the five most inviting pools in Brazil’s best pousadas

It takes a while to get to know the best pousadas (bed & breakfasts) around Brazil, but travel writer and marketing professional Alison McGowan has been visiting the country from north to South for the past two decades.

With a particular interest in Brazilian history, culture and music she is responsible for researching and personally reviewing the pousadas at her own website Hidden Pousadas, the perfect place to find your stay if you are looking for a special accomodation when in the country.

Here, she picks her top 5 pools at the most inviting pousadas.

  • Pousada Picinguaba
    Praia de Picinguaba near. Ubatuba, São Paulo 
    Alison’s starpoints:  “The views across the bay from the pousada; the superb french cuisine served by the pool at sunset.”
    For more information an more pictures, click here.

 

  • Pousada Côté Sud
    Porto da Rua, Alagoas
    Alison’s starpoints: “Beautiful bungalows with 4 poster beds; the beach and the warm sea just moments away.”
    For more information an more pictures, click here.

 

  • Solar da Ponte Verde
    Petrópolis, Rio de Janeiro
    Alison’s starpoints: “The peace and quiet of the mountains only an hour outside Rio; great vegetarian home cooked food.”
    For more information an more pictures, click here.
  • Pousada Encanto da Lua
    Taipus de Fora, Bahia
    Alison’s starpoints: “The natural swimming pools of Taipus de Fora which appear at low tide; huge suites overlooking the pool and the sea.”
    For more information an more pictures, click here.

 

  • Pousada Lagoa das Cores
    Chapada Diamantina, Bahia
    Alison’s starpoints: “Lying in a hammock just looking out over the view ; massages and sweet herbs in the pillows on your bed.”
    For more information an more pictures, click here.

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