Location: Le Paxa is a luxury hotel & spa located in the rustic village of Caraíva, in the south of Bahia, Brazil. Caraiva is the oldest village in Brazil, offering tranquility and privacy. With its nice beaches, its small sandy streets without cars, Caraiva is the only village in Brazil with underground energy and no public light, preserving its wonderful starry sky.
How to get here: Fly to Porto Seguro (BPS) in the south of Bahia and take a 3,5 hour road transfer south to Caraiva. At some point you will need to cross the river in a short boat ride.
Structure: Le Paxa is a beautiful beach house, with accommodation in its two independent deluxe suites that together can accommodate up to 12 people. The hotel is places in a large garden, overlooking the sea, in direct vicinity of Caraiva river. The lovely Mediterranean-style suites come with fan, air conditioning and a private deck overlooking the beach. The rooms have a writing table and ironing facilities, walk-in showers, a shower and bidets as well. You can get to the centre in 15 minutes and there are also a handful of restaurants in the vicinity.
Why staying here: Le Paxa is a gorgeous property with stunning views, spacious and marvelous setting. Everything about this place is chic, elegant, full of art, like staying in a little folklore museum, and yet still homey and extremely romantic and charming. Here you can also enjoy massage, dry sauna and unspoiled nature. After dark the sky shimmers with stars to every horizon and the only noise is the pound of waves. Explore the river by kayak, take horse-riding trips along the beaches, go snorkelling or relax in the hammocks.
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