Pousada Morro do Forte is hidden behind tropical gardens and flowering trees and is 219 yards from Pontal Beach. It offers stunning views of Paraty and a pool with sun terrace.

The cosy rooms at Pousada Morro do Forte have rustic red-brick interiors and wood-panelled ceilings. All are equipped with air conditioning, a TV and a minibar, and have panoramic city views.

Guests at Morro do Forte can charter a sailboat and tour Paraty by sea. They can also relax with a drink in the hotels’ gardens, and observe the sun setting over Paraty. Free Wi-Fi is available in public areas.

A homemade breakfast with freshly-baked bread rolls, cheese, honey and eggs to order is available. This is served on the hotel veranda, which offers picturesque views of the pier.

This was a great place to make a base while exploring this historic old town, which can easily be explored on foot.

Pousada Morro do Forte