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Guilford, Connecticut
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Reviewed March 24, 2013

This is quite possibly the best hotel we have ever stayed in...and we have been to luxury hotels throughout the world. We stayed here for 6 nights and wish it could have been twice as long. First, it is astonishing architecture. No surprise that it has won major international awards. Second, the individual bungalows are huge...really like having your own... More 

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Reviewed March 5, 2013

Stayed only one night at makenna but now i totally regret it. I should have stayed there for the entire duration of my trip to ilheus and itacare. The chales have a stronv design element but with the right balance to make you feel extremely confortable. The doors open completely and the only thing you see is coconut trees and... More 

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London, UK
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Reviewed September 19, 2012

We stayed here for 5 days as part of a 2 week holiday in Brazil and would say it's the best hotel we stayed at. The resort itself is quite isolated - 30min from Ilheus and about 50min from Itacare - so we ended up just relaxing by the huge pool. There were also some little gazebos on the beach... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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Reviewed April 3, 2012 via mobile

Amazing architecture, great spacious bungalows decorated with taste, delicious food (best we had in brazil) and outstanding service. I don't want to spoil the surprise(s) for you but I have never experienced such attention to detail and thoughtfulness. You think of it, and Makenna would have already done it for you. We had all our meals at the hotel and... More 

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Santa Monica, California
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Reviewed March 29, 2012

The hotel is new (June 2010 opening according to what they told us) and should be a lot busier, but I assume it is due to a lack of reviews/awareness of the hotel. Having traveled a lot in Brazil, it is one of the better hotels you will find along the beach - and equally important - it is one... More 

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Reviewed March 29, 2012

One of the best boutique hotels I have ever stayed at. The bungalows are huge and very well decorated. The food is amazing. We did not leave the resort (except a long walk on the endless beach) for three days and had all our meals at the restaurant. Just try any dish and you ll know what i am talking... More 

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Amenities

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  • Pool
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Restaurant
  • Free Breakfast
  • Beachfront
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
About the property
  • Wheelchair access
  • Beachfront
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Hot Tub
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  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Public Wifi
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free Breakfast
  • Shuttle Bus Service
  • Airport Transportation
  • Laundry Service
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Makenna Resort has a unique design concept of the beach hotels in Brazil. Modern architecture, with refined minimalist feature, reflects the delicacy of the ocean ambient. Lights and colors make the place into an incomparable experience to the senses. With only 16 exclusively equipped bungalows, Makenna offers individualized service. The restaurant with balcony and sea view invites for a complete breakfast. The delightful culinary offerings also please guests who come with a healthy appetite. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Makenna Resort

Address: Rod. Ilheus - Itacare km 16 | Ponta da Tulha, Ilheus, State of Bahia 45653-970, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Bahia > Ilheus
Price Range: $94 - $511 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 16
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“As best we could tell, all bungalows are superb.”
 of 5 bubbles Guilford1, Mar 24, 2013 | Read review
“did not really see other rooms aside from the one that we had which was the mid-level option. we actually had taken the least expensive room and then they moved us up to a better room after we arrived due to availability.”
 of 5 bubbles ers258, Mar 29, 2012 | Read review
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