The small beach town Paraty is a unique outdoor museum hidden in a tropical paradise. Paraty has become a popular tourist destination in the last years and it is famous both for its beautiful and its incredible coasts and hills.

The Portuguese and colonial architecture has been perfectly preserved and several buildings have been reconverted into shops and restaurants. Automobile transit inside the village has been forbidden in order to preserve the historic sites and the peaceful environment.

Paraty offers differente alternatives for all kinds of visitors. From eco-adventure to Paraty Carnival, from the International Literature Festival to the natural attractions, from the cane liquor fest to the Gold Road: Come, Paraty, Rio de Janeiro is waiting for you!

Geko Hostel and Pousada is waiting for you at the beautiful Pontal Beach situated right in the heart of Paraty in the State of Rio de Janeiro. Halfway between Rio and São Paulo. A quiet and different spot to unwind from daily concerns and recover strength on long journeys. Our staff is waiting for you. We strive to offer our guests the best attention, offer a wide choice of activities and programs, organize incredible excursions and take you to the best parties.

Our barmen and barwomen are always ready to fix you a drink or serve you an ice cold beer, our cook makes dishes for everyone’s taste and we frequently organize barbecues for our guests.