Canada Bridge Brazil Retreat

Date: Wednesday, February 21, 2024 at 11:00 AM through Friday, February 23, 2024 at 10:00 PM

Venue: Hotel São Sebastião, Florianópolis

 Discover the Magic of Florianópolis: An Exclusive EO Retreat in Brazil

Embark on a three day immersive journey to Florianópolis, a radiant gem of Brazil’s coastline known as the magic island. Nestled between the powerful Atlantic Ocean and the serene Atlantic Forest mountains in southern Brazil, “Floripa” is not merely a destination, it’s a multisensorial unforgettable experience. A melting pot of cultures, it marries the vibrant essence of a subtropical climate with a long-established European heritage, attracting adventurers, wanderers, and dreamers from across the globe. This retreat will take you into the heart and soul of the island, focusing on its culture, economy and traditions, experienced like a local, in the company of a select group of fellow EOers from around the globe

Travel Directives & Hotel Booking Information

You will be flying in and out of Florianópolis (FLN). Most international flights will go through São Paulo (GRU) or Rio de Janeiro (GIG). If you need assistance booking your flights, please contact our local travel agent:

Book your hotel room from February 20th to the 24th by emailing and mentioning you are making a reservation for the “EO Retreat”. Please arrive no later than 11:00 a.m. on February 21st. Departures at leisure anytime after 8:00 p.m. on February 24th. Our special rate applies for 3 days before and after the retreat in case you want to extend your stay.

For any questions, please contact our chapter manager, Stacy at