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Learn about local history and traditions in the museums and churches of the old town and travel to Trindade for its stunning beaches.

With a gem of a historic center and easy access to an array of wonderful beaches, Paraty is an idyllic and serene destination far from the glitz and carnival atmosphere of Rio de Janeiro. Boutique hotels and hostels stand beside museums and churches on the quaint cobbled alleys of this historic fishing port. Stroll through the romantic Paraty Historic Center at dusk, when live music starts to play from the bars.

Enter the Paraty House of Culture to see fascinating exhibits that shed light on the art and culture of the area. Find out about events and activities taking place here. Relax in the tranquil park on the Bandeira Square, which overlooks the stunning Carioca Bay. Walk out on the adjacent wooden planks of the Paraty Wharf, which is lined with colorful boats whose operators offer exploration and scuba tours of the nearby islands and beaches.

Consider the colonial past of this pretty town as you admire the whitewashed façades and colorful window frames of its buildings. Examine the intricate floor tiles of the Church of Our Lady of the Remedies and look up at the lopsided one-towered frontage of the Church of Our Lady of Sorrows.

Make the most of the hot, sunny weather in Paraty with a trip to the nearby hub of beaches, Trindade, which is around 30 to 40 minutes away by car. Dine on seafood at one of the food shacks on Ranchos Beach and swim out to the rock formations of the stunning Meio Beach. Other highlights of the area include Trindade Island, Cachadaço Beach and Cepilho Beach.

Paraty is in the state of Rio de Janeiro in southeastern Brazil. Fly to either São Paulo–Guarulhos International Airport or Rio de Janeiro–Galeão International Airport, which are each roughly a 4-hour drive from Paraty. Get around the cobbled historic center on foot and take a bus to the beach area of Trindade. Paraty offers a slice of sandy paradise with its beach havens while its historic center will give you a glimpse into the past.

Top Hotels in Paraty

Pousada Da Condessa
Pousada Da Condessa
2.5 out of 5
Av. Octávio Gama, 400, Paraty, RJ
The price is CA $101 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2

This family-friendly Paraty pousada is located near the beach, within a 15-minute walk of Church of Our Lady of the Remedies and Paraty Beach. Jabaquara Beach ...

4.2/5Very Good! (69 reviews)
very nice

"the hotel was very nice. very helpful staff. breakfast setting by pool was very nice. rooms are clean and large. only draw backs were walking distance to old town. need to walk to bridges to cross into old town. the air worked good. note though there are no screens and there are cracks in windows ..."…"

Reviewed on Feb. 27, 2016

Pousada Da Condessa
Pousada Apple House Paraty
Pousada Apple House Paraty
3.5 out of 5
Rua Joaquim Gama, S/N, Ponte Branca, Paraty
The price is CA $147 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26

Situated in Paraty, this pousada is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) from Mini Estrada Real Museum and 2.4 mi (3.9 km) from Serra da Bocaina National Park. Paraty Beach and Jabaquara ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (153 reviews)

"- firstly the staff were an absolute credit to the hotel. From reception staff, to barmen to breakfast staff. All were brilliant and couldn't do enough to make us feel welcome. In particular the lovely 2 english speaking ladies who managed the front desk. Plus the man who made the caipirinhas (freddie, ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 5, 2020

Pousada Apple House Paraty
Selina Paraty
Selina Paraty
3 out of 5
Av. Octávio Gama 390, Paraty, RJ
The price is CA $57 per night from Feb 1 to Feb 2

Located in Cabore, this hotel is within 1 mi (2 km) of Nossa Senhora das Dores Church, Paraty Beach, and Jabaquara Beach. Puppet Theater and Church of Our Lady ...

4.4/5Excellent! (8 reviews)

"The amenities and atmosphere were incredible. Only complaint is the WiFi doesn’t work due to a weak signal."…"

Reviewed on Mar. 1, 2020

Selina Paraty
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Vacation Rentals in Paraty

Perequê-Açu Aparts
Perequê-Açu Aparts
3 out of 5
Rod. Haroldo Fernandes Duarte N. 23512, Paraty, Rio de Janeiro
The price is CA $131 per night from Jan 23 to Jan 24

Situated on the riverwalk, this apartment building is 1.7 mi (2.7 km) from Pontal Beach and 2 mi (3.3 km) from Paraty Beach. Araujo Island and Saco do Mamangua ...

5/5Exceptional! (5 reviews)

"Amazing place to stay when visiting Paraty. The apartments are extremely spacious and very well kept. Everything is clean and orderly. The staff is very friendly and attentive. The property is located on the outskirts of the main city but the historic city center is just a five mins car ride. Overall ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 11, 2021

Perequê-Açu Aparts
Refúgio Tropical Pousada & Flats
Refúgio Tropical Pousada & Flats
3 out of 5
Estrada Paraty-Cunha, 50, Parque Verde, Paraty, RJ
The price is CA $326 per night from Feb 16 to Feb 17

This family-friendly Paraty aparthotel is within 3 mi (5 km) of Mini Estrada Real Museum and Serra da Bocaina National Park. Paraty Beach and Jabaquara Beach ...

4.7/5Exceptional! (34 reviews)
An Outstanding Posada

"My husband and I stayed at the Refugio Tropical for 2 nights while visiting Paraty. I loved the suite, having a large bedroom, kitchen and living room area. Extra thing was super clean, the flat was tastefully decorated and the hotel staff was very friendly and helpful. The outside facilities and ..."…"

Reviewed on Apr. 17, 2016

Refúgio Tropical Pousada & Flats
House to Rent in Paraty
House to Rent in Paraty
Paraty, Southeast Region
The price is CA $131 per night from Jan 24 to Jan 25

Situated in Paraty, this vacation home is 2.3 mi (3.7 km) from Corisquinho River Waterfall and 3 mi (4.8 km) from Paraty Beach. Nossa Senhora das Dores Church ...

4.6/5Wonderful! (5 reviews)
Poderia ter sido perfeito, se não fosse o estado da piscina

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Reviewed on Jan. 16, 2021

House to Rent in Paraty
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