Especial Da Vila Bungalow
Ponta dos Ganchos is a romantic paradise hideaway set on a stunning private peninsula near Florianopolis, surrounded by the ocean and lush jungle on Brazil's magnificent south coast. Perfect for honeymooners or couples looking to unwind and be pampered.
All of the resort's 25 private villas have their own decks with hammocks overlooking the sea, some with private plunge pools, making this the perfect spot for an afternoon siesta.
Stunningly positioned on a forested peninsula with views of the emerald ocean and its own sandy cove ideal for bathing in, Ponta dos Ganchos is one of Brazil's finest coastal properties for relaxed exclusivity.
The feeling of understated luxury prevails thanks to meticulous attention to detail throughout, from the private dining experiences to discrete, infallible service.
Treat yourself to an indulgent private sunset boat trip whilst enjoying freshly shucked oysters from one of the local farms and a glass of champagne as the last rays cast a magical glow on the forest-fringed shores.
Ponta dos Ganchos, nestled in a secluded bay amongst lush vegetation and emerald green waters, has 25 delightful ocean view bungalows and villas designed by an award-winning Brazilian architect, many with saunas, private plunge pools and Jacuzzis. Rooms are simple in decor yet luxurious with large beds, comfy sofas and neutral colours. Classic hardwoods and glass combine to create a light, spacious feel and bathrooms have oversized showers.
The restaurant at Poncha dos Ganchos serves delicious local seafood dishes and the wine list is impressive. Kayaks, canoes and stand-up paddle boards can be taken out to explore the many beautiful coves in the area. In the winter months, between July and October, one can also take a trip to Imbituba to see Southern Right whales.
Relax beneath the tropical palms, indulge in relaxing treatments at the Spa Ponta dos Ganchos, doze off in a hammock or stroll along the pristine deserted beach front. Guests are invited to head over to the hotel’s private island to enjoy a romantic evening drink or a candlelit dinner.
Please note that Ponta dos Ganchos does not accept children under the age of 18 years.
When to visit
Enjoy watching the sun set over the ocean from your private plunge pool.
Especial Da Vila Bungalow
Ponta dos Ganchos is situated in Governador Celso Ramos, a fishing village on the coast of Santa Catarina state, in the south of Brazil. It's 45km north of Florianópolis, 650km from São Paulo and 1100km from Rio de Janiero.
Florianopolis Hercílio Luz Airport is the nearest airport to Ponta dos Ganchos and is served by several domestic carriers from Rio and São Paulo. Ponta dos Ganchos is a 40-minute drive from the airport.
1 night & 2 day Sailing Expedition - Angra to Angra
Depart and arrive back into Angra dos Reis, a 2-day sail takes you to deserted coves for sundowners, the jaw-droppingly beautiful beach of Lopez Mendez on Ilha Grande, with the chance to get back to nature snorkelling, surfing, meditating and star gazing!
Cooking masterclass at Ponta dos Ganchos
This fantastic foodie experience will give you the opportunity to cook alongside Ponta dos Ganchos' chef, José Nero, creating some mouthwatering seafood dishes and local Brazilian specialities.
Oyster Tasting at Ponta dos Ganchos
Santa Catarina is considered one of the best destinations in Brazil for oyster cultivation. Tuck into some of the coast's finest oysters in the serene surroundings at Ponta dos Ganchos for the ultimate tasting session.
Private beach dinner at Ponta dos Ganchos
Indulge in a romantic tasting menu dinner on the beach at Ponta dos Ganchos, listening to the lapping of the waves and surrounded by torch and candlelight. Each course is paired with a different wine, and designed to use the freshest seasonal ingredients.
Special Island Dinner
The ultimate romantic surprise awaits at Ponta dos Ganchos' very own private island. Enjoy a magical candle-lit meal for two under the stars. A dedicated waiter will be there to serve your every need and each course is paired with a different wine.