Picturesque Luxury Rental in Tranquil Jungle Setting near Itabuna

Maraú, Bahia (Brazil)
1 unit
4 guest capacity

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Accommodation Description

· Kid-friendly · Swimming pool

With its thatched grass roofs, eco-treated Columbia bamboo, salvaged demolition wood, and recycled materials that make up the foundations of the glamping site, this picturesque luxury rental located by a river near Itabuna, Bahia, Brazil, can perfectly accommodate up to four people for a group escape by a tranquil river in the area. This 66 meters squared accommodation features a king-size bed, a single bed, and its own private terrace. The concept of luxury is a disconnection for mundane routines. Just as the exteriors reflect the rawness of the jungle, the interiors are a blend of warmth and bohemian luxury.
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Accommodation Features

  • Bathroom
  • King-size bed
  • Running water
  • Television
  • Twin/Single bed
  • Outdoor pool
  • Air conditioning

This property has eight beautiful bungalows and three suites, which are all very well decorated and nestled in the middle of the rainforest. The glamping site has a communal swimming pool, a resting area, a beach bar with a perfect ocean view, a local cuisine menu and a yoga deck.

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Guest Services

  • Restaurant

Location + Surroundings

This glamping site contains eco-boutique suites that are located in Marau, Bahia, 250 kilometers south of Salvador. Located on the Maraú Peninsula, in the state of Bahia, the Butterfly House lies upon unspoiled beaches, multicolored coral reefs and the ever so present sea breeze. Freshwater ponds, world heritage listed tropical rainforest and Indigenous tribes are just some of the local attractions in which guests will be able to enrich their understanding and knowledge of the fascinating history of this area. Marau is part of a protected conservation area, allowing little urbanization, just kilometers, and kilometers of unspoiled natural beauty. Butterfly is only 15 kilometers from Barra Grande, an authentic Brazilian fishing village, where guests can venture to and explore further. Read More


  • Fishing
  • Bird watching
  • Boating/Sailing
  • Whale watching
  • Biking
  • Kayaking/Canoeing
  • Scuba diving
  • Safari/Game drive

With its sheltered bay and the outlying cluster of islands, the Maraú Peninsula simply begs to be explored by boat. Local beaches are magnificent and the surf is second to none. For water enthusiasts, there are exotic coral reefs, deep natural pools and freshwater lakes to enjoy. On land, the jungle surrounding the lodge teems with exotic wildlife, such as marmosets, anteaters, and armadillos that are common sightings in the area, as well as rare species of plants that are also in abundance. Dozens of nature trails start from the lodge and experts are on hand to explain all there is to know about the region's diverse flora and fauna.

Taipu de Fora is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Bahia and one of the Maraú Peninsula's main attractions. World-renowned for its natural swimming pools, it is paradise for snorkelers and divers and boasts an abundance of marine life including 2,000 varieties of tropical fish. Turtles, manta-rays, and whales often visit these waters, and best of all, low tides in the evening make night snorkeling or diving an alluring option.

The local coastline offers fantastic surfing opportunities for beginners and pros alike. Should guests wish to learn to surf, private lessons can be arranged on a private stretch of beach. The calm waters of Cassange Lagoon are ideal for stand-up paddle boarding, and the crystal clear lagoon is just two minute's walk from the glamping site.

The Maraú River empties into Camamu Bay as a powerful cascading waterfall. Not only is it a spectacular sight to behold, the sheer force of the water makes for a great natural hydro-massage. Guests are invited to take a picnic along or alternatively, they can sample the local freshwater crayfish at the charming family owned restaurant on site.

Humpback whales come to the local waters to breed in October and November providing a rare opportunity for glampers to get up close and personal with the magnificent marine mammals.

The Maraú Peninsula has more than 40 kilometers of beaches lining its coastline, providing an excellent way for guests to explore all their nooks and crannies by bike or quads. Guests should request hiring quad bikes upon arrival. Much of the Maraú coastline is a protected conservation area. Home to the world's second largest rainforest, the Atlantic Forest, it is a fascinating place to explore on foot. Hiking, bird-watching, and guided nature walks offer unrivaled access to rare species of flora and fauna.

Island hopping is a fun day activity for all to join in on! Camamu Bay, the third largest in Brazil, is littered with tiny tropical islands ideal for day trips. Some are blissfully deserted, others are home to small villages with simple restaurants serving delicious fresh lobster and clams. Pedra Furada is one of the most scenic, boasting a natural stone arch carved out by seawater, and Goió island, the smallest of the cluster, has a picture-perfect crescent of white sand perfect for sun-worshipers.

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Accommodation Rules

  • Infants allowed Under 2 years old
  • Children allowed 2-12 years old
  • No parties

Cancellation policy

. Free cancellation up to 7 days
  • You will receive a full refund if you cancel at least 7 days prior to check-in.
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Additional Information

Daily steps are taken to ensure no pollution of the area in which this glamping site lies, and the hosts try their best to educate and teach guests and visitors about the importance of the preservation of nature around the site. Waste is recycled, and the sewer system is designed to produce an environmentally friendly biofertilizer. Read more

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