The intimate setting of a boutique hotel creates an idyllic setting for a honeymoon and if you have your heart set on Brazil for your post-wedding retreat, there are plenty of boutique options available. Whether you envision romantic strolls along tropical beaches, days of adventure in nearby jungles, or simply lazy afternoons of soaking up the sun by the pool, Brazil’s boutique hotels can cater for every whim.
The isolated location of Anima Hotel is perfect for couples looking to get off the grid for a few days and be surrounded by tropical vegetation. Located on the island of Morro de Sao Paulo just off the coast of Bahia, in addition to its own private beach, the hotel also is within just a few miles from other stunning shores and untouched nature trails. The hotel itself has 10 rustic-style bedrooms, multilingual staff, and a buffet-style breakfast with exotic fruits and regional specialties.
Located in the far north of Brazil in a region known for its warm, crystal-clear waters and soft white sand, Rancho do Peixe is a collection of rustic beach bungalows with thatched roofs and wooden decking, complete with a couple of hammocks rigged up outside. The hotel partnered with O Rancho do Kite, a kitesurfing school within Rancho do Peixe grounds that is the largest in the Americas and offers classes and equipment for everyone from beginners to experienced kitesurfers – perfect for couples who share a love of adventure and kitesurfing.
Couples will feel they have paradise all to themselves at La Suite by Dussol hotel. Located in Joatinga in Rio de Janeiro, the chic hotel sits among the exotic vegetation of the Atlantic forest, providing an exclusive retreat in nature yet with all the modern amenities that make this one of Rio’s coolest hotels. The seven lavish bedrooms are each individually decorated with a specific color theme and all come with luxury touches such as Egyptian cotton sheets and marble bathrooms. The jaw-dropper here though is the 180-degree panoramic sea views.
Hotel Unique exudes an upscale vibe with its innovative and modern design, making it an ideal option for honeymooners looking for a chic place to stay. Its striking exterior has become a distinct landmark in São Paulo and the breakfast served on the rooftop provides unrivaled views over the city, creating a romantic dining setting. High ceilings, elegant elevators, and sophisticated decor add the finishing touches to this luxurious hotel.
Etnia Pousada and Boutique is made up of nine spacious guestrooms that come complete with four-poster beds draped with airy curtains and an ample wooden-decked balcony. Breakfast is served daily outside in the hotel’s lovely gardens where the canopy of the tropical trees provides some welcome shade. For daytime activities, couples can chill by the sun-dappled pool or take a 15-minute stroll to one of Porto Seguro’s idyllic beaches. There are several great restaurants nearby for romantic dinners at night.
The Emiliano Hotel in Copacabana – the same brand as the Emiliano in São Paulo – brings a breath of modernity and edge to the otherwise traditional neighborhood and provides a sophisticated beachside setting for couples looking for exclusivity and relaxation. Everything is designed to create an unforgettable trip from the living wall in the restaurant to the gorgeous rooftop bar with a swimming pool and 180-degree view of Copacabana.
Located right in front of the beach of Porto de Galinhas, one of Brazil’s most picturesque shores, honeymooning couples will have not only stunning beachside views to enjoy but also the perfect viewpoint to watch the sunset across the ocean every evening. The spacious rooms have a classic neutral tone to create a calm and clean atmosphere and the swimming pool outside is ideal for sun-soaked days. For pampering sessions, check out the fully-equipped spa, the gym with both machines and free weights, and the on-site beauty salon.