Fodor's Expert Review Nirvana Beach Hotel

Ponta de Mutá, Barra Grande, Bahia, 45520-000, Brazil Fodor's Choice

While superbly located on the tip of hip Mutá Point, a five-minute stroll down the beach from Barra Grande’s bustling pier, Nirvana Beach Hotel's expansive 6-hectare (15-acre) grounds give guests the sense of being marooned in the tropical rain forest. Each of the five rooms has a private balcony and hammocks jutting out into the jungle, soft candy colors, high ceilings, and comfy beds. The gregarious hosts, Brazilian–English mother-daughter team Bonnie and Jessie, are on hand to organize speedboat trips and share the best places to catch the legendary sunsets, It’s a bit like staying in someone’s house, with guests breakfasting together on at a large communal table set in the piacava pavilion, where you can also enjoy a home-cooked lunch and relax over daily complimentary tea; you may even catch a jam session on the yoga deck when Jesse, a singer, is in the house.


  • intimate, homey atmosphere
  • charming bilingual service
  • beautiful rooms


  • no pool (until 2016)
  • no a/c
  • no TV in the rooms


New, Romantic, Views, Family
On the beach
Casual Chic


Phones: 073-3258 6357


5 rooms
Rate Includes: Free breakfast

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