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Charming house in gated community north of the island, overlooking the sea

Ponta das Canas, SP, Brazil
  • House3444 sq. ft.
  • Bedrooms4
  • Sleeps10
  • Bathrooms4
  • Half Baths1
  • Minimum Stay2 nights

Pleasant and well equipped four-bedroom vacation rental, huge veranda, sundeck

Perched on a hillside overlooking the channel, this three-story, four-bedroom charmer is privately owned and operated.

It is surrounded by a large garden with lush vegetation, sundeck, and open-air shower. Sorry, no pool.

Perfect for families, the airy, well lit and pleasant vacation rental provides plenty of sleeping space for ten people. It boasts a framework of Brazilian hardwood jatoba, glazed openings, microcement floors, and bathrooms finished with exquisite glass mosaic tiles.

Upper floor: one suite w/ queen-size bed, French doors and veranda; one suite with two twin-size beds and two rollaway beds (sleeps four), and one half bathroom.

Lower floor, with (covered) external access: one suite w / queen-size bed and one suite with two twin-size beds.

Intermediate floor: Living room with dinner area. Large veranda furnished with couch, benches, hammocks, dining table for ten people, counter with sink, large portable charcoal grill. Fully-equipped kitchen (except for dishwasher) with gas stove, pantry with freezer and mini-bar (for beverages). Laundry area with sink, washer and dryer, staff bathroom. We do not have a room for live-in maid.

The living room is equipped with loud-speakers w/ MP3 connection, 32-in Led TV with Sky satellite, DVD / Bluray for video games and movies. Playing cards, board games and selection of DVDs for night-time entertainment. The house does not have cable Internet, a mini-modem for notebook / laptop Internet connection (MAC and MS Windows operating systems) is provided upon request.

Ceiling fans in bedrooms and living room. Gas heaters installed outside the house provide hot water for all bathrooms and kitchen. Water supply is not affected by summer shortage, as the community has its own well.

Please note: although small children are always welcome, we forewarn parents that the house windows and stairway are not equipped with safety nets or other devices. The house is not wheel-chair accessible.

A path within the premises leads down to a private area right on the waterfront, with small beach (at low tide) and ramp for small and medium-size boats.

24-hour security, staffed gatehouses; house alarm.

Important: we kindly ask guests not to smoke inside the house. If you would like to bring our pet, please talk to us first, as the community has strict rules regarding animals.

Except during New Year celebrations, noisy parties and social gatherings, loud music and illegal activities are not allowed.

Daily maid service, bed linens and bath and beach towels are NOT included in rental price. Bed linens can be provided on request exceptionally, at an additional charge.

Parking for 4 cars (one covered space).



Member Since 2012
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english, spanish, portuguese
Calendar last updated:
Nov 06, 2017


    • Internet
    • Satellite or Cable
    • Kids Welcome
    • Washer & Dryer
    • Parking
    • TV


      • 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10
      • Master bedroom
        1 queen, suite for 2 people
      • Queen bedroom
        1 queen, suite for 2 people
      • Twin bedroom 1
        2 twin/ single, suite for up to 4 people
      • Twin bedroom 2
        2 twin/ single, suite for 2 people
      • Access to two upstairs bedrooms is through the living room. Bedroom 1 (master suite) has French doors and balcony. Access to two downstairs bedrooms with private entrance outside the house is through covered stairs. The house is NOT air-conditioned. Besides the cross ventilation provided for in the architectural design, the bedrooms and living/dining room are equipped with ceiling fans. We have NO maid's room.


      • 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bath
      • Bath # 1
        toilet, combination tub/shower, bidet
      • Bath # 2
        toilet, combination tub/shower
      • Bath # 3
        toilet, shower
      • Bath # 4
        toilet, shower
      • Half bath
        toilet, toilet and sink

        Location Type

          • Near The Ocean
          • Waterfront


              • Family
              • Sports & Activities


                  • Guests provide their own meals


                      • Clothes Dryer
                      • Hair Dryer
                      • Internet
                      • Iron & Board
                      • Parking
                      • Washing Machine


                          • Coffee Maker
                          • Dishes & Utensils
                          • Dishwasher
                          • Freezer
                          • Kitchen
                          • Microwave
                          • Pantry Items
                          • Refrigerator
                          • Stove
                          • Toaster


                              • Dining Area
                              • comfy seating for 6 people


                                  • DVD Player
                                  • Games
                                  • Satellite / Cable
                                  • Stereo
                                  • Television
                                  • Video Library


                                      • Balcony
                                      • Lawn / Garden
                                      • Outdoor Grill


                                          • Long-term Renters Welcome
                                          • wheelchair inaccessible

                                            Onsite Services

                                              • Concierge


                                                  • marina
                                                  • rain forests
                                                  • restaurants
                                                  • waterfalls

                                                    Leisure Activities

                                                      • bird watching
                                                      • eco tourism
                                                      • outlet shopping
                                                      • scenic drives
                                                      • walking

                                                        Local Services & Businesses

                                                          • ATM/bank
                                                          • groceries
                                                          • hospital
                                                          • massage therapist
                                                          • medical services

                                                            Sports & Adventure Activities

                                                              • fishing
                                                              • hiking
                                                              • jet skiing
                                                              • pier fishing
                                                              • sailing
                                                              • scuba diving or snorkeling
                                                              • snorkeling
                                                              • wind-surfing


                                                                  • Alert/disclaimer: The house has many open spans and NO safety nets for children. Kids are welcome, but they must be chaperoned, we cannot be held liable in case of accident. Important: Except for New Year, noisy parties and social gatherings are not permitted. The community has strict rules and enforces silence. If you must smoke, please do not smoke indoors. Bed linens, bath towels and beach towels are NOT provided. Exceptionally, arrangements can be made at an additional charge. The house is NOT equipped with cable Internet. Upon request, we provide a mini-modem for laptops (MS Windows / MAC 10.3 OS). We have a 32-in LED TV for use with Sky satellite, DVD, BluRay and games, and loudspeakers for MP3 players. A movie selection is available on DVD. Kitchen appliances include microwave oven, toaster oven, blender, sandwich maker, coffee-maker and juicer. Rental prices include cleaning services after check-out, and the gardener, who does garden and premises maintenance three times a week.

                                                                    3 Reviews


                                                                    Latest reviews


                                                                    Bianca F.

                                                                    Adoramos a casa, é um verdadeiro paraiso .... se avista o mar de todos os lados. Otima churrasqueira, otimos quartos, otimos banheiros. Pessoal do condominio muito atencioso. Tinhamos tudo na cozinha .... taças de todos os tipos. A proprietaria é uma pessoa muito especial, preocupou-se com todos os detalhes para que não nos faltasse nada ..... em breve estaremos de volta !!!

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    Agradeço os elogios e também as mudas de plantas que sua mãe muito gentil e generosamente acrescentou ao jardim. Já resolvi o caso da geladeira, obrigada por avisar. Feliz 2016!


                                                                    Luiz V.São Paulo

                                                                    Só temos elogios para essa casa. Sua imensa varanda debruçada no jardim dá a sensação de que estamos vivendo isolados no meio da natureza. A proximidade e a vista do mar completam esse cenário de paz e tranquilidade. Tudo isso ao lado de duas excelentes praias num ponto excelente da Ilhabela. Os quartos e banheiros da casa são amplos e muito confortáveis. Acordar e ficar olhando o mar ainda antes de sair da cama não tem nada igual. Para completar a proprietária é de uma delicadeza total. (na verdade eu não devia contar isso prá ninguém, mas devo ser justo e sincero, então...)

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    Muito obrigada por seus comentários, Luiz. É sempre um grande prazer ter inquilinos como vocês, que tratam a propriedade como se fosse sua. Estou até pensando em criar um cartão fidelidade! :-)

                                                                    Que capricho!

                                                                    Casa sensacional! Ampla, bem localizada e muito bem conservada! Recomendo, mas gostei tanto da casa que tenho receio de ser mal-cuidada por novos inquilinos. Estes devem ter consciencia de que os proprietários sao muito caprichosos e cuidadosos com a casa. Pontos a serem considerados: 1-nao existem (ainda) ar condicionado, mas a casa é bem arejada; 2- Nao ha piscina, mas existe pequeno portinho exclusivo do condominio que é muito bom para um banho de mar.

                                                                    Owner's Response:

                                                                    Fico muito contente que vocês tenham gostado da casa e aproveitado a estadia. Realmente, estamos num local privilegiado, e nos esforçamos para que nossos hóspedes encontrem um ambiente acolhedor e confortável. Muito grata!


                                                                    Ponta das Canas, SP, Brazil

                                                                    Google Earth: 23o 43 '58.22” S - 45o 20' 26.94” W Access Ilhabela: ferry from São Sebastião runs 24 hours a day, seven days a week. Reservations are recommended on weekends, holidays and high summer. Access to property: by paved roads, approximately 7km (4 1/2 mi) north of the town of Ilhabela and 14km (9 mi) from the ferry terminal. No car needed for transportation, local city buses run from 6AM to as late as 1AM. The closest bus stop is across the street from the gated community entrance. Ponta das Canas is an area in the northern edge of the Ilhabela island, overlooking the São Sebastião Channel. It is a very quiet and restful place, great for reading and relaxing away from the town hustle, even in times of greatest visitor influx. The local native wildlife includes lizards, armadillos, toucans, marine birds and countless bird species. The closest commerce is limited to a small supermarket and a few taverns along the shores at Pinto and Armação beaches, approximately 1/2 mile away. Ilhabela is home to a number of fine restaurants, shops, art galleries, and outdoor activities such as sailing, fishing, hiking and water sports. Property available for rental from 21 December 2012, on a first come, first serve basis.

                                                                    Rates & Availability

                                                                    Additional information about rental rates

                                                                    A confirmação da reserva depende do recebimento do depósito e do contrato assinado. Cheque caução de R$ 500,00 como garantia de cobertura de eventuais danos ao imóvel e/ou seu conteúdo deverá acompanhar o contrato assinado no prazo de cinco dias úteis a partir da reserva. A caução será devolvida no prazo de cinco dias úteis após o término do período de aluguel, ou o valor correspondente ser

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