The SpaceThe sitio Anhumas Retreat is a peaceful farm house, in a beautiful location. Those who have spent time there compared iti with Tuscany.
The main house is a large 4 bedrooms/ 2 bathrooms, fully equipped and comfortable house. In the kitchen you can use the gas stove and/or the wood stove.
You will be able to get eggs, vegetables and fruits.You will be able to cook, and make delicious meals with organic products of our garden and orchard..
There is a washing machine and if you need clothes to be washed, please give them to the caretaker Cida who lives in another nearby house. Towels and sheets will be provided, and washed by her as well weekly.
You will find a grocery store in the village ANHUMAS, around 1 km from the house. Mario, the owner can provide you with basics like fresh bread, and if you need anything special, please ask him
Botucatu, is within 20 miles by car. In Anhumas you can take the local bus (twice a day). You can also explore the surroundings, going to other cities nearby like Bofete, Pardinho.
There is a bio dynamic community: “DEMETRIA,” in which there are restaurants, a grocery store, a pizza and beer bar.
Guest Accessall products available in Anhumas, the 4 bedroom house and use of whatever is in the house. Interaction with Guestsby phone (through the caretakers) and if necessary the nearby neighbor (who speaks English) may assist (sitio Querencia) The NeighborhoodYou will likely be able to get eggs, vegetables and fruits daily. Please feel free to go around and take anything you want to eat. There is a washing machine and if you need clothes to be washed, you can give them to CIDA, the caretaker. Towels and sheets will be provided and washed every other day.
You will find a grocery store in the small town -ANHUMAS–left from the elementary school. The owner is MARIO. He can provide you with basics, and if you need anything special, please ask him and he likely will be able to get it to you.
You can explore the surroundings. Some of the views are incredible, especially over the hills (“SERRA”). People visiting the retreat describe the area as similar to Tuscany (with no vineyard)
There is a special community: “DEMETRIA,” a bio-dynamic farm, with a great restaurant - CELEIRO, and a organic grocery store.
You can also drive to cities in the area: Bofete, Pardinho, and Botucatu, all within 20 miles of Sitio Anhumas Retreat.
Getting Aroundfrom SAO PAULO: you will likely need a car.
From “Marginal” - take the highway CASTELO BRANCO and drive for around 2 hours - PASS SOROCABA, BOITUVA
around KM 190 take EXIT TO BOFETE -CONTINUE ON – PASS THROUGH the city BOFETE - Take HWY SP 147 (LAZARO CORDEIRO DE CAMPOS) - direction Botucatu – 1 KM after toll gate – turn left on Anhumas - DRIVE ONE BLOCK (there is an elementary school at the corner) TURN LEFT and follow the DIRTY road - DRIVE APPROX. 1 KM –
On the left you will see a gate with a sign – SITIO ANHUMAS RETREAT 0009.. The caretakers - IRINEU and CIDA will be there. Other Things to Noteif you need I can provide phone number of people around who speak English and may give you assistance or answer questions.