Located in an old restored "sobrado" (two story house) where its architectural style and the preservation of original materials, including stonewalls, wooden furniture and many wooden details stand out. Some of the woods come from species now extinct. The Pousada is located in the historical center next to the Santa Rita Church, with panoramically view of the bay of Paraty and the Bocaina Mountains. It has a secret view of the roofs of the magical town.
This is the perfect place for those who come to Paraty looking to unite with nature. Paraty is the most charming historical port town in the country, its geographical location and natural aspects captivate the tourist and inspire painters and photographers.

Pousada Arte Urquijo Inn was planned and decorated by its owner, the artist Luz Urquijo, who left her mark and good taste in all the areas of the lodging. The beauty and harmony of her works is portrayed in the magic of art. Know a little of Luz Urquijo works and of her daughter Maria Cruz Urquijo.

The Pousada Urquijo has:  

:: 6 suites in the upper level of the inn, small and cozy. Each one with a special differentiated decoration, all with panoramic view of the roofs, the mountain or the sea.

Library with art books and international literature.

:: Terraces with hammocks and fabulous views.

:: Wireless

:: Collection of classical music.

:: Pub with imported drinks and sugar cane brandies from the area.


:: Guided trips to the Atlantic forest, waterfalls, beaches and islands of the Bay.

Winter garden with swimming pool.

:: Minibar in the hall of the rooms.

Art gallery with permanent exhibition.


:: Languages: English, French, Spanish and Italian.

Safes in the rooms.

All guests get a pair of handmade slippers to circulate comfortably in the lodging Urquijo.