The biggest annual party in Brazil has begun! Did you know that Rio de Janeiro is currently the most sought after destination in Brazil for people who want to celebrate Carnaval? That’s not surprising as there is no shortage of options and fun for all tastes in this marvelous city during Carnaval. GOFLOW, of course, is getting in on the action as well!
If you live in Rio or will spend the holiday there, here’s our Carnaval Program Guide, with unique Experiences, offered by Local Experts who are ready to take you for an unforgettable adventure and show parts of the city that only the locals know.
Book an Experience for your favorite sport (or one you’d like to learn) by 28/2/17 and enjoy our Carnaval special. Enter promo code CARNAVAL17 and get $R40 off plus a FREE GreenPeople juice to recharge and refresh after your session!
SUP (stand up paddle) the islands surrounding the city with Karol Knopf (Watch video)
The other side of the coast of Rio de Janeiro contains natural wonders that few people have explored. Karol Knopf can take you out on a stand up paddleboard (SUP) to explore the beauties of Tijucas Islands and Cagarras. You’re guaranteed exercise, adventure and fun exploring the natural beauty surrounding you. Interested? Schedule a SUP Experience with Karol this weekend.
Surf in Barra da Tijuca, Macumba and Prainha with Angelo Hereda, Betinho Dias e Fau Fernandes:
With over two decades of surfing experience and nearly half of them dedicated to teaching and sharing his knowledge with beginners, Angelo Hereda lives the quintessential Rio de Janeiro lifestyle. He knows where the best waves in Rio are, and will take you to them. The meeting point is the famous Praia da Macumba, right in front of the Hereda Surf Hostel (the best lodging choice for those looking to escape the city and focus exclusively on surfing).
If you already know how to surf and want a more technically focused Experience, goFlow recommends Local Expert, Fabricio Fernandes, or Fau. He has been coaching some of the biggest names in surfing in Rio, and can help you advance your techniques in a short time. And of course, also take you to the best spots!
Betinho Dias, cofounder of Barra Surf Club, has is base of surf operations at Barra da Tijuca and teaches many students there daily. Betinho will be spending Carnaval at the beach and is another option for those looking to learn to surf, develop their skills or just have a local guide at your side to take you to the best waves. Just schedule your lesson and enjoy!
Bodyboard with Fabio Aquino in São Conrado (Watch video)
The Left Corner of São Conrado is considered one of the best spots for bodyboarding in all of Rio de Janeiro and Brazil. Bodyboard champion and local, Fabio Aquino will take you for a session there, alongside some of the best athletes the sport. Book with him and experience the wonderful feeling of walking into the waves and having an awesome session on a bodyboard.
Kitesurfe in Barra da Tijuca com Victor Giornalli
Summer is the best season in Rio for kitesurfing. The winds are always blowing in different directions and the conditions are perfect for those who want strap into a kiteboard and fly! If you are into invigorating adrenaline-filled adventures, then look no further than Local Expert Victor Gioranelli. Let him guide you into finding your kitesurf flow!
Surf, SUP and Kitesurf in Búzios
The Lakes Region is the perfect destination for those who want to escape from the Carnaval parties and be close to the sea, the wind and nature. There are two incredible Experts available to take you out for an Experience in this region.
At Bravo Sports Búzios, you can learn the first steps of Kitesurfing with the team’s Raoni Lemos. If you prefer to hit the waves, Local Expert Yuri Fresia is there to guide you on a surf adventure for all levels, from a simple drop, to the most insane air …
Ready to celebrate Carnaval? Just select one or more of your favorite activities and find you Carnaval Flow with us!
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