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Salvador and the Bahia Coast Hotels

Makenna

  • Fodor's Choice

Pros

  • Stunning design
  • Good service
  • Beach location

Cons

  • Internet can be slow

Updated 06/24/2013

Fodor's Review

Located on a nature reserve between Ilhéus and Itacaré (30 minutes from Ilhéus), this design-focused lodge offers spacious, minimalist wooden cabins that open directly onto the beach. Owned by German-born artist Thilo Scheuermann and his Brazilian wife, the aesthetic matches sleek minimalism with dramatic contemporary artwork and stunning natural surroundings—a welcome change from Bahia's endless "rustic-chic." A great choice for couples, or those looking to do little but read books and drift between the pool, deserted beach, and spa, before candlelit dinners of fresh seafood. The hotel can arrange a variety of local excursions, from whale-watching to visiting a Cocoa plantation.

Hotel Information

Address:

Rod. Ilheus - Itacare Km 16, Ilhéus, 45653–970, Brazil

Phone:

073-2101–6400

Hotel Details:

  • 16 rooms
  • Rate includes Breakfast

Updated 06/24/2013

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