Secluded Archipelago and Diving Paradise

This 10-day tour begins with a stay in Recife, the fascinating capital of Pernambuco with a rich history and vibrant cultural scene. Nearby Olinda is one of the best preserved baroque colonial towns in Brazil; explore the delightful cobblestone streets packed with art studios, stunning 17th and 18th century churches and charming restaurants. Head south to spend a few days in one of the premier beach destinations in the Northeast. Porto de Galinhas offers excellent accommodations, fine restaurants and great snorkeling in a fun laidback setting. Then visit Brazil’s finest island destination, the beautiful archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, home to abundant marine life, including dolphins, sea turtles and colorful fish.

Escape to the Beach

This 7-day tour offers a great introduction to the fascinating culture of Pernambuco and concludes with a relaxing stay at one of Brazil’s premier beach destinations. Tour Recife’s historic downtown with its lovely 17th century bridges and canals built by the Dutch, stroll the beautifully preserved streets of the colonial town of Olinda, perched high on a hilltop overlooking the ocean. Visit the museum of well-known art collector Francisco Brennand and the truly unique studio space and sculpture garden of ceramic artist Ricardo Brennand. Conclude this tour with a stay in Porto de Galinhas, a popular beach destination an hour and a half south of Recife. Swim in the calm warm ocean, savor delicious seafood, take a ride on a small fishing raft and snorkel in the natural pools amidst colorful fish.