A beautiful and authentic private villa that sleeps up to ten guests within reach of the charming UNESCO World Heritage town of Paraty on Brazil's picturesque Emerald Coast, half way between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo.
At a Glance
A ten minute walk into colonial Paraty but has a wonderful position on the banks of the River Jabaquara
Sleeps up to ten people so great for families or friends traveling together
Plenty of activities can be arranged including swimming, snorkeling, surfing and kayaking, boat trips, cooking lessons, trekking, riding and biking
Authentic Brazilian style accommodation with lots of character
There is a terrace which extends the length of the house, great for alfresco dining or lounging in a hammock
Parati is a port town so the beaches there are not ideal for swimming however you can do great sailing nearby
Meet our specialists
Call us on (858) 523-9000 to start planning your vacation to Casarao Amarelo or take a look at our itineraries to Southern Coast
Casarao Amarelo is a beautiful colonial beach house, a short walk from the Centro Historico of Paraty measuring approximately 510 square meters in total. The delightful 17th century town of Paraty is just a 5-minute walk away and is very convenient without having any of the noise of staying in town on one’s doorstep.
The main house consists of three double bedrooms, each with their own bathroom and a study. The kitchen is large and well equipped, the dining room can easily sit ten and the sitting room is spacious and comfortable. There is a terrace which extends the length of the house which is primarily used for meals and there are hammocks and large armchairs for lounging (with overhead fans for hot days).
The sea is 8 meters from the house, down some steps from the property. There are two kayaks available to explore the island opposite the house, or for fishing, and at low tide the beach is perfect for collecting clams. A speed boat and yacht are available for rent by the day, or for your whole stay, and fishing trips are easily arranged locally.
There is also a guest house consisting of a large air-conditioned bedroom and bathroom, and also a sitting room with a double sofa bed, second bathroom and fully equipped kitchen. The guest house terrace leads out onto the pool area.
The caretakers, Pedro and Helena, have their own house on the property, tucked into the hillside. They will be available to do the shopping and prepare your meals. There is also a concierge who speaks English who will be at your disposal to arrange activities and excursions.
Casarao Amarelo offers three stunning bedrooms in the main house and a separate guesthouse that can sleep four (two on a sofa bed in the living room)
Children are welcome to come and stay at Casarao Amarelo, and a nanny can be arranged at extra cost upon request, but there are no specific facilities.
Facilities at Casarao Amarelo include a study, large kitchen, spacious dining room, sitting room with large French doors that open to a veranda and a swimming pool.
The hotel provides two kayaks and offers boat trips. Both speed boats and yachts are also available to rent to explore the coastline and nearby islands. Other activities on offer locally include fishing trips and hiking.
Local cook, house keeper/maid service, maintenance man and an English-speaking concierge
Location & Directions
Casarao Amarelo is a ten minute walk into Paraty, on the banks of the River Jabaquara. The sea is 8 meters from the house, down some steps from the property.
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.