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Orchid nursery

Learn more about these fascinating species

Did you know that Cantos da Mata has orchid nurseries dedicated to the production of fresh cut flowers? We specialize in the research and genetic enhancement of Oncidium flexuosum, also commonly known as “dancing lady” or, as they are usually referred to in Brazil, “rain of gold”.

The cut flowers are sold to florists who work with decoration for events such as weddings, anniversaries, birthday parties or corporate events. You can also enjoy different native species, including species of micro-orchids and terrestrial orchids, that can be found along our 19 trails and around the property.

Technology serving
nature

Our orchids are grown in a lab and cultivated in greenhouses. We offer visits guided by a specialist who will explain the full production process of these charming flowers.

“Rain of gold” orchids are native to the Atlantic Forest and they are adapted to the local climate conditions. Because of that, they grow stronger and less depended on interventions such as the use of chemical defenses. Nowadays these orchids can flower through all seasons as a result of the genetic enhancement of the species.

Our amenities

Lodging

Conventional rooms and eco-lodges that can for up to
60 people.

Catering

Full menu for guests and events catering to different needs and preferences.

Hammock park

A small corner that offers our guest the ideal place for some rest or a good read.

Library

Space reserved for studying, researching, playing board games or simply watching TV.

Orchid nursery

Space dedicated to the production and genetic enhancement of species native to the Atlantic Forest.

Trails and trekking

Over 3 km of trails through the Atlantic Forest and observe the diversity of
the forest.

Water sports

Relax next to our lake. If you like, you can standup paddle, kayak or try some fishing.

Unconventional food plants garden

Our collection contains more than a 100 species including unconventional food plants, vegetables, leafy greens, spices and medicinal plants.

(Re)connect with nature.

Live new experiences.
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