PARATY - NORTH TOURISTIC CORRIDOR
PRAINHA (LITTLE BEACH)
Stays in an old farm five minutes by foot of soft trail by Praia Grande, a hideout behind the mountain. Calm beach
and of rare beauty. You'll be stunned by the landscape and the warmth of this sea den.
CACHOEIRA DA USINA OU CREPÚSCULO (FACILITY WATERFALL OR TWILIGHT)
That's about one of the most beautiful waterfalls in Paraty. Twilight Waterfall in Taquari. Even Robert Pattinson and Kristen Stewart
already went to. The name Twilight is owed to the movie Twilight that was shot in this beautiful waterfall.
CACHOEIRA DA MELANCIA (WATERMELLON WATERFALL)
The Cachoeira da Melancia stays in the Taquara neighbor, about 30 km from the entrance of Paraty. For those who are not used with trails,
the same must be done with a local guide or someone that knows or have already gone to, owed to it's harder level. The access is not
so well located and the wood is dense, without any orientation sign. But it's worth the effort, for the stunning sight of this paradise
CACHOEIRA DA IRIRI E ALDEIA PATAXÓ
(IRIRI WATERFALL AND PATAXÓ VILLAGE)
To get to Iriri Waterfall a 300 meters trail is necessary. The entrance to this trail stays at Km 158 of Rio-Santos Highway - BR 101 -
at Paraty - Angra dos Reis direction, with entrance to the left.
It's two waterfalls with 4 and 2 meters height. Each one counts with a natural pool, with greenish waters reflecting the green
of the woods surrounding you. There are 80 indians of the Pataxó ethnicity, that are rather accesible and always willing to tell
histories about their forefathers.
The parking costs about R$10,00(it's a form of contribution to the Pataxó Tribe) and after parking,
you must walk about 3 minutes to the beautiful waters of this fall.
ILHA DO ARAÚJO
is an important shelter of the Caiçara culture, there are many inhabitants, some work in Paraty and daily cross
to the city and others work with fishing and craftsmanship.
The isle has the church of São Pedro and São Paulo straight ahead the beach where the main docks stays and where the main
events happen. There are beatiful beaches of crystalline waters, the top of them is the Tapera Beach. To get there are boats
just ahead of our Inn.
PRAIA DO IRIRI
(IRIRI BEACH )
The Iriri beach is located on the other side of the road that leads to Iriri Waterfall, to the border of BR 101 KM 548. There's a place
to park the car. A small trail of about 5 minutes leads to the iriri beach. The beach doesn't hosts any inhabitants and no structure
for tourists, so is necessary to pick your own consumables. The sand is steady, a little bit dark and surrounded by stunning woods. The
sea is calm, and the floor is a little muddy by a certain distance from the sand. The landscape is beautiful and the beach is desert.
RIO TAQUARI COM CACHOEIRA DO CAIXOTE
(TAQUARI RIVER WITH CAIXOTE WATERFAL)
The Taquari Waterfall also known as Caixote Waterfall, is a deep hole, with vertical walls, from where a few swimmers jump
to the water. Always be careful if you choose to jump, for those who don't know it is always risky. Located at Sertão do Taquari,
to get there, leaving Paraty interchange, follow through Rio-Santos Highway(BR-101) in direction to Rio de Janeiro for 24 KM.
Enter to the left of Sertão do Taquari highway and walk for about 2 KM. The road borders the Taquari River and in many spots
you can stop to swim in it, appreciate the nature, for it is not the missing point here.
PRAIA DE SÃO GONÇALO
(SÃO GONÇALO BEACH)
Paradisiac beach with a good cover of sand, pretty and calm, without waves, good for children e to those that likes swimming.
There are more than one option of beach kiosks. From the beach sails the boats that takes the tourists to Ilha do Pelado.
It's not about a naked beach, it's name is just a reference to the isle small vegetation.
PRAIA DE SÃO GONÇALINHO
(SÃO GONÇALINHO BEACH)
Stays right after the São Gonçalo Beach, Rio de Janeiro direction, follow-up of the São Gonçalo beach. It has a thick and dark sand
in some passages, as well as calm, greenish and transparent waters and a stunning vegetation surrounding it. Some rocks
decorate the shore, a very cozy place, but with little infrastructure. Boats to Ilha do Pelado sails from this beach also.
ILHA DO PELADO
The Ilha do Pelado stays 30 km before Paraty, Angra dos Reis direction. To get there, stop at São Gonçalo beach,
cross a small river and take the boat towards the isle. You'll not regret it!!!
The isle has three beaches divided by rocks. The water is like in the picture, very transparent and calm, looks like a pool.
Good for those who wants to enjoy the beach with their sons. The children can stay alone in the water, with no danger.
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In Paraty you have access to cultural experiences in taste, in sports, adventures, knowledge, and many more!!!
Have you ever thought about going to the Atlantic Forest and meet the PANCS(Non Conventional Eatable Plants), or a walk to watch the birds,
trails exploring the beaches and waterfalls,a visit to the Cachaça Artesanal alembics, or a ride through the old town meeting the histories and
cultures, or a tour in the Paraty bay by boat/schooner/speedboat, go out fishing and even clean your own fish, or simply a bike ride,
adventures on a canoe, or swim with the fishes at the sea bottom... These are some Experience Tourism options that you could try out.
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Paraty has diversified attractions, that pleases the most demanding tourists. A chest of wonders full of beaches, culture and waterfalls.
It's 120 beaches and sea isles of crystalline and clean sea and a wonderful green and blue landscape, with a pleasant water temperature
full of biodiversity. Many cultural and historical routes, ecotourism, adventure sports and gastronomy able to attract the most diverse
tastes. As well as the sea water, whoever be in Paraty, could enjoy a wonderful waterfall bath. And nothing better than to appease the summer
heat and relax under the breathtaking landscape. Try visit these small paradises in the middle of Serra do Mar. Hardly you could be bored as long
as you're in Paraty.
The Old Town and it's colonial big houses are beautiful and a walk through the streets is a real time travelling experience. You'll be carried
to the XVIII century, date of the architecture of the neighbourhoods, considered as a historical heritage by IPHAN. The Town is full of parties, music,
stores and restaurants. It's a trip for many days. You'll find something unique and special, particularly if you decide to enter the big houses,
in other words to choose a book, a piece of art or just a colored fabric made by the local artisans.
The Inn and Restaurant Praia Grande Paraty stays in a location full of natural beauties, named North Touristic Hallway, one of the most privileged
regions and of rare attractiveness full of waterfalls and paradisiac seas and isles. Less than five minutes of our Inn you'll find one of the most
beautiful beaches in Paraty, the Prainha. In 10 minutes by boat you'll get to Ilha do Araújo, with wonderful crystalline waters beaches and fishes
swimming at your side. In it you can find a fishermen village also and the graceful church of São Pedro.
Check the main touristic spots at the Inn and Restaurant Praia Grande Paraty area for your better comfort and security. We have partners for
schooner trips, Jepp Tour, ecologic, cultural and adventure tourism among others.