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Vivenda Paraty

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“the perfect host”(14 reviews)
“host john”(8 reviews)
“old town”(24 reviews)
Free Wifi
Free Parking
Air Conditioning
Non-Smoking Rooms
Breakfast included
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Reviewed 27 December 2017 via mobile

We have booked all 3 rooms for the family and it was an unforgetable time! We felt totally at home, John is an amazing host and impecable. All the rooms very well decorated, super clean and quiet. The garden is magical, breakfast can be taken...More

Thank MPanhoni
Response from jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda ParatyResponded 29 December 2017

Hello Mariana, It was a pleasure to have you and all the family stay with us here at VIVENDA Just before Christmas. Thank you so much for your review and we hope you enjoyed your stay with us. Looking forward to seeing you again in...More

Reviewed 19 December 2017

We had a great holiday in this beautiful 'pousada'. The bungalow was tastefull decorated and had everything we could possibly need - even DVDs whlch we could borrow. The delicious breakfast was served on the varanda of our bungalow from which we could see the...More

Thank 26emmajane2017
Response from jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda ParatyResponded 20 December 2017

Thank you so much for your review. We were so happy you enjoyed yourselves and managed to rest here at VIVENDA after your trip around Brazil. If you ever come back to this side of the Atlantic we would love to see you again. Take...More

Reviewed 5 December 2017

My boyfriend and I stayed with John for 2 nights in a gorgeous little bungalow and woke up to breakfast on our balcony every morning which looks out to the pool and stunning garden. The breakfast is delicious - freshly squeezed pineapple on the first...More

Thank nina b
Response from jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda ParatyResponded 8 December 2017

Dear Nina & Tom, Thanking you for your lovely review and so nice to have you stay with us for 2 days. I hope the rest of your holiday in Brazil goes smoothly and that you enjoy your last few days in Rio before jetting...More

Reviewed 24 November 2017

What a beautiful, relaxing setting and surrounded by tropical flowers, birds, Basil the tortoise and visiting monkeys! Only a short stay, but very special, lounging on the veranda by the pool eating John's fabulous breakfasts, a perfect start to the day! John made us feel...More

Thank nanette890
Response from jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda ParatyResponded 25 November 2017

Thanking you both for your most generous review on VIVENDA. It was a short stay but at least you were able to discover Paraty and some of the beaches. It was such a pleasure having you stay here with us and we hope you enjoyed...More

Reviewed 23 November 2017

My husband and I stayed here at John’s pousada for a week while on our honeymoon and we both loved it. The bungalows are beautifully decorated with everything you need. We loved sitting out in the varanda for breakfast every morning listening to the birds...More

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Response from jonshells, Proprietário at Vivenda ParatyResponded 24 November 2017

Hi Eli & Darren, Thank you so very much for your review, you provided so much information it was a pleasure reading it. I hope you both arrived back in London ok after your wedding and honeymoon in Brazil and are now back into your...More

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Awards & Recognition
Travellers' Choice2018 Winner
Certificate of Excellence
Top amenities
Free Parking
Free High Speed Internet (WiFi)
Hotel Amenities
Free Parking
Room amenities
Air Conditioning
Refrigerator in room
Things to do
Indoor pool
Price range
US$105 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
Price range
US$105 - US$130 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Room types
Suites, Non-Smoking Rooms
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"Quiet, away from the bustle of the town."
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"We chose one of the bungalows, but all the rooms have John's personal touch with his exquisite taste!"
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"The bungalows are spacious and have their own patio area overlooking the garden"
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"Bungalow #1 has wonderful garden views"
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