Jan ter Horst, participant in the painting week:
Monte Maravilhas is far away from the hectic world. No TV, no images of war, just peace and quietness, then I think: that should really be everywhere. Here you can totally relax but I’m glad I was able to be active by painting under the guidance of Rupa. Trying to put this beautiful area on paper but with your own input. And not to mention the delicious food and super clean room. The family atmosphere, help with washing the dishes and picking figs.
Overall a great week with a lot of laughter. In the morning Tai Chi on top the hill with the rising sun: it is imprinted in my memory. Prem and Rupa, thanks for this great week and maybe see you again.
Familie van der Gaag (Richard, Saskia, Lieke, Ella and Lucie) in Casa Amarela:
Over 10 years ago we got a flyer from Maravilhas, through a colleague, who said: “that’s for sure something for you.” Well, that was true! We felt very welcome and very at ease! We had a nice contact with the staff and other camping guests who like to come and pick figs from “our” fig tree in front of the house.
Casa Amarela was ideal for us and our teenage daughters. Spacious, well equipped and, despite warm temperatures in August inside the house it was nice and cool. The pool also helped cooling down! What a beautiful environment and peace at this place. We wonder how it is here in other seasons! Thanks for everything!