It was the time that the streets of São Paulo are empty at Carnival. Amidst blocks, parades and parties, there are those who prefer to enjoy the period in a more relaxed way, fleeing all the hustle and bustle. We separate hotels that are true havens for the carnival holiday all close to the capital (and there’s one in the city, but it doesn’t even look like it!).
Check out hotels near São Paulo to spend a peaceful Carnival!
Hotel Vila Inglesa in Campos do Jordao
Located just 170 kilometers from São Paulo (SP) – just over two hours by car –, Campos do Jordão It is a good destination to spend Carnival with the family.. During the holiday, the Hotel Vila Inglesa, one of the most traditional in the city, will have activities for children, such as a Carnival matinee and an art workshop for making masks.
It is also possible to take advantage of horseback riding and activities led by recreators, from 9:30 am to 10:00 pm. There is also the possibility of feeding small animals, such as sheep and rabbits, and roasting marshmallows in front of the fireplace at night.
Adults, on the other hand, have the chance to enjoy a welcome drink specially prepared for the date. And if the idea is to relax while the little ones enjoy the festivities, the hotel’s complete infrastructure is a good choice for parents who want to renew their energies. In this case, the tip is to go to the sauna or schedule a massage overlooking the beautiful landscapes of the region.
The contact with nature is one of the great differentials of the establishment. In addition to contemplating countless species of trees and flowers, it is possible to visit the property’s vegetable garden, practice sports on the tennis courts and beach tennisread in the garden by the covered and heated pool, or rest in the hammock.
Rates for Carnival at Vila Inglesa start at R$1,925 per person. Accommodation is in a Standard room and includes breakfast. The reservation must be for a minimum of four nights. Information and reservations via website, Click here.
Fasano Boa Vista in Porto Feliz
With the signature of one of the most important hotel groups in the country, Fasano Boa Vista It is an option close to the capital of São Paulo for true days of delight and appreciation of “dolce far niente”. Located at Fazenda Boa Vista, less than 100km from São Paulo, there are more than 100 bushels of native forest, closed and preserved, 15 lakes, woods and gardens meticulously maintained on the property.
There are 39 apartments, 12 of which are duplex suites with a fireplace, always favoring visual contact with nature. In the rooms on the ground floor, for example, the balconies have direct access to the farm’s land. Tennis courts, farm, kids club, equestrian center, golf courses, swimming pool, triathlon track, spa and, of course, a restaurant with all the Fasano signature tradition are available to guests.
For the Carnival holiday, the daily rate starts at R$5,600 (breakfast included) and a minimum of 5 nights. Reservations can be made via phone (11) 3261-9900 or (15) 3261-9901.
Tangará Palace in Sao Paulo
Surrounded by the greenery of Burle Marx Park, Palácio Tangará is the perfect option to feel outside the capital of São Paulo, even without leaving São Paulo . With a special schedule for the holiday, activities take place from February 18th to 21st and feature live jazz performances, refined barbecues by the pool and children’s recreation until 6 pm.
The program begins on Saturday night, February 18th, with the first jazz show at the piano bar. Until Monday, the 20th, the hotel will receive musicians every night for sessions of the now traditional Tangará Groove. Exceptionally on Sunday, Tangará Groove will be during the Sunday Brunch, served at the open-air restaurant Pateo do Palácio.
On Saturday, the Pool BBQ at Palácio Tangará takes place, with a menu that includes seafood dishes, chorizo and black angus sirloin steak, selected vegetables and several options prepared on charcoal, with the hotel’s recognized gastronomic quality.
The barbecue takes place by the pool and has a DJ to liven up the moment. On Tuesday, guests can enjoy a champagne and caviar bar with a live DJ by the pool. The opportunity is still perfect to take advantage of the space’s leisure area, which consists of a gym, spa, indoor and outdoor pool and kids club.
The package for two people with three nights stay is available from R＄9,050. For more information and reservations, just access the website.
Unique Garden in Mairiporã
In Mairiporã, about 50 minutes from São Paulo, is the Unique Garden. Located close to Cantareira State Park, the last preserved stronghold of the Atlantic Forest in the city, the hotel was born from the idea that good experiences should be lived close to nature. Idealized by Victor Siaulys and with areas designed by Ruy Ohtake, the space has 30 chalets.
The pleasure of breathing pure air, feeling the perfume of the flowers, drinking the special spring water, savoring avant-garde cuisine, made with sustainable products grown in the gardens and greenhouses of the property, and even relaxing with massages for a deserved rest. This is Unique Garden’s just right leisure.
For the Carnival holiday, the hotel put together a package with experiences that prioritize self-care and well-being through activities in contact with nature. It includes sound therapy (sound healing), yoga class, Nature bath experience – walk with organic experience along the way, experience in Jardim Ohtake (pause to take care of the feet with a lighter look, movement and fluidity), tour of vegetable gardens and gardens, in addition, of course, to all the hotel’s available infrastructure such as swimming pools, tennis and beach tennis courts, sauna and fitness space.
The Carnival package costs from R$ 18,860 in Vila Mediterrânea for the period from February 17th to 21st, with breakfast and lunch. Phone for reservations (11)4486-8700 or via website, Click here.
Santa Vitoria Farm in Queluz
In Queluz, between Serra da Mantiqueira and Serra da Bocaina approximately 235 km from São Paulo, is majestic Santa Vitória Farm. Perfect location for those who want to connect with nature and local culture, there are 29 accommodations – 19 in Vila Santa Vitória and 10 in the brand new Vila da Cascata.
In the wellness space, guests will find body therapy rooms, saunas, caldarium, heated pool and gym. The structure has a tennis court, helipad and games room for adults. Among the activities and experiences, there are options for bicycle, horse or 4×4 rides. Highlights include tastings of homemade cheeses and award-winning cachaça from the region.
For the holidays, the 5-night package for the couple starts at R$ 15,000 (standard headquarters suite). For information and reservations, click on the website.
TW Guaimbê in Ilhabela
For those who seek beach, but want to isolate yourself in a cozy hotel, the TW Guaimbê is a great option. With beautiful accommodations overlooking the sea, the hotel offers privacy and comfort in its 16 suites. Located on Julião beach, in Ilhabela (SP), 204 km from the capital, the TW is surrounded by the native Atlantic Forest and offers amenities with several services included for guests.
The program for the five days of revelry includes a luau standing in the sand with a DJ; sax at sunset in the infinity pool, and sunset with DJ. In addition, the hotel offers kayaking and stand up paddle for guests to explore the calm emerald green waters that contrast the blue sky. There is also the option of booking a boat trip along the north coast of São Paulo.
For those who don’t want to take the car or go out to eat, the hotel’s restaurant, Cabana, offers a reinterpretation of the local caiçara gastronomy, with options for every moment of the day.
Packages for Carnival are for five days, and there is also the Maranta suite available, with a daily rate for a couple worth R$ 4,090.90 with breakfast included. Reservations must be made via telephone (12) 3894-1009.
Source: CNN Brasil
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