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Hotel Resort Eco O Forte

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Praia Da Costa, S/Nr Centro, Mangue Seco, State of Bahia 48325-000 Brazil
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The excellent location of this hotel will guarantee a relaxing and silent stay in one of the most favorite beach of Brazilian people. Located on the river side few meters from the Ocean and the Mangue Seco village, the hotel offers river view confortable rooms with a family atmosphere. Internet access, swimming pool, restaurant and many activities as sea turtles nesting area visits are disponible for ours guests.
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Property amenities
Paid private parking nearby
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Pool
Free breakfast
Beach
Canoeing
Babysitting
Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
Street parking
Free internet
Wifi
Public wifi
Internet
Pool / beach towels
Indoor pool
Outdoor pool
Bar / lounge
Restaurant
Hiking
Fishing
Airport transportation
Baggage storage
Currency exchange
Non-smoking hotel
Sun loungers / beach chairs
Sun umbrellas
24-hour front desk
Laundry service
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Air conditioning
Safe
Minibar
Room types
Non-smoking rooms
Family rooms
Smoking rooms available
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Languages Spoken
French, Spanish, Portuguese
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If people watching, night life, shops and tourist facilities are your thing, then stop at Praia de Forte. If on the other hand you are looking for the perfect, palm fringed, white sand beach- pristine (so very clean) and virtually deserted then head 100 km North to Mangue Seco. We have travelled extensively and this is one of the most beautiful, unspoilt beaches we have found- miles (as far as the eye can see) of beautiful white sand, warm water, with a few beach shacks at the Northern end. NO development. Mangue Seco is a sand bar and reached by boat from Pontal on the other side of the lagoon which separates Mangue Seco from the mainland. On arrival into Pontal, a man ran across to show us where to park up the car. He then carried our bags to his power boat, informed Pousada O Forte that we were coming, and we set off across the lagoon. What better way to travel, and on arrival our bags were collected into a barrow and wheeled to Pousada O Forte. This is a simple Pousada facing the lagoon, with a short walk to the beach (where there are no accommodation options). The Pousada provides a good breakfast, and a short, simple and tasty evening menu. The swimming pool is excellent. Rooms are relatively small, and simple, good air conditioning, somewhat dubious electrics, and a comfortable bed. We stayed 2 nights, you could stay longer, but we’d advise against a 1 night stay – you simply would not do justice to this oh so beautiful beach.
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We spent almost a week in this pousada. There is no better place to stay in Mango Seco, close to the beach, close the village. The pousada can arrange everything for you anyway, our trip from Salvador to the pousada were perfectly organized, the staff is very helpful and some of them speak very good french. I highly recommend this place if you want to relax and enjoy endless beaches.
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Let's be fair. There is no other place around to compare this pousada with. But don't get me wrong, this place has many great highlights. Nice location, helpful and attentive staff, great pool and very well maintained. Perhaps a little less rusticness in the rooms might level up the overall comfort, but nevertheless, I do understand that a small hotel, in the middle of dunes, between the sea and a river, might call for it. The main point for me was the food. Great dinner and an amazing breakfast. It has some weak points, yes it does. May need some updating and renewal in the rooms, sure. But in the overall, it is a great place to stay and even better to have a meal and relax.
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Landing by night on this sand beach by the moonlight was an incredible start. From there on it was a dream stay : canoeing on the laguna, crossing the peninsula by food, enjoying the great meals and feeling welcome by the French-brazilian couple that is now owning the place (but maybe not for long)
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This pousada is located on the best location. 800 mtrs from the beach and a few minutes from the small town , over the dune or over the beach at low tide. Nice pool and the best breakfast we have had in 3 weeks in Bahia. What we did not like are the small rooms with also a very low ceiling and no room to put your luggage. Also in relation to the rate. Yves the owner arranged all the transfers from Salvador for us and all was pefect. So overall positive but be aware rooms are small.
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PRICE RANGE
$72 - $126 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
ALSO KNOWN AS
pousada o forte hotel mangue seco
LOCATION
BrazilState of BahiaMangue Seco
NUMBER OF ROOMS
12
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Frequently Asked Questions about Hotel Resort Eco O Forte
Which popular attractions are close to Hotel Resort Eco O Forte?
Nearby attractions include Mangue Seco Beach (0.4 miles), Saco beach (3.0 miles), and Costa Azul Beach (0.6 miles).
What are some of the property amenities at Hotel Resort Eco O Forte?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free wifi, and free breakfast.
What food & drink options are available at Hotel Resort Eco O Forte?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Hotel Resort Eco O Forte?
Yes, paid private parking nearby and street parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Hotel Resort Eco O Forte?
Conveniently located restaurants include Na Cajazeira, Bar.co, and Asa Branca.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Hotel Resort Eco O Forte?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool during their stay.
Does Hotel Resort Eco O Forte have an airport shuttle?
Yes, Hotel Resort Eco O Forte offers an airport shuttle for guests. We recommend calling ahead to confirm details.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Hotel Resort Eco O Forte?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including Spanish, French, and Portuguese.
Does Hotel Resort Eco O Forte have any great views?
Yes, guests often enjoy the river view available here.