The luxurious Insólito is a blend of brazil´s culture, nature and design
The original architecture of the hotel’s houses is peculiar to Búzios. Built between 1992 and 1998 by the celebrated architect Otavio Raja Gabaglia, the houses are built on a model that integrated them with nature. The reforms performed later strengthened the idea of communion between architecture and nature. The interior space was reformed in 2006, by the carioca architect-decorator Luiz Fernando Grabowsky, to modernize Insólito’s installations. Increasing the size of the windows, the multiplication and modification of the terraces integrated the construction ever more with nature. In 2007, the landscape gardener Anouck Barcat joined the team to modify the external areas of Insólito taking into mind the same view. Typical Brazilian material, such as wood and Portuguese stone, were given preference, together with the beautiful local native flora. The lighting was left in the hands of the talented scenographer Maneco Quinderé, to give the hotel a warm cozy ambience.
In order to support sustainable development model initiatives, artisans or socially responsible companies were called in. The decoration signed by the owner, Emmanuelle Meeus de Clermont Tonnerre, is the high point of this project. Enamored with Brazil, Emmanuelle transformed the hotel into a true art gallery. Timeless decoration, where furniture from the 50’s mixes with modern furniture, works of art by Brazilian artists and artisans blend. The sophisticated restaurant offers a delicious culinary trip and the opportunity to explore the flavors of a Franco-Brazilian fusion. There are two spaces in the restaurant: a lounge on the swimming pool deck with a view over the sea, and a large indoor room with a wall of blue tiles hand-painted by Laura Taves. The “parilla” is a traditional Latin American barbeque where food is cooked out in the open in front of guests, allowing them to soak up expert tips on the different cuts of meat and how to cook them best, as well as being further immersed in Brazilian traditions. A unique vertical garden produced by São Paulo company Quadro Vivo functions as a living frame to the kitchen and outline for the bar, designed by architect Luis Fernando Grabowsky.
Between the beach and the garden, the Insólito Beach Lounge covers an area of 3,000 m², beside the hotel, thus providing direct access to beautiful Ferradura beach. In the middle of the garden, there are various charming comfortable covered decks to protect the public from the sun. The relaxing boutique hotel offers guests three choices pools; one with fresh water, another with heated water and the final with sea water. At the Insólito Wellness Center one can indulge in spa treatments and
Indian rituals and enjoy the beautiful surrounding nature. This charming boutique hotel retains the personal relaxed atmosphere of a private home and guarantees ultimate luxury and leisure at the same time. Thanks to its charm and refinement, Insólito Boutique Hotel was elected as one of the best hotels in Latin America by the renowned guide Condé Nast Johansens.
Insólito Boutige Hotel Praia da Ferradura – Rua E1 - Lotes 3 e 4 Condomínio Atlântico – CEP 28950-000 Búzios – Rio de Janeiro – Brasil Phone/Fax: +55 22 2623 2172 E-Mail: email@example.com Web: www.insolitos.com.br