Frequently Asked Questions

Below is some of our most frequently asked questions.  Please do not hesitate to contact us if you can’t find the answer you are looking for.


Your stay includes a food and drink shopping service so you pay only supermarket prices.

Can we BBQ?

Of course this is a must! Includes a view

Beaches reached from Casa Cairuçu

Praia do Bare
Praia Vermelha
Paria da Lula
Paraty Mirim and the beaches of Saco de Mamangua
Praia Grande
Praia Grande da Cajaiba

Wild and Insect life

Bring repellent and Vitamin B complex for mosquitoes is never a bad plan, though months and months pass with little or no mosquitoes, much less than Paraty for example. Having said that this is rainforest and there is a lot of insect life including ants of course and at night moths.

Rooms include

Mosquito nets, ceiling fans, cotton sheets and towels. Shower wet rooms, solar heated water.

How many guests?

6-8 Maximum

Lacking in culinary inspiration?

We send you a number of delicious Brazilian dishes you or the maid can prepare. Tell us which you like and we’ll add the ingredients to your shopping list.

Boat transfers?

The boat transfer in and out from the house with local boatmen is included in the price.

What is the weather like?

Paraty is a year round destination with water temperatures ranging between 23 to 28 degrees Celsius.

Are Children Welcome?

Children are welcome and it’s a wonderful environment for fun and exploration. Be aware that there is not a big garden or large flat area apart from the house’s veranda and deck (with gate). The closest sandy beach is a 5 minute walk away (or paddle) and it is very calm and protected (no waves).


Fully equipped house incl. kayaks, Stand Up Paddles, WIFI radio internet, board games, Sky TV, DVD’s and books, BBQ.


A short boat ride from Paraty which is 4 hours south of Rio / 5 north of São Paulo

When is Adriana available?

8 am – 1 pm – organises your breakfast for you and can also prepare delicous regional evening meals like Ensopado de Peixe or Bobo de Camarao.

What would a typical boat day trip consistent of?

A typical day passeio might include a visit to Ilha do Mantimento opposite the house (you can also kayak there) where you can find Golden Maned Tamarind monkeys. Then snorkelling at Ilha Comprida, and a bbq lunch on a deserted beach before relaxing and swimming.

Are there any festivals in Paraty?

There are a profusion of religious and cutlural festivals celenbrated in Paraty. Click here for more info

Does it rain?

Remember this is a rainforest region and very green and beautiful, rain is part of the system.

When to visit?

All year round. Hot and humid December to March, cooler and dryer May to August.

Does our guide speak English?

Yes he does