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Pousada Farol das Tartarugas

3.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua Martim Pescador | Quadra 61 Lote 1,2,3, Praia do Forte, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Ranked #6 of 10 Hotels in Praia do Forte
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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4 of 5 stars NEW

Very good location. Very friendly staff and very good hotel. The swimming pool is right in front of the rooms. I stayed on the main building and not on the bangalos Pictures do not show how good it really is. 50/100 meters from Projeto Tamar. Right on the beach. Recommend!

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Dunsmore, England
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We loved this litle Pousada. It is right on the sandy beach and the Pousada is within a gated enclave so it is very safe. The beach is better than the "town" beach and it is a real bonus not having to walk to a beach with all your gear. The "swimming" pools at low tide are just by the... More 

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Gothenburg, Sweden
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12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 20, 2014

I and my family and also my sister and her family stayed at this pousada for 5 days. It was right on the beach were you could snorkel. But our first impression of the beach was that it wasn't that nice until we realized there were a lot of corals. If you went further to the north you found umbrellas... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2014

The photos on their website don't do it justice. This place was beautiful and perfect in every way. We were there during the World Cup and it was a nice respite from the chaos of the big cities. It is right on the beach, has a great pool and wonderful, clean rooms with hammocks to while away the day. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 14, 2014 via mobile

I've spend a weekend in Farol das Tartarugas in July with my girlfriend, during the FIFA Wolrd Cup 2014. It was wonderfulul. Amazing view, great staff, great breakfast, very clean rooms. The food was very tasty, although you have to order use hour before, because the restaurant isn't open for general public. I strongly recommend the shrimp talharim. I will... More 

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Cardiff, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2014

I've been to this hotel a couple of months ago and was amazed! The surroundings were gorgeous, the little marmoset monkeys running around sometimes were the highlight of my day! The breakfast was delicious too and I really liked the variety! I'll be def coming back :)

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Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 19, 2013

I strongly recommend this pousada. We stayed in the ´Papa Gente´ chalet which is by beachfront and it is spacious, clean and very comfortable. The bed is excellent and the shower a well. It´s also nicely designed with relatively new furniture. The breakfast was impressive with a very good selection and quality: freshly squeezed fruit juices, many tropical fruits, home... More 

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St. Albans, United Kingdom
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15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2013

We stayed in the beachfront cottage, with views over the beach & sea & a 10 minute walk into town. The other hotels are very close. We had our own private large Jacuzzi bath in the bedroom, which had a very comfortable bed, and a separate shower. The breakfasts were excellent with plenty of choice. Weather wasn't great whilst we... More 

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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2013

We stayed 3 nights in early January -- right in the middle of Brazilian school vacation. Part of the relaxed ambiance was the number of families with small children staying here. The nice ladies in the kitchen will prepare snacks on request, including fresh mango, caju and goiaba juices and, with advance notice, prepare delicious dinners. The breakfast buffet featured... More 

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 10, 2012

Visited the pousda in August. Place was clean, has nice pool, good food and is in good location. Only issue was with owners who seemed not to be hospitable. Really irked us that they wanted good tables at breakfast reserved for themselves and sometimes they didnt even appear. With so much choice available we would not return.

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Address: Rua Martim Pescador | Quadra 61 Lote 1,2,3, Praia do Forte, State of Bahia, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Praia do Forte
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:3 star — Pousada Farol das Tartarugas 3*
Number of rooms: 15
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Also Known As:
Pousada Farol Das Tartarugas Hotel Praia Do Forte
Pousada Farol Das Tartarugas Praia Do Forte, Bahia
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#4 On the Beach Hotel in Praia do Forte
#6 Family Hotel in Praia do Forte
#6 Romantic Hotel in Praia do Forte

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