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Casa Turquesa

Paraty, Brazil

Casa Turquesa is a beautifully decorated two-storey 18th century historic house located in the colonial center of the charming UNESCO world heritage town of Paraty, half way in between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo on Brazil's glorious Emerald Coast.

At a Glance

  • Beautiful colonial building with lovely individual guest rooms with vibrant splashes of color and Brazilian touches

  • It’s the most expensive hotel in Paraty however, it is the most exclusive with a fresh contemporary edge

  • An excellent choice if you're looking for a little extra luxury during your stay in Paraty

  • Has a pretty garden with a swimming pool equipped with a Jacuzzi and four massage rooms

  • Located in the quaint cobblestone heart of Paraty and within easy reach of excellent local restaurants - seafood being the specialty

Culture, Honeymoon, Couples

Insider's View

Don't be alarmed when you are asked to remove your shoes upon check in. You will be given your own pair of havaianas to wear in the hotel which are (thankfully) yours to keep!

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Call us on 858 345 1763 to start planning your vacation to Casa Turquesa or take a look at our itineraries to Southern Coast


Paraty is renowned for its beautifully preserved architecture, cobbled streets and colorful houses. Casa Turquesa is a beautiful boutique hotel, well-positioned to enjoy the cultural delights of this Brazilian gem of a town.

Casa Turquesa, designed by Renato Tavolaro, offers nine comfortable and beautifully decorated guest rooms and suites. From many of the balconies there are wonderful views of the bay, the famous rooftops of Paraty, the mountains and the dome of the church of Santa Rita - the town’s oldest religious building. Their breakfasts are a delicious way to start the day before heading out to see the sights. The hotel has an internal courtyard, a garden, a swimming pool equipped with jacuzzi, a bar and cellar. The main house also has a reading room and a small fireplace for cooler days in winter.

Why not go scuba diving off Ilha dos Meros, relax on one of the many golden beaches or visit the prehistoric cave paintings and waterfalls in the nearby Serra da Bocaina National Park to get a true feel for this tropical paradise.

Please note that Casa Turquesa does not accept children under 14 years of age.


Casa Turquesa features nine suites all with impeccable attention to detail and beautifully decorated, each named after different enticing colors. Bathrooms offer power showers and toiletries by the Amazonian brand Granado.


Please note that Casa Turquesa does not accept children under 14 years of age.


Casa Turquesa features an internal patio for guests, a swimming pool with whirlpool, a bar, wine cellar, gazebo and garden. A reading room is also available with a fireplace to cosy up to on those colder days. there is no restaurant as such but breakfast is included in room rates.


A wealth of activities are available to guests including fishing, hiking, scuba diving, snorkeling, boat trips to nearby islands and cultural visits to the colonial town of Paraty. Planet Paraty is an exclusive in-house travel agency that will plan outings and organize trips for guests on request.

Location & Directions

Paraty, Brazil

Located by the pier in the historic center of Paraty, halfway between Rio and Sao Paulo - approximately a 4-hour car journey from either.

When to go

High season is generally December to April when it's warm and humid. The coastal location ensures that temperatures rarely exceed 30°C and generally do not fall below 13°C (night-time in July). Even in winter (June-September), when rates are lower, daytime temperatures usually reach 21°C. This can be a lovely time to visit as it is warm in the day, cooler at night and drier. Rainfall is a possibility throughout the year, but the peak summer months of January and February often experience heavier showers. Christmas, New Year, January, Carnival, Easter and Paraty's International Literary Festival (normally held in July) are high season and hotels will be busy.

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Call us on 858 345 1763 to start planning your vacation to Casa Turquesa or take a look at our itineraries to Southern Coast

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