Reserva do Ibitipoca

Location Minas Gerais

Postcode Brazil

Telephone +55 32 2101 5103


Why we love it...

On 8,000-acre reserve

The Place

Located within a vast 8,000-acre private reserve, Reserva do Ibitipoca is a small collection of simple, renovated wooden buildings. The main one, Fazenda do Engenho, is an 18thC reconstructed farmhouse and has eight uncomplicated rooms and a beautiful lakeside location. There are three more unfussy outlying houses with a further seven rooms.
Each building is furnished similarly with soft leathers and draped linens, but it’s the pretty details that made us feel at home: painted windowpanes and shutters complement polished wooden floors, and there is an abundance of soft bedspreads and grand sofas on which to relax.
The reserve boasts waterfalls, grottos and a hidden art installation with guided hikes, horseback tours and electric bikes.
The food is a highlight and without fault, with a large selection of authentic dishes on offer at lunch. Dinner is served – restaurant-style: crisp linens, silver cutlery, fine wine – by torchlight beside a waterfall.

The Essentials

Price Band £££-££££
Rooms 14; 8 suites in Engenho’s farm; 3 suites in Viradouro’s House; 3 in the Mountain houses 2 km from Engenho’s. All bathroom have floor heaters and warm towels, extra large beds with Egyptian cotton
Food Breakfast, lunch and dinner included
Facilities Restaurant, Video lounge, game room, Spa, Sauna, Hydro Stable with mangalarge and Anglo-Arabian horses, Private airstrip approved by Dac
Children Over 14s
Accessibility Access difficult
Pets Not accepted

To Book

Call +55 32 2101 5103

Good To Know

Address Lima Duarte, Minas Geras Brazil

The Location

Find this place: Set in a forest reserve in Minas Geras, three and a half hours drive from Rio

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