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Vila Rosa

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Great experience

It was a great experience! Located In a Beautiful landscape, owner did a fantastic restoration of a... read more

Reviewed January 13, 2018
Diego V
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Organic cocoa and chocolate

I spent an afternoon at Vila Rosa to see the organic cocoa farm and not only I saw it, but I tasted... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2017
Yohana d
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Guided tour of a colonial manor house, gardens, cocoa orchard and chocolate factory.Assist the processing of cocoa from the bean till the chocolate bar.Swim in the stone pools, Kayak on the reservoir or walk the forest trails. Eat a delicious meal...more
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Estrada Itacare - Taboquinhas, Itacare, State of Bahia 45530-000, Brazil
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+(55)73-9911-1930
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Reviewed April 20, 2018 via mobile

50Real per person (!!!!!) 👎🏻 for this price should the owner Alan Slesinger train his stuff and send them to a language school. Till today he could not organize a english tour and he is from America 👎🏻 this is very expensive for: - a...More

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Reviewed January 13, 2018 via mobile

It was a great experience! Located In a Beautiful landscape, owner did a fantastic restoration of a early 1900s palace and created a very interesting Cacau tour. Easy to get there too.

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Reviewed October 30, 2017

I spent an afternoon at Vila Rosa to see the organic cocoa farm and not only I saw it, but I tasted a lot of products - local produced - made of the cocoa. My favorite (other than the chocolate, of course) was the "cocoa...More

Thank Yohana d
Reviewed October 17, 2017

We stayed overnight and loved every second! Stunning building with stunning sound effects at night (frogs! haha) and super friendly people. Farm tour was so educational even thought he guide didn't speak English but someone in the group did so we had it all translated...More

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Reviewed October 16, 2017

This wonderful fazenda from the cocoa boom at the beginning of the 20th century has been lovingly restored and is an absolute delight. We stayed in the Coronel's room, which was completely charming, comfortable, and with beautiful views. We had the place to ourselves, and...More

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Reviewed November 15, 2016 via mobile

We had a tour through the fields and production of cocoa on the farm. Although we did not speed Portuguese it was very interesting and the signs explained a lot. The place is ver lovely restaurated and gives a lot of information on the agriculture...More

Thank Jonas L
AlanVilaRosa, Proprietário at Vila Rosa, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

I am glad you enjoyed your tour. I do try to make it enjoyable and informative for non Portuguese speaking visitors. Hope to see you again at Vila Rosa in the future. Alan - Vila Rosa

Reviewed November 11, 2016

Vila Rosa is a great experience! I recommend taking the tour - worked fine despite they did not speak English and we don't speak Portugese. Thera are lot's of posters in English and the experience is about the beautiful walk through the chocolate farm and...More

Thank jhpaulsson
AlanVilaRosa, Proprietário at Vila Rosa, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

I am glad you enjoyed your tour. I do try to make it enjoyable and informative for non Portuguese speaking visitors. Hope to see you again at Vila Rosa in the future. Alan - Vila Rosa

Reviewed November 2, 2016

Located in a very beautiful estate, the house/ pousada is beautiful, and the guide had a lot of knowledge and was interesting (although not in English in spite of the specific request). It is obvious that they produce only in small scales and only for...More

Thank Expedition652256
AlanVilaRosa, Proprietário at Vila Rosa, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

Actually the place is an original cocoa farm and manor house... its not a fabricated.. Disneyland place.. How ever our chocolate production is artisanal ... and on a scale for our visitors to enjoy. Not on a comercial scale where you would not have access...More

Reviewed October 16, 2016

Vila Rosa is must see destination in this area. For chocolate and nature lovers alike. The accommodation and staff are beyond what you would expect for this price bracket. Although we are not Portuguese speakers the staff made every effort to make our stay so...More

Thank Greg D
AlanVilaRosa, Proprietário at Vila Rosa, responded to this reviewResponded September 25, 2017

Wow... such a nice review Hope to see you again at Vila Rosa Alan - Vila Rosa

Reviewed November 20, 2015

We heard lot of nice things about Vila Rosa and we always wanted to experience a chocolate proces. Unfortunatelly we were not lucky to find somebody who can speak english. All staff speak portuguese only. We understood that if you pay some money they will...More

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