Fasano Boa Vista Hotel: A review of The ultimate country estate

Fasano Boa Vista Hotel review via belle vivir blog
 A spectacular shot of Fasano Boa Vista Hotel lit at night.

Most of the people think of beaches, sun, pretty women wearing sexy bikinis when they think of vacationing in Brazil.  In other words Ipanema, Rio de Janeiro.  Little do they know what they’re missing when they choose the beach over the countryside.  Two weekends ago we spent a weekend at Fasano Boa Vista, a country estate at merely one hour and 15 minutes outside of Sao Paulo and my amazement can’t be put into words but, I’ll try.  It’s without a doubt one of the most beautiful places I’ve been in Brazil.  The stunning architecture, which perfectly blends with its site, was accomplished by the very renowned Brazilian architect Isay Weinfeld.  It covers 100 acres of secured and preserved forest with 15 lakes, groves and gardens, 18-hole golf courses, a polo field, stables, tennis and soccer courts and a kids activity center.  The hotel also offers real estate inside the property and a lot of wealthy proprietors owned second or third “French-looking” homes there.  You can see the families relaxing among adults while their babas (nanies) spend time at the kids club where there is usually a lot of fun happening.   There were instances that while we were biking around its beautiful century-old trees-lined-uphill-boulevards I thought I was in Provence.  And if you don’t believe me then believe Hermes.  Yes, “In 2012, Boa Vista hosted the Hermès Cup, in association with the centenary French saddlery, marking the first time the organization has given its approval to an equestrian event outside of France.” Fasano Website

Fasano Boa Vista Hotel review via belle vivir blog

The entrance to the reception of the Hotel is just beautiful.  Couldn’t help to take a picture.

Fasano Boa Vista Hotel review via belle vivir blog
 The veranda was one of my favorite spaces of this place.
Fasano Boa Vista Hotel review via belle vivir blog
The infinity swimming pool.
Fasano Boa Vista Hotel review via belle vivir blog
Fasano Boa Vista Hotel review via belle vivir blog
 Love this place for breakfast in the mornings. Below, how it looks.
Fasano Boa Vista Hotel review via belle vivir blog
Fasano Boa Vista Hotel review via belle vivir blog
 The decor has a very Scandinavian influence.
 One of the restaurants.
Fasano Boa Vista Hotel review via belle vivir blog
 The decor is minimal but so cozy you feel home as soon as you walk in the rooms.
Fasano Boa Vista Hotel review via belle vivir blog
 The view from the room.  All of the rooms have a beautiful view out to the country side.
 My hubby biking with our little one.
Fasano Boa Vista Hotel review via belle vivir blog
 Our little one at the stables.
Fasano Boa Vista Hotel review via belle vivir blog
The Hotel has a huge and great selection of design books.
Fasano Boa Vista Hotel review via belle vivir blog
 Adorable ponies.
The swimming pool restaurant. Below, two of the beautiful homes.

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  • It looks heavenly, Julie! I would choose it over any beach resort. Your son is adorable! Have a wonderful weekend!
    Ada

  • Julie what a fabulous getaway with your family! Love seeing your little guy and your husband having a good time with you!

    xoxo
    Karena
    Art by Karena

  • That is absolutely stunning, almost looks like Southern California..and the horses, I am sold!!
    Have a wonderful weekend with your lovely family!