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Island House, Private Beach, European Charm, American Comfort

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Paraty house description

Three hours away from Rio de Janeiro and four hours from Sao Paulo airport. Splendid house, featured in leading architectural magazines and book (Dream Houses) for its style and charm, located on one of the 65 enchanting islands of Paraty Bay. Fifteen minutes away from Paraty, a heritage site where Nature and Culture meet the sea. Paraty is also famous for its history and crafts. Local traditions are displayed in events and festivals all year around, the most famous being FLIP (Paraty International Literary Festival). Paraty historic center is full of boutiques where unique clothes, jewelry and accessories can be found. Local food is a must. Original recipes include seafood and tropical fruits. On Araujo island the local tour provides an encounter with tropical plants and beaches, snack bars and small restaurants. Local people are friendly. English is spoken by the younger ones who are available to guide tours or share information and tales about the island and its people. Araujo island is the only one having a transportation service to mainland, a health center and a library. For guests who prefer to relax, the house has a private beach and is also special for its décor featuring artwork from all over the world. Ample and comfortable rooms, all with magnificent views, especially at sunrise, starry nights and full moon make the stay unforgettable. So do the meals prepared by the house cook. They include fish and seafood dishes with local fruit sauces, heart of palm and cheese pies, crab cakes, squids `a doré and creative appetizers. Boat rides to other islands, most of which contain safe swimming niches, scuba diving sites, delightful bars/restaurants and tracking opportunities even to clear waterfalls. For guests coming during the Winter season, a cosy fireplace and comfortable living room allow people to enjoy different forms of entertainment. Included in the rent are guardian/boatman, boat (8 people) and housekeeper/cook. English/French/Spanish information is available as needed.

Keywords: beach house on an island 15 min away from Paraty (heritage site), tracking, diving, swimming, boat rides, outstanding views, sunrise, starry nights, best place for relaxation nurtured by sea and birds sounds, artwork, exquisite food

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Property Type

      • House

      Accommodation Type

          • Vacation Rental

          Suitability

          • Alternative Lifestyle
          • Children Welcome
          • Pets Considered
          • Smoking Allowed

          Bedrooms: 4 Bedrooms, Sleeps 10, Beds for 8-10

          Bathrooms: 4 Bathrooms, 1 Half Bathroom

          Entertainment

          • CD Player
          • DVD Player
          • Music Library
          • Satellite / Cable
          • Stereo
          • Video Library

          Attractions

          • Churches
          • Museums
          • Nude Beach
          • Restaurants

          Local Services & Businesses

          • ATM/Bank
          • Groceries
          • Hospital
          • Massage Therapist
          • Medical Services

          Leisure Activities

          • Boating
          • Eco Tourism
          • Shopping
          • Sight Seeing
          • Wildlife Viewing

          Location Type

          • Beach View:

            180 degree-view of Paraty Bay islands and mountains from all house terraces...moreless

          • Beachfront:

            A view of mountains and islands is available as one swim....moreless

          • Mountain View
          • Ocean View
          • Oceanfront

          Sports & Adventure Activities

          • Fishing
          • Hiking
          • Kayaking
          • Rock Climbing
          • Snorkeling/Diving
          • Swimming

          General

          • Air Conditioning:

            Ceiling fans instead...moreless

          • Clothes Dryer
          • Garage:

            At the Marina where one boards the boat...moreless

          • Linens Provided
          • Mobile Phone
          • Parking For RV/Boat/Trailer:

            Buey for boats up to 50 ft...moreless

          • Telephone
          • Washing Machine
          • Wireless Internet
          • Wood Fireplace

          Kitchen

          • Cooking Utensils
          • Dishwasher
          • Ice Maker
          • Kitchen
          • Refrigerator

          Outside

          • Balcony
          • Deck / Patio
          • Lanai / Gazebo
          • Outdoor Grill
           

          Reviews

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          Low season (May-November): 650/day 
          Christmas, New Year and Carnaval: 800/day
          Other times: negotiable
          Low occupancy: negotia
          

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          Owner info

          Year Purchased: 2008

          About the owner: Brazilian who lived abroad for over half of her life and after living in the USA, Europe, Japan and Turkey decided to build her dream house in a dream spot. Deeply involved in local activities and community life including teaching of foreign languages.

          Why the Owner Chose Paraty:
          Come and check for yourself. You would also do it.

          The Unique Benefits at this House:
          Full relaxation, intimacy with Nature, experiencing beauty at its utmost while having Paraty charm and cultural attractions available at a short ride.


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          Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese

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          Photos

          • Welcome

            Welcome

          • in peace with nature

            in peace with nature

          • Paraty Bay

            Paraty Bay

          • living room

            living room

          • main house suite/terrace

            main house suite/terrace

          • annex suite

            annex suite

          • annex terrace

            annex terrace

          • outside terrace

            outside terrace

          • Sunrise

            Sunrise

          • relaxing at the terrace

            relaxing at the terrace

          • open kitchen/dining room

            open kitchen/dining room

          • outside shower

            outside shower

          • a bathroom

            a bathroom

          • annex suite

            annex suite

          • nearby beach

            nearby beach

          VRBO #340297

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          This listing was first published here in 2011.

          Date last modified - Tuesday, December 16, 2014

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          4 Bedroom / 4.5 Bathroom
          Sleeps 10

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          Member since: 2011
          Speaks: english, french, spanish, portuguese
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          • Response rate: 80%
          • Calendar last updated: 10/16/2014
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