Expert in Brazil travel and best places to stay for independent travellers who prefer pousada type accommodation (B&Bs, guesthouses, boutique hotels, eco-lodges) to mass market hotels and resorts.
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Hi there Quick answer.. unfortunately you can't explore the Amazon on your own; you will always need a guide to take you anywhere. The choice you need to make is more between staying in an eco;lodge or a pousada. The former are mainly way off the beaten track and the price (expensive) includes full board, transfers and guided tours. Alternatively stay in a pousada and contract day trips out with local guides. This way you have much more freedom and it costs you less, but you don't get that all enveloping jungle experience. You can find information on both jungle lodges and pousadas on www.hiddenpousadasbrazil.com. Cheers, Alison about 7 years ago
We are looking for beautiful pousadas in the south of Brazil to share with travellers. All personal recommendations welcome. Cheers, Alison
Thanks but I am looking for pousadas rather than destinations. If you have any suggestions in Florianopolis or Ilha do Mel that would be great. about 7 years ago
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