Casa Cairucu

Brazil

  • Blissful tranquil location on the Costa Verde
  • Home-from-home complete with a housekeeper and boatman
  • Go swimming, snorkelling, kayaking and SUP
  • Take boat trips in the Bay of Paraty
  • Local beach bars for lunch
  • Visit the picturesque colonial town of Paraty
  • Good for couples, families and groups of friends 

Open: Casa Cairucu is open all year, though the Anglo-Brazilian owners stay here at certain times of year.

Location: Casa Cairucu is on Paraty Bay the Costa Verde, within the Environmental Protection Area of Cairucu. It is right by the sea and has its own pier and boat for transfers. Paraty is about 20 minutes away. There is no road access to the house. The nearest airport is Rio de Janeiro, 4 hours away by boat and car.

Rooms: The house has one double bedroom and two other bedrooms which can be arranged as doubles or twins and are interconnecting. All are en-suite. They open on to a wide covered veranda with sofas and hammocks, overlooking the sea. There is a further smaller bedroom and bathroom. The house sleeps up to eight people. It can be used by families, groups of friends and couples.

Activities: There are opportunities locally for kayaking, stand-up paddle boarding, snorkelling, boat trips, horse riding, and walking to quiet beaches and bays. You can swim from the pier to a local beach and take a boat trip to beaches and to Paraty to explore the colonial town. Yoga, bird watching and wild food walks can be arranged for an extra charge. Luis the boatman is available to take you to places in the bay and to Paraty.

Facilities: At the house there are books, a TV, radio, DVDs, CDs and board games in the sitting room. There are two kayaks, snorkelling gear and two paddleboards for guest use and a private dock for boat trips and transfers. There are sun loungers. Regarding staff, there is an English-speaking guide who accompanies you to the house on arrival and is contactable by phone throughout your stay. The housekeeper, Adriana is at the house from 08:00 till 13:00 daily apart from Sundays and bank holidays, to prepare breakfast, make the beds, clean and prepare meals for you if you like, although there’s a fully equipped kitchen you can use. The house has a washing machine. There is a pre-arrival shopping service.

Dining: The housekeeper prepares breakfast and can cook other meals for you if you like. You can swim and kayak or get a boat ride to local restaurants and bars. There are no local restaurants open in the evening but you can go into Paraty for dinner. There’s a barbecue you are welcome to use.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome. There is no garden but the large veranda has a safety gate. A travel cot, highchair and spare low height beds can be supplied. 

Health: This is not a malarial area.

Communication: There is Wi-Fi internet access, but it can be slow. A local phone is provided during your stay at no extra charge.

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