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Paraty Bay

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Address: Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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24-9-9932-0699
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USD 38.99*
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Paraty Schooner Cruise and Snorkeling Tour
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USD 55.00*
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Kayaking Adventure in Paraty

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This is definitely a little place worth visiting! Nice people, food and of course weather. Surfs up over here!

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 days ago
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW via mobile

This is definitely a little place worth visiting! Nice people, food and of course weather. Surfs up over here!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A cruise in the Paraty bay offers an enormous opportunities on small beaches and coY locations where you would fell the sea is swallowing mountains around at a unique pictured view. Taking the boat in Paraty and navigating to the "Saco do Mamanguá" direction lots of small islands and continent corners will be on your way for a dive or... More 

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 December 2016

I stayed two days in Paraty and enjoyed the beach, some historical sites and the scuba diving. It is a good destination for both beach lovers,as well as arts and music lovers.

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Clacton-on-Sea, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 December 2016

The old part of Paratay is characterful with buildings reminiscent of a time gone by - very well preserved and sits right on the coast. Took the schooner trip around the bay , stopping off at places to snorkel and swim.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 October 2016

Put two days aside cause you will enjoy being out on a boat so much you will want to do it again. Great value for money and the experience.

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

Paraty is a lovely place...if you want it buy choose the southern side of the rock, if you want it quite, to the north of the big rock is very very peaceful

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 August 2016 via mobile

The staff of Pousada Helicolonial is really great! Quintal das Letras Restaurant serves delicious food. Another tip is a visit to Maria Izabel cachaça producer, considered one of the best in Brazil.

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Jerusalem, Israel
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 June 2016

Paraty bay is really great place to do a boat tour or for swimming in the several transparent wáter beaches. The view with the Atlantic bush surrounding the bay gives a really nature touch to your stay.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 June 2016

We engaged a man with boat from the harbour in Paraty on two successive days. He chugged around the bay, showing us the sights, stopping for places to swim, seeing animals, taking us to a quiet bar on an island for lunch. It could not have been a more relaxing way to spend the day. We spoke to a couple... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 May 2016 via mobile

Had the most amazing day on a boat excursion through Brazil and swimming in the most amazing water. I loved Cobblestone streets at night and so many cute shops and restaurants. Try to desserts as well. I would def recommend a visit here and make sure you do the boat tour.

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