We are located in a not very known region to common tourists, the Ubatumirim wilderness that has a large natural, cultural and ethnic diversity. Our tour suggestions will let you unveil this richness, providing contact with the nature and the traditional communities, in a harmonious and respectful way.
The entire Bananal Ecolodge infrastructure was planned to be integrated to the landscape with harmony and respect. Our spaces use techniques of natural construction and are designed to activities that aim to encourage the region´s protection, collaborate with the sustainable development of the community and give you many reasons to always want to come back.
Bananal ecolodge is located in the Ubatumirim wilderness, north region of Ubatuba/São Paulo, just 30 minutes away from Paraty / RJ, in the region of the green coast, where about 80% of the natural landscape is still preserved, and remains one of the last untouched areas of the Atlantic Rainforest.
It is surrounded by the Serra do Mar State Park, in 20 hectares of Atlantic Forest reserve, by the shore of Ubatumirim river.
The lush greenery can been seen along the whole coastline which has more than a hundred beautiful beaches, some with great surf. Islands appear on the horizon, while inland rivers and waterfalls complete the majestic scenery. The region has a huge biodiversity and all around you can see the beauties of nature.
- Getting there
- Surf Lessons
Additional Fees:SurfBoard Rental US$25/day
Transfer to beach U$15pax
Extras:Bike rental R$ 50/day
Room Type: Private
The accommodation area has 10 suites with a balcony, divided by natural elements and surrounded by a landscape project that values the tropical species.
Each suite has accommodation for three people , with the possibility of an extra bed. The rooms are very comfortable and although it helps the natural ventilation, there are fan and air conditioner.
You can never get lost
When you book you will receive our confirmation email with full travel directions of how to get to us.
We provide Airport Transfers from and to GRU São Paulo International Airport and they can be booked in the booking steps.
- Price for 1-4 people: BRL800
- Price for more than 4: BRL1600
- - Nearest Airport: GRU São Paulo International Airport
- - Distance from Airport in kms: 270
- - Time from Airport in a car: 3 hr
- - There is no train from the airport
- - There is no bus from the airport
Come Surf With Us
Surf Lessons can be added in the booking steps if they are not already included in a package.
Surf Lessons we offer:
Beginner Surf Lessons
We will pick you up from the lodge and take to the best waves in the area for your ability. Each day includes 4 hours surf per day, divided into 2x 2hr session. A packed lunch and wetsuit when necessary is included. We have 1 instructor for every 6 students. You will learn how waves are formed, how weather conditions create the surf and be given the step by step guidance to surf your first wave!
Intermediate Surf Lessons
We will pick you up from the lodge and take to the best waves in the area for your ability. Each day includes 4 hours surf per day, divided into 2x 2hr session. A packed lunch and wetsuit when necessary is included. We have 1 instructor for every 6 students. You will learn how waves are formed, how weather conditions create the surf and other important tips.
Surf conditions in Sao Paulo- Ubatuba :
Air Temp (°C)
Peak season for tourists is December to March. April is the rainiest month, Dec is the driest. Surf is year round
Due to the quantity of beaches in Ubatuba, you won´t have a problem finding a good surfspot, and since the area is kind of a wave magnet, there´s consistent surf year round, although it is during winter when bigger waves show up more frequently.
The most coveted gem of the area is Itamabuca beach. It has an awesome right hander that peels down from the point, but due to the quality of the wave, this spot gets very busy. The good news is that Itamambuca is very long beach, so you will have no problem walking down the beach and finding a good sand bar.
Another place you shouldn´t miss is Felix beach. Apart from being a beautiful beach, with the forest trees just a few steps from the ocean, it has got probably the most perfect barrels in Ubatuba. On small days, it also a great place for beginners.
While you´re in Ubatuba, if you´re feeling adventurous, try and hit the road to Maresias, Gabriel Medina´s local break, and experience one of the most consistent and powerful waves in Brazil.
Come Surf Ubatuba with us…
- A small deposit is required to secure your booking.
- Your balance is due to the property 14 days before arrival. The Property will contact you to collect payment. If you book within this 14 days then the property will contact you shortly after you book to collect the balance.
CANCELLING YOUR BOOKING
- To cancel go to the MyAccount section and log in or register and you can cancel from within your account.
- Your deposit is non refundable but can be used for the same property/surf school within one year of your original booking.
- You can cancels anytime up to 7 days before travelling and you be refunded the balance.
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