Pousada Picinguaba


  • Pristine setting in Cerra do Mar state park 
  • Enjoy flavourful local cuisine
  • Explore the rainforest
  • Relax by the pool or on the beach
  • Sail to deserted islands 


Open: All year.

Location: Pousada Picinguaba is about 20 miles south of Paraty and 3.5 hours by car from Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paulo. It is in the state park, Cerra do Mar, an area of unspoilt natural beauty including rainforest and beach.

Rooms: There are 10 rooms in total, double or twin, all en-suite, some of which can take an extra bed. These include a honeymoon suite with an en-suite jacuzzi and a large balcony. The pousada accommodates a maximum of 24 guests. 9 of the rooms have a private balcony with a hammock. There are no TVs, phones or internet access.

Activities: The pousada offers a wide range of outdoor activities, such as guided hikes in the rainforest, schooner cruises to local islands, walking to local villages, scuba diving and water skiing. Arrange and pay for these locally. Guests can also spend time with local fishermen and go horse riding in the rainforest. Visits to Paraty can be arranged.

Facilities: The pousada has a restaurant open for breakfast, lunch & dinner. Meals are prepared using the produce from their own farm and fresh fish and seafood from the ocean. There is a living room with a range of books, games and DVDs.

Dining: Meals are taken at individual tables.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome.

Health: This is not a malarial area.

Communication: There is no Wi-Fi internet access at the pousada.

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Client Rating for Brazil 5/5 from 54 reviews

Peaceful, tranquil, beautiful. Our room was overlooking the bay & had its own balcony. A beautiful view. We spent most of our free time there, just looking! Loved the sustainability policy of the hotel. A more intimate smaller hotel.

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