The Brazilian Saint-Tropez
Originally settled by European pirates and slave traders, this picturesque fishing village is now decidedly chic.
Unheard of until Brigitte Bardot was photographed sashaying barefoot along the beach in 1964, it was suddenly all the rage.
Surrounded by hills draped in luxuriant vegetation, this paradise found is a high-end resort with an international flair.
More than twenty beaches beckon sun-worshipers and water sport enthusiasts, and the sophisticated boutiques of Rua das Pedras will delight shoppers. Gone but not forgotten, Brigitte in bronze greets you on the seaside promenade.
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