The Rhythms are Different Here
A stunning helicopter transfer along Brazil’s emerald coastline is only the beginning. Splash into the shallow, clear sea from the island’s private beach. Savor your daily (included) massage on the pool deck. Launch a paddle-board or kayak to search for resident dolphins, or zip out to sea in the island’s speedboat for wake-boarding and tubing. At the end of the day, unwind in a Jacuzzi as the sun turns from orange to violet over Ilha Grande Bay.
Welcome to the Neighborhood
Snorkeling tours to the area coral reefs, picnics on deserted island beaches, and transport to local waterfront restaurants are included, courtesy of your own private boat captain and the island’s sleek 36-foot speedboat. Don’t miss Ilha Grande, a 75-square mile island of unspoiled beaches and rugged landscape, where you can make the 3.7-mile trek up densely forested Parrot’s Peak or hike along secluded Lopes Mendes Beach, considered one of Brazil’s most beautiful. Engage in the region’s rich culture with a walking tour through the cobblestoned streets of Paraty’s colonial old town, a National Historic Site. The area’s top attractions are all less than an hour by boat from Japao.
Request a daily yoga session or transform your stay into an entire wellness retreat. Learn to surf on the waves of Ilha Grande Bay. Adventure seekers have multiple choices in the nearby rainforest, from whitewater rafting and canyoning to zip lining through the treetops. Upgrade your helicopter flight upon arrival or return for the full Christos Tour, which circles Rio’s iconic Christ the Redeemer statue on the peak of Corcovado mountain and then sweeps over the beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema. For an additional cost, a variety of customized Angra Dos Reis experiences and excursions are available.
Your Table Awaits - No Reservations Required
Island dining comes with Brazilian flair, courtesy of Japao’s resident caseiro, who specializes in dishes utilizing locally sourced ingredients. Savor a relaxed lunch on the pool deck, slip away to the beach for a quiet picnic or gather for a traditional barbecue in the open-air lounge. The daily menus are created from your requests and infused with rich regional flavors that complement the setting of jungle and sea.