Roça Belo Monte Plantation is perched on a hiltop overlooking five pretty beaches, to which its guests have easy access by means of complementary shuttle.
This charming property has classical colonial architecture with elegant design. There is a variety of room types to choose from, all very comfortable and air-conditioned: Manor House, Luxury Suites, Plantation rooms and also, Private Villas.
Guests enjoy sundowners on the terrace and excellent, friendly service. The beach is down a twisty road from the hotel, but if you don't want to walk back up, they'll collect you with the shuttle. The staff and local guides can brief you as to where excellent snorkelling spots are. (Use of snorkelling equipment and kayaks is included in the rates).
The hotel has scuba diving equipment and boat, and works with an excellent divemaster.
The hotel's involvement in conservation initiatives as part of the sustainable tourism organisation 'Africa's Eden', is noteworthy.