Welcome to the enchanting world of Paraty, a hidden gem nestled along the Costa Verde of Rio de Janeiro. At Go Together DMC, we believe that incentive travel should be about more than just a trip; it should be an unforgettable experience that inspires, rewards, and rejuvenates. Paraty is the perfect backdrop for such transformative journeys, offering a unique blend of history, culture, nature and adventure.

A Glimpse into History

Paraty is a historic town with roots dating back to the 16th century. Originally an important hub during Brazil’s Gold Rush, the town’s colonial architecture has been remarkably well-preserved. Strolling through Paraty’s cobblestone streets is like stepping back in time, with beautifully restored buildings, charming squares, and historic churches such as the Igreja de Santa Rita and the Igreja Matriz de Nossa Senhora dos Remédios. For incentive groups, guided historical tours can provide a fascinating insight into Brazil’s rich cultural heritage.

Attractions and Activities

Paraty’s allure lies in its diverse attractions and activities that cater to all tastes. Paraty is surrounded by stunning beaches and pristine islands. Praia do Sono, with its crystal-clear waters and golden sands, is perfect for a relaxing day out. For those seeking adventure, the nearby islands of Ilha do Pelado and Ilha do Cedro offer excellent opportunities for snorkeling, diving,
and kayaking.

Trindade: A Coastal Paradise Near Paraty

Just 25 kilometers south of Paraty, Trindade offers a breathtaking stretch of coastline that is nothing short of paradise. This region is famed for its spectacular beaches and lush natural scenery, making it an ideal destination for both relaxation and adventure.

Trindade also boasts four of Brazil’s most dazzling beaches, each with its unique charm:

  • Cepilho Beach: Known for its strong waves, this beach is a favorite among surfers. The expansive white sands are perfect for sunbathing and beach sports.
  • Ranchos Beach: A lively spot with numerous beach bars and restaurants, Ranchos Beach is ideal for those looking to enjoy some local cuisine and vibrant atmosphere.
  • Meio Beach: Featuring enormous boulders and surging breakers, Meio Beach is perfect for those seeking a bit of adventure. The scenic beauty of the area is enhanced by the surrounding mountains and dense jungle.
  • Cachadaço Beach: The furthest beach, Cachadaço, offers a calm-watered natural swimming pool that is perfect for a refreshing dip. Accessible by steep trails through the dense jungle, it is a tranquil haven for those looking to escape the crowds.

Saco do Mamanguá: A Hidden Fjord in Paraty

For an incentive travel experience that combines breathtaking natural beauty with unique adventures, look no further than Saco do Mamanguá. Located just a short distance from Paraty, this stunning tropical fjord offers a serene escape into nature, with a wealth of activities to engage and inspire your team.

A Natural Wonder

Saco do Mamanguá is Brazil’s only tropical fjord, stretching 8 kilometers inland and flanked by lush, mountainous terrain. The fjord’s calm, clear waters are ideal for various water activities, and its surrounding landscapes provide ample opportunities for exploration and relaxation.

Activities and Adventures

  • Kayaking and Stand-Up Paddleboarding: Glide through the tranquil waters of the fjord, taking in the stunning scenery and observing the diverse marine life. These activities are perfect for both beginners and experienced paddlers.
  • Hiking: The Mamanguá Sugarloaf Peak (Pico do Pão de Açúcar) offers one of the best hiking experiences in the region. The trail, though steep and challenging, rewards hikers with panoramic views of the fjord and the surrounding Atlantic Forest.
  • Boat Tours: For a more leisurely exploration, boat tours provide a comfortable way to see the fjord and its hidden coves, secluded beaches, and mangrove forests. These tours often include stops for swimming and snorkeling.
  • Eco-Tours and Bird Watching: Saco do Mamanguá is a haven for biodiversity. Guided ecotours offer insights into the region’s unique flora and fauna, while bird watching enthusiasts can spot a variety of species native to the Atlantic Forest.

Festivals and Cultural Events

Paraty is renowned for its vibrant cultural scene. The annual Festa Literária Internacional de Paraty (FLIP) attracts literary enthusiasts from around the world. This festival, held every July, transforms the town into a lively hub of literary discussions, book signings, and workshops. Another highlight is the Festival da Cachaça, Cultura e Sabores, celebrating Paraty’s rich tradition of cachaça production. Groups can enjoy tastings and tours at local distilleries, adding a unique twist to their incentive travel experience.

Customized Itineraries with Go Together DMC

At Go Together DMC, we understand that every group is unique, and we pride ourselves on creating personalized itineraries that cater to your specific needs and interests. Whether your team is looking for relaxation, adventure, cultural immersion, or a combination of all three, we have the perfect plan for you.

Team Building and Workshops

Enhance your group’s cohesion and creativity with tailored team-building activities. From treasure hunts through the historic town to interactive cooking classes where participants can learn to make traditional Brazilian dishes, we offer experiences that foster teamwork and camaraderie.

Exclusive Accommodations and Dining

Enjoy the best of Paraty with our handpicked selection of boutique hotels and charming pousadas. Savor exquisite dining experiences featuring local and international cuisine at Paraty’s top restaurants. For an extra touch of exclusivity, we can arrange private dining events in stunning settings.

Unique Cultural Experiences

Immerse your group in the local culture with curated experiences such as art workshops, capoeira demonstrations, and samba nights. Learn the stories behind Paraty’s vibrant traditions and connect with the local community.

Why Choose Paraty for Incentive Travel?

Paraty’s combination of natural beauty, rich history, and vibrant culture makes it an ideal destination for incentive travel. Its varied attractions ensure that every member of your group will find something to enjoy, creating a memorable and rewarding experience for all.

At Go Together DMC, our mission is to craft extraordinary journeys that inspire and delight. Let us take you to Paraty, where your incentive travel dreams can come to life. Contact us today to start planning your Paraty adventure!