Brazil is one of the most culturally diverse countries in the world. Catholics, Muslims, Jews and Buddhists all live in harmony. This natural acceptance of all walks of life has made Brazil one of the most welcoming countries for the gay traveler. Brazil appeals to the gay traveler with its cosmopolitan and European chic sophistication. Rio de Janeiro is considered the gay central in Brazil. There are gay sections of both Copacabana and Ipanema beach. Gay baths have been set up for men to visit as well as several gay nightclubs for both gays and lesbians.

Gay parade in Rio de Janeiro Brazil

Sao Paulo has the world’s largest gay pride celebration with approximately 2 million people at the gay parade. Salvador is especially open to transvestites and the Scala Gay Ball during the Rio Carnival is a Mecca for gays and transvestites to celebrate the season. By understanding the gay friendly areas of the country and arranging travel packages to those areas of interest to the gay traveler, we have become the top gay travel site in Brazil.