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Recanto Magico is one of the charming, peaceful houses at the Vista Alegre Retreat, a place intentionally designed for guests to connect with themselves and with nature.
Three of the bedrooms have double beds, and the other has two single beds.

Recanto Magico House
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The Space
Bathrooms: 4
Bedrooms: 4
Beds: 6
Room type: Entire home/apt

Amenities

Prices
Weekly Price: $529 /week
Monthly Price: $1454 /month
Cancellation: Strict

Description

The Space

Recanto Magico is one of the charming, peaceful houses at the Vista Alegre Retreat, a place intentionally designed for guests to connect with themselves and with nature.

Three of the bedrooms have double beds, and the other has two single beds. There are four bathrooms, three of which are private and adjacent to the bedrooms.

Set apart from the other houses, Recanto Magico has gardens, a waterfall fed natural pool, a deck and barbeque, covered front porch and sitting area, spacious living and dining areas, and four private bedrooms. As a guest renting one of the bedrooms, you will have access to the entire house, pool, etc.

You will enjoy views of the valley and listen to the sound of the river. The house is tastefully decorated with many windows and places to relax, connect, rejuvenate.

Recanto Magico is 3 kilometers from the small town of Santo Antonio. It is located one hour away from the center of Rio de Janeiro, and can be reached by car or by a public bus that runs from Santo Antonio to the Central Train station in Rio.

See my other listings for information on individual room rental.

Background on Recanto Magico and Vista Alegre Retreat Center:
The founders of Vista Alegre believe in the power that place has on our personal and collective transformation.

Vista Alegre is a meeting place consciously infused with energy that awakens the best in the human spirit: creativity manifested through vision and joy. It was designed to help change agents in the co-creation of a more humane and sustainable world.

The experience of Vista Alegre Retreat is quite unique. You can't imagine that just a few kilometers from a major road that connects Rio to the center of Brazil, there is this hidden paradise; embedded in a lush valley, surrounded by mountains and forests and crossed by rivers and streams. The combination of sights and sounds of the forest and river help open you to another reality. These are gates of relaxation, a gift of Vista Alegre, helping you to connect into conversations that matter, letting go, allowing new insights and possibilities.

Vista Alegre Retreats can accomodate groups of 25-30, with four houses, meeting areas, 2 pools, gardens, sauna, and full catering services. If you are interested in hosting a retreat or small conference, please see our website or message me for more information.


Getting Around

Recanto Magico house is located

- 40 minutes from Rio de Janeiro International Airport
- 1 hour from downtown Rio, in the Valley of the Santo Antonio River.
- 40 minutes from Petropolis
- 5 minutes from Santo Antonio da Serra (30 minutes walking)

By public transportation

Bus
From the bus station (Rodoviária) NOVO RIO, take a bus that is going in the direction of Petropolis.
Buses leave every 15 minutes and they cost approximately R$16.
Ask the driver to stop at the entrance of Santo Antonio da Serra (this is after the bus has crossed the toll and has passed the Motel Italo).

Intercity Bus
Take an Intercity Bus (TREL enterprise, bus number: 486C, Seletiva) from Rua do Passeio in Cinelandia (downtown Rio).
Buses leave every 15 minutes on week days and cost approximately R$6.50.
Ask the driver to stop at the entrance of Santo Antonio da Serra (this is after the bus has crossed the toll and has passed the Motel Italo).

Van
Take a van from Central do Brasil, metro station or take a van that is going in the direction of Xerem.
Price R$6.50.
Ask the driver to stop at the entrance of Santo Antonio da Serra (this is after the bus has crossed the toll and has passed the Motel Italo).

Before you arrive at Santo Antonio please let us know. Vista Alegre Retreat is situated 3 kilometers in the interior of the valley. A pick-up can be arranged in advance (R$20).


By car from Rio de Janeiro

1) Take the Linha Vermelha (Red highway)
2) Turn at BR 040 for the direction to Petropolis
3) Pass the toll and continue for two kilometers, then turn at the entrance after Motel Italo and gas station BR - This is the entrance of Santo Antonio da Serra
4) Cross the neighborhood and after about 800 meters turn right at rua da Cachoeira.
Follow the signs on the way. Be careful to follow the Vista Alegre signs and not SINAL signs !
5) continue for about 1.5 km until you see the entrance (Vista Alegre) on your left

Before you arrive at Santo Antonio please let us know. Vista Alegre Retreat is situated 3 kilometers in the interior of the valley.

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