The Pernambouc and the Alagoas, superb destinations in Brazil that are sometimes forgotten
Are you looking to discover places with historic curiosities and to be amazed by the idyllic countryside in the Northeast ? Choose to visit the states of Pernambouc and Alagoas!
cife & Olinda are found in the Permanbouc state and are splendid testimonies of Brazilian colonization. These cities were among the first built by the Portuguese colonizers and they welcome you to their charming historic districts to discover some Brazilian history.
In Alagoas, or the Brazilian Caribbean with its sandy beaches and turquoise waters, Kenoa Resort is located a few kilometers from Maceio. It offers a oasis of relaxation in a decidedly upmarket atmosphere with contemporary design and exclusive services, unique in Brazil.
Recife, the « Tropical Venice » and Maceio « The Brazilian Caribbean »
Recife and Olinda were among the first western cities founded in Brazil, and they have preserved their pretty colonial quarters.
In Recife, these are found mainly on three islands whose numerous canals and bridges explain the nickname of “Brazilian Venice” given to the city. You can stroll through its wide cobbled streets lined with colorful houses and emblematic religious Baroque buildings such as the Golden Chapel. Also visit the urban beaches of Boa Viagem and Piedade. Fine sand and emerald waters offer excellent moments of relaxation, to continue late into the night in the many bars, restaurants and discotheques of the town.
In Olinda, the Seven Hills neighborhood is home to one of the most beautiful colonial architecture concentrations in the country. The steep streets with brightly colored façades hide ancient homes and beautiful gardens. They are a delight for architecture lovers with their authentic atmosphere.
Discover a Northeast beach in the luxurious setting of the Kenoa Resort
250km south of Recife, the village of Barra de Sao Miguel offers a magnificent glimpse of the beautiful Alagoas coastline.
In the heart of natural surroundings that remind you of the Caribbean, resource yourself at the Kenoa Resort, a prestigious hotel with exceptional services: apartments with private infinity pools, a gourmet restaurant and a private villa.
The design and decoration with raw materials complete the picture and ensure a completely relaxed stay. A unique place reserved for a privileged few where each moment of your stay will be synonymous with refinement and relaxation. A true oasis of calm and tranquility, Kenoa Resort offers the very best in Brazilian hospitality and catering with the Kaamo restaurant and its chef Cesar Santos. Spend an extraordinary holiday on a dream beach and in a protected coastal environment.
Olinda, an architectural et cultural gem in the Northeast region
« Town of seven hills » 45mins from Recife, Olinda is one of the marvels of Brazilian colonial architecture. It has some superb monuments (the Alto da Se cathedral, the Sao Francisco convent…) along its gently sloping streets leading to the sea.
You will enjoy wandering the cobbled streets that wind between the prettily coloured typically local houses.
Also Olinda and its neighbour Recife, hold one of the most famous carnivals in Brazil with the largest bloco in the world, the Gallo da Madrugada, a musical ensemble that travels through the city with its procession of Folioes, the participants, dancing, singing and laughing behind. A must see for the aficionados of the big festivals If you want to add a historical touch to you trip to Brazil or if you love vibrant festivals, a stay in Recife and Olinda over 2 nights or more will meet all your expectations!
The Kenoa Resort, luxury on the wild beaches of Barra de Sao Miguel
Located at the end of the beach in the village of Barra de Sa Miguel, a paradise at the crossroads of the Atlantic Ocean and Caatinga, the local endemic ecosystem.
The Kenoa Resort is an ideal choice to recharge your batteries in an exclusive and relaxed setting. This luxury hotel successfully combines modern comfort and eco-chic design creating a really relaxing atmosphere.
A holiday in this small masterpiece of Brazilian hotels will offer you a perfect compromise between the sophistication of the place and the calm and beauty of the surrounding nature. This is the perfect address to forget the rest of the world for a few days, and relax.