KENOA HOTEL

Kenoa Beach Spa & Resort is a remote beachfront design hotel in Barra de Sao Miguel, 30 minutes away from Maceio, the capital of the state of Alagoas, just nine degrees south of the equator in northeast Brazil. Inspired by nature, the resort was designed and built using sustainable Brazilian materials in unexpected ways. There are 23 villa-style cabanas, complete with panoramic views of the Atlantic coast, interior gardens, terraces, a traditional Japanese ufuro tubs, and plunge pools in some. Relax under eucalyptus trees in Kenoa's many private outdoor areas. Watch the sun go down from the infinity pool. Visit the spa and try one of the Coffee Treatment.

UXUA CASA HOTEL & SPA, TRANCOSO

UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa is one of the reasons one should visit the Bahia State of Brazil. Enjoy barefoot luxury, one-of-a-kind sustainable design, and genuine warm hospitality. The 11 unique Casitas have been restored and designed by the Diesel creative director Wilbert Das, with help from local artists. Some Casitas date back as far as 500 years! Choose a one, two or three bedroom Casita or the Treehouse - all made from reclaimed materials. Visit the Beach Club, and see why UXUA's Beach Bar is named one of the best in the world. End the day at the spa, inspired by the natural Bahian elements - mangroves, rainforest, sea, and sand. Make sure to try the Almescar Tree Oil Massage, the hotel's signature. All spa products are hand-made from coconut oil, shea butter, Brazil nuts, and dark cocoa grown in the gardens on-site.

CRISTALINO LODGE, AN AMAZON SANCTUARY, ALTA FLORESTA, MATO GROSSO STATE

The Cristalino Lodge is located in the Brazilian Amazon region inside a private forest reserve, sitting on the banks of Cristalino River. Choose one of the 18 wooden rooms or bungalows, carefully designed to blend into the environment and built using natural materials. Wake up to the sounds of howler monkeys. Take the afternoon to read in a hammock on a private terrace. Watch the sunset on the floating dock and listen to the soothing sounds of the river. 

FELISSIMO HOTEL,  BALNEARIO CAMBORIU

At Felissimo you will find great design in the midst of a Brazilian rainforest. Hidden in a tropical garden, and only 500 metres from sea, the hotel consists of 9 suites and 2 private lofts. Relax in the turquoise mosaic pool or take in the sea view from your private terrace. Perfect for people who appreciate great design and secret gardens.

CHEZ GEORGES, RIO DE JANEIRO, BRAZIL

Chez Georges is a luxury villa in the hills of Rio de Janeiro's Santa Teresa neighbourhood. Nestled between the golden beaches of Copacabana and Ipanema, and the lush jungle that surrounds the city, Chez Georges is a unique private oasis, for anyone who appreciates architecture, music, and art. The villa can host up to 14 guests with it's 7 suites. The villa has been built and designed by a renowned architect Wladimir Alves de Souza, showcasing Brazilian Brutalism at its best. Enjoy the 360-degree panoramic views of Sugarloaf Mountain, and Guanabara Bay; large wooden doors; floor to ceiling windows and white walls; complete with a refreshing 15 metre pool. The the most unique feature of Chez Georges is sound-proofed music studio, complete with a control room and recording room, facing the lush greens on the forest. 

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