Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas Announces First South America Project
The latest project to be announced by Six Senses Hotels Resorts Spas, with a setting that offers exceptional natural beauty and out-of-the-ordinary guest experiences, is Six Senses Formosa Bay in Brazil.
Located at Baia Formosa, which translates to Beautiful Bay, in the state of Rio Grande do Norte, it is the most eastern territory of Brazil and the country’s closest point to Europe. The extraordinary site, which is a part of the Eco Estrela Project, features almost 4.5 miles of Atlantic Ocean beachfront and covers an area of 6,350 acres. It was home to a former coconut plantation, which shared the land with prolific mangroves through which guests can navigate by boat. Ongoing development of additional fresh water canals and lakes will enhance the experience and also provide opportunities for a raft of water activities.
In line with Six Senses sustainability commitments, construction materials come from sustainable sources together with repurposed materials, with much of it being produced within Brazil. Villa designs, which are currently being finalised, will follow a contemporary line with minimum energy consumption wedded to guest comfort as a strong consideration. Furnishings will evoke a natural and neutral palate together with splashes of vibrancy that will reflect Brazil’s colourful culture. Main facility structures such as restaurants and the spa will take on individual design characters and themes to heighten guest experiences. Travel within the resort will be by electric buggies, bicycles and foot power.
The proposed masterplan at Six Senses Formosa Bay has been designed with 73 one- two- and three-bedroom Pool Villas to the north of the site and easy access to water sports; 54 two- and three-bedroom Family Villas to the centre of the property with family and wellness orientation; and 58 three- four- and five-bedroom Six Senses Residences to the southern section, which will be made available for private ownership.