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Reviewed 9 March 2013 via mobile

Have a nice and pleasant stay here....
And try the breakfast!!
The pousada is in a quiet area, very close from the beach, warm welcome and all spruced up...
Prices are ok, swimming-pool available!
Enjoy!

Date of stay: March 2013
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EloySR, Owner at Pousada Mar do Leste, responded to this reviewResponded 10 March 2013

Thank you very much for you comments. Hope to see you soon here again.

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Reviewed 7 March 2013

Where do I start?
I went to Floripa for the first time this summer, end of Jan (2013) and I stayed here for 7 days. The owner, Eloy is a really nice and friendly guy - all of the staff here are amazingly nice and welcoming.
The room we had (a friend and I) had two single beds (that's what we requested) but also had a spare single bed in a separate room. It comes with a kitchenette, bathroom, and is very comfortable. The location is great its literally a block's walk from the beach and five seconds away from all of the shops at Barra da Lagoa. Barra is an awesome, relaxed place with very friendly people and there's a tiny beach over the footbridge that has some great night parties.

Over all Barra has a mixed crowd - families, 20-30 somethings, tourists and backpackers, as well as locals. It''s the best place on the island (in my opinion).

Our room included breafast every morning, and the entire place has great wifi connections so communicating with my family back in Aus was no problem at all.

Next time i go back to Floripa I will definitely be staying here and its very affordable accommodation.

Oh there is also a pool and a spa!

Noellia

Date of stay: January 2013
  • Trip type: Travelled with friends
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EloySR, Owner at Pousada Mar do Leste, responded to this reviewResponded 9 March 2013

"Barra is an awesome, relaxed place with very friendly people..."

Yes, yes, yes, You got the spirit.

That is one of the reasons Florianópolis is called: " The Magic Island".

Come here how may times you want to. It will be a pleasure to have you here again.

Many thanks for you comments.

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Reviewed 16 February 2013

I definitely recommend the Pousada for anyone who needs a comfortable simple atmosphere 2 minutes away from the beach. The owner Eloy is so welcoming and is always there to help,which makes you feel at home. The rooms are clean and comfortable and there are plenty of places around where you can enjoy a nice affordable meal. the proximity to the beach facilitates life as you can easily relax after being at the beach and go out again. A really enjoyable stay, would be happy to return another time

Date of stay: February 2013
  • Trip type: Travelled solo
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EloySR, Owner at Pousada Mar do Leste, responded to this reviewResponded 17 February 2013

Thank you for your review.

I am pleased you enjoyed your stay with us. You are right, being very close to the beach is something our guests love most.

I hope to see you again in the near future.

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Reviewed 13 January 2013

Barra da Lagoa isn't much removed from the small fishing village that it once was, which is to say that there isn't a wide variety of lodging choices. It's mostly B&Bs, hostels, pousadas, and the like. Given that, Pousada Mar Do Leste must be at or near the top of the bunch. It's just fifty yards from the beach, but what distinguishes the place is the personal care that the proprietor, Eloy, has for the place and his guests. Eloy is everywhere, cleaning the pool, sweeping the deck, offering restaurant tips, arranging transport, straightening up the outdoor furniture. This guy is ON IT, and he's super nice.

Our room was small, but it did include a little ante-room with a table, chairs, microwave, and refrigerator, and the bathroom was spotless. The room was rather non-descript, but that didn't matter because you don't go to Barra Da Lagoa to hang out in the room.

We'd definitely stay there again if we were visiting and the price, at US$125/night, seemed fair given that we were visiting at high season.

Restaurant recommendation: Meu Cantinho. Excellent food with an amazing selection of beers.

Date of stay: January 2013
Trip type: Travelled with family
Thank El_Pelicano
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EloySR, Owner at Pousada Mar do Leste, responded to this reviewResponded 15 January 2013

Steven,

I got the spirit, Barra da Lagoa really was once an old small fishing village. Maybe this is why
Barra da Lagoa is so charming. And the native people, most of them, are so simple and do love
tourists and foreing people.

I have to thank you very much for your nice words.

Come visit us every time you want to, it will be great to see you again.

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Reviewed 31 December 2012

I'd definitely recommend this great pousada for a relaxing break. It is just a 2 min walk onto the idyllic beach. Our room was clean and the maid service was great. It was handy to have a microwave, sink and fridge. the pool was kept very clean, but to be honest with such ASN amazing beach on the doorstep it didn't really get much use! All the staff were really friendly and helpful. OK, breakfast could have been a bit more varied, and the air conditioning unit was quite loud, but these are only minor complaints. A great place to stay.

Date of stay: December 2012
  • Trip type: Travelled as a couple
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EloySR, Owner at Pousada Mar do Leste, responded to this reviewResponded 1 January 2013

Thank you very much for you review and nice words. We are very sorry that the air conditioning unit was quite loud at your room. We will fix it, so everything is gonna be ok at your next stay.

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