Luxurious Sailing on the Bays of Brazil at Ponta Dos Ganchos
Along the southerly coast of Brazil, about halfway between Rio De Janeiro and Buenos Aires, where the weather is always warm and refreshing, lies the peninsula of Ganchos. This jutting piece of land, north of the old city of Florianopolis, is where you can find beautiful rocky headlands, tropical forests, and glorious white sand beaches stretching for miles, as well as the luxury boutique hotel, the Ponta Dos Ganchos. The Ponta is a beautiful estate that is set along the eastern coast of the peninsula, and which includes several small islets, a private beach, a cinema, and the Spa Ponta Dos Ganchos. Situated on the warm waters of the Bahia Grande Floripa, where guests can swim and sun, and relax for days in luxurious comfort, the Ponta Dos Ganchos provides its clientele with the finest bespoke introduction to the coast of Brazil that can be found anywhere.
Rest in Style and Enjoy Great Food
Among the twenty five bungalows and six villas available at the Ponta Dos Ganchos are the two largest suites at the resort, Esmeralda and the Especial Esmeralda, both of which feature extensive luxury accommodations and spacious ensuite bathrooms. The Esmeralda includes a wine cellar in its structure, and the Especial Esmeralda can boast of a subterranean floor with a Private Fitness Center. Both of these elite residences offer dry sauna and whirlpools, while the Esmeralda includes an infinity pool and the Especial a spa treatment area with matching tatamis. When you are enjoying your stay at Ponta Dos Ganchos, at some point you may enjoy a visit to the estates extensive organic garden, tended for over a decade by staffer Seu Nonô. The Ponta Dos Ganches is dedicated to an ecofriendly model of operation, featuring solar power, recycled wastes and oils, green roofs and a seedling program that has reforested the area. The garden supplies the Estate Kitchen with all of its fruits and vegetables, and fresh seafood is delivered daily.
Bespoke Touring and Water Fun
The Ponta Dos Ganchos can offer bespoken tours of the entire area, including journeys to the fishing villages of the Ribeirão Da Ilha, settled by immigrants from the Azores Islands in the 1750’s. The Avoredo Island Marine Biological Reserve is one of the greatest diving sites in the world, and the staff will be happy to arrange a bespoken dive on the area. Every water sport known can be enjoyed on the estate’s beaches and islets, and a tour of the old city of Florianopolis will be perfect for a day trip.
Fine Dining on Premises
When you dine at the Ponta Dos Ganchos, Chef José Nero will provide you with the freshest seafood in the region, as well as locally sustainable produce and meats. The staff will be happy to prepare your meals to order, and a Culinary Class may entertain many guests, including a daytime harvest of herbs accompanied with a champagne tasting. For social occasions, a sunset meal at the Cantinho da Veleza may be perfect, or you may prefer to dine privately at your villa. Groups can socialize at the Espaco De Bateiras, or enjoy a small gathering with cocktails on the resort’s private island. Whatever your needs, the Ponta Dos Ganchos will provide the finest bespoke luxury experience you could imagine, on the shores of Brazil.