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Partying in São Paulo

Martin Morrell Poolside at Maroma Resort & Spa.

Photo: Martin Morrell

This South American megalopolis gets more glamorous by the minute—and more accessible. Hop on a nine-hour overnight American flight and escape to summer (literally). Now is when the natives, who famously gripe when the mercury drops below 70 degrees, are at their liveliest.

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Destinations: São Paulo · Riviera Maya

Inspired by: The (Mini) Vacation — by Malia Boyd, Published Oct. 2006

Hotels (3)

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    Emiliano

    This glass-and-marble tower has 57 white-on-white rooms accented with furniture designed by the Compana Brothers and Eames. Relax in the renovated

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    Hotel Unique

    Shaped like a slice of watermelon, this 95-room property created by renowned Brazilian architect Ruy Ohtake is a design junkie’s dream; the interio

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    Hotel Fasano

    Brazilian innovators Isay Weinfeld and Marcio Kogan designed this sexy retreat with clubby leather armchairs and Brazilian modern art. Downstairs,

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Restaurants (4)

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    Nakombi

    The sushi chefs at this hotspot slice fish inside a VW bus.

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    Filial

    The local intelligentsia frequent Filial, where schoppe (draft beer) flows into the wee hours.

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    A Figueira Rubaiyat

    A Jardins steak house legendary for its Saturday feijoada buffet.

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    Café de la Musique

    A paneled art piece featuring the national flag hangs above the bar in this stylish supper club, where a different Brazilian designer has decorated

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Activities (4)

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    Love Club & Lounge

    Brazilian DJ's spin all night at this local hot spot.

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    Grazie a Dio!

    In the evening, "urban bossa" and other live music entertains an energetic crowd .

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    Daslu

    The 25,000-square-foot store is the city’s gargantuan temple of chic - dealing in everything from cars to carry-alls.

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    Clube Chocolate

    The three-story shop features cutting-edge local Brazilian clothing designs, luxe wood interiors, and a bird aviary.

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