Olinda and the island of Fernando de Noronha

7 Days - from £ 1,190 pp

This trip will take you to the state of Pernambuco to see beautiful Olinda and the spectacular archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, which is only a short flight away from Recife, in the Atlantic Ocean.  This trip is a great mix of culture and beach relaxation and is one of the best options for honeymooners, but also for families. Olinda, a Unesco World Heritage town, placed on a hill overlooking Recife and the Atlantic,  is one of the best preserved colonial cities in Brazil. The archipelago, on its turn, with its crystal-clear waters and a rich marine life, has a heavenly underwater system and some of the best beaches in the world.

Day 1 - Recife / Olinda

Arrival at the airport and transfer to Quatro Cantos pousada. Balance of the day at leisure. Discover the streets of Olinda with colourful houses and breathtaking views. The churches and houses mingling with coconut trees and the neighboring city of Recife on the horizon with the blue ocean.

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Day 2 - Olinda

Today discover the historical and cultural side of Recife and Olinda. The tour will take you to Boa Viagem beach in Recife, passing through old bridges. You will see the contrast between the modern neighbourhoods and the old towns. Continue to Olinda with its centenarian mansions, baroque churches and monasteries perfectly preserved from the Dutch colonial times, and amazing panoramic views.

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Day 3 - Olinda / Fernando de Noronha

After breakfast you will be transferred to Recife airport to board the flight to Noronha island. On arrival you will be transferred to the pousada Solar dos Ventos. Take a charming historical walking tour visiting Vila dos Remédios (the main village of the island), where a great part of the historical sites are, amongst which the Nossa Senhora dos Remédios Fort. Spend the evening at leisure.

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Day 4 - Fernando de Noronha

After breakfast depart on a half day boat tour (shared), passing by the charming secluded beaches of Fernando de Noronha. There are stops for swimming at Sancho Bay and Dolphins Bay. On this tour, there is a chance to see dolphins and turtles! Upon return balance off the day at leisure.

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Day 5 - Fernando de Noronha

After breakfast depart on a full day 4×4 tour around the island (shared).  You will experience a complete view of Fernando de Noronha island. It is a mix of adventure and leisure, passing by beaches with natural pools and historical sites. At the end of the day, admire the most beautiful sunset.

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Day 6 - Fernando de Noronha

After breakfast spend the day at leisure in this paradisiacal island. Maybe take another chance to do snorkelling at Baia dos Porcos, Ponta das Caracas, Baia do Sueste or Atalaia, where large natural pools are created at low tide and one can snorkel there. At sunrise, the dolphins swim into the bays, resting or mating. Enjoy the beautiful views.

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Day 7 - Fernando de Noronha / Recife

After breakfast the transfers to Noronha airport to board your flights back to the mainland will be coordinated according to your flight schedule. Spend the rest of the day enjoying the relaxing moments on this beautiful island.

Included

  • Prices start from £1190 per person based on 2 people sharing a DBL room during the high season, excluding national holidays
  • Boutique Accommodation on B&B basis
  • Private transfers (air-conditioned vehicle)
  • All entrance fees with service of English speaking guide for excursions
  • Local taxes
  • All trips are ATOL protected or ABTA bonded to ensure you are fully covered
  • Not included: Environmental Island Tax  – approximately GBP 98 per person for 5 days