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Luxury Hotel and Villas in the surfing capital of Bahia, Itacaré!

Located on a jaw-dropping clifftop overlooking Resende Beach, Barracuda Beach Hotel and Villas offers a new hotel concept in Itacaré. This little town on the Bahian coast of Brazil has become one of the best destinations for beach lovers, nature lovers, surfers, adventurers and people seeking the unexpected.

This brand new hotel is a refuge in total synergy with the location, providing a connection with nature and the vibrant energy of Bahia. The Barracuda’s key values are attentive friendly service, conservation of nature, thoughtful design, social responsibility, and a commitment to work with the local people to celebrate the regions unique culture and lifestyle. These values are all combined to create the ultimate experience for the guests.

The Hotel

Barracuda Beach Hotel & Villas is nestled in a lush tropical forest with the sound of the waves lapping against the shore. A tasteful design, an abundance of fresh food prepared by local chefs and a welcoming staff full of joy and vibrancy all combine to ensure the guests have a unique holiday experience.

An outdoor infinity pool, sun-drenched terrace and poolside bar all overlook the ocean and are surrounded by lush tropical flora. The stylish laidback lounge area is a place where guests can hang out and listen to music from the record collection.

The Barracuda offers a range of accommodation options all boasting stunning views and providing the perfect place to relax and unwind. Located at Resende Beach, just a stroll from the centre, the hotel offers privacy and exclusivity while having full access to the local culture and all the delights Itacaré has to offer.

Waves at Barracuda Beach Hotel & Villas

Year-round surfing and warm waters are the highlights of Itacaré. The shoulder months September to December and March to June are the best months to surfing in this region, with medium size waves with lots of perfection, light offshore winds and low crowds! The summer (December to March) is characterized by small waves with offshore winds in the morning. Winter, June to September, see bigger waves and constant wind swells, giving a good shape and power to the beach breaks.

The most famous spot of Itacaré is Boca da Barra, a super-long, fun righthander that peels across a sandbank at the mouth of the River Contas.  Across the river are 6km of exposed, deserted beach breaks on fine sand backed by coconut trees. Many of these spots are only surfed by a few surfers because of their remote location and limited access. Surf Lessons and Surf Trips to the nearby breaks can be organised at the hotel.

Why We Love Barracuda Beach Hotel & Villas

The Barracuda team, mostly native to Itacaré, are the hotel’s beating heart. They always strive to provide a seamless guest experience.

A great variety of surf breaks, year-round surfing and warm water! The hotel provides excellent surf services for all surfing levels!

The commitment to environmentally friendly practices through the conservation and restoration of biodiversity. The Hotel also operates in a socially responsible manner supporting ongoing local projects!

Ready to surf in Brazil?

The Suites and Villas

The Barracuda Beach Hotel has 17 suites all with a balcony to sit and appreciate the mesmerizing views of the ocean and the rainforest. The suites are designed to create peaceful spaces that embody the slowed rhythms of life here in Itacaré and provide a sanctuary where guests can truly unwind. All suites are equipped with luxurious touches such as Nespresso machines, handmade vegan toiletries, double showers and the most comfortable beds ever!

Barracuda Villas are facing the sea and have a high construction level. In the central bungalow, you will find the social area and the kitchen. The infinity pool and the suites are connected by beautiful decks. The houses are perfect for groups of friends or families. They offer total privacy and the same friendly service as The Barracuda Hotels. Each Barracuda Villa has from 4 to 8 suites, on average 850 sqm.

The Cuisine

The chefs, natives of Itacaré. have created a menu inspired by their Afro-Brazilian heritage and that incorporates some traditional Bahian dishes along with international dishes with a Brazilian twist. Barracuda’s gastronomy uses locally sourced seasonal quality ingredients.

The Barracuda Restaurant extends out to the sun terrace and has a spectacular panoramic view of the ocean. The head chef Fernando Luz regularly prepares a seafood BBQ and his menu always includes a “catch of the day”. The rooftop terrace of the hotel has a 360-degree view and is the ideal place for an evening “aperitivo” to watch the sunset.

Located at Resende Beach, the Barracuda Beach Bar is a charming wooden Cabana. Lounge music invites everyone to have a chilled-out experience while sipping on an amazing cocktail or sampling some fresh seafood. .

Activities

The Barracuda team has the local knowledge and experience to recommend and organize tours, activities and experiences according to the wishes of each guest. If a guest wants to rest and recharge the hotel is the perfect place to do just that. If a guest wants to venture out to discover a secluded beach, live the local culture or do some water sports this can be arranged. The list of journeys on offer includes walking trails through the tropical forest, fishing, boat trips down the river to bathe under a waterfall, stand-up paddleboarding, and more!

Spa

Itacaré provides moments of self-discovery and self-care. Being well with yourself and achieving a more balanced mind, is the basis for enjoying in a more intense way
the whole experience. Get a massage on the veranda with the sea breeze, the sound of birds, and the smell of the blends made with their essential oils. Sunset Yoga and Meditation are also available for maximum restore and relaxation.

Get There

The nearest airport is the Ilhéus Airport – IOS, located 70km from the Hotel. The trip from the airport takes approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes. The journey allows you a chance to get to know the beautiful landscapes of the Bahian coast and appreciate the exuberant Atlantic Forest. The Barracuda Beach Hotel offers a private transfer service between Ilhéus airport and the Hotel and has also a certified heliport.

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Luxury Hotel and Villas in the surfing capital of Bahia, Itacaré!

Located on a jaw-dropping clifftop overlooking Resende Beach, Barracuda Beach Hotel and Villas offers a new hotel concept in Itacaré. This little town on the Bahian coast of Brazil has become one of the best destinations for beach lovers, nature lovers, surfers, adventurers and people seeking the unexpected.

This brand new hotel is a refuge in total synergy with the location, providing a connection with nature and the vibrant energy of Bahia. The Barracuda’s key values are attentive friendly service, conservation of nature, thoughtful design, social responsibility, and a commitment to work with the local people to celebrate the regions unique culture and lifestyle. These values are all combined to create the ultimate experience for the guests.

The Hotel

Barracuda Beach Hotel & Villas is nestled in a lush tropical forest with the sound of the waves lapping against the shore. A tasteful design, an abundance of fresh food prepared by local chefs and a welcoming staff full of joy and vibrancy all combine to ensure the guests have a unique holiday experience.

An outdoor infinity pool, sun-drenched terrace and poolside bar all overlook the ocean and are surrounded by lush tropical flora. The stylish laidback lounge area is a place where guests can hang out and listen to music from the record collection.

The Barracuda offers a range of accommodation options all boasting stunning views and providing the perfect place to relax and unwind. Located at Resende Beach, just a stroll from the centre, the hotel offers privacy and exclusivity while having full access to the local culture and all the delights Itacaré has to offer.

Waves at Barracuda Beach Hotel & Villas

Year-round surfing and warm waters are the highlights of Itacaré. The shoulder months September to December and March to June are the best months to surfing in this region, with medium size waves with lots of perfection, light offshore winds and low crowds! The summer (December to March) is characterized by small waves with offshore winds in the morning. Winter, June to September, see bigger waves and constant wind swells, giving a good shape and power to the beach breaks.

The most famous spot of Itacaré is Boca da Barra, a super-long, fun righthander that peels across a sandbank at the mouth of the River Contas.  Across the river are 6km of exposed, deserted beach breaks on fine sand backed by coconut trees. Many of these spots are only surfed by a few surfers because of their remote location and limited access. Surf Lessons and Surf Trips to the nearby breaks can be organised at the hotel.

Why We Love Barracuda Beach Hotel & Villas

The Barracuda team, mostly native to Itacaré, are the hotel’s beating heart. They always strive to provide a seamless guest experience.

A great variety of surf breaks, year-round surfing and warm water! The hotel provides excellent surf services for all surfing levels!

The commitment to environmentally friendly practices through the conservation and restoration of biodiversity. The Hotel also operates in a socially responsible manner supporting ongoing local projects!

Ready to surf in Brazil?

The Suites and Villas

The Barracuda Beach Hotel has 17 suites all with a balcony to sit and appreciate the mesmerizing views of the ocean and the rainforest. The suites are designed to create peaceful spaces that embody the slowed rhythms of life here in Itacaré and provide a sanctuary where guests can truly unwind. All suites are equipped with luxurious touches such as Nespresso machines, handmade vegan toiletries, double showers and the most comfortable beds ever!

Barracuda Villas are facing the sea and have a high construction level. In the central bungalow, you will find the social area and the kitchen. The infinity pool and the suites are connected by beautiful decks. The houses are perfect for groups of friends or families. They offer total privacy and the same friendly service as The Barracuda Hotels. Each Barracuda Villa has from 4 to 8 suites, on average 850 sqm.

The Cuisine

The chefs, natives of Itacaré. have created a menu inspired by their Afro-Brazilian heritage and that incorporates some traditional Bahian dishes along with international dishes with a Brazilian twist. Barracuda’s gastronomy uses locally sourced seasonal quality ingredients.

The Barracuda Restaurant extends out to the sun terrace and has a spectacular panoramic view of the ocean. The head chef Fernando Luz regularly prepares a seafood BBQ and his menu always includes a “catch of the day”. The rooftop terrace of the hotel has a 360-degree view and is the ideal place for an evening “aperitivo” to watch the sunset.

Located at Resende Beach, the Barracuda Beach Bar is a charming wooden Cabana. Lounge music invites everyone to have a chilled-out experience while sipping on an amazing cocktail or sampling some fresh seafood. .

Activities

The Barracuda team has the local knowledge and experience to recommend and organize tours, activities and experiences according to the wishes of each guest. If a guest wants to rest and recharge the hotel is the perfect place to do just that. If a guest wants to venture out to discover a secluded beach, live the local culture or do some water sports this can be arranged. The list of journeys on offer includes walking trails through the tropical forest, fishing, boat trips down the river to bathe under a waterfall, stand-up paddleboarding, and more!

Spa

Itacaré provides moments of self-discovery and self-care. Being well with yourself and achieving a more balanced mind, is the basis for enjoying in a more intense way
the whole experience. Get a massage on the veranda with the sea breeze, the sound of birds, and the smell of the blends made with their essential oils. Sunset Yoga and Meditation are also available for maximum restore and relaxation.

Get There

The nearest airport is the Ilhéus Airport – IOS, located 70km from the Hotel. The trip from the airport takes approximately 1 hour and 20 minutes. The journey allows you a chance to get to know the beautiful landscapes of the Bahian coast and appreciate the exuberant Atlantic Forest. The Barracuda Beach Hotel offers a private transfer service between Ilhéus airport and the Hotel and has also a certified heliport.

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Omar AlJammaz 07/07/22

Trustpilot
Great service. Quick response.

Sue Christy 06/09/22

Trustpilot
Giulia and Awave were great. Highly recommended to others.

Gavin 06/08/22

Trustpilot
James is a legend & will get everything you need for your trip setup & take care of all your needs. It was super easy & he responds to all emails very fast!

Oli 09/05/22

Trustpilot
Everything was perfect!

Garret Cleary 06/03/22

Trustpilot
They were great for our trip to the Maldives. Very fast response times to any questions we had and overall really helpful.

Gadi Haliva 07/17/22

Trustpilot
excellent service all the way . will use this service again

Anthony Luczkow 07/11/22

Trustpilot
James and the team at Awave do great work! Our trip was seamless the whole way through, which is really all you can ever ask for...plus the waves were great

Ray-Mie Nederland 05/30/22

Trustpilot
We booked a trip to Niyama Maldives (13 - 20 May 2022) with Awave.

Before deciding to go to Niyama I had close contact with Giulia about what would be the best resort for that season. Giulia responded almost immediately and gave us good and detailled advice about the surf and of course also about the resort.

We had a great trip! The resort was just prefect as well as the service! Unfortunately the waves were a bit choppy and the wind cross/ onshore, but that's mother nature....... (and May is a very difficult month for the Maldives). We still surfed every day in fun size waves and had a great time.

Would definitely recommend Niyama as well as booking with Awave!

Benjamin Soto 09/13/22

Google
the service we got froma James was excelent. He answer really fast and always willing to help. He provided super usefull information and good tips.

George Nexus 09/14/22

Google
Great communication, fantastic care and attention from James who is very knowledgeable and approachable, and the product recommended to us as an alternative, Ayada, was a real paradise. We had very high expectations and we were really impressed with everything (apart from the the quality of the surfboards for hire). :)
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