Toque Toque (or Tap Tap, depending on where you’re from) is about as far away from the hectic yet beautiful chaos of any Brazilian metropolis. It’s a tiny haven in the middle of lush, relatively uninhabited nature reserves, serving as home to this spirited boutique hotel so remote that you’d find it hard to believe Sao Paulo is a mere 3 hours away. 10 rooms in the middle of 17,500 square meters of landscape fits quite comfortably as you’d well imagine. And here, you’ll find dirt roads, not paved- the artesenal work of caiçaras fishermen, not commercial boats nor yachts trawling the shoreline...and total, complete privacy in an ultra-romantic setting.

Couples will dig the startling views, the private hot tubs designed for deliciously sublime baths, the seclusion of it all. Eco-friendly travelers will dig the owners’ commitment to the Earth- no trees were harmed in the construction of this hotel, water here is collected from a waterfall, and the only energy here is solar powered. There’s even a nutritionist and spa therapist on property to help restore your balance.

EXPLORATEUR EXCLUSIVE- 15% off of the Honeymoon Package including 3 nights in an Essencial Suite with private Jacuzzi, daily breakfast, 1 romantic candlelight dinner, one hour-long massage per person and totally romantic decorations and goodies en suite upon arrival, plus complimentary Natura sunblock for those days in the Brazilian sun. Valid for travel June through September, 2010, rates starting at US $699* . Click HERE for more info and as always, be sure & tell 'em The Explorateur sent you!

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