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Paradise found !! Escape in nature, peace and luxury on a mountaintop

Luxury private resort
1 of 70Luxury private resort
Villa -
4 Bedrooms , 5 Bathrooms , Sleeps 10
Araras, Petropolis, State of Rio de Janeiro
Paradise does exist!

This private vacation estate is well known for its rich nature, comfort and breathtaking views over the mountain landscape. The idyllic located holiday resort on a mountain top is appreciated as an ideal wedding and honeymoon destination, for family and friends reunions or just as a perfect escape for a long weekend retreat in peace and nature.

The Eco Ranch Reserve has a colonial-style Villa and 3 separate guest rooms. All located around the private swimming pool. Our professional staff is at your disposal to make your stay comfortable and relaxed.

The Villa has a cosy master bedroom with gardenview and bathroom-en-suite (1 couple), a well equipped kitchen, a comfortable living room with an open fire place. The 3 separate guest rooms accommodate 3 couples. The rooms are decorated in a rustic ambiance and have a...
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Listing #HL7158761
About the Owner
Ecolodge Vacation R
Languages spoken:German, Portuguese, English, French, Dutch
Response Rate:95%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:October 2015
Interaction with guests
Be welcome at our ecologic ranch resort and escape in comfort, serenity and full privacy. Our staff will welcome you at your check-in and show you around. We provide home made lunch and dinner. Our cook can prepare and serve you and your group for an extra fee. If you have questions or certain wishes, our team will be at your disposal.
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Reviewed 16 September 2018

Amazing location with beautiful views of the mountain range Petropolis and Teresopolis. Lying in the pool with that view astonishing. Always very well received with all the high quality commodities needed. If you like to ride horses, walk in nature and enjoy little adventures like...More

Thank eschtudio
Climber815092, VR Owner at Paradise found !! Escape in nature, peace and luxury on a mountaintop, responded to this reviewResponded 18 September 2018

On behalf of the staff we thank you for your pleasant stay at the Ecolodge. We were all very impressed with your knowledge about the flora and fauna and your observations of the birds at the nature reserve. Thanks for sharing. We already look forward...More

Reviewed 13 September 2018

Comfortable and clean space. The decor is very tasteful and the landscaping is amazing. The staff is wonderful and the structure is very organized. The place is at the top of a mountain with a single view. At night you can see a beautiful starry...More

Thank tatigoncalvestg
Climber815092, VR Owner at Paradise found !! Escape in nature, peace and luxury on a mountaintop, responded to this reviewResponded 15 September 2018

Thank you for your recommendation. Our pleasure to have you and your family as guests and knowing you want to come back! Look forward to your next stay at the Ecolodge.

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Reviewed 11 September 2018 via mobile

Looking to escape for a bit and emerge into nature? This is the perfect spot: 2 hours from Rio, very charming setting with incredible panoramic views, horseriding, waterfall&hiking, pool and tastefully prepared local food by the hospitable and well trained staff this is one destination...More

Thank Daan K
Management response:Responded 13 September 2018

Thank you so much for your kind words. It was our pleasure to see your family and the children enjoying the most out of what the vacation resort provides. For the kids it's so important to grow up this way in contact with nature and...More

  • Air Conditioning
  • Balcony or Terrace
  • Cable/satellite TV
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Children's Pool
  • Cooker
  • Dining Seats (8)
  • DVD Player
  • En Suite Rooms (2)
  • Fireplace
  • Freezer
  • Game Room
  • Grill
  • Half Baths (2)
  • Housekeeping Included
  • Internet Access
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room Seats (10)
  • Microwave
  • Mountain Views
  • Patio
  • Private Garden
  • Private Outdoor Pool (Unheated)
  • Queen Beds:(4)
  • Refrigerator
  • Sauna
  • Secure Parking
  • Shower Rooms (1)
  • Sofa Beds:(1)
  • Staffed Property
  • Stereo System
  • Suitable For Children Under 5
  • Toaster
  • Towels Provided
  • TV
  • Washer
  • Waterfront
  • Water Views
  • Wheelchair Accessible
  • Wi-Fi
House rules
    Pets not allowed
    Smoking allowed
The estate provides various guided activities, such as horse back riding and hiking. Guidance by our staff, guests should keep in mind that the management of the Eco Reserve is...
    2 Half baths
    1 Shower
    2 Attached (ensuite)
    1 Sofa
    4 Queens
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Rates are calculated based on the latest information provided. Please contact the manager/owner to confirm actual rates for your requested dates.

Please contact the manager for complete rate information.
  • : R 1 204 / stay - Fee
  • Damage Deposit: R 5 619 / stay - Deposit
  • housecleaning: R 1 204 / stay - Fee
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About the neighbourhood
Araras - Secretario is known for its beautiful landscape and is popular among the rich & famous of Rio de Janeiro.
Nearby are the cities Secretario, Itaipava, Petropolis. Rio de Janeiro is about 2 hours drive.
Getting around
Our driver can pick you up from the nearby village Secretario or escort you up to the Reserve. In case you come with a small car with passengers, our jeep will take to up to the estate.
Car advised
How to get there
Airport: GIG International airport: 45.0 km
Contact the host for a detailed route to the Ranch Eldorado.
If you arrive by car in Secretario, the staff will pick you up to escort you to the mountain ranch. Airport pick-up and -drop is optional and can be arranged to additional fee.

From Rio take the BR-040 highway direction Airport - Belo Horizonte.
Continue BR-040 direction Belo Horizonte, until exit 52: Pedro do Rio.
Turn left under viaduct, continue direction Secretario. Once in the village
park your car and contact Daniel again by for pick-up by our driver.
Activities nearby
Fishing Nearby, Horse Riding Nearby, Watersports Nearby.
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