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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I went to ilha grande for a 2 night stay with my mum and we were looking for a little bit of luxury. We certainly found it with asalem - the views from the rooms are amazing!!! Simply stunning. And the food was really lovely, with the eating space overlooking the sea. Very special! I have to say you pay...

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Brighton, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 12 June 2016

We stayed in the Eco suite for three nights and had the most wonderful time! The room is huge and has the best view you could ever wish for (despite a day and half of rain!). The food is excellent - big portions and good value for money, and the happy hour passion fruit caipirinhas were the best we had...

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Sydney, Australia
Reviewed 10 October 2016

Had the pleasure of staying 2 nights but wish we had stayed longer. We had the Eco suite and it was beautifully appointed and the view from the large private balcony was majestic. Staff super friendly and the food is of a very high standard recommend the fish and bananas.

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

Pros Secluded location away from main town/port - meant needed to catch a 10min water taxi after dark (20min walk over rocks/through forest not safe in dark or practical with suitcases) but this seclusion gave it a tranquility and privacy unmatched elsewhere. Rooms were bright and airy, clean and comfortable. Food was good value and very tasty - sufficient choice...

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Kilkenny, Ireland
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

We arrived on the worst weekend in August had 3 days of rain The staff at Asalem are excellent and will do everything to help you. Breakfast is amazing and the setting is fantastic. However I would not call this luxury, we stayed in the chalets and while they had all necessities they were damp and had no power in...

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Atlanta, Georgia
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

Took the girlfriend for just 2 nights. Very very relaxing and tranquil. Helpful and attentive staff. This is a Pousada, not a hotel. Don't expect hair dryers and toothbrushes. Do expect a great dinner menu with all food cooked to order and typical Brazilian breakfast. The higher rates are justified here because of the modern rooms as compared to the...

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Dublin
Reviewed 24 August 2016 via mobile

We arrived in the pouring rain and had to climb 74 stone steps to our chalet. What a disappointment - it was a basis fisherman's cottage, old fashioned and dark / possibly damp. The water in the shower was a warm trickle, WiFi and electricity were intermittent. In fairness to the super staff they allowed us to move to a...

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Fremantle, Australia
Reviewed 26 July 2016

We stayed 3 nights and were blessed by good weather, good service, food and plenty of caipirinha happy hours! The amazing staff planned and organised all we wanted to do including dives, tours and romantic candle light dinner by the water. Don't miss the birds in the morning including the rare tiê sangue - the reddest bird you will ever...

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Reviewed 9 June 2016

Still can't get over how INCREDIBLE the view was from Eco-Premium. We arrived via Easy Transfer Brasil, and although the boat pickup was a little confusing (and slow) we eventually made it from the main pier to the property. The staff member spoke little English, but was extremely nice and helped us to get situated without issue. I unfortunately spent...

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Houston, Texas
Reviewed 3 June 2016

We really enjoyed the Asalem. Far enough away from town to feel away from it all, but close enough to pop over by boat whenever you want. Staff was very friendly and helpful with everything, including tour booking. Reception / restaurant veranda area is a great place to enjoy a breakfast and/or enjoy the evening. Rooms are rustic but clean...

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Restaurant
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Free Breakfast
  • Room Service
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  • Kitchenette
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
ASALEM is a seaside hideaway situated in Ilha Grande, a protected reserve of natural land where no cars are allowed. All our 5 enchanting waterfront suites are surrounded by the rain forest that overlooks the spectacular Bay of Abraäo. This proximity to the ocean offers rare, intimate glimpses of sea creatures such as starfish and turtles, as well as abundant schools of fish. The forest brings frequent visitors, including monkeys, squirrels, fireflies, blue butterflies and a wide variety of exotic tropical birds. This unspoiled peace of paradise is the perfect spot for honeymooners looking for privacy: we are 20 minutes apart from the main village walking in an accessible path or 5 minutes by the taxi boat we provide. Apart from the taxi boat service, available 24/7, we can arrange boat trips, transfers, massages, scuba diving, snorkeling and guided hikes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Asalem

Address: Praia da Crena, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro 23968-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Ilha Grande
Price Range: $230 - $331 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Asalem 3*
Number of rooms: 8
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Also Known As:
Asalem Ilha Grande, Brazil
Asalem Hotel Ilha Grande
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#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ilha Grande
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“Get the Eco suite a few stars to travers but well worth the climb”
 of 5 bubbles TraceyB381, 10 Oct 2016 | Read review
“If you can go for the Eco or Honeymoon rooms.”
 of 5 bubbles WatsonandWatson, 26 May 2016 | Read review
“Forget standard rooms go for a suite”
 of 5 bubbles madtraveller6, 30 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Go for the Eco suite”
 of 5 bubbles GJCutts, 24 Feb 2016 | Read review
“choose the ecosuite its worth the extra money”
 of 5 bubbles HalKen, 9 Feb 2016 | Read review
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