Comuna do Ibitipoca , Brazil

Comuna do Ibitipoca provides a space for harmonious relationship-building between the human being and nature because we are certain that this connection in combination with respect for diversity, is the key to a brighter future.

Located in in Minas Gerais, Brazil, Comuna do Ibitipoca's more than 5,000 hectares extend through the municipalities of Lima Duarte, Bias Fortes and Santa Rita do Ibitipoca, which borders and serves as protective belt for the Ibitipoca State Park.

The commune began in 1984 with the purchase of the Fazenda do Engenho and today it covers over 5,000 hectares of previously degraded land of which 99% is currently in a process of ReWild: regeneration of native Atlantic forest, flora and fauna. We are an experimental socio-environmental project focused on the human being, and his home, our planet.

Comuna do Ibitipoca - Minas Gerais, Brazil

Comuna do Ibitipoca is guided by the welfare of the people and the planet. We aim to create a fertile environment for happiness to flourish, and we believe that this must be done holistically, involving the fauna, flora and local communities.

Gastronomy is one of the main aspects of the experience. Aiming at preserving and balancing the planet, we have chosen to decrease the supply of animal protein on our menus, and most of the food offered is produced locally, organically. There are 4 dining options with different proposals located in our space to serve the guests of the Commune.

Comuna do Ibitipoca Dining

We believe in sustainable tourism as a way to perpetuate the Ibitipoca Commune, involving visitors with our unique experience, respecting local traditions, people and the environment. In this way we offer an unforgettable and transformative experience. Staying with us is sharing a purpose. Get to know our options of stay and come connect with nature, with each other and, most importantly, with yourself.

To bring even more charm to your stay there is the option to spice up your moment with musical performances, folk groups, sunset celebrations high on the mountain, horse riding, bike trails and crossings, massage therapy, unforgettable outdoor lunches and dinners in remote places.

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Our original structure can even be adapted for special occasions, for example by providing memorable moments in retreats, birthday or wedding celebrations.

Without a doubt, this is a unique opportunity to bring an exclusive group together in a unique atmosphere, accompanied by mouth-watering cuisine, spa services, outdoor activities, amazing experiences and distinctive spaces that will make any meeting more enjoyable.

Comuna do Ibitipoca Activities

We have 10 different circuits in the midst of breathtaking landscapes, waterfalls and mountains of the Commune that can be accomplished on foot, by trek / electric bike, or on horseback.

An invitation for guests to be in touch with nature while exercising and getting to know our space.

 

We believe in sustainable tourism as a way to perpetuate the Ibitipoca Commune, involving visitors with our unique experience, respecting local traditions, people and the environment. In this way we offer an unforgettable and transformative experience. Staying with us is sharing a purpose. Get to know our options of stay and come connect with nature, with each other and, most importantly, with yourself.

Comuna do Ibitipoca Rooms - Engenho:

Engenho Lodge and Casa Carlinhos are the pioneer lodging projects in the Ibitipoca Commune. They are located in the former headquarters of Fazenda do Engenho. Both retain the characteristics of the old farms, such as large rooms, balconies with incredible views of the landscape and the dear wood burning stove in the kitchen.

Comuna do Ibitipoca Rooms

Engenho Lodge

With over 10 years of experience, Engenho Lodge is recognized worldwide as one of the best luxury hotels in the country. It is a colonial style mansion with a beautiful view in the midst of nature.

Comuna do Ibitipoca Rooms

Carlinhos House

Casa Carlinhos is close to everything in the Engenho region. At the same time, you have complete privacy, a charming outdoor bathtub and a wonderful view of Pico do Gavião.


Comuna do Ibitipoca Rooms - Village:

The Village category is geared towards those who want to experience life in an interior community such as Mogol: a charming village inhabited by only 22 people, surrounded by 4 waterfalls within the Commune itself. Locals talking in the square, traditional celebrations, dogs and children playing in the street, birds singing in the morning… all this and much more compose the atmosphere and make Mogol a special place. Currently the site is undergoing works aimed at improvements for guests, staff and local community.

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Freud Loft

The exterior adapts perfectly to the simplicity and delicacy of the town’s characteristic buildings, while the interior reveals a totally relaxed atmosphere with the psychoanalyst Sigmund Freud theme.

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Humboldt Loft

Humboldt Loft was built using the traditional stick-to-stick technique. The bedroom is integrated with the kitchen and living room, forming a unique and cozy atmosphere.


Comuna do Ibitipoca Rooms - Remote:

The proposal of accommodation in “remote places” is ideal for those seeking privacy and connection with nature. Discover an experience that can transform your life, bringing you closer to its essence and creating a deep reflection on your relationship with our planet.

Comuna do Ibitipoca Rooms

Areiao House

Cozy house in the middle of the mountains, with the most beautiful view and dawn of the Ibitipoca Commune. The different possibilities of fulfilling the 26km route from Engenho, make the place an ideal destination, both for those seeking peace, as well as for adventurers who like riding bike or horse.

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Isgone Loft

“Isgoné” is an affectionate reference to the residents’ pronunciation of the original name Eagle’s Nest. A refuge with an impressive 360 ​​° view located at the highest point of the Commune, almost 1,500 meters above sea level. Enjoy sunrise and sunset and the moon in a restricted access location.

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