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Pousada Picinguaba

5.0 of 5 Hotel   |   Rua G 130 | Vila Picinguaba, Ubatuba, State of Sao Paulo 11680-000, Brazil
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Ranked #2 of 18 hotels in Ubatuba
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4 of 5 stars reviewed 3 weeks ago
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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London, England, United Kingdom
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 hotel reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

it did take us 3 hours to find the hotel but when we did it was extremely nice with very attentive service, its a good 300 yards from the nearest road, had to walk across a beach to reach the steep incline path to the hotel. it was 7am when we arrived and a manager,David could not have done any... More

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Clermont-Ferrand, France
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2014

Imagine: you are on a small hilly road. You get to a fisherman village, on the beach. Here the road stops, among vessels and drying nets, and you have to walk your way thru the narrow street of the village, until you get there: a posada full of charm, garden of flowers, deck with breathtaking view over the sea. You... More

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Pousada_Picinguaba, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pousada Picinguaba, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you so much for your comments. We are happy that you enjoyed your stay with us. Indeed Picinguaba is a perfect combination of local atmosphere and amazing surroundings. We are looking forward for your next visit. We will keep this little paradise well preserved for you. All the best, Oseias More

Perth, Australia
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2014

Spent 4 nights here at the end of 8 weeks touring South America to chill out before our long flight back to Australia. Our travel advisor had said that some of her American guest had said the hotel was to quiet & with out the amenities of a larger resorts , I said great just what I want. I was... More

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Pousada_Picinguaba, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pousada Picinguaba, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you very much for taking the time to write a review about your experience in Picinguaba. We are very happy to hear that your stay was perfect mix of relaxing and activities, also that you enjoyed our concept. The hammocks and views are here just waiting for your next visit. Kindest Regards, Oseias Castro More

London, United Kingdom
1 review
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We spent 5 days at Pousada Picinguaba the week before last and it was the highlight of a fantastic trip to Brazil. The Pousada is beautifully decorated, oozing comfort and style. It has the feeling of a home (albeit an incredible one). From the moment we arrived in the tiny local fishing village and were helped up to the Pousada... More

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Pousada_Picinguaba, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pousada Picinguaba, responded to this review

Dear guest: Thank you so much for taking the time to write a review describing your experience with us. I have had shared your feedback with our team and everyone here was very happy to hear that Picinguaba was the highlight of your trip in Brazil. We appreciate your comments on the food, we have a special care to ensure... More

Hitchin, United Kingdom
1 review
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We were driven down from Rio by an excellent driver and saw many interesting Towns and great views on the way. The weather could have been better but it was a perfect end to a great trip to Peru and Brazil. Lovely friendly helpful staff at the Pousada, and we really enjoyed the food.

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Pousada_Picinguaba, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pousada Picinguaba, responded to this review

Dear Guest, Thank you very much for the lovely comment. We are truly happy to hear that you had a joyful stay with us.. We hope to welcome you again in a near future. Warmest Regards, Oseias Castro More

London
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14 reviews 14 reviews
6 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 21, 2014

We spent 4 days at the Pousada at Picinguaba last week, and have to say it is one of the finest experiences we have ever had - we just loved everything. First the atmosphere of a truly unspoilt tropical fishing village protected from the ocean by a string of jewel like islands - and wonderful stretches of deserted beach to... More

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Pousada_Picinguaba, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pousada Picinguaba, responded to this review

Dear guest: Wow, thanks so much for taking the time to write a review describing your experience with us so quick! It is very satisfying for us to read your review and realize that we are making true our dreams of giving a luxury but sustainable local Brazilian experience to our customers. Your “The Real Thing - authentic paradise” review... More

Stockholm, Sweden
2 reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2014

We went first to Catucaba, the "sister" fazenda, and a fantastic place too, up in the mountains -then to Picinguaba. Most people stay just a few days, we where there for six days. The place is special and you have to be able to see the unique qualities, a visit in a protected unspoilt area, a hotel basking in a... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2014

We selected pousada picinguaba in between our iguazu and rio stays hoping to relax for 4 days and mostly enjoy beach life. I'm in favour of small simple hotels offering genuine food as long as they don't set unrealistic expectations. This was not a luxury stay nor was it a special experience. This is a guest house with a pretentious... More

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Pousada_Picinguaba, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pousada Picinguaba, responded to this review

Dear Guest, We really thank to each of our guest that posts reviews about our hotel. Our senior management take them very seriously and appreciate them. We are certain that they help us improve overall. All our staff in Picinguaba is very saddened to read about your experience. That said, we think is important to share some information and explanation... More

Grand Baie, Riviere du Rempart, Mauritius
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 20, 2013

This was the highlight of our Brazilian trip. The lodge is secluded on a forested peninsula and has spectacular views of the bay and mountains. Despite the feeling of seclusion, it is a very short walk down the the authentic, friendly, tiny fishing village and beautiful beach. Its a great launchpad to explore what must be one of the nicest... More

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Pousada_Picinguaba, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pousada Picinguaba, responded to this review

Thank you so much for your kind comments. We are proud that you enjoyed your stay. We do our best to combine the local atmosphere and amazing surroundings. It also makes us very happy that you liked our beaches….and coming from Mauritius! Hope you come and kayak on them again!! All the best, Oseias More

Zimbabwe
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 11, 2013

The place, the people, the energy, the colors, the flowers, the food, the locals, the weather (rainy and sunny), the temperature, the flow, the plans, the sounds, the water, the fish, the fruits, the smiles, the birds, the naps... everything is absolutely fantastic in the Pousada. The real luxury in a tiny little fishermen town between Sao Paulo and Rio... More

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Pousada_Picinguaba, Gerente de relações com clientes at Pousada Picinguaba, responded to this review

Dear guest, Thank you so so much for all these kind words… We are truly happy to hear that you enjoyed Picinguaba. We will take your challenge of inventing a new adjective….quite a big one! In the meantime try to express it by: “Natural Luxury, Real Brazil” Everyone in Picinguaba sends their warm regards, Oseias Castro More

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Address: Rua G 130 | Vila Picinguaba, Ubatuba, State of Sao Paulo 11680-000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Sao Paulo > Ubatuba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$
Hotel Class:5 star — Pousada Picinguaba 5*
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Hotel Style
#2 On the Beach Hotel in Ubatuba #3 Romantic Hotel in Ubatuba #3 Family Hotel in Ubatuba
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The hotel Picinguaba overlooks a peaceful bay at the heart of the Natural Park of Serra do Mar, the tropical coastal forest running between Rio and São Paulo, about half an hour's drive south of Paraty.It is the only charming hotel in a 30km radius. It faces the sea and a 3 km-long protected sandy beach. The hotel offers (09) nine comfortable rooms all opening onto the natural surroundings and the sea, including a dream honeymoon Suite with en suite jacuzzi and a breathtaking view of the ocean. The local road stops at the beach and one has to walk the last 250m to the hotel, nestled in the forest.Everything here is attuned to the spirit of the place, with nothing to disturb nature's magic: no TV or telephone in the rooms, no Internet, no air-conditioning. This place is for you to be in a different world, the only sounds are the wind in the palm trees and the sea gently lapping the shore.Pousada Picinguaba was selected in HIP HOTELS as one of the 80 most extraordinary hotels around the world and was featured in National Geographic Stay List 2011. ... more   less 
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