Pousada Literaria has a superb location in the historical town of Paraty with a welcoming atmosphere and a unique charm. The 25 room boutique colonial house has been beautifully restored with modern luxuries added to ensure a comfortable stay.
In the center of charming historic Paraty
Beautiful courtyard swimming pool
Enjoy a lazy breakfast of fresh fruits and breads in your favourite spot of the pousada
Unwind with a massage after exploring the fantastic protected parks, nature reserves and islands nearby
Pousada Literaria has been inspired by Paraty's art and cultural scene and has a superb location on one of the town's historic cobblestone streets. Paraty is a perfectly preserved timepiece of Brazilian colonial heritage. Housed in one of Paraty's attractive colonial houses, a contemporary surprise awaits in Pousada Literaria, an upscale 25-room boutique guest house with high-end finishes and designer flair. Block colours, geometric patterns, bold fabrics and polished wood furnishings decorate the rooms.
The tranquil and refined atmosphere is most welcoming, and has large open areas where you can relax and unwind. Breakfast can be served on your private balcony, by the pool or in the library and runs until midday; time is slowed down to optimise your experience of Paraty.
Enjoy the cultural nightlife nearby and during the day relax by the pool to rejuvenate yourself ready for further explorations. The staff who are all acquainted with the history of the town, go above and beyond to ensure your comfort and are keen to offer recommendations for the surrounding area they know so well.
The pousada has kept its historic charm, with many of the original features alongside modern amenities. There is an inviting outdoor swimming pool with wooden loungers scattered around on which you can bask in the sun, a library with a large collection of novels and spa facilities to ensure complete relaxation. Art and culture is embedded in this pousada, not only with the books on offer, but a designer flair runs throughout with geometric patterns in the decor and there is also an interesting selection of DVDs on offer.
When to visit
Take the hotel's speedboats to the gorgeous fjord-like Saco do Mamangua for a day of snorkelling!
Located in the historic centre of Paraty, halfway between Rio and Sao Paulo on the Emerald Coast - approximately a 4-hour car journey from each.
Fly to either to Rio de Janeiro or Sao Paulo, a flight time of approximately 11-hours 30-minutes. Pousada Literaria is a 4-5 hour car transfer from either city.
1 night & 2 day Sailing Expedition - Angra to Angra
Depart and arrive back into Angra dos Reis, a 2-day sail takes you to deserted coves for sundowners, the jaw-droppingly beautiful beach of Lopez Mendez on Ilha Grande, with the chance to get back to nature snorkelling, surfing, meditating and star gazing!
Discover Paraty - Historical Walking Tour
Paraty is a charming town on Brazil's Emerald Coast, the centre of which has remained virtually unchanged since its heyday as a port for gold passing through from the mines of Minas Gerais. Enjoy a fascinating walking tour of this world heritage site.
Paraty Private Boat Tour & Cachaça Distillery
Located on Brazil's Emerald Coast, Paraty boasts a backdrop of forested mountains and the bay is peppered with beautiful islands and beaches, best explored by boat. Head out on a private tour and swim in natural pools before visiting a Cachaça distillery.