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Villa Kandui

Marau | Brazil

Nature, connection, comfort and exclusivity. A small hotel of only 7 villas located in front of one of the most beautiful coral beaches in Brazil, a true sanctuary of good energy

Villa Kandui is a charming small hotel located at the beachfront on the peninsula of Marau in Brazil, on the sands of Praia de Taipu de Fora, Peninsula, just 7 km from the charming village of Barra Grande. Fully equipped, an ideal space to share special moments with family or friends. The limited number of guests allows a personalized service and well-being.

Considered one of the most beautiful in Brazil, Taipu de Fora has 7 km of white sand, warm and crystalline waters. All its surroundings are composed of natural landscapes of Atlantic Forest and a beautiful coconut grove. Praia de Taipu de Fora is formed by coral banks that form the natural pools, a beautiful phenomenon of nature! From Villa Kandui viewpoint you can contemplate a constant transformation of nature that displays different landscapes according to the variation of the tides and phases of the moon. At low tide, beautiful natural aquariums are displayed and at high tide the charms of the blue tones of the sea and the sunset are breathtaking.

This villa have an outdoor pool, and a gourmet area with barbecue. There is a large social area integrated with a kitchen and a toilet. Each suite is equipped with a king size bed and a single bed. The bathrooms are open onto small private gardens, bringing a delicious feeling of closeness to nature.

To get here, take a flight to Ilhéus’ Jorge Amado Airport (IOS). The distance from the Airport to Villa Kandui Maraú is 130 km (85 km of paved road and 45 km of unpaved flat road). It takes approximately 2h30min from the airport to Barra Grande. Another option is to take a transfer from Ilheus to the city of Camamu (approximately 2 hours), and then take a speedboat crossing to Pier de Barra Grande. The crossing takes around 30 minutes. It is a very pleasant walk, with a beautiful view of Camamu Bay – the 3rd. largest in Brazil. 

Traveling by car from Salvador to the Maraú Peninsula is the longest. Take a ferry boat (approx. 45 min) to Bom Despacho – Itaparica Island and then a transfer to Camamu. Estimated travel time: approx. 6-7 hours.

For helicopter trips, from Salvador airport, the flight duration is approximately 50 minutes and the landing can be done at nearby helipads.

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