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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! […]

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 […]

Where to stay in Picinguaba

Summer time!! Come December 15th Paulista’s tend to evacuate the city and head to the many beaches that line the coast of Sao Paulo. Though there are tons of beautiful beach towns to visit we chose to pack up the car and drive to Picinguaba (just 20mins past Ubatuba).  The ‘town’ is a very small […]