The house is located 1km from Botanical Garden of Roberto Burle Marx.
As our House is located at the top of the Capim Melado Hill, guests should have a motor vehicle.
There are a bussstop at the base of the hill, but to walk up is really exausting.
Barra de Guaratiba is a Sea Food paradise. It is known nationally as a gastronomic center, has several rustic restaurants on the roadside where they serve shellfish, seafood and delicious peixadas. The restaurantes receive the name of the cooks, The wives of fishermen in the region
The region of Barra de Guaratiba began to be inhabited from March 1579 by Manoel Velloso Spine.
The region originally called 'Guratiba-Aitinga' or 'Aratuquacima' is an Indian word used by Tupinamba, who inhabited our coast at the time of discovery. Its definition is 'a place where there are lots of herons / garceiro.' It is easy to see that the word came from two other 'guara', which means 'bird' and 'tiba' which means 'place where there is much gathered. 'Hence,' Guaratiba. 'This definition is a reality, because until today we still enchants the meeting of White herons in the mangroves of the region.
The Restinga de Marambaia is the second longest beach in the World!
Our unique mangrove is the only existing in the state of Rio de Janeiro!
Sunset at Restinga de Marambaia - Barra de Guaratiba Guaratiba A coastal middle class neighborhood in the western city of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. It has a land area of ??944.20 hectares, home to 4,380 inhabitants (IBGE/2000). The neighborhood borders the Atlantic Ocean, as well as the channels of access to Sepetiba Bay. Along the Road Roberto Burle Marx can be found, even today, many attractive flora of the Atlantic forrest, large banana etc.
On the slopes of the hill Guaratiba are trails that provide access to wild beaches facing the Grumari, as of the Búzios, Perigoso, Meio, Funda and Inferno.