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Pousada Picinguaba

Splendid isolation can still be found. At Picinguaba, you can stay in a tiny, exclusive hotel without even a road – just a beach, and a forest setting.

Your expectation will mount as the road peters out. You’ll find yourself on a three kilometre stretch of protected beach, surrounded by tropical coastal forest that is part of the fabled mountain ranges of Serra do Mar.

Walk to your hotel – the road does not take you there – and your expectation will be fulfilled. Make Picinguaba part of your luxury, tailor-made holiday to Brazil and you will be able to stay in a remote, but extremely chic, hotel overlooking a picture-perfect bay. And you will feel as if you have the place to yourself. Picinguaba has only nine guest rooms, and there is no other hotel within a radius of 30 km. So personal service, and the space to enjoy the setting to the full, is virtually guaranteed.

Picinguaba, at a glance

  • Exclusive boutique hotel, tucked away in a coastal forest
  • 30 minutes drive from Paraty
  • Just nine rooms that open onto natural surroundings and the sea
  • All with private balconies and hammocks
  • Honeymoon suite with breathtaking ocean views and en suite Jacuzzi
  • No TV, room phones or internet to disturb your tranquillity
  • Organic, home-produced food including coffee, honey, bread, plus locally-sourced produce and seafood

For leisure and pleasure

  • Beautiful swimming pool with laid back sun deck
  • Three kilometres of protected beach
  • Swimming in the glorious ocean
  • Walking tracks through unspoiled coastal rainforest
  • Explore the mountain ranges of Serra do Mar
  • 30 minutes from the UNESCO listed World Heritage town of Paraty, with its restored architecture, colourful market, art and numerous festivals
  • Easy Access to Ubatuba for excellent bird watching and cultural visits
  • Fantastic holiday, exceeded our expectations in every way. As usual, Ultimate’s attention to detail, meant that everything went smoothly, every meet and greet was spot on, which is helpful on these multi centre holidays. We were made to feel like true VIP’s by everyone who met us. Well done.

    JR, Ecuador - December 2019