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Rua Olho da Agua 11 Maranhão, Santo Amaro do Maranhao, State of Maranhao 65165-000 Brazil
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Rua Olho da Agua 11 Maranhão, Santo Amaro do Maranhao, State of Maranhao 65165-000 Brazil
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Uberfluss wrote a review Apr 2018
New York City, New York1015 contributions75 helpful votes
I was most pleased with the service & kindness of the hired staff here. They are very hard working. From the gardener who constantly manicures the garden to the Restaurant & Kitchen staff. The location is perfect to explore a quieter part of dunes. After a couple guided tours, I was able to venture on my own into the dunes & make spectacular discoveries. The food was exceptionally good here. They cook with love here. Love and butter actually, which makes a big difference in flavor since the vast majority of other places in Brazil use Margarine.
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Date of stay: April 2018
LexExelero wrote a review Jul 2017
832 contributions54 helpful votes
If you can't Portuguese, don't stay with Rancho das Dunas, we did thinking they offer international standard service if they demand so much for their room! They were in a hurry to charge our Credit Card 2 month in advance for half the booking, and that is NON-REFUNDABLE TOURIST TRAP!! But when we emailed them a couple of times to ask about how to get there, there was NO ANSWER! Finally we called them to big shock: nobody speaks English! When we asked in Portuguese how to get there, they offered a $ HUNDREDS USD dollars "executive" transport, and otherwise they don't care!! They literally said that it is "not their responsibility" how we can get there, what sounds extremely arrogant given the fact that they charge 4 times as much for a room as other Pousadas in same area. On top of that, they were not willing to book a transfer with the local transport Denilson for us and instead they gave us a number that "didn't exist" when we tried to call to organize the transfer!! Luckily we had one more booking, with POUSADA PARAISO, who to our huge HAPPY SURPRISE SPOKE ENGLISH!! And immediately ORGANIZED OUR TRANSFER with Denilson!! And let us pay by Credit Card! And organized all our tours with their trustworthy guides helping us to have a wonderful stay in the end!!
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Date of stay: July 2017Trip type: Travelled solo
Response from Meiriele F, Gerente de relações públicas at Rancho das Dunas
Responded 4 Jul 2017
Bom dia senhora! A sua reserva foi feita através do booking a onde a senhora deveria ter lido a sua politica de cancelamento. Sobre o transporte, fazemos o agendamento com o preço competitivo de mercado e com serviços de qualidade. Sobre o serviço de terceiros não nos responsabilizamos, não damos indicações pelos inúmeros incidentes que houve na região.Deixamos nossos hóspedes bem a vontade para fazer a escolha. Sobre não falar inglês, em momento algum oferecemos serviços de atendimento internacional, pois estamos num local de difícil acesso e temos um pequeno negocio a onde não e possível contratar um profissional bilingue. Ficamos muitos felizes nos serviços prestados na pousada paraíso que e de um grande parceiro nosso a onde o proprietário fala inglês, tornando esta pousada única na região a onde se fala inglês. Na sua vinda a Santo Amaro deveria ter passado para conhecer a nossa pousada e o nosso serviço de atendimento relatado pelos nossos leitores. Estamos trabalhando para buscar soluções para resolver este problema!
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tdegobbi wrote a review Nov 2015
Trancoso, BA58 contributions33 helpful votes
I spend an afternoon in this restaurant. Unfortunately I did not have time to spend the night there. It is a new and very nice Pousada. Staff is really nice and food is amazing! The pool and outside places are very relaxing. Really recommend!!
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Date of stay: November 2015Trip type: Travelled solo
Response from Meiriele F, Gerente de relações públicas at Rancho das Dunas
Responded 3 Jul 2017
Boa tarde! Agradecemos a visita e o seu relato. Aguardamos o seu retorno para se hospedar conosco! Abraçosss
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Frequently Asked Questions about Rancho das Dunas
Which popular attractions are close to Rancho das Dunas?
Nearby attractions include Lagoa das Andorinhas (5.7 km).
What are some of the property amenities at Rancho das Dunas?
Some of the more popular amenities offered include an indoor pool, free breakfast, and an on-site restaurant.
Which room amenities are available at Rancho das Dunas?
Top room amenities include a minibar, air conditioning, and a flat screen TV.
What food & drink options are available at Rancho das Dunas?
Guests can enjoy free breakfast, an on-site restaurant, and a lounge during their stay.
Is parking available at Rancho das Dunas?
Yes, free parking and secured parking are available to guests.
What are some restaurants close to Rancho das Dunas?
Conveniently located restaurants include Restaurante do Gordo, Dunas Bistro, and Agua Doce.
Are there opportunities to exercise at Rancho das Dunas?
Yes, guests have access to an indoor pool during their stay.
Which languages are spoken by the staff at Rancho das Dunas?
The staff speaks multiple languages, including English and Portuguese.