have a return ticket in their possession as well as proof of sufficient funds to cover their stay.
Canadian, Australian and American nationals must obtain a visa. Visas are not required for British and EU nationals who stay less than 90 days. To determine whether you will need a visa, contact the nearest Brazilian embassy or consulate. Various types of visas are available for travelers.
Children under 18 years old and their parents should carefully review Brazil’s visa application requirements. The adjudicating official at the Brazilian embassy or consulate may require a birth certificate and notarized travel authorization from both parents to issue a visa to a minor.
Foreign travelers to Brazil must complete an immigration form upon arrival. This form will be stamped and handed back to you by immigration officials at the airport. You must retain this form and present it to immigration officials when you leave the country. According to the Brazilian embassy’s website, visitors who lose this form will have to obtain clearance from Brazil’s federal police to leave the country and may have to pay a fine.