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Hidden Treasures of Brazil's Northeast

Embark on a journey through the less-traveled paths of Brazil's vibrant Northeast Region and discover its hidden gems. From secluded beaches to enchanting colonial towns, each point of interest is a cultural marvel or natural wonder waiting to be explored. This collection showcases the authentic charm and diverse heritage of this beautiful corner of the world.

Lencois Maranhenses National Park
Lencois Maranhenses National Park

Maranhao, Brazil

A vast desert landscape with seasonal rainwater lagoons

Delta do Parnaiba
Delta do Parnaiba

Piaui, Brazil

Rare river delta featuring maze-like waterways and rich biodiversity

Fernando de Noronha Archipelago
Fernando de Noronha Archipelago

Pernambuco, Brazil

Isolated volcanic archipelago renowned for pristine beaches and marine life

Cachoeira do Buracão
Cachoeira do Buracão

Bahia, Brazil

Stunning waterfall located in a remote canyon

Morro Branco
Morro Branco

Ceara, Brazil

Picturesque beach cliffs famous for their colorful sand dunes

Jericoacoara National Park
Jericoacoara National Park

Ceara, Brazil

Seaside national park known for its iconic dunes and serene lagoons

Ponta do Seixas
Ponta do Seixas

Paraiba, Brazil

The easternmost point of the Americas with stunning ocean views

Chapada das Mesas National Park
Chapada das Mesas National Park

Maranhao, Brazil

Enchantment of tabletop mountains, waterfalls, and crystal-clear rivers

Areia Vermelha Marine State Park
Areia Vermelha Marine State Park

Paraiba, Brazil

A marine park that emerges at low tide with red sand and warm pools

Joao Pessoa Historic Center
Joao Pessoa Historic Center

Paraiba, Brazil

Colonial-era buildings and cobblestone streets exuding old-world charm

Canions do Sao Francisco
Canions do Sao Francisco

Alagoas, Brazil

Dramatic canyons carved by the Sao Francisco River

Olinda Historic Site
Olinda Historic Site

Pernambuco, Brazil

Well-preserved colonial town with a rich cultural scene

Poço Encantado
Poço Encantado

Itatiaia, Brazil

Enchanting natural well known for its clear blue waters.

Praia de Calhetas
Praia de Calhetas

São Sebastião, Brazil

A small hidden bay with golden sand and clear waters.

Ilha dos Frades
Ilha dos Frades

Salvador, Brazil

An island sanctuary with diverse ecosystems and unspoiled beaches.

Chapada Diamantina National Park
Chapada Diamantina National Park

Bahia, Brazil

A breathtaking national park with hiking trails and stunning vistas

Vale do Catimbau National Park
Vale do Catimbau National Park

Pernambuco, Brazil

Unique archeological site with ancient artifacts and rock formations

Serra da Capivara National Park
Serra da Capivara National Park

Piauí, Brazil

Prehistoric site with over 500 archaeological sites and ancient rock paintings

Serra de Itabaiana National Park
Serra de Itabaiana National Park

Sergipe, Brazil

Park known for its biodiversity and scenic beauty including waterfalls and trails

Sete Cidades National Park
Sete Cidades National Park

Piauí, Brazil

Features an incredible landscape filled with rock formations resembling figures

Furna Feia National Park
Furna Feia National Park

Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

National Park with caves and unique geological formations

Cabo de Santo Agostinho
Cabo de Santo Agostinho

Pernambuco, Brazil

Historic cape featuring beautiful beaches and noteworthy heritage sites

Barra Grande Beach
Barra Grande Beach

Piaui, Brazil

A coastal haven with pristine sandy shores and warm waters

Xingó Canyon - São Francisco River
Xingó Canyon - São Francisco River

Alagoas/Sergipe, Brazil

Grand canyon providing boat tours showcasing the impressive rock formations

Barra dos Remédios Natural Pools
Barra dos Remédios Natural Pools

Ceará, Brazil

Secluded natural pools surrounded by local flora and fauna

Tamar Project - Praia do Forte
Tamar Project - Praia do Forte

Bahia, Brazil

A conservation center dedicated to protecting sea turtles along the coast

Praia Bela
Praia Bela

Paraiba, Brazil

Serene beach enclave with lush mangroves and crystal-clear waters

Vale dos Dinossauros
Vale dos Dinossauros

Paraiba, Brazil

Prehistoric valley with fossilized dinosaur tracks from millions of years ago

Buraco do Galego
Buraco do Galego

Pernambuco, Brazil

Underground natural pool within a limestone cave offering otherworldly swimming

Pedra Furada in Jericoacoara
Pedra Furada in Jericoacoara

Ceará, Brazil

Iconic rock formation accessible via a scenic seaside trek

Camurupim Beach
Camurupim Beach

Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil

Quiet cove with unique rock formations creating natural pools at low tide

Praia de Coqueirinho
Praia de Coqueirinho

Paraiba, Brazil

Exotic beach lined with palm trees and towering cliffs

Andorinhas Waterfall
Andorinhas Waterfall

Alagoas, Brazil

Hidden cascade within the Atlantic Forest offering refreshing swims

Barra de Cunhaú
Barra de Cunhaú

Beach in Brazil

Barra de Punaú
Barra de Punaú

Beach in Brazil

Barra de Tabatinga
Barra de Tabatinga

Beach in Brazil

Lencois Maranhenses National Park A vast desert landscape with seasonal rainwater lagoons

Lencois Maranhenses National Park
Lencois Maranhenses National Park A vast desert landscape with seasonal rainwater lagoons
Delta do Parnaiba Rare river delta featuring maze-like waterways and rich biodiversity

Delta do Parnaiba
Delta do Parnaiba Rare river delta featuring maze-like waterways and rich biodiversity
Fernando de Noronha Archipelago Isolated volcanic archipelago renowned for pristine beaches and marine life

Fernando de Noronha Archipelago
Fernando de Noronha Archipelago Isolated volcanic archipelago renowned for pristine beaches and marine life
Cachoeira do Buracão Stunning waterfall located in a remote canyon

Cachoeira do Buracão
Cachoeira do Buracão Stunning waterfall located in a remote canyon
Morro Branco Picturesque beach cliffs famous for their colorful sand dunes

Morro Branco
Morro Branco Picturesque beach cliffs famous for their colorful sand dunes
Jericoacoara National Park Seaside national park known for its iconic dunes and serene lagoons

Jericoacoara National Park
Jericoacoara National Park Seaside national park known for its iconic dunes and serene lagoons
Ponta do Seixas The easternmost point of the Americas with stunning ocean views

Ponta do Seixas
Ponta do Seixas The easternmost point of the Americas with stunning ocean views
Chapada das Mesas National Park Enchantment of tabletop mountains, waterfalls, and crystal-clear rivers

Chapada das Mesas National Park
Chapada das Mesas National Park Enchantment of tabletop mountains, waterfalls, and crystal-clear rivers
Areia Vermelha Marine State Park A marine park that emerges at low tide with red sand and warm pools

Areia Vermelha Marine State Park
Areia Vermelha Marine State Park A marine park that emerges at low tide with red sand and warm pools
Joao Pessoa Historic Center Colonial-era buildings and cobblestone streets exuding old-world charm

Joao Pessoa Historic Center
Joao Pessoa Historic Center Colonial-era buildings and cobblestone streets exuding old-world charm
Canions do Sao Francisco Dramatic canyons carved by the Sao Francisco River

Canions do Sao Francisco
Canions do Sao Francisco Dramatic canyons carved by the Sao Francisco River
Olinda Historic Site Well-preserved colonial town with a rich cultural scene

Olinda Historic Site
Olinda Historic Site Well-preserved colonial town with a rich cultural scene
Poço Encantado Enchanting natural well known for its clear blue waters.

Poço Encantado
Poço Encantado Enchanting natural well known for its clear blue waters.
Praia de Calhetas A small hidden bay with golden sand and clear waters.

Praia de Calhetas
Praia de Calhetas A small hidden bay with golden sand and clear waters.
Ilha dos Frades An island sanctuary with diverse ecosystems and unspoiled beaches.

Ilha dos Frades
Ilha dos Frades An island sanctuary with diverse ecosystems and unspoiled beaches.
Chapada Diamantina National Park A breathtaking national park with hiking trails and stunning vistas

Chapada Diamantina National Park
Chapada Diamantina National Park A breathtaking national park with hiking trails and stunning vistas
Vale do Catimbau National Park Unique archeological site with ancient artifacts and rock formations

Vale do Catimbau National Park
Vale do Catimbau National Park Unique archeological site with ancient artifacts and rock formations
Serra da Capivara National Park Prehistoric site with over 500 archaeological sites and ancient rock paintings

Serra da Capivara National Park
Serra da Capivara National Park Prehistoric site with over 500 archaeological sites and ancient rock paintings
Serra de Itabaiana National Park Park known for its biodiversity and scenic beauty including waterfalls and trails

Serra de Itabaiana National Park
Serra de Itabaiana National Park Park known for its biodiversity and scenic beauty including waterfalls and trails
Sete Cidades National Park Features an incredible landscape filled with rock formations resembling figures

Sete Cidades National Park
Sete Cidades National Park Features an incredible landscape filled with rock formations resembling figures
Furna Feia National Park National Park with caves and unique geological formations

Furna Feia National Park
Furna Feia National Park National Park with caves and unique geological formations
Cabo de Santo Agostinho Historic cape featuring beautiful beaches and noteworthy heritage sites

Cabo de Santo Agostinho
Cabo de Santo Agostinho Historic cape featuring beautiful beaches and noteworthy heritage sites
Barra Grande Beach A coastal haven with pristine sandy shores and warm waters

Barra Grande Beach
Barra Grande Beach A coastal haven with pristine sandy shores and warm waters
Xingó Canyon - São Francisco River Grand canyon providing boat tours showcasing the impressive rock formations

Xingó Canyon - São Francisco River
Xingó Canyon - São Francisco River Grand canyon providing boat tours showcasing the impressive rock formations
Barra dos Remédios Natural Pools Secluded natural pools surrounded by local flora and fauna

Barra dos Remédios Natural Pools
Barra dos Remédios Natural Pools Secluded natural pools surrounded by local flora and fauna
Tamar Project - Praia do Forte A conservation center dedicated to protecting sea turtles along the coast

Tamar Project - Praia do Forte
Tamar Project - Praia do Forte A conservation center dedicated to protecting sea turtles along the coast
Praia Bela Serene beach enclave with lush mangroves and crystal-clear waters

Praia Bela
Praia Bela Serene beach enclave with lush mangroves and crystal-clear waters
Vale dos Dinossauros Prehistoric valley with fossilized dinosaur tracks from millions of years ago

Vale dos Dinossauros
Vale dos Dinossauros Prehistoric valley with fossilized dinosaur tracks from millions of years ago
Buraco do Galego Underground natural pool within a limestone cave offering otherworldly swimming

Buraco do Galego
Buraco do Galego Underground natural pool within a limestone cave offering otherworldly swimming
Pedra Furada in Jericoacoara Iconic rock formation accessible via a scenic seaside trek

Pedra Furada in Jericoacoara
Pedra Furada in Jericoacoara Iconic rock formation accessible via a scenic seaside trek
Camurupim Beach Quiet cove with unique rock formations creating natural pools at low tide

Camurupim Beach
Camurupim Beach Quiet cove with unique rock formations creating natural pools at low tide
Praia de Coqueirinho Exotic beach lined with palm trees and towering cliffs

Praia de Coqueirinho
Praia de Coqueirinho Exotic beach lined with palm trees and towering cliffs
Andorinhas Waterfall Hidden cascade within the Atlantic Forest offering refreshing swims

Andorinhas Waterfall
Andorinhas Waterfall Hidden cascade within the Atlantic Forest offering refreshing swims
Barra de Cunhaú Beach in Brazil

Barra de Cunhaú
Barra de Cunhaú Beach in Brazil
Barra de Punaú Beach in Brazil

Barra de Punaú
Barra de Punaú Beach in Brazil
Barra de Tabatinga Beach in Brazil

Barra de Tabatinga
Barra de Tabatinga Beach in Brazil