Ponta dos Ganchos Resort is a stunning resort set on a private peninsula south of Florianopolis. As one of the most exclusive properties in Brazil, this luxurious yet understated is known for its superb understated service.
Each of the 25 bungalow has sea views and private balconies with hammocks, the larger and more luxurious ones come with extra toys such as outdoor Jacuzzis and/or private infinity plunge pools.
Food is a big deal at Ponta dos Ganchos Resort with many top chefs from around Brazil residing here during the year. Breakfast can be taken anytime and every guest should try the legendary six-course breakfast tasting menu once! Whether you eat your way through Brazilian specialities such as coconut stew or perfectly barbecued seafood on the beach, you’ll be well fed by the time you leave!
Some visitors to Ponta dos Ganchos Resort while away the hours on their private terrace and are not seen for days, however there is much to do in the area. There are hiking trails, tennis courts, kayaks and snorkel gear to take advantage of. Further afield visit local villages, take a boat to oyster farms or scuba dive at Arvoredo Island, one of the best dive sites in Brazil.
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Ponta dos Ganchos Resort Information
- Location & Getting There
Ponta dos Ganchos Resort is a stunning resort set on a private peninsula south of Florianopolis in Southern Brazil, a 50-minute drive from Florianopolis Hercílio Luz Airport.
Each of the 25 bungalows has sea views from its private balconies with hammocks, while the larger and more luxurious ones also feature outdoor Jacuzzis or private infinity plunge pools. The basic amenities include a king-size bed, walk-in wardrobe and hammock on the private veranda. The Special Villa Emerald, being the most luxurious, consists of an open plan living and bedroom, a huge bathroom with floor-to-ceiling windows for admiring the sea views, and a large outdoor veranda with lounges and an infinity pool.
- Indoor swimming pool
- Games room
- Tennis court
- Business facilities
- Dining: 1 restaurant, 1 bar
Complimentary activities available consist of fishing from the beach or island, tennis, hiking trails, kayaking, snorkeling, sailing, whale watching. Further afield, guests can visit local villages, take a boat to oyster farms or scuba dive at Arvoredo Island, one of the best dive sites in Brazil.
No guests under the age of 18 is allowed in order to maintain the peace and tranquillity and because of the nature of the local terrain.