Paraty is a city in the state of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. Founded in 1667, the city still has many aspects of its original Portuguese colonial architecture. This includes and impressive fort and nice central plaza with a stunning church.
From the Paraty Travel Guide
We were a few days ago in Paraty and decided a few days earlier for the hostel Bossa Nova. First, we were picked up from the bus station with a car and brought to the hostel. There we got to our expectations a room with 2 bunk beds, say for 4, having previously been agreed by phone that we would get a room with 2 single beds. ... more
Inherently grim. They have tried to brighten it up, but it will always be shady and dark and crammed. There's no way they could get 90 people there at one time without one of them falling into the river. The kitchen situation is odd. It's a long room with computers in it, so it is 'extremely forbidden' to fry your food. ... more
The staff made this trip one of the best stays on our travels! We ad so much fun and it felt like a home. Each morning we received a welcome hug as we left, and in the evenings we had wonderfully home cooked Brazilian food. Town is a 10 minutes walk, and the best it tight opposite. I would definitely go back! 10/10!! ... more