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Luxury Peralta Cruise along Brazil’s Mighty Pantanal

Porto Feliz, Pantanal & Beach Luxury in Maceio

Best time to travel
Oct – May
Ideal length
12 nights
Perfect for
From (incl flights)
€6,595 pp

At a glance

  • International flights from Dublin to Sao Paulo and home from Maceio.
  • All private transfers and domestic flights included.
  • 12 nights’ luxury accommodation including a farmyard stay in Porto Feliz, beachside luxury in Maceio and an adventure aboard the Peralta Cruise.
  • Soar above the clouds with a hot air balloon ride in Boituva, visit a historic winery in Sao Roque and enjoy endless wildlife experiences along the Pantanal.
  • Explore the waters of Maceio with a boat ride, oyster experience and a tour of the Sao Francisco River.
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Peralta ship
The Peralta, a beautiful floating hotel embracing history and culture.
Peralta pool
Originally built in 1989, Billie Pennachin remodelled his grandfather’s boat in 2017, impassioned by his love for the Pantanal.
Peralta sun lounges
This exclusive cruise ship brings special touches to make your stay a magical one.
Peralta chill out area
The boat also features a panoramic restaurant, onboard gym, bar and lounge.


A water world of exotic beasts and birds, the Pantanal is the largest tropical wetland on Earth. The wide, open spaces of the Pantanal offer amazing opportunities to spot wildlife in their natural habitat. On this suggested adventure, cruise along its waters and catch a glimpse of extraordinary fauna and flora, from giant otters to giant lily pads. Continue to discover rural and coastal Brazil as you stay at a stunning farmyard estate and a peaceful seaside resort. Between winery tours and oyster excursions, get a taste for Brazilian gastronomy.

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Trip Overview

Depart from Dublin to Sao Paulo.

Upon arrival, privately transfer to a luxury farmyard estate in Porto Feliz, where you will spend the next four nights. Visit nearby Boituva and soar above the green fields in a colourful hot air balloon.

Tour a winery in Sao Roque.

Explore the Goes Winery, touring the collection of historic vineyards. The winery fully embraces viticulture, producing everything from traditional wines to grape coolers. During your visit, enjoy a sumptuous lunch and sample the offerings of the winery.

Cruise the mighty Pantanal.

After a short domestic flight to Cuiaba, board the Peralta for a four night cruise along the world’s largest tropical wetland. With no towns in sight, the Pantanal the epitome of tranquillity. Settle into your luxury boat and get ready for incredible wildlife and culinary adventures.

Pantanal wetlands
Observe Pantanal wildlife in its natural habitat.

From the comfort of the deck and on speedboat tours, witness the wealth of life hosted by the open marshes of the Pantanal including jaguars, giant otter, tapirs and capybara. Look up to the sky and spot toucans and storks soaring above.

Transfer to the sun-kissed shores of Maceio.

After a short domestic flight, privately transfer to your luxurious seaside resort in Barra de Sao Miguel Beach. Hop aboard a speed boat and explore lagoons, mangroves and coral reefs, stopping by deserted beaches and islands.

Speed boat shores of Maceio
Visit an oyster nursery.

Located in the middle of a lagoon, journey to the nursery by canoe. Much more than a gastronomic experience, discover the village where the oyster producers live in Taipa houses. Explore river springs hidden in the lush unspoiled nature and visit the stunning Sao Francisco River.

Oyster hands
Transfer to the international airport for your flight home.

Arrive in Dublin.

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Where to rest your head

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Hotel Fasano Boa Vista

Hotel Fasano Boa Vista is a luxury property situated in a farmyard estate in Porto Feliz. Blending modern and colonial influences, the upscale resort is a contemporary interpretation of a traditional Brazilian ranch.

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Peralta cruise ship


Cruise the wetlands of the Pantanal when you board Peralta, a beautiful floating hotel embracing history and culture.

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Kenoa Exclusive Beach Resort & Spa

Kenoa Exclusive Beach Resort & Spa

An eco-chic beachside paradise, the Kenoa rests in Barra de Sao Miguel, framed by the golden sands and turquoise blue ocean.

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