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Nature Retreat with Healing Dogs in Brazil, Eco-Lodge 'Bem-Te-Vi'

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1 bedroom
1 bathroom
2 guests
3 nights minimum
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Our place is a unique rustic eco-retreat with friendly dogs in Arembepe, Bahia. Come stay with us, let the Brazilian sun warm your body and our loving dogs warm your heart! . Here, at Bela Natureza we believe in the gentle healing power of nature and animals. We welcome you to stay with us to recharge your batteries, and harmonize with nature and our family of dogs. Our dream is that more and more people come to know this powerful and unique love for the good of our planet and everything in it! . This small oasis, nature retreat Bela Natureza, is about 35 minutes walk to the charming seaside village of Arembepe which hosts the successful marine turtle conservation space Projeto TAMAR, about an hour drive away from the culturally-rich city of Salvador da Bahia, and a half-hour drive from in...Our place is a unique rustic eco-retreat with friendly dogs in Arembepe, Bahia. Come stay with us, let the Brazilian sun warm your body and our loving dogs warm your heart! . Here, at Bela Natureza we believe in the gentle healing power of nature and animals. We welcome you to stay with us to recharge your batteries, and harmonize with nature and our family of dogs. Our dream is that more and more people come to know this powerful and unique love for the good of our planet and everything in it! . This small oasis, nature retreat Bela Natureza, is about 35 minutes walk to the charming seaside village of Arembepe which hosts the successful marine turtle conservation space Projeto TAMAR, about an hour drive away from the culturally-rich city of Salvador da Bahia, and a half-hour drive from international airport of Salvador. . The area of the retreat Bela Natureza is large with many old trees offering nice shade and a chance to cool down. It provides guests with countless opportunities to roam around, be at one with nature, collect mangoes, meditate, and even do yoga or light sports. Here, we offer rental of two little ecological earth lodges and a double suite, named according to the native singing birds: Sabiá, Bem-Te-Vi, and Curió. Each is constructed in a traditional Native Brazilian adobe style from local materials and topped with a handsome thatched roof. The lodges are equipped with modern facilities and internet access, making them suitable for those wishing to engage in creative pursuits such as taking a sabbatical, writing or painting. . Bem-Te-Vi is a cozy lodge with a large and comfortable double bed to accommodate two people. It is equipped with a private bathroom, desk, and storage space designed and made by local artisans. It is perfectly balanced with modern amenities and a warm shower. Bem-Te-Vi is ideal for those looking to work remotely in a relaxing environment, with wifi available throughout, and plenty of accessible sockets within for charging electrical appliances. . For all our guests, we prepare and offer complimentary continental breakfast with tasty regional goodies and tropical fruit. Moreover all guests are welcome to use the refreshment area and all common areas of the retreat, such as the swimming pool, meditation pavilion or hammocks amongst the mango trees. You will have the use of these spaces for most of the day, however, the holistic center occasionally runs healing courses or eco-workshops at which times some of them will be occupied. . Free parking is available at the property for our guests. Please let us know, if you are arriving by car. . Our guests will have the unique opportunity to interact with our many friendly and healthy dogs. The dogs are a great source of affection, relaxation and healing. They are an integral part of the retreat, and we hope that guests will be happy to spend time with them. We’re sure their doggy bliss will rub off on you! . We would like to ensure a completely stress-free stay for the guests. The retreat area is vast, and being here feels like visiting a natural park with friendly dogs, mango trees, wild flowers, and pineapple plants. Sometimes you could spot little monkeys called “miquinhos”, and other small lively creatures. Guests will be able to feel comfortable and at ease, as the large natural area is only shared with our small team and a few other guests (up to 6 people). . The external refreshment area is surrounded by nature, and equipped with a microwave, a traditional clay oven, and a coffeemaker. A well-maintained swimming pool provides a soothing feel on a warm day. Guests have a private entrance to the property, and the cabin can be securely locked. . We run our nature retreat Bela Natureza along principles of environmental preservation, positive energetic balance, reuse and recycling. We kindly will ask our guests to respect this. . Our space welcomes kids as well; it is suitable for children from 6 years on, if they are familiar with dogs and like them. Our family of dogs is very sweet and friendly to our guests, but they have their natural territorial instinct, therefore, we are not able to invite guest with pets. . It is possible to arrange airport pick up for the guests, if they arrive during daytime, for an additional fee. This may be discussed with us directly. Also, guests can take an official taxi from the international airport of Salvador (guests can buy the ticket inside the airport building, which costs about 160 RS). . We would like to let you know more about the option of having a guided tour to the historic city of Salvador da Bahia, or to many places of interest further up the coast such as Praia do Forte, Imbassai, Mangue Seco, and other interesting beaches, rivers and natural reserves, as well to Chapada Diamantina.More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Suitable only for kids which are familiar with dogs and are over 6 years old, the parents are responsable for the kid. The place is run along principles of environmental preservation, a positive energetic balance, reuse and recycling. We will ask our guest to respect this.
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1 Attached (ensuite)
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About the Owner
Evelyn H
Languages spoken:German, English, Portuguese
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:April 2014
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Reviewed January 3, 2020

Evelyn is such a lovely host and she made us feel at home at the same time that she introduced us to the Brazilian culture. The cabin where we slept was gorgeous and surrounded by the amazing Brazilian nature. Overall, an amazing experience we would...More

Date of stay: December 2019
Thank Caricator
Reviewed April 25, 2018

Only gratitude for these 2 weeks spent here. This Retreat is a little dog’s paradise in which you can be in contact with nature and ancient trees and all the elements feeling the love and affection of a whole family of 13 dogs. All with...More

Date of stay: April 2018
1  Thank juliapearson89
Reviewed April 6, 2018 via mobile

This is a beautiful retreat in the lovely town of arembepe. I enjoyed my stay so much and loved the company of the dogs who each have a different personality and make you feel extremely welcome. I would LOVE to visit again. Evelyn was a...More

Date of stay: April 2018
Thank Rose O
Reviewed January 8, 2018

Retreat Bela Natureza is a sacred space for healing. It's my second time at the Retreat and, like the last, it's been transformative. Before arriving, I was feeling unbalanced and exhausted — and the Revitalize package was exactly what I needed to restore my energy....More

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank Robin E
Reviewed January 29, 2017

Retreat Bela Natureza is a refreshing corner in the surroundings of the wonderful village of Arembepe where we could relax our bodies and minds with the pack of magical dogs. It was the first time for us to experience meditation led by dogs, or even...More

Date of stay: January 2017
Thank sugadero
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Reviewed October 25, 2016

My girlfriend and I stayed in Evelyn's traditional adobe lodge for a week and it's an amazing resting place, with good service. Even though the lodge is not so big, we found it perfect to rest and spend the night. It's very cosy and because...More

Date of stay: October 2016
Thank George_8W
Reviewed March 22, 2016

Me and my boyfriend got here in this wonderful Sitio immersed into Nature after a long time travelling around South America, and it was exactly what we needed. Evelyn gave us all information to get here safely and she has been a lovely and welcoming...More

Date of stay: March 2016
Thank Llaurc
Reviewed March 11, 2016

We stayed with Evelyn in February in her beautiful, nature-filled retreat on the Bahian coast. She's a very friendly host, who makes great breakfasts - lots of fresh vegetables and tropical fruits, some picked that morning from the site's huge garden - and is always...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank Marisa P
Reviewed March 11, 2016

I was in the Retreat for a month and it was an unforgettable experience. Dogs will receive and welcome you in their family with a pure and simple love . You have the chance to find a comfortable place in the middle of nature ,...More

Date of stay: February 2016
Thank Paula V
Reviewed February 3, 2016

Our host was extremely friendly, kind hearted, and warm. She made sure that we were comfortable and taken care of, but also gave us our space. The grounds are absolutely stunning with lush plants, trees, fruits, and flowers. The dogs were loving and affectionate and...More

Date of stay: January 2016
Thank Nicole12345678
Amenities
Pets Allowed: No
Smoking Allowed: Yes
Kid Friendly: Yes
Children's Pool
Suitable For Children Under 5
Fireplace
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Kettle
Linens Provided
Microwave
Ocean Views
Playground
Secure Parking
Shared Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
Cooker
Swingset
Toaster
Towels Provided
Wi-Fi
Watersports Nearby
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
City Getaway
Cycling Trips
Rural/Countryside Retreats
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
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Inside a secure condominium, in nature, 600m away from the little country-side village of Coqueiro de Arembepe, where you will find a small supermarket. . We believe in avoiding burnout. Come to this beautiful nature and dog retreat to recharge your batteries, destress, and harmonize with nature.
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Frequently Asked Questions about Nature Retreat with Healing Dogs in Brazil, Eco-Lodge 'Bem-Te-Vi'

Nature Retreat with Healing Dogs in Brazil, Eco-Lodge 'Bem-Te-Vi' is able to accommodate up to 2 guests. See all property details.

Nature Retreat with Healing Dogs in Brazil, Eco-Lodge 'Bem-Te-Vi' has one bathroom available. See all property details.

Nature Retreat with Healing Dogs in Brazil, Eco-Lodge 'Bem-Te-Vi' has one bedroom available. See all property details.

Stays at Nature Retreat with Healing Dogs in Brazil, Eco-Lodge 'Bem-Te-Vi' must last at least 3 nights. See all property details.