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crowborough,uk
Reviewed 3 days ago NEW

This resort was a last minute deal for us turn up at airport and was allocated this incredible resort our arrival was fairly late but the restaurant was kept open so that we could all wind down from the flight and transfer the restaurant was fully stocked buffet style set up with incredibly great food with steaks that could be...

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Florianopolis, SC
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great structure! Great structure! Great pool, beachfront resort, good rooms, good food and good drink! Resort close to "Praia do forte" and "Projeto Tamar", also a great place to meet. It's worth going there!

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Thank Arlei S
Brasilia, DF
Reviewed 17 October 2016 via mobile

If you don't want to move out of the hotel, this is the place, food and drinks/beer during the whole day will just fulfill your needs. Dancing classes and other activities during the day at the swimming pool are fun and the team that works on it are very kind and joyful. The food was much better since my last...

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Fareham, England, United Kingdom
Reviewed 3 August 2016

This hotel is set in a beautiful location right on the beach. It is about 1 hour taxi from the airport and should cost between 250-300 reais return depending on your bartering skills! I would say in general Brazil is one of the only countries I have been to where English is not so automatic for many locals to use....

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1Thank VanessaMassey
Brasilia, DF
Reviewed 21 July 2016

This is my second stay Vila Gale resort in Brazil, I feel this is a little bit different from the first (Cabo de Santo Agostinho) because is biggest, more spacious and there is three different type of room, apartament, challet, challet special, all very confortable. Have a huge pool, a very nice beach close to the hotel to have a...

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1Thank Marcio F
SP
Reviewed 18 June 2016 via mobile

Terrible food n dinks (thanks God that they have coca-cola). Bedrooms will give you a back pain. The traditional local food "acaraje" doesnt come with "caruru", so is fake! To have an omelet you will wait 20min in line. the gym is pathetic so bring your equipment.

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Thank Nelson N
Calgary, Canada
Reviewed 21 May 2016

My wife and I just spent a week here. Before selecting a resort, we read extensive reviews both on Tripadvisor as well as other sites, and decided to stay here. We could not have been happier with our decision !! You've got to take the negative reviews you read online about any resort or hotel with a healthy dose of...

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2Thank Keith S
Lisbon, Portugal
Reviewed 4 April 2016

Extremely poor experience for me and my family. Despite the great location - amazing Guarajuba beach, the hotel is in a terrible condition, with NO maintenance, no staff, and I felt misled by the 5* and the great experience I've had in 2008, 2009 and 2010. You can see the pictures. Broken AC in the room, lot of broken facilities...

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4Thank Miguel2770
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 26 March 2016

A very poor experience for my entire family. The staff was very unfriendly, I have never seen that before in a hotel, especially in a 5-star hotel. There was no comfort, such as pick up of luggage. Moreover, the hamock was missing, the safe not closing the air conditioning leaking, the cards for the room not working etc. and it...

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2Thank Traveller1280
Brasilia, DF
Reviewed 17 February 2016

Hotel location is great, very clean beach and no rocks. The gardens are well maintained and a large number of employees in premises. Lots of food and drink options all day long. At time of booking we had ordered two rooms, one for the couple and one for our two children, at check in we were given 2 bedrooms with...

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Highlights
  • Free Parking
  • Pool
  • Beachfront
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Free Breakfast
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Wheelchair Access
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  • Pool
  • Restaurant
  • Fitness Centre with Gym / Workout Room
  • Bar/Lounge
  • Spa
  • Tennis Court
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  • Air Conditioning
  • Minibar
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  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Free Parking
  • Business Centre with Internet Access
  • Children Activities (Kid / Family Friendly)
  • Free Breakfast
  • Dry Cleaning
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  • Concierge
  • Banquet Room
  • Multilingual Staff
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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
This luxury hotel is located beside the beautiful beach of Guarajuba and is 42 km from Salvador (Bahia) International Airport and 12 km south of Praia do Forte beach. The building is an exotic project utilising exclusively native materials and profiting from the magnificent tropical landscape, the lush vegetation surrounding lakes, a lagoon, and a 460 m long private beach (with lifeguard and security). Surrounded by sprawling gardens, this air-conditioned beach hotel with security has a total of 447 rooms, of which 352 standard rooms, 74 chalets, 18 superior chalets and 3 master chalets. The impressive lobby offers guests a 24-hour reception desk and a hotel safe. Facilities on offer here include four shops, three bars and three restaurants. Guests may also take advantage of the library, the business centre with an Internet connection, and a conference room. The laundry service completes the offerings, and parking is available for those guests arriving by car. The comfortable rooms all come with an en suite bathroom with shower, cosmetic mirror, and hairdryer, a direct dial telephone, an Internet connection, and satellite/ cable TV. Also provided as standard in every luxurious room is individually adjustable air conditioning, a minibar, a hire safe, and a balcony or terrace. There is a swimming pool and a sun terrace with loungers and parasols laid out ready for use within the hotel grounds. There is also Jacuzzi for guests to unwind in. Guests searching Spa treatments may visit Satsanga Spa composed with a set of infrastructures composed by a gym, heated indoor swimming pool, Jacuzzi, sauna, Steam room / Turkish bath, Vichy shower, massages and treatment rooms. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vila Gale Mares

Address: Praia de Guarajuba | Guarajuba, Camacari, State of Bahia 42820-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Camacari
Price Range: $318 - $546 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:4.5 star — Vila Gale Mares 4.5*
Number of rooms: 447
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“Take room away to the pool, to much noise.”
 of 5 bubbles mcfrancica_bsb, 20 Jul 2016 | Read review
“Second floor rooms in the corner of the resort property are quieter and offer better pool/beach access.”
 of 5 bubbles Ksawa917, 21 May 2016 | Read review
“another hotel?”
 of 5 bubbles Miguel2770, 3 Apr 2016 | Read review
“Rooms close to the pool may have problems with noise (pool has music until 6pm)”
 of 5 bubbles lucasb250, 22 Jan 2016 | Read review
“There are some nice bungalows, but I was at an upper floor apartment.”
 of 5 bubbles Forattini, 19 Jan 2016 | Read review
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