Refúgio dos Falcões

Estrada Antiga de Lumiar, Km 2,5, Alto 50, Nova Friburgo, Brazil
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Hotel Description

Hidden away among luxuriant Atlantic forest, the Refúgio dos Falcões is an ideal place to immerse oneself in the beauty of nature and indulge in natural spa treatments that restore the body to health and vitality. The hotel is set on 75 forested acres inhabited by native tiriba birds and crisscrossed with hiking trails of varying lengths and levels of difficulty. There is an outdoor swimming pool heated with solar power, a natural spring water pool, a steam room, Jacuzzi, hydrowall and cozy guest lounge with a fireplace. The spa is staffed with certified professionals who provide nutrition advice, skin treatments, hair styling, manicures, hot stone massages, yoga, tai-chi, reflexology and many more therapeutic services. There is a terrace with spectacular views of the surrounding hills and an octagonal movie room with panoramic windows and bean bag chairs for curling up and relaxing on in the evening. The movie room also doubles as a conference, meditation and yoga room. The guest rooms, meanwhile, are elegant retreats with rustic wooden furniture and high-pressure showers, pure cotton sheets, goose down pillows, minibars and flat screen TVs with cable and HBO. All of the guest rooms have views of either the forest or the gardens and are serenaded by birdsong.


The hotel is located in Mury, a suburb of Nova Friburgo, surrounded by Atlantic forest about 4,000 feet above sea level. The area is mountainous and the town is full of restaurants and tourist attractions. There are hiking trails and a natural spring water pool on the hotel's 75 forested acres.

Food & Beverage

Each morning a hearty breakfast is served. It includes their signature "chlorophyll juice", fruit creams blended with coconut water, homemade granola, eggs, fruit juices, jams, cold cuts, homemade cakes, homemade breads, yogurts, coffee and tea. All menus are created by a certified dietitian and all of the fruits and vegetables are organically grown in the hotel's gardens. Special menus for diabetics are available.

How To Get There

To get to the hotel from Mury, take the road to Lumiar and continue for 1.5 miles. Take a right at the Clínica Veterinária Esperança and continue for another 1.5 miles to the hotel, bearing a right at the Parque das Cascatinhas.

Amenities & Services


Cable/Satellite TV, 24-Hour Front Desk, Free Coffee and/or Tea 24/7, Garden, Air Conditioning, Restaurant, Breakfast, Meeting/Banquet Facilities, Fireplace, Daily Newspapers, Ground-Floor Terrace.


Laundry Service, Room Service, Business Center, Travel Desk, Fax, Computers with Internet Connection, Luggage Storage, Tours and Excursions, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free).

On-Site Activities:

Steam Bath, Hair Salon, Beauty Parlor, Hammocks, Spa & Wellness Center, Outdoor Swimming Pool, Yoga Classes, Hot Tub, Massage Service.

Nearby Attractions:

Hiking, Waterfalls, Nature Reserve, Bird Watching, Wildlife Observation, Hot Springs, Natural Mud Bath, Crafts Market.


Portuguese, English.

Hotel Policy

Check-in and Check-out Times

Check-in time: 1pm
Check-out time: 12am


The hotel does not operate a non-smoking policy.


Guests are not allowed to bring pets onto the property.

Extra Beds

Children under 5 years of age can stay free of charge when using existing beds.

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