Minas Gerais is an enchanting state. The longer you travel throughout the region, the longer you want to stay. In the interior, time moves slower, and the connection with nature and local culture intensifies.
Many tourists visit Minas Gerais countryside to relax, be in touch with nature, see coffee and artisan cheese productions, or take a dip in a waterfall.
Whether for a family weekend, a romantic, or an adventure trip, there is nothing more reviving than staying in the farm hotels of Minas Gerais.
Where to stay in Minas Gerais: Farm Hotels and Country Stays
Hotel Fazenda Igarapés (Igarapés)
Located 12 km from the Inhotim Institute, the Hotel Fazenda Igarapés has a rural atmosphere with wood-paneled chalets, hammocks on the balcony, and a touch of sophistication. The options for meals are many, the breakfast is very well rated, and the restaurant includes vegetarian and vegan options.
Pousada SPA Mirante da Colyna (Monte Verde)
For couples looking to escape into the natural beauty of Minas Gerais, the Mirante da Colyna Hotel is a great choice. Each chalet is very private and has a whirlpool tub. The chalets also have beautiful views of the surrounding mountains. You can order meals from the room or use the spa services.
Tauá Hotel & Convention Café (Caeté)
Taua Hotel & Convention Cafe combines all the best aspects of a resort, hotel, and SPA. In its facilities, guests can enjoy a water and amusement park, tennis courts, massage, and sauna rooms. The hotel is located 45km from Belo Horizonte in the city of Caeté. It has a great culinary infrastructure, with 3 restaurants and 2 bars. You can choose from meats, pizzas, and pasta as well as vegan options.
Hotel Monreale Resort (Poços de Caldas)
Located 6 km from Poços de Caldas city center, Hotel Monreale Resort is a typical farm hotel to travel with the family for a more leisure and entertainment environment. The hotel has a water park and many outdoor activities for children and adults, such as bocce, tennis, hiking circuits, a nightclub, and a big amusement park with monitoring for the little ones. The restaurant is well structured and offers a wide variety of food and drinks.
Pousada Encantos do Cerrado (Delfinópolis)
Many people looking for a farm hotel in Minas Gerais want a getaway closer to the Canastra mountains. If this is your case, the Pousada Encantos do Cerrado is one of the places worth visiting. Located only 70 km from the city of Franca, it has a beautiful view of the mountains and a delightful breakfast.
Pousada Recanto do Turvo (Capitólio)
Pousada Recanto do Turvo is ideal for those looking to relax and prefer a less rustic environment than a typical rural one. The hotel is situated on the shores of Capitólio Lagoon. It has a spectacular view, is near waterfalls, trails, and offers many activities like 4×4 and motorboat rides.
Pousada Fecho da Serra (Capitólio)
The Fecho da Serra is a country hotel that offers a spectacular view of Canastra National Park. These chalets combine the simplicity and comfort of the countryside with beautiful views of the mountains. It also has a restaurant with a wood-burning stove that serves traditional cuisine.
Vila Rica Pousada Boutique (Brumadinho)
Brumadinho is always an option for anyone who wants to visit the Inhotim Institute or take a rural trip near Belo Horizonte. And, Vila Rica Boutique Inn has good reasons for you to stay there. The colonial house is very charming, and the rooms have a minimalist and relaxing decoration. If you stay there, don’t forget to try the “broa de milho” (corn bread).
Villa Domaso (Brumadinho)
The Villa Domaso is another option in Brumadinho. With a warm, country feel, Villa Domaso is close to trails, offers cozy rooms, incredible views, and an excellent restaurant highly praised by guests.
Pousada Eldorado das Gerais (Carrancas)
The Pousada Eldorado das Gerais is located in the Serra da Luz region, towards Sao Joao del Rey. The accommodations are well isolated and present a rustic style with typical Minas Gerais elements. It’s like staying in a private home, but with all of the amenities and structure of a cozy guesthouse.
Pousada Serra da Luz (Luminárias)
The charming Pousada Serra da Luz is located 3 km from the center of Luminárias. Its alpine chalets integrate with nature and offer a beautiful view of the surroundings. Close to waterfalls and trails, this Minas Gerais rural stay also offers delicious breakfast and meals.
Pousada Solar dos Vieiras (Juiz de Fora)
Pousada Solar dos Vieiras is only fifteen kilometers from downtown Juiz de Fora, an ideal place for anyone seeking a nature getaway in Minas Gerais. With excellent friendliness, the lodging offers rooms and chalets perfect for relaxing.
Vila Relicário (Ouro Preto)
Vila Relicario offers a breathtaking view and allows you to immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the Ouro Preto area. This charming country hotel is known for its beautiful colonial architecture, and elegant furnishings. The restaurant’s focus is on Minas Gerais cuisine. Tip: Don’t miss the sunset.
Iracema Pouso Agroecológico (Ouro Preto)
Iracema Pouso Agroecológico is a typical country hotel in Minas Gerais located only 11 km from downtown Ouro Preto. The place is simple, comfortable, and with accommodations in the best rural style. This is an excellent place for couples who love hiking and getting in touch with nature. The hotel has a typical regional breakfast and a restaurant open to the public, famous for its delicacies.