Casa Turquesa

Location: Rio de Janeiro | Brazil

Price guide: $$$$$ $200-$350 per person per night

Brimming with heritage and Brazilian charm, Casa Turquesa is a charming luxury guesthouse that occupies an 18th-century townhouse that has been painstakingly restored. It sits elegantly among the quaint cobbled streets. With just a handful of elegant rooms, this is one of our favourite hotels in the picture-perfect town of Paraty.
Perfect forCouples and honeymooners looking for a local Brazilian experience.
In the knowTake a boat out for the day and make sure you stop for lunch on the island of Catimbau, where a truly wonderful restaurant has been built into the rocks. Swimming while your chef works up lunch is warmly encouraged - definitely a good thing in our books!

Recommended for...

  • Cultural Immersion
  • Setting & Views
  • Boutique Hotel
  • Honeymoon

Hotel Overview

Sense of Place

Casa Turquesa is in the colonial town of Paraty, nestled between the mountains and the sea.

Rooms at Casa Turquesa

Casa Turquesa has cosy colour-themed rooms, which are individually decorated to encapsulate the historic, warm essence of the town, and feature touches such as the original stone walls. Some rooms have beautiful views of the tiled roofs of the town and the bay of Paraty.

Food & Drink

Wake up to a delicious breakfast of Brazilian favourites, served whenever you like, and later in the day, make the most of Paraty's buzzing dining scene. The hotel is on the marina in the heart of the village, so you're in a perfect location to swing by the many delicious eateries that Paraty has to offer.


The lounge area is a welcoming space of deep woods and bright Brazilian colours, and there’s a cosy reading room with an open fire for chilly evenings. In the heart of the guesthouse is a charming courtyard with a small outdoor pool for a refreshing dip. There is also an in-house boutique full of unique local wares.

Activities at Casa Turquesa

Paraty has an interesting history, which is still very much apparent in its quaint architecture and local churches, which demand some exploring. Enjoy expert guided tours to uncover the town’s rich past, and trips to local fishing villages and the beautiful beaches that surround the area.

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Hotel location

Casa Turquesa is a 4-hour drive from Rio de Janeiro and Sao Paolo and their airports.

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