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Vivenda Paraty

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Denver, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My husband and I stayed at Vivenda for 4 nights in late April/early May. Jon greeted us and instantly made us feel at home. He is warm and knowledgeable, available for advice about where to eat and what to do, or just a friendly chat. We stayed in one of the gorgeous bungalows and my parents stayed in the other.... More 

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Dear Carrie, So happy you all enjoyed your stay with us in April, it was lovely to meet you and your delightful parents for 4 days. So pleased VIVENDA lived up to your expectations as we always try our upmost to make everyone feel very special and at home. Our warmest wishes to you all, John & team. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

My boyfriend and I spent two nights at Vivenda in Paraty, as soon as we walked in we knew we had arrived in paradise. John, the host and owner, could not have been more helpful and welcoming. The double suite we stayed in was perfectly decorated with little touches which made it feel homely. The poolside and garden area was... More 

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Utrecht, Nederland
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 13, 2016

Excellent accommodation, great service and the host is always willing to help you and find your way arround town. Room was spacious and clean, just the waterpressure of the shower could be better. All in all a great place to stay.

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Thank you Hugo for your feedback and pleased to hear you enjoyed your short stay with us. Regarding the shower, in order to have a stronger shower you needed to turn the shower control onto turbo. Thank you once again. Warmest wishes from John & team. More 

Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 2, 2016

Wow, what a superb little part of the world. Vivenda is not the top notch accommodation in Paraty for nothing. As soon as we arrived, we were already dreading to leave. Each villa gives you sufficient privacy and a taste of unmatched relaxation. It's easily one of the best properties we stayed I'm during our month-long trip to South America.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 19, 2016

Stayed at Vivenda for 9 nights. It is an excellent B&B, owned by John, an English expat from York. He has two ‘bungalows’ in his garden and a third bedroom and bathroom attached to his house. We stayed in one of the bungalows and loved it. Spotlessly clean, adjacent to a pretty, reasonable sized pool, with a small garden. His... More 

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Dear Lynn, Thank you so much for your feedback on VIVENDA and Paraty. It was marvellous having you both stay with us for 9 days and felt like having friends around all the time. We'll certainly keep in contact and hope to see you both here again in the future maybe. Our very best wishes from John & team. PS... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

We stayed for three nights and could not have hoped for a better pousada. It's hard to add anything new - all the other glowing reviews are just spot on: - The set-up - two bungalows and the owner's home around a landscaped pool - is idyllic and peaceful. - Our bungalow was immaculate - large, well decorated, comfortable. -... More 

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Dera Henry, Thanking you both for your extremely Kind and generous feedback on VIVENDA. It was a pleasure having you both around for 3 days and we're pleased that our service reached your expectations.Take care and maybe see you around in the future. Our warmest wishes from John & team. More 

Vancouver, B.C.
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 12, 2016

We travelled to Paraty with seven family members after attending our son's wedding in Ilhabela (an island about three hours south of Paraty). We stayed in all three of John's beautifully appointed rooms and loved everything - decor, bedding, garden, pool, breakfast, and, of course, John himself. It was the perfect place for our family to chillax after all the... More 

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Dear Carrie, Thank you so much for your feedback on VIVENDA. It was so much fun having you all staying with us for 3 days - you certainly livened up our guest house. Hope to see you again at sometime in the future now that you have a much stronger Brazilian connection. Take care. Very best wishes from John &... More 

Amsterdam, The Netherlands
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 23, 2016

We had such a wonderful two days at Vivenda Paraty, we wished we could have stayed longer! John is a lovely host, very welcoming and with good recommendations on where to go and what to do but at the same time providing a lot of privacy during your stay. The bungalow itself had all the amenities you could wish for... More 

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Thank you Evelien for your welcoming feedback. It was a pleasure to have you both staying with us and hope to see you again in the future maybe. Our very best wishes, John & team. More 

Glasgow, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2016 via mobile

My husband and I stayed here for 3 nights, and only wished we had stayed longer. John was a fantastic host for the duration of our stay, answering any questions we had about Paraty, and further transport in Brazil. Our room was lovely and very clean. Breakfast every morning was delicious, and served on our own terrace outside our room... More 

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

Thank you both so much for your feedback on VIVENDA. So pleased you both enjoyed your stay with us and that our guest house lived up to your expectations. Our warmest wishes from John & staff. More 

Lahr, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2016

The owner John has created a little paradise just 15 min. walking distance from the historic center. Just 3 rooms/bungalows with all the amenities we like situated in a tropical garden. Centre of this quiet garden is the nice pool. Relaxed atmosphere. In the beginning John, a very warm hearted person, provided too much information and we felt a bit... More 

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jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda Paraty, responded to this review

It was a great pleasure having you both staying with us and we're pleased you both enjoyed your few days at VIVENDA and discovering the charms of Paraty. Hopefully we'll see you again in the future. Our very best wishes, John & team. More 

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
THE GUEST HOUSE Vivenda is situated in a quiet redidential neighbourhood and only a 10-15 munute walk along the riverside to the old town, or 5 minutes by car. Although not in the historical centre of Paraty, this has its advantages if you're looking for somewhere peaceful to relax. Our guest house is small and exclusive with only 2 double bungalows and a double suite, each facing the swimmimng pool and surrounded by a lush tropical garden,allowing the maximum in comfort and privacy. As a result we do not accept children as we feel they need more space to run around and enjoy themselves. Each room is light,comfortable and decorated with examples of local Brazilian crafts and folk art. the result is a rustic-chic style with exuberant tropical touches. To help you feel even more at home we have provided you with a collection of over 350 DVD'S to choose from as well as paperbacks, art books on Paraty and magazines to read while lounging on your veranda or by the pool. there is also free WiFi access. Our bungalows for a maximum of 2 guests, are spacious and very comfortable. Each covers an area of 42 sq meters including the veranda, facing the swimming pool and surrounded by the garden. They are equipped with a spring box King size bed or two singles if necessary, AC, ceiling fan, TV LCD, DVD player, hairdryer, Eco amenities by Natura, bath robes, a small living room area with armchairs and table. There is also a small kitchen area fully equipped with cutlery,crockery, a coffee maker, toaster and fridge for preparing snacks and salads that don't require cooking facilities. Breakfast is served on your own veranada every morning where you'll also find a hammock and wicker armachairs for relaxing. The suite also facing the pool, is attached to the main house with its own private entrance,full use of the veranda with hammock, wicker armchairs and where your breakfast is served every morning. Equipped with a spring box Queen size bed, en-suite bathroom, AC, ceiling fan,TV LCD, DVD player, hairdryer, Eco amenities by Natura and bath robes. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Vivenda Paraty

Address: Rua Beija Flor 9 | Cabore, Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro 23970-000, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Paraty
Price Range: $105 - $130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 3
Also Known As:
Vivenda Paraty Hotel Paraty
Vivenda Paraty Brazil
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