Category Archives: Beach front

Rustic paradise of Tatajuba

Tatajuba, is a small fishing village situated 25 km from Jericoacoara, in the municipality of Camocim.  This heavenly place is just beyond the beautiful dunes set in front of the crystal clear waters of the big lagoon called Lagoa di Torta is a place you MUST visit! It is a complete package of everything you would ever want on […]

Dune buggy tour and Barra do Remedios adventure

If you haven’t taken a ride in a beach buggy, add it to your list of things to do!! It’s an absolute blast! To visit the breathtakingly beautiful beaches and dunes of Camocim, you must go by buggy!  Once you exit the small town, you will be cruising along areas of completely undisturbed beautiful beaches, flying […]

Where to stay in Camocim Brazil

If you are interested in exploring the famous sand dunes in Brazil or going on a delta tour staying in Camocim will make all the activities and adventures you want to do very easy.  Hotel Charme San Jose is a beautiful unexpected surprise, tucked away in this small rustic fishing village (read there isn’t much to […]

Where to stay in Cumbuco

In order to experience all of the awesome places I will be telling you about in my upcoming posts you need to fly into Fortaleza.  From Fortaleza is a whole experience on its own (ie driving on the beach etc) so it is more fun to make the journey during the day.  If you can’t get a […]

Beachfront dining and drinking at Astor

I must admit when I first moved to Rio, almost 2 years ago I had expected to see lots of cool and lively ‘beach front’ restaurants, not the case.  For those of you who have seen pictures of the beaches in Rio you will see that there are in fact a number of restaurants lining […]

Beef. It’s what’s for dinner at Fogo do Chao

You have probably heard of the restaurant Fogo de Chao since it is a chain with locations in major U.S. cities, however it is the Botafogo beach location in Rio de Janiero that is truly their best one.  The Fogo do Chao in Rio is one of the best churrascaria‘s and it has one of the most […]

Tropical resort in Rio: Sheraton Hotel

If you are planning a trip to Rio or live in Rio and want to have a ‘get a way’ day (stay-cation) head over to the Sheraton Hotel in São Conrado.  If you have ever gone to Barra you have passed by it, but driving by definitely doesn’t give you the full effect of how great […]

Casa da Praia Itauna

Saquarema is a relaxed beach town, where the surfing is great and everything is very laid back. While walking down the beach we saw something out of the ordinary, a trendy restaurant;  of course I had to investigate:)  Just steps from the beach discover Casa da Praia Itauna, a restaurant / bar with live music […]

The Maasai in Saquarema

I have walked past this beautiful beach restaurant multiple times and have been wanting to try it for dinner since I first spotted it. This weekend it was my mission to go over to Maasai, the hotel with a beautiful restaurant overlooking the beach- in front of the ‘post 9’ area of Saquarema. Maasai restaurant […]

Beach Front Lunch and Happy Hour in Saquarema

It’s going to be hot this weekend!!!! Thinking of spending the weekend in Saquarema?  Surfing and tanning can really work up an appetite so head over to Garota da Itauna, an awesome beachfront restaurant/ bar with a variety of seafood specials and great live music.No need to change, since it’s right on the beach, stroll […]