Brazil: Land of Passion and Contrast

BrazilBeautiful Brazil has long beckoned travelers to experience its vibrant cities, tropical rain forests, energetic festivals, and secluded beaches. Royal Holiday offers a number of vacations allowing its Club members to explore every facet of Brazilian life, excitement, and culture. Royal Holiday Cruises itineraries include several unique ports of call, each of which shows a different, beautiful face of Brazil. Just a few of them are listed here:

Rio de Janeiro

Sprawling, energetic, and festive, Rio de Janeiro has much to offer Club members. Between iconic sights like famous Copacabana and Ipanema Beaches and the immense Christ statue atop Corcovado Mountain, visitors can enjoy constant music and delicious local cuisine. Of course, countless opportunities for dancing, singing, and partying await every Royal Holiday member who visits the city of Caranaval.


The second largest sea-port in South America, Santos offers a number of opportunities for fascinating sightseeing. The family will enjoy the local aquarium and beautiful beach garden, while java aficionados may be drawn to the Coffee Museum.


With over 70 beaches, Ubatuba offers something for every kind of beach lover. Those seeking a little peace and quiet will find themselves drawn to secluded beaches surrounded by stunning tropical forest. More adventurous surfers will feel at home on the area’s broad sandy stretches with high waves.


Renowned for its beaches, Ilheus is a hotspot for vacationers seeking a sun-drenched day of lounging and swimming in the waves. Royal Holiday members with a sweet tooth won’t want to miss the city’s popular Chocolate Homemade Factory.


Brazil’s “Capital of Happiness,” Salvador da Bahia is famous for its laid-back people, street carnivals and huge outdoor parties. The city’s stunning colonial architecture echoes with the Afro-Brazilian beats of local music and houses a number of arts attractions.


Portuguese for “Beautiful Island,” Ilhabela certainly lives up to its name as an ecological preserve. Maintaining a perfect balance between nature and luxury, the island offers exquisite dining, jaw-dropping waterfalls, picture-perfect white beaches, and vibrant nightlife.