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Brazil: Hidden Pousadas – Aratinga Inn, Ilha Grande (Abraao), Rio de Janeiro
By Alison McGowan
September 13, 2011

The Pousada Aratinga Inn only opened in December 2009, but it has already rocketed to the top of Trip Advisor and it is not difficult to see why. It is frankly head and shoulders above other pousadas in the same price range in Abraão, both in terms of comfort, style and value for money.

Not To Be Missed
– boat trip over to Abraãozinho for fried fish
– trek over to Lopes Mendes beach
– schooner trip to Lagoa Azul and Lagoa Verde
– Cafe do mar for beach food in Abraão

Starpoints
* beautiful quiet, leafy surroundings
* very comfortable suites and bed linen
* close to the village but away from the noise
* hospitality of Australian host Rennie

Try a different place if…
…you want a sea view or to be right on the beach

Alison is a British writer, musician, and marketing consultant, based in Rio de Janeiro. She can be contacted on alison@hiddenpousadasbrazil.com. Visit her site at http://www.hiddenpousadasbrazil.com/.

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