Brazil is famous for its beautiful and welcoming inhabitants, its famous samba which is the largest Carnival celebration anywhere in the world and of course, the incredible Amazon jungle. Did you not know the fact that Brazil has also many stunning islands? So, if you’ve ever thought of going to a tropical paradise then you must look at these amazing Brazilian islands.
Ilha de Itamaraca
The island is located on the coastline in Pernambuco. Ilha de Itamaraca is a well-known tourist spot and is particularly popular with those who live in the cities. The beautiful island is home to beautiful beaches and historic sites, like Fort Orange, which was constructed during the time of the Dutch in 1631. If you’re a fan of water sports, you’ll find plenty of things for you to explore in Ilha de Itamaraca.
For instance, you could explore mangroves in kayaks, learn kitesurf, jet skiing, or just relax in the warm waters surrounding the island. On the island, there is a Manatee Preservation Center which is a favorite attraction for both children and animal lovers.
If you’re in search of an island that is relatively undeveloped, think about going to Ilha Grande, which is situated approximately 160 km from Rio de Janeiro. In the past, this island has served various interesting reasons.
It was initially a leper colony and for over 90 years, it was a prison, which housed the most notorious criminals in Brazil. After the prison shut its doors back in 1994, it began to draw tourists who are attracted to the island because of its stunning beaches and stunning rain forests. Additionally, since Ilha Grande is a nature preserve, it’s the home of incredible wildlife such as parrots, monkeys, capybaras, and iguanas.
Ilha do Cardoso
The island’s mountainous terrain that was declared as a park by the state in 1962. It is situated on the southernmost tip within the Brazilian state of Sao Paulo. The waters around the island are filled with species of seals, whales and dolphins. If you’re lucky, you may even have the chance to swim with wild dolphins.
In terms of the island as a whole, Ilha do Cardoso is an ideal destination, particularly for those who love nature. This beautiful island is home to an untamed coastline, beautiful waterfalls, natural pools, and forests. As with the surrounding waters, the island is full of life. Some of the animals that can be seen here are the alligator, monkeys, otters and parrots.
Ilha de Tinhare
This gorgeous island is likely popular for its community that is Morro de Sao Paulo. The small village has no roads or vehicles and has stunning palm-lined beaches with the simple names of First Fourth, Second Third, and Fourth.
Second Beach is the most frequented by tourists and is home to many restaurants and bars. Ilha de Tinhare is also the home of numerous other settlements, such as Grapua, Gamboa and Galeao. If you choose to go to Ilha de Tinhare you’ll have lots to do. The water is clean and warm, ideal for snorkeling or swimming. Walking around the island is also a very popular pastime. There’s also an island nearby, Boipeba, that many tourists are drawn to.
Ilha do Campeche
Ilha do Campeche, which is located on the eastern coast of Florianopolis. It is home to stunning white sand beaches and its clear waters are ideal for snorkeling. It’s not just another gorgeous island. It also houses over 100 of the oldest Petroglyphs.
If you’re keen to explore these treasures of the past, you can join an organized tour to view the sites. To protect this beautiful island, it is not open to visitors. The number of people permitted per day is restricted. Visitors are also only allowed four hours to explore the tiny island. Ilha do Campeche is also closed to visitors during winter months.
Ilhabela is an archipelago of islands along the northern coast in Sao Paulo. Its name translates to beautiful island and those who go to Ilhabela are quick to understand the reason. The Brazilian Island are blessed by gorgeous beaches, and there are more than 360 waterfalls. Its lush tropical jungles are the habitat of wild monkeys and more than 300 bird species which includes toucans.
Ilhabela, the city, known as Brazil’s capital of sailing. It hosts Ilhabela, Brazil’s sailing capital, hosts the Rolex International Sailing Week each year, which is the biggest sailing competition across Latin America. Other watersports, like snorkeling and surfing are also extremely popular in these islands.
Fernando de Noronha
You must plan ahead if you intend to go to Fernando de Noronha, an archipelago that consists of 21 islets and islands in the Atlantic Ocean. To safeguard these islands, just 460 people are permitted to explore these unspoiled beauty spots every day. It is highly recommended to add Fernando de Noronha on your itinerary, if you’re able.
Conde Nast called this archipelago “possibly the most relaxing and most beautiful place” in the world. The New York Times included Fernando de Noronha on their 2014 list of places to visit. This praise is earned.…