Founded on October 2, 1948, the city of Bonito is 297 km from the capital Campo Grande, in the state of Mato Grosso do Sul. With a little more than 21,000 inhabitants, the city of Bonito has its main economic focus in agriculture and ecotourism - considered by many times the best ecotourism destination in Brazil.
The organization of ecological and responsible tourism, which is foreign to the policy of interests but rather linked to preservation and information to its visitors, has made the city of Bonito organize very well to welcome tourists from all over the world throughout the year. The limit of daily visitation and an organization of a single system that integrates the city hall to all the tourist agencies and owners of the attractions, made Bonito become an exemplary destination.
The main attraction of Bonito is the crystalline waters of unparalleled beauty that enchant everyone who has the opportunity to dive into one of the rivers that pass through the city. But its natural wealth goes far beyond its waters. Bonito has several caves, vegetation trails that are divided in Cerrado and Atlantic Forest, waterfalls, spas and leisure activities for all ages. Highlights include adventure activities, Bonito has the largest abseiling platform in Brazil, scuba diving in waters full of mysteries and many options for those who love to overcome their limits and live new experiences.
The gastronomy is influenced by the southern region of Brazil and Paraguay. The typical cuisine of the region is very rich in variety of fish such as piraputanga, pacu and pintado. The city also has cafes, succulent burgers with prime beef, gourmet skewers and so many other options for you to explore daily.
The local culture is evident to those who visit Bonito. The producer's fair with music and attractions happens every week. Visiting museums, social projects and recycling, handicraft production and regional events throughout the year, make tourists have direct contact with residents and their customs in an enriching experience.
Bonito is an invitation to life in its most beautiful and natural form and promotes benefits to all who pass by here.