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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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45 reviews
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common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 August 2016

Very nice and beautiful. The crabs walk around the yard, it's so beautiful. Is a very calm and relaxing place. Not for party. It is the perfect place to rest. with an awesome italian restorant in the front, with tables on the beach... just perfect. Totally recommended!

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10 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 November 2015

The Hotel Vila Guaiamu is located just beyond the last boardwalk in Morro de Sao Paulo on expansive grounds set back off the beach. The ground is dotted with holes which are the homes of landcrabs, the guaiamu. It's incredibly charming. The beach in front of the hotel in my open is the best in Morro de Sao Paulo.

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Bristol, United Kingdom
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17 reviews
3 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 September 2014

The location on quiet third beach is ideal if you want to be away from the noise and crowds and is a short walk from the amazing fourth beach. The grounds are stunning and really make this place - there is lots of space between each block of rooms giving you the feeling of solitude which is lovely. The rooms... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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14 reviews
8 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
Reviewed 14 March 2014

Simple bungalows surrounded by the most beautifull vegetation witch is very sad that the bungalows don't have glass windows and we have to keep the wooden windows closed most of the time because of the mosquitos and insects. The rooms need to be update, I've been there 10 years ago and everything looks the same. Breakfast wasn't very good, they... More 

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Seattle, Washington
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22 reviews
11 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 November 2013

A nice little family run B&B (Italians) on beach #3 on Morro de Sao Paulo. Simple bungalow style accommodations on gorgeous grounds surrounded by massive palm trees, exotic vegetation and home to countless little blue crabs that make their home all around the grounds and the island. Morro de Sao Paulo is quite the party spot and attracts a lot... More 

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Tain, United Kingdom
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195 reviews
55 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 84 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 March 2013

I chose this place partly because the Brandt Guide claimed it served the best Italian meals on the Island. In actual fact the restaurant at the entrance is leased to an Italian by the owners. That said its meals were the best we had in 3 weeks in Brazil.The staff were very nice and attentive if, without, the boss, a... More 

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rio de janeiro
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459 reviews
144 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 January 2013

This is a very special place. Unique, surrounded by a mad word. Morro de São Paulo, is now a flashy destination in Brazil. With flashy places and people. Villa Guaiamu, one of the first hotel in in the island, preserves the authentic island feeling , in a natural reserve, with trees, and shadow, and coconuts and of course Guaiamus crabs... More 

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Toronto, Canada
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7 reviews
7 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 March 2012

As if the island of Morro de Sao Paulo wasn't heaven itself..... This pousada is located between 3rd and 4th beach, a 5 min walk away from the hustle and bustle of 2nd beach. The little cabins (humble, yet functional - great water pressure!) are spread on a vast property of palm trees, beautiful fauna everywhere, and native island wildlife... More 

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rio de janeiro
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459 reviews
144 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 210 helpful votes
Reviewed 27 November 2011

Amidst fashionable and flashy new pousadas, that is a place to meet real life on the island. 10 minutes by foot from busy night life however, it is a perfect match between nature and pleasure. Protecting environment and wild life (crabs and trees), a friendly welcome, a gorgeous breakfast.

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Brasilia, DF
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25 reviews
4 hotel reviews
common_n_hotel_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 April 2011

Breakfast and staff are great/ attentive. It feels very nice to be surrounded by guaiamus (crabs) The rooms have a very good size with lcd tv (didn't use) and split a/c. But the bed and linen could be much better. At night a lot of ants walking around, there could be a way of killing them.

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Amenities

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  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Beachfront
  • Free Breakfast
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Room Service
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
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  • Beachfront
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Vila Guaiamú is located on the third beach of Morro de São Paulo, in the middle of the fresh, relaxing shade of an ancient coconut plantation. The hotel has 22 apartments all equipped with air conditioning, tv, minibar and a beautiful terrace with hammocks.WI-FI in the social area of the hotel. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Villa Guaiamu Hotel

Address: 3A Praia de Morro de Sao Paulo, Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare, State of Bahia 59090-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Ilha de Tinhare > Morro de Sao Paulo
Price Range: $71 - $208 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Villa Guaiamu Hotel 3*
Number of rooms: 22
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See which rooms travellers prefer

“bring mosquito repellent”
 of 5 bubbles ConstanzaB, 1 Aug 2016 | Read review
“Ask for a room in one of the single-story buildings. Try to avoid a room in the 2-storey building, which is noisy.”
 of 5 bubbles Mkseatt, 1 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Choose one at the back of the grounds”
 of 5 bubbles Teuchter_11, 8 Mar 2013 | Read review
“Best room is number 16, without any doubt !”
 of 5 bubbles maperrin, 4 Jan 2013 | Read review
“rooms closer to the entrance”
 of 5 bubbles pam2011, 7 Apr 2011 | Read review
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