Casa Cairucu

Rio De Janeiro


  • Near Parati
  • Self Catering

A delightful bay side residence with stunning views and private jetty - only accessible by boat (20 minutes) from the harbour in charming colonial Parati. The house is located inside the Environmental Protection Area (APA) of Cairuçu surrounded by pristine beaches, rainforest and fishing communities. It is possible to swim from the house the water is warm and often crystal clear.

There are 3 double/twin rooms that face the sea (all with ensuite bathrooms). High beamed ceilings with fans, white-washed walls, solid wood floors, pieces of Brazilian art and local handicrafts. Bathrooms have walk-in showers and blue mosaic tile flooring. Large dining table and spacious open plan kitchen and lounge area. Fully equipped kitchen, DVD/CD player, Sky TV, small library and board games.

Sea Kayaks, basic snorkelling equipment and fishing rods also available. There are boat excursions to explore nearby islands, stunning sandy beaches, snorkelling, restaurants and local organic Cachaca distilleries. Nearby Praia do Baré is only a 5 minute walk away (excellent for young children) and Praia Vermelha is approximately a 40 minute walk in the other direction. Daily maid service included and we can also arrange a cook to prepare delicious Brazilian dishes and order food in advance.

It is approximately 3 ½ hours from Rio de Janeiro airport and 4 ½ from San Paulo airport. Ideal for families, small group of friends and honeymooners. A real sanctuary and home from home and comes highly recommended.