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Saco do Mamangua Beach

Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
Paraty, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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1 - 10 of 27 reviews

Reviewed 9 June 2017

Fjord scenery, calm waters, forest, yet secluded beaches, all very unexpected in the area. Very nice day trip (boat ride) as and escape from New Year's eve busy Paraty.

Thank ThePersonalTraveller
Reviewed 13 November 2016

Calm , a good walk and access by boat . Take water and biscuits with you. Place with very difficult access.

1  Thank MAGRibeiro
Reviewed 10 October 2016 via mobile

Beautiful place ! I have been there before. But do not call the number you find here if you are foreigners and you don't want to spend 700 reais (about 3 times more than usual)

Thank Roberto M
Reviewed 4 October 2016

Most of the party of 12 climbed the mountain with the eldest being 71 years of age and the youngest only in their 20's. They all made the top, and were amazed at the view from here. The 3 that stayed at the beach, were...More

Thank Sandra K
Reviewed 27 September 2016 via mobile

If you visit Brazil, be sure to visit this place. It is Brazil's only fjord. The Saco do Mamangua is peppered with secluded beaches and is surrounded by the South Atlantic Rainforest (Mata Atlantica). It is so so beautiful! We saw so much while canoeing...More

Thank fie2016
Reviewed 10 April 2016

I spent few days in this area with my friend on the boat. Nice, clean and warm Atlantic ocean, jungle, mountains .. and no people everywhere. Beutiful experience and perfect nature close to Rio de Janeiro.

Thank 777Jitka
Reviewed 4 April 2016

It's hard to describe this location. When I think of beaches, it envision sand, waves, people, etc. Here you see forest, calm water (as it's like a fjord) and desert places. It's one of a kind, for sure.

Thank Edu P
Reviewed 19 February 2016 via mobile

Very secluded beach surrounded by rainforest and 2 privately owned chalets with piers. Only reachable by boat. We came here on one of the boat tours and it was just amazing! On the way we passed by a couple of beach houses, one of which...More

Thank GhadaAlk
Reviewed 19 February 2016

Visiting Saco do Mamangua is not to be missed! There is simply no other place like it. As you are on the water, you are surrounded by beautiful mountains. We stopped at a beach for swimming and had the option of several restaurants to stop...More

Thank Margo G
Reviewed 4 January 2016

Paraty is a town with great potential. But, it has grown too quickly for its own good, and the city hasn't been able to keep up with the influx of visitors. The streets are terrible, the restaurant food is too expensive, and the quality of...More

3  Thank Antonio P
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