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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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  • Sleep Quality
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Location
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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São Paulo, São Paulo, Brazil
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

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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33 hotel reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

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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9 hotel reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago 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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34 hotel reviews
37 helpful votes 37 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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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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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Great Missenden
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

My wife and I recently returned from a 4 night stay dismayed by Picinguaba. On the plus side the location is beautiful, the views spectacular and the gardens a delight..but that is where it ends. The bedrooms are all basic with cheap furniture and not a draw in sight...3 star at best; the common areas are of the similar standard... More 

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

Pictures on website an accurate illustration of how beautiful this spot is....rooms small but comfortable, main areas lovely as well. Food good, nice to eat out by the pool in the evening , breakfast decent. Despite that it felt a little corporate (staff pointing out that they leave tips to the guests discretion felt a little like begging) and also... More 

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Fulham,United Kingdom
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3 hotel reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 25, 2015

If you want to get away from the tourists and immerse yourself in a stylish surrounding with the most delicious local home cooked cuisine, then this is the place. We stayed with our children at the end of a trip around Brazil organised by Imagine Latin America, we had the private villa which affords a little more space and privacy... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

We were aiming for a very lazy week doing not very much. Temperature in late 30s(C) and 90%++ humidity pretty much settled that. With no air con rooms can get very uncomfortable even at night. The swimming pool with views over the bay (which is in all the publicity) is wonderful but unless you have the constitution of a monitor... More 

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