The City of São Luís
São Luís do Maranhão is one of the most interesting cities of Brazil with beautiful beaches and the most exclusive hotels in Brazil.
Enjoy your stay in São Luis by visiting the "Lençóis Maranhenses" and let yourself be dazzled by the mixture of ethnic and cultural influences. One of the most popular reggae bands of Brazil, Tribo de Jah, began here.
Pestana São Luis is the ideal starting point for those wishing to discover the charm of São Luís, whose Historic Centre is part of the World Heritage site.
What to see in the City of São Luís
The famous architectonic set in the Historic Centre, with about 5000 buildings from the XVII and XIX centuries
São Luis has many beaches along its 32 km of coastline, such as the Ponta D’Areia, Calhau, Olho D’Água and Araçagy
What to do in the City of São Luís
Visite the Arthur Azevedo Theatre and the Granary House
Water Sports (windsurf, kite surf, scuba diving /snorkel, Surf)
Land Sports (beach Football and Volley, jogging)
Shopping(Handicraft and sweets)
Tastes of São Luís
Eating well is one of the main attractions of São Luis, try the exotic Maranhão cuisine, it is almost a requirement.
Fish and seafood are the basis of local dishes. From stews, casseroles, to pies, fish, like sea bass and hake, are usually accompanied by ‘cuxá’, made with dried shrimp, manioc flour, toasted sesame seeds and vinegar. ‘Cuxá’ can also be served with rice, in the traditional recipe of Cuxá Rice.
How to Arrive
The airlines maintain daily flights to the Cunha Machado Airport, departing from the main state capitals of Brazil.
By Car or Bus:
The main access is the BR 135