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Outdoors enthusiasts need look no further than this family-run, end-of-the-road hideaway, 20km northeast of Petrópolis adjoining Parque Nacional da Serra dos Órgãos. Surrounded by mountain peaks, with an attached restaurant serving home-brewed Odin beer and local trout, it boasts cozy chalets, spacious lounging areas, a spring-fed pool, wood-fired sauna and ample recreation facilities, including a zip line and via ferrata.
Owner Marina accompanies guests on weekend hikes to swimming holes in the national park and takes kids to visit the bunnies, chickens and tangerine orchard at the adjacent mini-farm. There's a two-night minimum on weekends.
Paraíso Açú is a mountain hotel situated next to the Serra dos Orgãos National Park. It offers an outdoor pool with panoramic mountain views, and a variety of adventure sports. The rustic rooms and private wooden cabins at the Paraíso Açú feature traditional stone walls and country-style furniture. All rooms have a TV and a balcony or small patio overlooking the mountains. Some have a cosy fireplace. Guests at Pousada Paraíso can abseil or zipline down the nearby waterfalls in the National Park, or have fun playing paintball. A sauna is available for after sports relaxation. The restaurant serves regional specialities including fresh trout. A breakfast buffet with tropical fruits, juices and pastries is served daily. Paraíso Açú is located a 40-minute drive from the historical centre of Petropolis and 70 km from Rio de Janeiro state capital. The business centre offers free WiFi. Itaipava can be reached in a 30-minute drive.
Please inform Pousada Paraíso Açú in advance of your expected arrival time. You can use the Special Requests box when booking, or contact the property directly with the contact details provided in your confirmation.