Brazil luxury hotels Archive

Uxua Casa Hotel in Brazil

We’ve had our eye on Uxua in the Trancoso area of Brazil since it opened in 2009 and recently got one of our correspondents in there to check out the experience. It may be in an area once known more for backpackers and faded hippies, but since the owner is a Dutch fashion designer (the […]

New Review of Casas Brancas in Buzios, Brazil

We’re continuing to beef up our coverage of luxury hotels in Brazil. After all, the country has the World Cup and the Olympics in their future and a booming economy that has been saying, “What world recession?” Our latest new review is Casa Brancas Boutique Hotel & Spa in Búzios. Just two hours north of […]

Review of the Best Hotel in Brasilia, Brazil

If you’re headed to Brasilia, Brazil, you won’t have to think very hard about where to stay. There’s everybody else and there’s the Royal Tulip Brasilia Alvorada. Here’s what our reviewer had to say: “As fabulously futuristic as the city’s legendary architecture, and blessed by an idyllic, if somewhat secluded, location on Lake Paranoá, the […]

Imanta Jungle and Beach Hideaway in Punta de Mita

Less than an hour from the Puerto Vallarta airport is a new and unbelievable luxury resort that is sure to become a preferred new hideout for celebrities trying to escape the gossip rags – Imanta. The more years I work as a travel writer and editor, the harder it is for me to be truly […]

Pelican Eyes in San Juan del Sur, Nicaragua

We’ve had our eye on Pelican Eyes in Nicaragua for a while, but felt like some improvements needed to come into play to make this a true upscale travel lodging option. Also known as Piedras y Olas (Rocks and Waves), this is a San Juan del Sur institution that started out modestly and grew along […]

L’Hotel Porto Bay in Sao Paulo, Brazil

I noted last week that we had added a review of the vastly upgraded Tivoli in São Paulo, Brazil and we’ve got another addition to our reviews there up now too: L’Hotel Porto Bay. L’Hotel Porto Bay is one of those hidden gems you don’t hear much about except from those who are in the […]

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