Holidaymakers looking for a fun vacation in a beautiful location should look no further than the state of Espírito Santo in Brazil. Located on the east coast of the country, visitors will find there are many interesting things to see and do here. Visitors will find numerous different places to stay including self catering accommodation, villas and apartments.
Holidaymakers will be able to enjoy some beautiful sandy beaches along the coast here. The beaches are perfect for sunbathing and holidaymakers can cool down with a swim in the Atlantic Ocean. Watersports such as water skiing, surfing, sailing, wind surfing, fishing and diving are also available off the coast here. Visitors can enjoy the fantastic scenic views along the coast here and inland with some great places for hikers, cyclists and horse riders to explore. Other popular activities available include paragliding and tennis. There are many fine restaurants, bars and cafes in the state of Espírito Santo offering a good variety of cuisine from around the world. Self catering holidaymakers will be able to purchase food and drink from supermarkets and other shops in the towns here.
Espírito Santo is filled with many wonderful places to visit including the state’s capital city Vitoria. Amongst the wonderful attractions in Vitoria are the Metropolitan Cathedral, Anchieta Palace and Domingos Martins Palace. The largest city in the state is Vila Velha where tourists can see the 16th century Penha Convent perched on top of a mountain. A bridge connecting Vila Velha with Vitoria has the distinction of being the second tallest in Brazil. Domingos Martins is another city well worth visiting with places such as Pedra Azul State Park, the Historical Museum and the Lutheran Church amongst the highlights here.
The weather in the 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.
Eurico de Aguiar Salles Airport (VIX) in Vitoria serves the state of Espírito Santo and has flights to and from numerous other airports in the country. One of these is São Paulo/Guarulhos International Airport (GRU) which has flights 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. Passengers can fly to Sao Paulo and get a connecting flight to Vitoria. Holidaymakers can then hire a car from the airport at Vitoria and drive to their destination within the state.