Holidaymakers looking for a fun vacation in a beautiful location should look no further than Asturias on the Sao Paulo South Coast of Brazil. Located on the east coast of the country, visitors will find there are many fun and interesting things to see and do here. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.
Asturias has a lovely sandy beach, which is great for sunbathing and holidaymakers can also cool off with a swim in the Atlantic Ocean. Holidaymakers can take part in a number of watersports such as sailing, wind surfing, fishing and diving. There are a number of good nine and 18-hole golf courses in the region. A great way to explore this scenic part of the Sao Paulo South Coast is by hiking and cycling. Visitors will find many fine restaurants, bars and cafes in and around Asturias with a nice choice of cuisine from around the world. Self catering holidaymakers will be able to buy food and drink from local stores and markets.
Asturias is close to many attractions in the state of Sao Paulo. For example the city of Santos is a 45 minute trip by car and ferry and has many popular attractions such as an aquarium, the Museum of Sacred Art and the Museum of the Sea. The Municipal Orchidarium in Santos is a small park with a tree nursery, a pond, waterfall and an aviary and is well worth visiting. Santos also features historic religious buildings including a 16th century convent and 18th century chapel. About 50 minutes from Asturias is Sao Vicente where tourists can visit sights such as as the Museum of Historical Institute and Parque das Naus. Visitors may like to take a one hour and 20 minute drive from Asturias to the capital city Sao Paulo, where there are many more interesting museums and historic buildings.
The weather in the Sao Paulo region remains mild to warm all year round, the lowest temperatures of around 12 degrees centigrade being experienced during nights in July. The highest temperatures of around 27 degrees centigrade occur during the hottest months of January and February. The summer months are also the wettest with January averaging about 225 mm of rainfall compared to the July average of 35mm.
São Paulo/Guarulhos International Airport is approximately one hour and 50 minutes from Asturias. Flights arrive here from many international airports including Amsterdam (AMS), Beijing-Capital (PEK), Frankfurt (FRA), Lisbon (LIS), London-Heathrow (LHW), Madrid (MAD), New York (JFK), Paris-Charles de Gaulle (CDG), Rome-Fiumicino (FCO), Toronto-Pearson (YYZ) and Zurich (ZRH) amongst others. The car rental firms Avis, Budget, Hertz, Interlocadora, Localiza, Locar Alpha, Movida and Unidas all have offices at the airport.