Jill Siegel Honored with CN Traveler – Top Travel Specialist for 16th Year!

I am honored to be included on the Conde Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialists List for the 16th consecutive year in the Brazil Travel Specialist category! This prestigious affiliation represents the highest standard in the travel industry and I share this honor with all of my partners and associates in Brazil, Argentina, Peru, Chile and Uruguay who have contributed to the success of South American Escapes throughout the years!

Brazil Travel Specialist – Jill Siegel, Expertise in Travel Planning

Jill Siegel, a Brazil Travel Specialist and Conde Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialist, brings a wealth of expertise and a passion for creating unforgettable travel experiences in Brazil. Here are a few reasons why you should consider hiring Jill Siegel to plan your trip to Brazil:

  1. Extensive Knowledge and Experience: With years of experience in the travel industry and a specialization in Brazil, Jill Siegel possesses in-depth knowledge of the country’s diverse destinations, cultural nuances, and hidden gems. Her expertise allows her to craft personalized itineraries tailored to your interests and preferences, ensuring a truly immersive and authentic experience.
  2. Insider Access and Local Connections: Jill Siegel has cultivated strong relationships with local suppliers, guides, and accommodations throughout Brazil. This enables her to provide you with exclusive access to unique experiences, off-the-beaten-path destinations, and insider recommendations that you might not find through traditional travel planning channels.
  3. Customized Itineraries and Attention to Detail: Recognizing that every traveler is unique, Jill Siegel takes the time to understand your travel aspirations and interests. She meticulously designs customized itineraries that cater to your specific preferences, ensuring that every aspect of your trip aligns with your desires, whether you seek adventure, cultural immersion, or relaxation.
  4. Seamless Logistics and Support: Planning a trip to Brazil can be complex, from visa requirements to transportation logistics and language barriers. Jill Siegel takes care of all the details, ensuring smooth and hassle-free travel. From arranging airport transfers to organizing accommodations and providing support throughout your journey, she ensures that your trip is seamless and stress-free.
  5. Safety and Peace of Mind: Brazil is a vast and diverse country, and safety is always a consideration when traveling. Jill Siegel stays up-to-date on the latest travel advisories and works with reputable local partners to ensure your safety and well-being throughout your trip. With her guidance, you can navigate Brazil with confidence and peace of mind.
  6. Personalized Service and Dedicated Support: When you choose Jill Siegel as your Brazil Travel Specialist, you can expect personalized service and dedicated support from start to finish. She is committed to exceeding your expectations, answering your questions promptly, and being available to address any concerns or requests that may arise during your trip.

Jill Siegel’s expertise, local connections, attention to detail, and dedication to providing personalized service make her an excellent choice for planning your trip to Brazil. With her guidance, you can embark on a journey that captures the essence of Brazil, creating lifelong memories and experiences that go beyond the ordinary.

Email: Jill@SouthAmericanEscapes.com

Conde Nast Traveler Top Travel Specialists 2023, Jill Siegel, Brazil Travel Specialist

“Jill is incredibly knowledgeable and thorough:  I’m convinced that she knows every restaurant, every guide, and every room in every hotel to an amazing level of detail.  This results in a trip that is well-planned and flawless in its execution.  She’s incredibly responsive before and during your trip, making sure every detail has been considered and that it’s all going well along the way.  We are repeat clients and will continue to be.” – Trevor Fetter, Professor Harvard Business School

Villa Luz – Buzios, Brazil

Villa Luz is a stunning 5 bedroom hilltop villa with sweeping views of Ferrudura Bay as well as the Atlantic Ocean.  Graceful contemporary architecture comprised of a restrained palette of natural local materials provides a backdrop to the phenomenal natural setting.

 

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Each suite has a private balcony facing the ocean.  The suites are entered via a courtyard garden replete with gurgling fountains and gentle waterfalls. The heart of the home is a 2 level 1,700 sq ft. living, dining and entertaining area. Two living areas and a bar also share the modern space with a 14 seat home theatre on the mezzanine. Sliding glass doors allow for the living area to be completely opened up to the garden, pool and sunsets providing a superlative and relaxing relationship with the natural surroundings.

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On the mezzanine there is a 14 seat home-theater which has a large flat screen TV with DVD player and surround sound to create an outstanding home cinema experience.

The swimming pool is 14 meters X 4 meters with 8 sun beds surrounded by a sandstone tiled patio, accented with mini palm trees.  The outside area has a shaded gazebo which contains an open barbecue and table ideal for pool side lunches.

Includes cook and full-time assistance of an English speaking concierge.

For more information:  Villa Luz

For reservations contact:  Jill Siegel

 

Estrela d’Agua, Trancoso – Bahia, Brazil

estrela-entranceestrela-dagua-ocean-viewAchieving a perfect balance between sophistication and informality, Estrela d’Agua is a tranquil ocean front retreat surrounded by 20 kilometers of pristine beaches, cliffs and natural pools.  Suites and tastefully appointed bungalows are built around Brazilian tropicalismo singer Gal Costa’s former beach home.

Enjoy long lazy hours beach combing, swimming, fishing or just curling up in a hammock on a sun drenched verandah.  The muted natural tones of the airy interiors counterpoint the vivid colors of the tropical gardens.  Estrela’s native chef will indulge you in divine cuisine prepared from fresh local produce including fantastic seafood from an abundant daily catch.  In the evening stroll to the village “Quadrado” and join in the nightly festivities.

estrela-verandahRooms: 14 Suites, 2 Master Suites, 2 Bungalows w/minibar, TV, telephone, air conditioning, verandah and hammocks.

Services: 2 pools, gardens, verandah bar and beach bar, massage, gym and internet.

estrela-cabanaActivities: Boating, Horse back riding, ultra-light flying, tennis, golf course, eco-tours through the Atlantic Rainforest, boat tours to Espelho and Curuipe beaches.

Rates: Contact Jill for current rates.

Closest Airport: Porto Seguro