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OCEANFRONT LUXO, Paia do Forte Beach, next to P. Tamar, Steps to Bars, Rest's.

Bedrooms 2
Space 1,420 sq ft
Property type condo
Minimum Stay 2 nights


About the property

Beachfront, 2 Bed/2 Bath on the point w/2 decks sweeping views and infinity pool

This Unique property is located on the point adjacent the lighthouse and Projeto do Tamar in Praia do Forte. The famed beaches and Piscinas Naturais are directly in front of the condominium. There is an oversized oceanfront infinity pool with swim-up bar and adjacent children's pool. The sprawling grounds are meticulously maintained. The Villa de Pescador's with it's walking street packed with fine boutiques, restaurants/bars/live music, supermarkets, pharmacies and 24 hour banking is less than 100 meters away. Both suites have modern Split A/C units and Queen size beds. There are also two single fold lout futons so the unit sleeps a max of 6 guests. The kitchen has all the modern appliances (microwave, blender, coffee maker, and there is a Weber Gas BBQ just off the kitchen. There are 2 flat panel HD TV's. one 48' and one 42' as well as 5.1 home theater, DVD player and USB/Ipod/MP3 hookups so you may enjoy your own music. There are only 44 units in this private/gated condominium so your privacy and security are always protected. There is 24 hour doorman with full security and 2 underground parking spaces. Complimentary twice weekly maid service is also included.

Shea William Halligan
Member since: 2014
Speaks: english, portuguese
Response time:
Within a few hours
Response rate:
Calendar last updated:
April 18, 2018

About Shea William Halligan

I've been living in Brasil for over 18 years. I spend most of my time Rio de Janeiro and Praia do Forte. I bought this property 10 years ago as a retreat/sanctuary from the hectic pace of Rio. My family and I spend several months a year here and have decorated this property as if it were our primary home. We plan on living there full time in the future.

Shea William Halligan purchased this condo in 2006

Why Shea William Halligan chose Açu da Torre

We fell in love with Praia do Forte the first moment we arrived in 2006. I purchased this unit as it was being constructed within days of arriving here. We've been spending 3+ months a year here ever since...

What makes this condo unique

This is simply the best and most convenient location in Praia do Forte. It also has some of the largest oceanfront open space of any condominium in the area. It is truly a sanctuary, yet you are a 5 minute walk from all the hustle and bustle of the villa and the Projeto Tamar. The Piscinas Natural are directly in front of the apt as is the best snorkeling.


Açu da Torre Condo Accommodation and Amenities

Property Type:
  • condo
  • floor 1
Building Type:
  • building
  • Catering available
  • Breakfast - Booking Possible
  • Lunch - Booking Possible
  • Dinner - Booking Possible
  • Housekeeper Included
Floor Area:
  • 1420 sq ft
House Rules:
  • Check-in: 2:00 PM
  • /
  • Check-out: 12:00 PM
  • Max. occupancy: 6
  • Max. adults: 6
  • Children welcome
  • Parties/events not allowed
  • Pets not allowed
  • Non smoking only
Location Type:
  • Beach View ...
  • Beachfront ...
  • Ocean View ...
  • Oceanfront ...
  • Village ...
  • Water View
  • Adventure
  • Away From It All
  • Family
  • Historic
  • Romantic
  • Sports & Activities
  • Tourist Attractions
  • Air Conditioning ...
  • Clothes Dryer ...
  • Elevator ...
  • Fitness Room / Equipment ...
  • Garage ...
  • Internet ...
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided ...
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking ...
  • Towels Provided ...
  • Washing Machine ...
  • Coffee Maker ...
  • Dishes & Utensils ...
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave ...
  • Oven ...
  • Pantry Items ...
  • Refrigerator ...
  • Stove ...
  • Dining ...
  • Dining Room
  • seating for 6 people
  • 2 Bathrooms
  • Bathroom 1 - toilet , shower , New, modern, fully tiled with glassed in shower.
    Bathroom 2 - toilet , shower , New, modern fully tiled with glassed in shower.
  • 2 bathrooms are brand new, fully tiled with glassed in showers.
  • 2 Bedrooms, Sleeps 6
  • Bedroom 2 - 2 queen , Suite with Queen. 42' HD Plasma TV and Split A/C.
    Bedroom 1 - 1 queen , Suite Queen bed + 2 futons. Deck full ocean views. Split A/C
  • 2 Suites each with new Split A/C units. As this is a corner unit, both suites have windows on 3 sides. The master suite is upstairs w/private oceanfront varanda + hammock and the other suite is on the 1st floor with 42' HD Plasma TV.
  • DVD Player ...
  • Pool Table ...
  • Satellite / Cable ...
  • Stereo ...
  • Television ...
  • Video Library ...
  • Balcony ...
  • Bicycles ...
  • Boat ...
  • Deck / Patio ...
  • Golf ...
  • Kayak / Canoe ...
  • Lanai / Gazebo ...
  • Lawn / Garden ...
  • Outdoor Grill ...
  • Tennis ...
  • Water Sports Gear ...
  • 4 bicycles
  • Long-term Renters Welcome
  • wheelchair inaccessible
Pool / Spa:
  • Communal Pool ...
Onsite Services:
  • Car Available
  • Chauffeur
  • Massage
  • Private Chef
  • Staff
  • botanical garden
  • churches
  • festivals
  • health/beauty spa
  • marina
  • recreation center
  • restaurants
  • ruins
Leisure Activities:
  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • boating
  • eco tourism
  • horseback riding
  • paddle boating
  • photography
  • scenic drives
  • shelling
  • shopping
  • sight seeing
  • walking
  • whale watching
  • wildlife viewing
Local Services & Businesses:
  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness center
  • groceries
  • laundromat
  • massage therapist
  • medical services
Sports & Adventure Activities:
  • deepsea fishing
  • fishing
  • golf privileges optional
  • jet skiing
  • kayaking
  • sailing
  • scuba diving or snorkeling
  • snorkeling
  • snorkeling/diving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • wind-surfing
Twice weekly housekeeping is included in this rental. Additional days are available at an additional charge.


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OCEANFRONT LUXO, Paia do Forte Beach, next to P. Tamar, Steps to Bars, Rest's.
average rating of 4.3333335 based on 6 reviews

The location and pool facilities were great. It bordered the beach and the town was steps away!

  • 5 of 5

Our stay was awesome. After running around Rio and hiking in Lencois relaxing at PDF is what we needed.

  • Submitted: Jan 2, 2018
  • Stayed: December 2017
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Nice house, great condo super safe and clean. House rusty and ammenities not all working

  • 3 of 5

Awesome location in a really nice condominium. Super safe, Great views, and very nice communal pool with great views. The house was comfortable but the kitchen and toilets had rusty. Air conditioning was not working on one the rooms but it got solved within the day. Fans in the room were not working. Some windows did not properly close and mosquitos came in. Very poor wifi coming from the communal pool, we only had wifi in the terrace and it worked very poorly. Good house but somehow espensive considering it was shabby and not properly taken care of

  • Submitted: Nov 9, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: HomeAway
Owner's Response: Dear Maria, I am very sorry that your experience at my home did not meet your expectations. The cleaning crew was there most of the day before you arrived. I have never received any complaints about their work or lack of cleanliness, especially in the kitchen and bathrooms. My home is located on the beach next, to the lighthouse/point and there are constant ocean breezes coming off the water. As such, it is a constant battle with the elements of nature, electronics like ceiling fans, batteries in remote controls and wifi adapters are constantly being destroyed. This was the case with the 1 month old A/C you mention, the salt air had destroyed the batteries in the remote control. This was quickly resolved with new batteries. The same was true of the WiFi adapter in the upstairs bedroom, the the salt air had shorted it out. I am sorry that we were not able to replace it until Monday. Same problem with the ceiling fans, they are set to be replaced next week. I spend 4 to 5 months a year here and it has always been my goal to ensure that my guests have the best experience possible.
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  • 5 of 5

Adoramos o nosso feriado da Páscoa neste lugar paradisíaco. Sem dúvidas, a melhor localização da Praia do Forte! E o apartamento é muito aconchegante e bem decorado! Voltaremos outras vezes!

  • Submitted: Jun 2, 2015
  • Stayed: April 2015
  • Source: VRBO, from HomeAway
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Não muito confortável

  • 4 of 5

O imóvel é bem básico, estava empoeirado, com roupas de cama envelhecidas, não tem TV, nem Wi-fi. E não tem blackout nos quartos, ou seja, as 5h da manhã vc acorda com o sol na cara. Relação custo-benefício ruim.

  • Submitted: Nov 19, 2017
  • Stayed: November 2017
  • Source: Alugue Temporada, from HomeAway
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Paraíso !!!

  • 5 of 5

Apto muito aconchegante, com vista belíssima, mobiliário excelente, Infra estrutura do condomínio muito boa!!!

  • Submitted: Apr 16, 2017
  • Stayed: April 2017
  • Source: Alugue Temporada, from HomeAway
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Muito boa impressão

  • 4 of 5

Excelente condomínio, com ótima área de piscina e localização ao lado da Vila, o que facilita muito o dia dia.

Experiência bastante positiva.

  • Submitted: Feb 2, 2017
  • Stayed: January 2017
  • Source: Alugue Temporada, from HomeAway
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Nearest Airport
50 Kilometres
SSA. Salvador International Airport
Nearest Barpub
20 Metres
Bar do Sauza
Nearest Ferry
70 Kilometres
Morro de Sao Paulo
Nearest Golf
5 Kilometres
Nearest Motorway
3 Kilometres
Estrada do Coco
Nearest Restaurant
20 Metres
Projeto do Tamar
Nearest Beach
1 Metres
Ocenfront, Praia do Forte
Car: not necessary


Rates & Availability

Taxes and fees are additional

Additional information about rental rates

Cleaning Fee $25
Damage Deposit $100

Owner's Cancellation Policy

  • 50% refund if canceled at least 30 days before arrival date.
  • 100% refund if canceled at least 60 days before arrival date.
  • Service Fee fully refunded on cancellations that qualify for 100% refund.

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