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    Steppes Travel is made by the people who work here. Incredible holidays are made possible because of their vast travel experience and the great enthusiasm they bring to their work.

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    We carefully select our experts based on their knowledge, companionship and influence, ensuring that you can travel with the most knowledgeable leaders in the field.

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    The people who lead the way when it comes to those things which matter to us: exploration, the environment, women’s empowerment and education.

Ponta dos Ganchos

Where to stay

Below you can see some of the wonderful places we have recommended for this journey.

Pousada Vida Sol e Mar £££££

  • Brazil
  • Beach and Island Escapes

Vida Sol e Mar (Life, Sun and Sea) overlooks Praia do Rosa, one of Brazil’s most beautiful beaches, 75 minutes away from Florianopolis. Owned and run by the Litman family, the charming and friendly hotel has 31 rooms and 14 spectacular villas. The hotel hosts the Right Whale Institute, which promotes the preservation of the Southern species. Between July and October boat trips accompanied by a biologist depart from nearby Garopaba and you will get the chance to observe 17 metres long whales close up.

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Ponta dos Ganchos £££££

  • Brazil
  • Beach and Island Escapes

A stunning hotel nestled into rugged rainforest fringed by sandy coves and emerald seas. Accommodation comprises 25 beautifully designed, spacious and well-appointed bungalows, each with its own living area, private deck, hammock and magical sea view.

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Why Choose Steppes?

Our knowledge and expertise set us apart. So too our curiosity. It is this that drives us to create a journey that is really bespoke to you, all the while ensuring we travel and operate sustainably.

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