Casa Turquesa is a beautifully decorated two-storey 18th century historic house located in the colonial centre of the charming town of Paraty, half way in between Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paulo on Brazil's glorious Emerald Coast.
Beautiful colonial building with lovely individual guest rooms with vibrant splashes of colour 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
Paraty is renowned for its beautifully preserved architecture, cobbled streets and colourful 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.
When to visit
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!
Located by the pier in the historic centre of Paraty, halfway between Rio and Sao Paulo - approximately a 4-hour car journey from either.
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.