Category Archives: Catucaba

Magnificent sunset in Catucaba

Having a wine and cheese (home made) at the top of the mountain in Catucaba was truly one of the highlights of my 2013.   If you visit Fazenda Catucaba this is something you absolutely must do!!  The views are absolutely spectacular, you really can see Rio, Minas Gerais and the city of São Paulo! […]

White water rafting in Catucaba

If you are in Catucaba or looking for a little adventure that is not too far from Sao Paulo then try white water rafting! We went through CIA de Rafting, a company that organizes white water rafting trips in 3 areas of Brazil as well as other outdoor adventure activities. We explored the river in Parque Estadual […]

Horse back riding and waterfalls in Catucaba

If you are staying at Fazenda Catucaba and want to add a little adventure into your vacation then you will love horseback riding to find waterfalls! Don’t worry the horses are very tame and calm so even if you have never ridden a horse before you will be perfectly fine.   As you ride up and […]

Gastronomic and Eco-friendly experience at Fazenda Catuçaba (awesome weekend trip!)

After an awesome 4 days in Picinguaba, we hit the road back up through the mountains to the sister property Fazenda Catuçaba. The drive is nice, you’ll see lots of lush greenery as you drive through the mountains in hill county with cows and horses dotting the hills.  The property is located 30 minutes from the historical […]