From your front yard to the beach now that is truly living in Paradise. You can find this on Paqueta Island in Guanabara Bay, Rio de Janeiro. The island is an auto-free zone, so travel is limited to bicycles and horse drawn carriages.
Pico do Frade - Macaé, Rio de Janeiro - Brasil
Maresias Beach, home of the 2014 Surfing World Champion Gabriel Medina, a 2 hours drive from the city of São Paulo.