Whereas elegant Rio de Janeiro and cosmopolitan São Paulo may be the best-known places in Brazil, the Northeast, or Nordeste is one of the liveliest - a land of sunny beaches, colonial towns, vibrating street parties, music and friendly people.
Popular destinations: Fortaleza, Recife and Salvador

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Search for hotels in Fortaleza, in Recife, in Salvador, in Jijoca de Jericoacoara and in Natal.

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Bahia is a state in Brazil's Northeast region. When the Portuguese first arrived in Brazil they landed on the soil today known as Bahia.
Popular destinations: Salvador, Morro de São Paulo and Lençóis

Pernambuco is a state in Northeast Brazil. Pernambuco's main touristic attractions are in Recife, Olinda, Porto de Galinhas and Fernando de Noronha.
Popular destinations: Recife, Olinda and Fernando de Noronha

Ceará is a state in Northeast Brazil. Traditionally one of the poorest in the country, certain regions have developed almost beyond recognition over the last 20 years, mostly from tourism and light manufacturing.
Popular destinations: Fortaleza, Jericoacoara and Canoa Quebrada

Rio Grande do Norte is a state in Northeast Brazil Rio Grande do Norte is widely famed for its sand dunes and sunny beaches.
Popular destinations: Natal, Tibau do Sul and Extremoz


Maranhão is a state in northeastern Brazil. Maranhão is second only to Bahia in terms of Afro-Brazilian culture, although it has an air of the Caribbean mixed in.
Popular destinations: São Luís, Paulino Neves and Barreirinhas

Piauí is a state in Northeast Brazil. It has the shortest coastline of any northeastern state.
Popular destinations: Teresina, Parnaíba and Parque Nacional de Sete Cidades

Paraiba is a state in Northeast Brazil
Popular destinations: João Pessoa, Campina Grande and Sousa

Alagoas is a state in Northeast Brazil
Popular destinations: Maceió, Piaçabuçu and Barra de São Miguel
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