The sea and the Atlantic Forest all around you
Paraty is an example of preservation of natural beauty and the richness of cultural and historical elements. Preserved by National Historic Landmark, Paraty still have its rich arquitecture. At the Historical Center streets are covered with stones, wich only permits walking tours. Walking by its little streets you will find churches, big old houses, stores, studios, regional cuisine and is where the city’s traditional happenings take place.
The ecological environment of Paraty invites you to comtemplate e be in touch with nature, due its privileged location, surround by sea and mountains, permiting various recreation options. The splendorous Atlantic Forest covers the mountains, preserving natural treasures of brazilian fauna and flora, as well as waterfalls and springs.
Paraty bay is among the most beautiful places of brazilian cost because of its clear and calm waters, ideal for unforgetable boat rides or adventure sports, like skuba diving or sailing.
Near the historical center is Jabaquara Beach. A long extension beach of calm and not deep waters, next to Jabaquara River, which recedes at the ocean in one side and at a mongrove in the other.
From dawn to nighfall you can contemplate its beautifull landscape changing lights and colours. Seagulls, loons and herons, among others birds, decorates the sea and the sky. Fishermen throw nets from small boats.
Also known for its famous muddy and medicinal bath, Jabaquara has varied options for distractions e rest, like beach walkings e kayaks rides. Kioskes along the shore offers tastefull regional snacks.