An amazing hidden spot.
Reviewed 27 January, 2014
We got the A5 room, it was a standard one, we didn't need nothing else. Nice bed, nice bathroom, modern decorated. The only room problem was the curtain, when the sunshine comes the room gets light.
It isn't very easy to get there, especially at night. Follow the route informations, when you take the paving stone there are some signs about the hotel.
The breakfast was ok, not so many options.
If you want to have dinner, the hotel restaurant is an awesome option! Lot of pizzas flavors made with fresh and good quality ingredients, and a wonderful picanha made to order by the chef.
The Uruaú beach and lagoon are 10 minutes walk from the hotel. See the sunset from the lagoon it's just amazing.
Morro Branco e Fontes beach are around 30 minutes by car.
Uruau Beach Hotel Villaggio. a nice place to be out of the world for a few days anytime you want.
Reviewed 8 January, 2013
The Hotel Villaggio Tudo Bom is located in URUAU beach, east coast, Ceara state, Brazil.
Uruau beach is idyllic and still under discovered sandy beach, well known for being one of the best places in the world for kite surfing practice. The continuous windy days and the omnipresent sun make this spot a dream destination for this sport practice. Located 60 miles/90 km from Fortaleza airport, one of the biggest Brazilian cities, it is amazing that a place like Uruau still exists. Perhaps for being neighbor of the famous Canoa quebrada beach, once considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil, and near Praia das Fontes and Morro Branco, two very popular local beaches, Uruau remained unexploited. The progress is arriving slowly at this place. There is a small village with some summer vacation houses and a few inhabitants. Urau is still a place to walk through the beach for some hours, safely, taking a nap, eating seafood and most of all, relaxing.
If you want to get there, take a transfer arranged to the hotel or the road CE040, in very good conditions until the Sucatinga district 10 miles/ 20 km after the Beberibe city entrance (Ceara East Coast- Costa Leste) . Follow the main road until the village rose church, turn around it and take the way to Uruau. After some 4 miles/6km of a good road you will be arriving at Uruau. There will be some Hotel Villagio pictures on your way leading you to this nice hotel. (PAY ATTENTION: During your final driving do not take the road to “Barra”).
Once you arrive to Hotel Villagio” tudo bom”, which means “ all is fine” you will find a real fine preserved site, not located by the beach, but a 5 minutes walking, location justified because it is important to stay a little away from the beach, since in this place the live sandy dunes are unpredictable and they can be a huge problem for any building near to the sea in this part of the country. But the beach is not really far. I used to go walking every day. The sand is clear but can get really hot. Do not forget to carry a good Brazilian hawaianas sandals and sun screen applied 30 minutes before getting to the beach. Take a small amount of money for a coconut water during your beach walk. I preferred to walk to the left side, on the direction of the kite surfing practices, and the huge windcatchers passing by until a nearby beach, walking by the sea for 1 to 2 hours. Just unforgettable. After some time walking, there is the nearby Diogo beach where you can stop and take some natural sulphur water baths from small waterfalls/springlets that come from the dunes and a very small bar with coconut water and beer. Beware that car traffic, though prohibited is very common through the beach sands.
The hotel has some 20 rooms and half of them with air-conditioning, which is advisable near the equator. The weather never goes down on 80 F/30C, but the wind, always present, will make your stay very pleasant. The room choice depends on your budget, but you can choose from small but very nice rooms to suites, all finely decorated. The one we have chosen was very nice, with all commodities one can have and even with International TVs and Wi-Fi and 3g coverage.
Hotel Villaggio plan is divided in four blocks of apartments with two small pools on the center, a bar and a restaurant. All areas are very finally decorated, and the environment will make you feel comfortable. There is sometime a music scene by the pool with nice Brazilian jazz music and bossa nova, what is increasingly rare in Brazil. The service is first class and individual.
You will be received by Manuela and Enzo, a Brazilian very fine lady and a fine Italian guest who will receive you as you were their personal guests. The Europeans make half of the guests here and the other half are Brazilians. You will have no problem of language communication and even if you had it the hotel staff will always be prompt with a smile to solve any questions you have.
You should be aware that Uruau is a very calm place , so little problems as the shower water volume and the water heating system will not work fabulous , but you will not be bothered by its minor problems , since the warm weather will make you forget it after a refreshing bath.
The hotel restaurant is very good and the seafood platters are a nice option as also the night Italian style pizzas.
Do not forget to try the Brazilian national drink, the caipirinha, by the pool or in the nice hotel bar.
Hotel Villagio staff is its best. They are always worried about your well being and will offer you their best to make you feel at home. Do not forget to have a tour arranged by the hotel to the nearby beaches, which are outstanding beautiful.
Uruau Villaggio is the right place to feel away from the hustle and bustle of big cities, to relax, to read a nice book, to take a nap, to sleep, and to talk about life with other guests. If you plan to visit Brazil during the 2014 WC you should consider this place, since it is near Fortaleza, one of the main matches cities during the WC. Otherwise this is a nice place to be out of the world for a few days anytime you want.
Reviewed 14 October, 2021
Fomos em casal e reservamos o hotel com pontos do cartão de crédito. Seguem os detalhes:
1) quarto: pegamos a suíte exclusive. Bem espaçosa, com uma cama King, tomadas próximas à cabeceira, mesinhas laterais com abajur, TV com vários canais.
2) parte do banheiro: há uma banheira com hidromassagem, duas pias, privada separada, ducha. Entretanto, a ducha não tem porta, nem local próximo para apoiar as toalhas. Também poderia ter um varalzinho, afinal é praia.
3) wifi: é bem ruim no quarto. A maior parte do tempo não conectou. O sinal da claro lá também é péssimo.
4) café da manhã: em razão da pandemia, cada quarto tem uma mesa designada no restaurante e levam o que foi pedido na noite anterior. Tem uma variedade de opções e tudo bem gostoso.
5) estacionamento: tem no local, mas não é coberto.
6) atendimento: muito bom! Pessoal bem atencioso, principalmente no restaurante. 7) restaurante: o melhor parte do hotel! Atendimento excelente, com pratos super caprichados, mas com preços compatíveis aos de Campinas/SP.
8)localização: não é pé na areia. Precisa de uma caminhada de uns 5-10min até a lagoa e a praia. Aliás, a lagoa é excelente para banho, com boa infraestrutura de barracas e sem muita muvuca.
No geral, um ótimo hotel, com excelente restaurante e bom atendimento. Poderia ter melhorias no quarto, principalmente na iluminação e no Wi-Fi, mas valeu a pena mesmo assim.
Reviewed 16 September, 2020
Procurei um defeito no hotel e não achei! Atendimento impar, quartos confortáveis... A culinária de lá é perfeita! Fizemos quase todas as refeições no hotel, pois a cozinha de lá é formidável. O atendimento dos profissionais é algo surreal de bom, o cliente se sente único. Fomos bem no retorno das atividades turísticas, e o hotel estava todo adaptado para nos receber! Mesas espaçadas, cardápio on line, limpeza dos quartos quando solicitado! Enfim... recomendo sem medo!
Reviewed 8 September, 2020
Ambiente familiar e tranquilo, quarto confortável, colaboradores educados e atenciosos, amei , Deus nos permita de temos outras oportunidades de voltar, pois pra quem quer descasar, o hotel Villagio tudo bom é tudo ótimo.Parabéns a todos.