The Fazenda Recreio is a fully functioning
cacao farm with exclusive hotel and
rant, located on the top of a hill, overlooking
the coastal city of Ilhéus in the
state of Ba-
The region, and in particular Ilhéus, is well
known for its stunning nature and the
duction of cacao that brought a lot of
to the city at the beginning of the
tury. A plant disease called
Bruxa” dramatically ended that golden pe-
some fazendas (farms) like
Fazenda Recreio in Ilhéus, Bahia state, still
manage to produce
quality cacao. The
Swiss owners Urs and Ursula offer you the chance to get to know all about the production of
cacao and the beautiful region with its Atlantic Rainforest and white sanded beaches.
Get to know all about the methods
that the Fazenda Recreio uses to
grow and produce its quality cacao.
Learn more about the history of
cacao and for what other products
the cacao serves as fundamental
ingredient, such as cacao liquor.