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Pousada Picinguaba

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Rua G 130 | Vila Picinguaba, Ubatuba, State of Sao Paulo 11680-000, Brazil
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  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
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    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

I stayed in the pousada for a weekend and I loved it since the beggining, when I arrived in the vila Picinguaba.The landscape is beautiful and the location is perfect, with a great view over the 'serra do mar'. I talked a lot with the employees (that are locals) and I really liked the concept of the pousada, that is... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia, USA
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015

We spent three days at Pousada Picinguaba as the second part of our honeymoon after spending five days at Fazenda Catuçaba. We had a great driver who took us from the Fazenda right to the Pousada. The Pousada is located at the end of the road out of Ubatuba. This quaint little fishing village wasn’t bustling with tourists and traffic... More 

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Vail, Colorado
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8 hotel reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 4, 2015

Pros: 1. Amazing setting. Views, mist, fishing village, mountains, boats, etc. Really ideal. 2. Incredible staff. Super attentive, kind and genuine. Decent English. 3. Unique property. Basically an old house, but kept up nicely. Very charming and tastefully decorated. 4. Cool activities. Take a small boat to an island beach for the day. Paddle board up a river, hike, paraty... More 

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Minneapolis, Minnesota
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 2, 2015

What a place this small pousada is.. Quietly tucked away on the hillside overlooking the sea, super friendly service, one of the most beautiful infinity pools you are likely ever to see, fresh fish on the grill, outside dinner with view over the sea, hammocks for a quiet siesta and an array of outdoors activities (we took a day on... More 

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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Marvellous stay at this beautiful place privilege located in a fascinating bay, half way Sao Paulo and Rio de Janeiro. Morning swimming in a pool surrounded by Atlantic forrest and beautiful flowers...lovely cafe da manha and delicious dinners at the terrace...feeling like home by its kind and cool staff. A little gem to enjoy with family, friends, love ones or... More 

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São Paulo
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 13, 2015

We spent the weekend at this small 17-room pousada, and loved every minute. Location is fantastic, overlooking Picinguaba bay and Praia da Fazenda. Room as a bit small, but comfortable and very clean. A/C works wonders. On Saturday we hiked to Praia da Fazenda, a 3km deserted beautiful beach, 20 min away from the hotel. Bliss. On Sunday we joined... More 

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Nottingham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2015 via mobile

I'm not sure from reading some of the below reviews what people expect from this hotel. It is the most wonderful boutique hotel, with lovely freshly made food, very friendly staff, beautifully decorated rooms and a view to die for. People complain about mosquito's, or staff not speaking English, or having to not put paper down the toilet because of... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 26, 2015

A beautiful location, in a small fishing village way off the beaten track, with excellent views and friendly, welcoming and attentive staff. It is very quiet, save for the bird song in the pretty garden around an attractive pool. This pousada is recommended by Forbes and Vogue presumably by people who have only seen the photographs? Because the accommodation is... More 

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Montreal, Canada
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21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

We recently stayed at this Pousada for six nights and after a long 4 hour drive from Rio were immediately charmed by the location and the lodging facility.We were warmly greeted and offered an outstanding fresh maracuja juice whilst completing the registration.We were quickly done and fully enjoying the honeymoon suite we had selected on this special occasion.The room was... More 

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Melbourne, Australia
1 review
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2015

My wife and I travelled from Rio (pop. 10 million) to Picinguaba (pop. 400) in January, and immediately knew we had chosen a fantastic place to stay. We spent our days kayaking and hiking through beautiful tropical rainforest looking for toucans, and swimming with turtles in clean, warm water. Cocktails by the pool In the evening served by wonderful, helpful... More 

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