The best hospital for foreigners, with high-quality care and multilingual doctors (who even make outpatient calls). The clinic works with most international health plans and travel insurance policies.
At Cabo Frio's bus station; two additional branches along the Canal do Itajuru and in the historic Bairro da Passagem.
At the foot of the wooden pier, Ilha Grande's official tourist office offers general information about the island, including rudimentary maps of Abraão village and local trails.
At the entrance to the village of Mauá, the valley's tourist information hut has brochures and photos of area accommodations; they can help with room reservations upon request.
Recently relocated to the historic center, Paraty's tourist office also has a second branch just off highway BR-101.
Housed within the town’s formal entry portal, 3km northwest of the center, this office has English- and Spanish-speaking staff and provides a helpful map.
Report robberies to the tourist police; no major investigation is going to occur, but you will get a police form to give to your insurance company.
Has maps, complete lists of hotels and restaurants, and excellent permanent staff, including the English-speaking Elaine and German-speaking Nair.
The Centro de Vida Independente can provide advice for the disabled about travel in Brazil.
Rio's new City Hall's Directory Assistance. Press 8 for tourist info then 1 for English.