Brazilian Beach Holiday For Two

A romantic beach destination that’s great for couples and perfect for post-Carnaval relaxation in Brazil.

“Life is better in flip flops” – Unknown

Armação dos Búzios, Brazil

Having crammed as much as possible into lively Rio de Janeiro during Carnival, and after an 11.5 hour flight from the UK, we recommend ending your time in Brazil with a romantic beach break. After all the early starts of city exploring and late nights of street dancing in the city of Rio, this is exactly what you will need. A friend of ours who used to live in Rio recommended Búzios for some quiet beach time and it was perfect. Here we share the easiest way to book this destination as part of your carnival package, which hotel to choose and our ‘best bits’ for this location. Continue reading “Brazilian Beach Holiday For Two”


Experiencing Rio Carnival

How to enjoy a couple-friendly long weekend at Rio Carnival with Tucan Travel.

“Life is for those who know how to celebrate” – Osho

A Carnival Tour For Couples

Every year, we look at the flights and hotels in Rio around Carnival and groan at how expensive it becomes at this popular time. Next year, we say. But if you always say ‘next year’ it will never happen. So, despite not really being able to afford this one, last summer we booked flights and a tour package to Rio de Janeiro for February 2017! Sometimes, the things we look forward to the most and for the longest, can never live up to our incredibly high expectations. ‘Carnaval’ was everything we’d dreamt of … and more. We feel so blessed to be able to share with you this month a real once-in-a-lifetime experience.

Some people may not think of Rio Carnival as a couple’s destination. However, we feel it’s a fantastic travel bucket list item for couples who enjoy music, colour and fun. Here you can learn all about Rio Carnival itself, why we booked a tour with Tucan Travel and the ‘best bits’ for couples to enjoy together.

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