Bonito in Mato Grosso Do Sul is home to some 15,000 people.
The national capital Brasilia is located 670 miles (1078 kilometers) northeast of Bonito, while Iguazu lies 340 miles (547 kilometers) to the south.
Escape the bustling streets by heading to the area’s ecological preserves, such as Anhumas Abyss and Formosa River Ecological Park. Go for a hike through the park and try to spot the local flora and fauna, before having a picnic in the reserves’ beautiful environs.
Public Square is one of the most relaxing public gathering places in Bonito. Enjoy a bite to eat, meet the locals, and you’ll soon see why this square is so loved by Bonito residents.
Spend a few hours with the kids “finding Nemo” in the beautifully recreated marine environments of the Natural Aquarium. Watch rainbows of tropical fish float by and chat to the friendly volunteers.
If you’ve still got time up your sleeve after visiting all the great attractions in Bonito, be sure to pop over to the Blue Lake Cave.