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Location: 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. 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.
How to get here: Fly to Ilhéus (IOS) and take a 2,5 hour road transfer to Barra Grande across 130 km (85 km of paved road and 45 km of unpaved flat road). Alternatively, take a 2-hour transfer from Ilheus to Camamu, and then take a 30-min speedboat crossing to Pier de Barra Grande. It is a very pleasant ride, with a beautiful view of Camamu Bay, the 3rd largest in Brazil. Traveling from Salvador takes a very long time. Take a 45-min ferry boat to Bom Despacho in Itaparica and then a transfer to Camamu. Estimated travel time: approx. 6-7 hours. You can also take a 50-min helicopter flight from Salvador airport to the nearby helipad.
Structure: Villa Kandui 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.
Why staying here: 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.
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