The Inn of the Countess is very well located in Av. Beira Rio, less than 400 meters from the historic center and 700 meters from the town beach. Its 41 apartments are housed in an area of 8000 square meters with over 3000 meters of lush gardens.
Pousada da Condessa
Access by the Rio-Santos highway, there are 10km of Paraty to São Paulo. Along the way there is a reserve of Guarani Indians, preserved by FUNAI. There are regular bus lines serving the site. The oldest church in Paraty is this beach. The beach is very beautiful, intersected by a river, and gives access to the famous bag Mamanguá.
Paraty Historical Center dates back to the ides of 1820, when its streets already had its pavement "Chikki".The presence of water, with the invasion of the tide at full moon, coffee and sugar cane, the port and its pirates, Freemasonry determined the route of the Historic Center of Paraty.The streets were all drawn from the east to west and from north to south.All buildings of the houses were regulated by law, and may pay a fine or prison who disobeyed the determinations.Freemasonry has left its strong mark on the facades of houses with geometric designs in relief.The Historical Center, considered by UNESCO as "the most harmonious colonial architecture" is National Heritage listed by IPHAN.Its streets, protected by chains that prevent the passage of cars, still preserve the colonial charm, combined with an extensive trade and cultural and artistic expressions very intense.
Igreja Nossa Senhora das Dores (Capelinha)
Located on Fresca Street, it was built in 1800 by women of the aristocracy paratiense.It is also known as "Chapel".
In 1901 it was almost fully restored.The brotherhood of Our Lady of Sorrows was created the same year and only allowed the admission of women.All Brotherhoods of Paraty became extinct in the 1960s.The altar of this church is dedicated to Our Lady of Sorrows, Our Lady of Mercy, whose image is now in the Museum of Sacred Art and the Good Lord Jesus.They deserve special attention the tracery of internal balconies and the cemetery, columbarium in style, which surrounds the inner courtyard.The tower of this church, such as the Santa Rita has on the dome a rooster marker of wind direction.The Chapel church opens on Saturdays from 13h30 to 18h and has no visitation rate.No entry with swimwear is allowed, filming and photographing.
Igreja Nossa Senhora das Dores (Capelinha)
This waterfall is one of the most visited Paraty, and it's stopping point of most Jeeps that take tourists to know the waterfalls and stills of Paraty.Its main attraction is the large flat stone through which flows the water flow, forming a large water slide, where you can slip even fall into a natural pool.You can slip sitting with good security, but paratienses youth often down standing dangerously surfing in stone.We do not recommend, as already happened several accidents this way.Just above the waterfall is the Tarzan Pit.Location: Paraty-Cunha road, in the district of Penha coordinates: 23 ° 12 '49.20 "S 44 ° 47' 33.15" W Directions: From Paraty clover, head towards Cunha for about 7, 5 Km.On the right side of the road you will see a landmark of the Royal Road, and next to a large rock with a church on top.It is the Church of Penha.Following the foot by a small trail that begins behind the Tourist Information Centre of the d Path
Cachoeira do Toboga
This is one of the most beautiful waterfalls of Paraty. In Paraty-Cunha road, after the White Bridge, follows the right until the end. Here there is a trail that leads to this paradise. The waterfall is in the particular area and to an input charge to assist in preservation. Next to the main waterfall, are the ruins of the first power plant in the city. Following the stairs in stone, we arrive at a well, with other refreshing falls.
Cachoeira Pedra Branca
Beautiful long beach, but it requires care as there are stretches with enough current.
At the end of the beach, passing by a set of stones to get to the trail that will lead us to the natural pool Cachadaço.
Praia do Cachadaço
The municipality of Paraty is full of special places, each with its natural charm and cultural.The Mamanguá bag is one of those places that when you visit, you have the feeling that the time should stop and that everything should remain just that, with its unique beauty.The Mamanguá bag is a sea inlet with 8 km long and 2 km wide.It has 33 beaches and 8 caiçaras communities.The Mamanguá background has a gorgeous super mangrove area preserved.The biodiversity of the place really impresses.Many species of trees, bromeliads, flowers can be seen.In the swamp, they can be easily seen many birds and crabs.To get to the Mamanguá bag can go by boat, leaving Paraty-Mirim, or track (for those in good physical condition).But to enter the mangrove area, it can only be done using boats without engine, such as kayaks and canoes.NEVER ENTER THE VESSEL WITH MANGUE POWERED !!! this destr
Praia Saco do Mamanguá
This suggestive name could be perfect if, besides being an ideal place for rest and escape from everyday stress, this paradise was not yet a delicious source of pleasure because of its natural beauty, with beaches of fine sand and transparent waters, generally calm and refreshing.Access is by trail (about 60 min) from the orange neighborhood.Also worth spending the Cachoeira da Conceição, take a fresh water shower and wash the soul! On the beach still flows into the Rio Sono, who named the same.Its extension is along 1.3Km.Being inside the Environmental Protection Area of Cairuçú, there is a greater concern with the preservation of nature.
Praia do Sono
Beautiful beach where most schooners do stop. Its waters are clear and clean.
Praia da Lula
Beautiful beach with reddish sand, accessible only by boat, one of the stopping points of the schooners.
It is the beach of Paraty center. Surrounded by bars, it is a nice place to walk around and eat shrimp kabobs, fried little fish and drinking coconut water. From here leave sailboats and tour boats. It was formerly a shipyard.
Praia do Pontal
Beautiful wild and deserted beach. Access is by trail leaves the road to Trinity. It has fresh water source, waterfall and is surrounded by the exuberance of the Atlantic.