Olinda

Best visited during Carnaval, when colourful parades snake through beautifully preserved colonial streets.

Porto de Galinhas

One of the Northeast’s most active hippy beaches, this place really comes to life during high season, when sound systems and DJs from Recife’s trendiest clubs move out here.

Fernando de Noronha

A gorgeous archipelago visited by thousands of dolphins early each morning.

Northeast beaches

Quintessential tropical beaches line much of the region’s coast, including the idyllic Ponta Negra near Natal.

Jericoacoara

With some of the finest beaches and best surf and wind in Brazil, Jericoacoara attracts great crowds of young people.

Reggae bands

You’ll hear excellent reggae throughout the region, but especially in São Luís, the reggae capital of Brazil.

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