Our 10 Favorite Brazilian Hotels in Honor of the Olympics

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Among political scandal, public-health emergencies, and an economic downturn, Brazil has not been faring well in the press leading up to the August 5 kickoff of the Summer Olympics. But don’t cross the destination off your bucket list. The world’s fifth-largest country is a worthwhile place to travel: From the culture and fine dining in its big cities to a waterfall that rivals Africa’s Victoria to the magical oases hemmed along Brazil’s 4,600 miles of coastline. Whether you go this summer or next, here are 10 great places to stay.