Overview of Honeymoons in Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, the most impressive city in Brazil is nicknamed ‘The Marvelous City’! Be prepared to have your breath taken away on your honeymoon in Rio de Janeiro. A multicultural gem where the built environment seems to rise out of its natural surroundings, the buildings of Rio de Janeiro are bordered by the blue waters of the sea, rain forests, jagged cliffs, and beaches. Almost nothing is impossible on a honeymoon in Rio de Janeiro, and you will be sure to find romance, passion, and action.
Home to 6 100 000 people, the citizens of Rio de Janeiro are characterized by their passion for, and a love of, life - often expressed in the form of dance and celebration. Prepare to take part in this celebration of life during your honeymoon in Rio de Janeiro. Boasting unparalleled culinary and entertainment options which will quench the desires of each and every visitor, and an unrivalled nightlife, if you look forward to late nights of dancing, live music, and drinks, you’ve come to the right place. Don’t forget that the city will be hosting the 2016 Olympic Games while making plans for your honeymoon in Rio de Janeiro.
You won’t run out of things to do on your honeymoon in Brazil. If Rio de Janeiro is your main destination, here are a few ideas to get you started!
- Take a look at Copacabana Beach. This 4 km long beach is famous worldwide and is vibrating with activity 24 hours a day.
- Standing 30 meters tall, the statue of Christ the Redeemer is one of the tallest in the world. From this famous point on Hunchback Mountain you’ll be able to take in gorgeous views of the city, Sugar Loaf Mountain, and the beaches.
- Riding the cable car up Sugar Loaf Mountain at the end of the day provides the opportunity to witness what might be one of the world’s most coveted sunsets.
South America weather
Make sure you choose the right time of year to visit South America for your honeymoon.
When to go:
Don’t forget to consider the temperatures when planning your honeymoon in Rio de Janeiro. Summer in Brazil lasts from December through February, when temperatures around 30 degrees Celsius can be expected. Tourists also flock to Rio de Janeiro during these months, meaning elevated prices and crowds. Be sure to book in advance if you travel during these months. A honeymoon in Rio de Janeiro can be best enjoyed during the winter, when you’ll be able to avoid the throngs of people (at least to some extent) and enjoy more reasonable temperatures.
TAM Brazilian Airlines offer direct flights from London Heathrow to Rio. You can be in this vibrant destination in around 12 hours!
The Brazilian Real however, the US Dollar is the most widely accepted currency in Brazil.
Newlyweds from the UK coming for a honeymoon in Rio de Janeiro can enter Brazil for a stay of up to 90 days without a visa. Make sure you have a passport which is valid for a minimum of six months beyond your date of departure, as well as a return ticket and sufficient funds. After landing in Galeão International Airport, you can take a taxi into the city centre, which will be about a 20 km ride. Public transportation and rental cars are both plausible transportation options during your honeymoon in Rio de Janeiro, and both will require some patience and an adventurous spirit.