Resort Croce del Sud
Travel Blogs from Paraty
... it's just a few doors away from my AirBnB place! Convenient! He gave me a discount given I've done the tours with them: for only 80 reales (instead of 95), I got a decent place in a bed and breakfast.
I still wanted to do the Trindade tour, and again as luck would have it, the other couple in my waterfall tour overheard me talking to Russ, and said they wanted to do it. Now that we have met the minimum number of travellers, we're going ahead!
After Sao Paolo and before Rio Carnival all I've wanted to do is hang out on the beach and recoup / conserve my energy. So I headed first to a place called Paraty to do just that. Paraty is a beautiful colonial town on the beach, a 6 hour bus ride away from Sao Paolo. On the bus I met a Dutch guy called Stephan who was staying on the same street as me (on the beach, literally). He had some other british friends ...
Here the Portuguese have left their mark. Paraty, confused with 'Party' at a quick glance, is actually not a party town but a beautiful colonial town full of tat buying tourists. Painted white with multicoloured balconies the houses, shops, cafés and restaurants line the streets. Perfect for a pleasant stroll, but not much else. It was raining and we were struggling to remain positive! Sundowners on the beach turned to heavy ...
... with 2 windows looking onto the street when we first arrived, but the party went on until 6:00 am on both sides…. We changed our room after that. For 2 days of political hype, cars kept circling around the newer party of town with loudspeakers ,thumping music, people parading with flags, mardi gras figures, revving and wheel-spinning motorbikes, dressed up dogs, fireworks, and noise, noise, noise. Sunday was ...
... resorts were fabulous, but I was never served breakfast on the beach. I feasted on the fresh fruit they served along with a little helping of cake and some toast, well it's rude not to if it's there and the staff have slaved over a hot stove for me!
I made my way to the port though the little cobbled streets that line Paraty. This is such a quaint little town right on the coast with small houses with colourful doors which brighten up the place and make it ...
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- Continental Breakfast
- Room service
- Free parking