The Gruta do Lago Azul, an impressive lake inside a cave located near the city of Bonito in Brazil.

Bonito Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts
The Gruta do Lago Azul, an impressive lake inside a cave located near the city of Bonito in Brazil.

Bonito Tours

Tailor-made Itineraries by Local Experts

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Plan an adventure to Brazil’s ecotourism capital with our private and small group Bonito tours. Situated on the southern border of the Pantanal, the tropical paradise of Bonito boasts crystal clear rivers, hundreds of breathtaking waterfalls, and numerous caverns surrounded by lakes teeming with unique marine life and vegetation. Popular with Brazilians looking for an escape from city life, the charming town of Bonito is the ideal place for activities such as snorkeling and swimming, amid a setting of dense forest, crystalline blue waters, and immaculate sand beaches. Contact us to start planning your trip to this stunning Brazil destination.

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Let our team of expert travel advisors help build your dream trip to South America. Our fully customizable vacation packages allow you to hand-pick the destinations you wish to see at the exact pace you wish to see them. All of our offerings are also vetted firsthand by our team to ensure top quality and comfort. Contact one of our travel experts today to start planning your once-in-a-lifetime trip!

What to Do in Bonito

Visit Brazil’s ecotourism capital to enjoy numerous outdoor activities and adventure sports. Your Latin America For Less travel advisor can help you create the perfect itinerary tailored to your interests and preferences.

A brown anteater in the grass near the town of Bonito, considered Brazil’s ecotourism capital.

Ecotourism


Bonito boasts crystal clear rivers, hundreds of breathtaking waterfalls, and numerous caverns surrounded by lakes teeming with unique flora and fauna. Discover why this beautiful town is considered Brazil’s ecotourism capital.

A tourist giving a thumbs up sign while snorkeling among a school of fish in Bonito.

Water Sports


The gorgeous town of Bonito is the ideal spot for water adventure sports such as snorkeling and swimming. Travelers can enjoy these activities within dense forest vegetation, crystalline blue waters, and immaculate sand beaches.

Waterfalls along the Fermoso River in Bonito, one of the best places in Brazil for hiking.

Hiking and Biking


Bonito offers numerous biking and hiking opportunities, where you can enjoy gorgeous forest landscapes, as well as spectacular waterfalls such as Hormini, located on the Formoso River and featuring eight falls.

The Gruta do Lago Azul, a blue-tinted lake located inside a cave near the town of Bonito.

Gruta do Lago Azul


The “Blue Lake Cave” is a large cavern that features an immense lake where divers can enjoy a spectacular swim in sapphire-colored waters which appear this way when incoming light refracts on the surface.

A man wearing diving gear walking up a staircase from the Lago Misteriosa in Bonito.

Gruta Mimosa and Lago Misteriosa


Gruta Mimosa (Mimosa Cavern) and Lago Misteriosa (Mysterious Lake) allow for exciting snorkeling experiences where you can view unique rock formations and abundant marine plant-life.

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A person wearing a life jacket swimming next to a school of tropical fish in Bonito.

Adventure Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add some extra adventure to your personalized itinerary. Get your adrenaline pumping with hikes and multi-day treks, jungle expeditions, white water rafting trips, mountain biking tours and more. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your adventure.

Artisan handicrafts and souvenirs at a small shop inside a rustic building in Bonito.

Cultural Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about adding cultural tours and experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the rich cultures of Latin America and learn about the unique customs and traditions maintained by its people. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors today to start planning your cultural tour.

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Spa & Wellness Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add spa & wellness tours to your personalized itinerary. Take advantage of a free day to enjoy some rest and relaxation at a resort, or visit a spa to unwind after a long day of exploring. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our advisors to start planning your spa & wellness tour.

A closeup view of a Brazilian interpretation of paella, the classic Spanish seafood and rice dish.

Food Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add food tours and culinary experiences to your personalized itinerary. Discover the unique cuisines of Latin America and enjoy exclusive visits to some of the world’s top restaurants. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your food tour.

Beautiful stalactites and other formations inside the Anhumas Abyss, a cave in Bonito.

Family & Friend Tours

Ask your Latin America For Less travel advisor about how you can add family-friendly tours to your itinerary. Our team can help you build the perfect trip for your family, whether your group has small children, teenagers, senior citizens, or all of the above. We are experts in planning personalized travel experiences in Latin America, so talk to one of our travel advisors today to start planning your family tour.

Explore Brazil

With stunning beaches, lush tropical forests, fascinating history and unique culture, Brazil offers many attractive destinations for travelers. Discover some of the best places to visit in Brazil below.

Rio de Janeiro


Also known as “The Marvelous City,” Rio de Janeiro brims with color, sound, rhythm, and joy. This sparkling city boasts one of the most naturally spectacular settings.

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São Paulo


As Brazil’s largest city, São Paulo’s attraction lies in its diverse people and its vibrant culture. Senses are overwhelmed by the sheer size and cosmopolitan feel of the city.

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Buzios


Sitting at the end of a long sandy peninsula, Rio’s most exclusive beach resort of Buzios offers surfing, snorkeling, windsurfing, diving, or just simple relaxation.

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Florianopolis


Florianopolis, capital of Santa Catarina State, is a beautiful and bustling island city, and one of the few places in the world where antiquity and modernity unite in perfect harmony.

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Iguazu Falls


The name Iguazu comes from the Guarani phrase for “big waters,” although this can only begin to describe the majesty and magnificence of these gigantic waterfalls.

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Manaus


Lying on the Negro River a short distance upstream from the mighty Amazon, Manaus is a former rubber-boom port that is today the main jumping-off point for excursions into the Amazon.

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Ouro Preto


An 18th century gold-mining center, Ouro Preto is bursting with striking Baroque architecture and sacred art. It is the colonial jewel in the crown of Minas Gerais state.

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Pantanal


Among the best places in South America to see wildlife, Pantanal is a vast natural ecological paradise where you’re almost certain to see jaguars, caimans, anacondas, exotic birds, and more.

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Paraty


Home to some of the world’s most spectacular Portuguese colonial architecture, Paraty is set on a shoreline of jutting peninsulas and secluded beaches.

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Praia do Forte


Praia do Forte is a charming coastal town blessed with beautiful white sandy beaches, clear blue waters and tropical reefs. It’s a great place for turtle-watching from December to March.

Recife


Recife boasts dazzling stretches of white sandy beaches, while the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Site of Olinda is simply the largest and most beautiful site of colonial architecture in Brazil.

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Salvador de Bahia


Salvador de Bahia sits behind beautiful beaches and an island-studded bay. But the real draw is the vibrant Afro-Brazilian culture which is best seen through the region’s unique music.

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Bonito Hotels

Discover the best places to stay in Bonito with our top pick Bonito hotels.

An elegant room with wooden saloon doors, wooden shades and a wooden hot tub at the Marrua Hotel.

Marrua Hotel

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Rua Joana Sorta 1173, Bonito

Chosen as the best Ecotourism destination in Brazil for 5 consecutive years, The Marrua Hotel combines comfort, entertainment, satisfaction and service. Its convenient location makes the Marrua Hotel easy to access from the airport and close to the city center as well as commercial areas.

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Diane and Jim Anderson

Victoria, BC Canada


We would like to thank you and your team for a most enjoyable vacation. Considering the many countries (Peru, Chile, Argentina, and Brazil) we visited, and the 14 flights we took, all went well. I will certainly recommend Brazil For Less to those who would like a stress free holiday in South America.
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Malta


This is the second time that I have planned trips with "Latin America For Less" and I am happy to report that both trips went very well. I will certainly keep you in mind for the next time that we travel to South America.
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