Affiliated to the National Geographic Unique Lodges thanks to its commitment in sustainability, private Comuna do Ibitipoca is a destination for nature lovers. The adjoining Ibitipoca State Park, with its 1.400 hectares, is part of the Minas Gerais forest and offers an incredible biodiversity as rivers, waterfalls & natural pools. Guests can also discover Minas Gerais Stunning Colonial Cities and the Inhotim Foundation.
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Warm and temperated climate. From 10°C/16°C in July and 23°C/28°C in January . Rainy monthes, December, January & February.
2h30 from Tiradentes and Petrópolis
3h30 from Rio de Janeiro
4h from Ouro Preto and Inhotim foundation
4h30 from Belo Horizonte
5h30 from Paraty.
The main house of the Fazenda, Engenho Lodge, is a remodeled old farm house at 900m high, offers 8 sumptuous guest rooms with a decoration that highlighting the local handicrafts and culture, together with a living room and a dining room.
6 Engenho Suites (40m² - 430 sq.ft)
1 Reserva Suite (40m² - 430 sq.ft)
1 Gran Reserva Suite (60m² - 646 sq.ft)
Ibitipoca also proposes 4 private houses:
- Carlinhos House with 3 suites ideal for groups, with amenities of Engenho Lodge.
- Eagle's Nest Loft, isolated shelter at 1500 meters of altitude.
- Humboldt Loft, located in a small village called Mogol
- Areião Lodge, in the middle of the mountains
Each Suite feature a king size bed, Egyptian cotton sheet set and bathrooms with both warm floor, bathtub / 1 extra bed max per Suite / Wi-Fi in the house.
All stays are all inclusive including meals, non-alcoholic beverages, daily main guided tour on foot (3h) and one daily yoga class (1h).
Spa and massages & individuals Yoga trainings (extra charge)
Private guided tour (Eng and Por) by horse, 4x4 vehicle, and electric bike (extra charge)
Natural pool with white sands & bar
Stable with thoroughbreds
Engenho Lodge Restaurant
The restaurant is located in the main lodge.
Chef Marly, coached by Claude Troigros loves to value local products. Lunch is served in the wood stove and always made with the garden production of the reserve.
Odette’s Health Bistro
Located at 800m from Engenho Lodge, Chef Dona Odette proposes simple and vegetarian meals prepared with the organics ingredients produced in the reserve.
Ibitipoca is an invitation to get closer contact with nature and local culture. Guests can relax and explore the Reserve with a private guide through 200km path by foot, bike, 4x4 or with thoroughbreds for horse-riding lovers.
Private transfers from Belo Horizonte ou Rio (extra charge)
A hidden retreat… The engagement for local communities and for the preservation of the environment...
The owner's dream…