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Stylish Eco House in a Unique Sea Front Location

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4 bedrooms
5 bathrooms
8 guests
2 nights minimum
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INDULGE in your own piece of Paradise without compromising environmentally or aesthetically. Accomodating 2 to 8 people, ENJOY the comforts of a stylish and modern sea-front home with a clear conscience. A stay at Casa Tartaruga gives you the best of both worlds in a haven of peace and tranquility utilising solar energy and natural spring water. Accessible only by boat you are promised the luxury of contemporary accommodation and adventure for those seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of modern life. Be charmed by the local activities - children coming by boat to the tiny school on the beach, local fisherman sorting their catch and the endless variety of maritime life passing by all against the magnificent backdrop of the Bay of Paraty and the Atlantic rainforest covered mountains ...INDULGE in your own piece of Paradise without compromising environmentally or aesthetically. Accomodating 2 to 8 people, ENJOY the comforts of a stylish and modern sea-front home with a clear conscience. A stay at Casa Tartaruga gives you the best of both worlds in a haven of peace and tranquility utilising solar energy and natural spring water. Accessible only by boat you are promised the luxury of contemporary accommodation and adventure for those seeking to escape the hustle and bustle of modern life. Be charmed by the local activities - children coming by boat to the tiny school on the beach, local fisherman sorting their catch and the endless variety of maritime life passing by all against the magnificent backdrop of the Bay of Paraty and the Atlantic rainforest covered mountains beyond, enhanced in the evening by spectacular sunsets from the west facing decks. Eat al-fresco under the trees. Observe abundant wildlife and exotic plants and trees from the extensive private gardens which lead down to the sea. Look out for dolphins and our resident turtle, Tartaruga. Location: The historic port of Paraty lies between Sao Paulo (330km) and Rio de Janeiro (236 km), a 4 to 6 hour journey depending on your mode of transport. The town offers excellent facilities for shopping, restaurants and further excursions to islands, fantastic beaches, and activities such as fishing, diving and trekking and hosts numerous festivals, including Jazz, Food, and Film, the best known being the International Literary Festival (FLIP). The house is located at Bare beach, home to a small, friendly local community with Paraty only 10 minutes away by fast boat. Enjoy beach badminton, volley ball, petanque, or just swim in the clear, calm waters where you will often have the beach to yourselves. Beautifully appointed, the Main House has open plan living with huge windows leading onto the extensive main deck from where you can entertain or simply relax and enjoy the stunning views. Fish, swim or dive from your own private dock, (swimming ladder, fresh water shower, sink) or just enjoy the sunloungers on the large deck and watch the world go by. Walk along coastal paths to idyllic beaches or arrange a trip with our neighbouring boatmen to explore the many beaches and islands in the bay, many offering superb regional seafood dishes. Accommodation: Accommodating 2 to 8 people over 3 buildings, all rooms have sea views and queen size beds, en-suite bathrooms with powerful showers, ceiling fans and mosquito netted windows. Main House - master en-suite with panoramic views leading onto deck, with dressing room and large bathroom with twin basins and showers. Stone House - 2 large double en-suite bedrooms, with sea views. Fishermans House - self-contained house with double en-suite bedroom, separate kitchen/living room with 2 single beds and leading onto balcony, all with sea views. The layout of the property is such that it suits a couple for a special occasion such as a honeymoon or larger parties of six or up to eight, having large open private spaces, with indoor and outdoor seating and tables and barbeque. Although designed for self catering a cook can be provided for breakfasts or for a full catering service if preferred - please enquire for availability. From arranging private car transfers to borrowing a local mobile phone, just let us know how we can help and we will do our best to meet all your requirements. More
House Rules
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
Bathrooms
1 Half bath, 4 Full baths
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About the Owner
Miss S
Languages spoken:English
Response Rate:100%
Response Time:Within a few hours
Listed Since:September 2010
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Reviewed October 30, 2018

We have just returned from Casa Tartaruga where we had the most amazing time - we could have happily stayed for ever. The setting is spectacular with Atlantic Rainforest behind and incredible sea views in front, only accessible by boat and with a virtually private...More

Date of stay: October 2018
Thank FellowTraveler792102
SueWendy, VR Owner at Stylish Eco House in a Unique Sea Front Location, responded to this reviewResponded November 1, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are so pleased that you and your family enjoyed your stay at our house. Feel free to come again!

Reviewed January 16, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful stay and thank you Yara for all the arrangements and assistance. The 10min walk to restaurant have the freshest best grilled fish!

Date of stay: January 2018
Thank wim650
SueWendy, VR Owner at Stylish Eco House in a Unique Sea Front Location, responded to this reviewResponded February 2, 2018

Thank you for taking the time to write a review and we are pleased you enjoyed your stay

Reviewed October 2, 2017

We had a Brazilian blast at the house, everything is perfect, the place, the small beach, the view on the bay, the nearby village, etc, etc. This is a place to discover. We found out new definition of "Relax".

Date of stay: August 2017
Thank Vince09
SueWendy, VR Owner at Stylish Eco House in a Unique Sea Front Location, responded to this reviewResponded October 3, 2017

We are so please you enjoyed your stay. It's our privilege to be able to share such a special place with guests.

Reviewed October 1, 2016

This is a must stay place if you are looking for a place to unwind and re-charge your batteries. Yara the local manager of the Casa Tartaruga was very welcoming and ensured that there was an adequate amount of chardonnay (where she sourced it from...More

Date of stay: August 2016
Thank Birminghamshrink
Reviewed August 19, 2016

We had a wonderful week at Casa Tartaruga after our daughter's wedding in Sao Paulo. It was the perfect place for an exhausted family to relax and enjoy this lovely area of Brazil. The house was great - well cared for and managed by Yara...More

Date of stay: May 2016
Thank abuchan100792
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Reviewed December 3, 2015

We had an absolutely wonderful stay at Casa Tartaruga. It is truly paradise. The home is beautiful and located in a tranquil area with a small private beach just steps away. It far exceeded our expectations. It was perfect to accommodate my wife and myself...More

Date of stay: November 2015
Thank BiscottiAndSun
SueWendy, VR Owner at Stylish Eco House in a Unique Sea Front Location, responded to this reviewResponded December 4, 2015

We are so pleased that you really enjoyed your stay and were kind enough to take the time to post such a lovely review. It means a lot to our team to get such positive feed back. We look forward to welcoming you back in...More

Reviewed September 4, 2015

If you are on this page, you have already chosen to visit in the most beautiful bay of South Brazil and you have made the right choice. If you wish to relax and enjoy the bay, Casa Tartaruga is certainly the most quiet and delicious...More

Date of stay: August 2015
Thank 10nougat95
Reviewed September 2, 2015

This is a piece of paradise - an amazing house, very tranquil with beautiful views and a small private beach. The house is stunning and has everything you need, including a discreet and efficient cleaner, Suelee, and gardener Tipa. Yara, property manager, will order anything...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Baso4150
Reviewed September 2, 2015

The house is new, but beautifully designed to fit into the exotic trees and plants of the surrounding rainforest. Both the living room and master bedroom have vista windows which make the most of the stunning views/sunsets across the bay. We swam every day from...More

Date of stay: July 2015
Thank Lyn H
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Date of stay: April 2015
Amenities
Pets Allowed: Ask
Smoking Allowed: No
Kid Friendly: Ask
DVD Player
Balcony
Grill
Books
Ceiling Fans
Deck
Fireplace
Freezer
Refrigerator
Internet Access
Linens Provided
Mountain Views
Ocean Views
Outdoor Dining Area
Patio
Private Garden
Cable/satellite TV
Cooker
Telephone
Terrace
Toaster
Towels Provided
TV
Water Views
Waterfront
Wi-Fi
Beach Or Lakeside Relaxation
Long Term Rentals (Over 1 Month)
Short Term Rentals (4 Days Or Fewer)
A Winter Sun Getaway
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About the neighbourhood
The historic port of Paraty lies between Sao Paulo (350km) and Rio de Janeiro (248 km). The house is located at Bare beach, home to a small, friendly local community with Paraty only 10 minutes away by fast boat. Swim directly off the dock or from the sheltered beach, walk along coastal paths to idyllic beaches or just relax on the decks and watch the world go by. The town of Paraty offers excellent facilities for shopping, restaurants and further excursions to islands, fantastic beaches, and activities such as fishing, diving and trekking. The town hosts numerous festivals, including Jazz, Food, and Film, the best known being the International Literary Festival (FLIP)
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Frequently Asked Questions about Stylish Eco House in a Unique Sea Front Location

Stylish Eco House in a Unique Sea Front Location is able to accommodate up to 8 guests. See all property details.

Stylish Eco House in a Unique Sea Front Location has 5 bathrooms available. See all property details.

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