The Plateau Retreat- Chapada dos Guimarães- Brazil

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  • 5 bedrooms
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Bedrooms: 5

Bathrooms: 6

Sleeps: 13

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The Plateau Retreat- Chapada dos Guimarães- Brazil

Having chosen the location for the Plateau Retreat for its spectacular weather conditions and rich ecological environment, the house was designed and built by the renowned Brazilian architect Shantideva in 2010 .

The structure is arranged on two floors. On the ground floor a large kitchen is situated next to the dining room, a storeroom, a laundry room and a guest bathroom. A large window looks out from the dining room onto an inviting outdoor pool constructed of small white stones typical of the region.

A comfortable living room and cozy fireplace are located on this floor and on one side of this space is a large glass pane overlooking the ...Read more

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The Plateau Retreat- Chapada dos Guimarães- Brazil
Chapada dos Guimaraes, State of Mato Grosso, Brazil

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THE PLATEAU RETREAT - National Park in Chapada dos Guimarães - MT - Brasil

Chapada dos Guimarães (Guimarães Table Lands) is located in a region where three of the most important ecological systems gather in one single state of Brazil: the Cerrado (savannah), the Pantanal (wetlands), and the Amazon. These ecological systems known as "biomes" enrich the region with the unique diversity of its flora and fauna, incomparable beauty and impressive topography. With over 400 waterfalls cascading into small pristine ponds within the National Park , it calls even more attention to itself through the inscriptions scattered throughout the forest on its rocks and caves, left behind by bygone civilizations and its comfort that will please the most demanding guest … The Plateau Retreat is certainly the right place to find all ingredients and inspirations for the new challenges to come.

Located in the geographic center of South America, positioned precisely between the Atlantic and Pacific Oceans, the mystical natural region of Chapada dos Guimarães was declared a World Heritage Site and Biosphere Reserve by UNESCO,creating a unique destination to be enjoyed by all.
The striking table lands, situated 80km from Cuiabá, the Capital of Mato Grosso, contain more than 400 waterfalls amidst one of the world’s richest savannahs, with myriad numbers of species.

Located at the edge of the Brazilian Central Plateau, these lands offer a special opportunity for bird-watchers, nature lovers, trekkers and anyone in search of beauty and peace. The region’s exotic vegetation among its majestic high sand rock cliffs and archeological sites, contain some of the earth’s most diversified fauna and flora.

Bathing in the crystalline waters of its waterfalls the 35,000 hectare National Park of Chapada dos Guimarães offers an invigorating experience among these impressive natural monuments. Those who visit the Park will be able to witness the daily habits of birds and different species scattered among the abundant fauna of the region.

Trekkers can walk through exquisite nature trails surrounded by exotic vegetation, cradled among majestic high sandstone cliffs, covered with prehistoric paintings and inscriptions. Also visible along the trails are fossils of seashells and fish, preserved in clay or embedded in hematite formations. Nature lovers will be able to experience an unparalleled diversity that includes 670 bird species, such as the Pavonine Cuckoo, Crowned Eagle and Red-green-macaws, 80 types of mammals, including the huge ant-eater Bandeira and the Guará-wolf, among many other species.

HOW TO GET THERE:

Cuiabá, capital of the State of Mato Grosso is the final destination.
- Regular daily direct flights are available from Rio de Janeiro, São Paulo and Brasilia by major Brazilian airlines.(TAM, Gol, Azul, Avianca).
- Transfers on arrival and departure are provided free of charge in air-conditioned vans with bilingual drivers. (Airport/The Plateau Retreat - 80km or approximately 50 minutes).

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