The Brazilian territory is rich not only in its vegetation cover but also in beautiful landscapes! In addition to the most famous sights, such as Christ the Redeemer or Lençóis Maranhenses, the country also has many other surprising places and islands that leave nothing to be desired. Learn about six of them:
1. Big Island
Located in Rio de Janeiro and part of the municipality of Angra dos Reis, the Big Island It has 193 km² of extension and a large remnant of the flora and fauna of the Atlantic Forest. In fact, the region can also become a private paradise thanks to the options of places found for sale today, such as Ilha de São João, Ilha Praia do Algodão and Ilha Comprida, the latter being valued at R$ 14 million. A coveted area during Carnival season, the island can be rented for around R$10,000 a day.
2. Trindade Island
View of the Trindade and Martim Vaz Archipelago (Source: Wikimedia Commons)
One of the first places where the sun rises and sets in Brazil, the Trindade Island is located in the Atlantic Ocean and is part of the municipality of Vitória, in Espírito Santo. It covers an area of 10.4 km² and, despite not being an inhabited place, its history dates back to the period of the great navigations, having been discovered in 1501 by the Portuguese João da Nova.
3. Santa Barbara Island
In Bahia, it is the largest island in the Abrolhos archipelago, with an area of 1.5 km² and a beautiful view. Inhabited, Santa Barbara belongs to the Brazilian Navy, which has a military base in the place and therefore, visits are not allowed. A curiosity is that, as it is not allowed to grow animals and vegetables on the site, all food must be transported to the island.
4. Boipeba Island
Part of the Cairu Archipelago and close to Tinharé Island, Boipeba It is a natural beauty with about 20 km² of paradisiacal beaches and is a perfect destination for those who love to enjoy beautiful landscapes. Belonging to the coast of Bahia, it stands out among the Brazilian private islands and is on sale for R$ 24 million.
5. Itaparica Island
Eighth largest maritime island in Brazil, Itaparica is located in Todos-os-Santos Bay, in the state of Bahia. In addition to being 36 km² in length, it is just 45 minutes away from Salvador. Like Fernando de Noronha, it has beautiful coral reefs and constitutes an area of environmental preservation.
In addition, it is also a destination with a rich historical heritage. In the region, the islands of Pioca and Vera Cruz can be found for sale, the latter costing no less than R$ 12.5 million.
6. Ilha do Mel
The state of Paraná is also home to exuberant destinations and one of them is Honey Island, which belongs to the municipality of Paranaguá. Administered by the Instituto Ambiental do Paraná, it is 35 km² long and has some of the most beautiful beaches in the region. In other words, for those who want to spend their holidays in the south of Brazil, it is an excellent option for boat trips or even hiking.