Maison des Rêves Arrives in Brazil

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Maison des Reves, Paraty

Thierry Teyssier wears a lot of hats. Not only is he the co-founder of one of the finest pastry shops in Paris, the Pâtisserie des Rêves, but he is also a seasoned hotelier with luxury properties in Morocco, and formerly Portugal. Under the “Maison des Rêves” umbrella, the Dar Ahlam hotel is a member of Relais & Chateaux, housed in a traditional Kasbah in a palm grove at the edge of the South Moroccan desert. Dar Ahlam also organizes luxury camping experiences in the desert.

Maison des Reves, Paraty, Brazil

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In exciting news for 2014, Teyssier is bringing his distinctive style of luxury to the beautiful colonial city of Paraty, a UNESCO World Heritage site in southern Brazil. For the months of April, May and June, the Maisons des Rêves will operate an exclusive pop-up hotel in a historic building with a patio and a secret garden. (Eventually the hotel will become a permanent Paraty addition in 2015, but the official debut has been delayed by archaeological excavations.) This “dream house” comes with a chef who can prepare lavish picnics for excursions to waterfalls in the nearby forest; or to a secluded beach on one of the 60 pristine islands just offshore.

For more information, email [email protected], call +33 1 45 44 09 53, or visit the website

Maison des Reves, Paraty

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