Geko Hostel Paraty
As a funky accommodation option for backpackers, Geko Hostel Paraty offers public spaces painted in tropical colors, colorful hammocks and hanging seats. Guest units come with fans as well as wireless broadband Internet access, and options include mixed and female-only dorms, private rooms with its own bathroom and apartments with kitchen.
The hostel encourages socialization and hosts spontaneous dinners, barbecues and parties for both locals and guests while pop and beer are available 24 hours a day.
Common areas include lockers, cable TV, a book exchange, shared kitchen, and computer station in the lobby, and the hostel's multilingual staff can rent out bicycles, organize transfers to the town's bus station, and book local excursions such as horseback riding, scuba diving or kayaking.
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The hostel is located in front of Pontal Beach, 2 blocks away from the historic heart of Paraty. At a distance of 15 short blocks is the Paraty Bus Terminal.
Food & Beverage
The hostel serves a free buffet breakfast including cereals, breads, cakes and fruits on the beach to guests every morning and evening meals for a fee. There is a beach bar on site, and guests can cook their own dishes in the shared kitchen or private kitchen if staying in one of the apartments.
How To Get There
To get to the hostel from the Paraty Bus Terminal, walk along Jango Pádua St. for 6 short blocks and turn left at Francisco Antonio St. Turn right after the pedestrian bridge and walk toward the beach to find the hotel after 2 blocks.
Amenities & Services
General:Parking (free), Bar, Garden, Communal Living Room, Patio, Guest Kitchen, Breakfast, Restaurant, 24-Hour Front Desk, Coffee Shop, Air Conditioning, Cable/Satellite TV.
Services:Currency Exchange, Wi-Fi/Wireless LAN (free), Bike Rental, Laundry Service, Computers with Internet Connection, Luggage Storage, Airport Transfer, Tours and Excursions, Dry Cleaning.
On-Site Activities:BBQ Facilities, Collection of Books, Hammocks, Movie Collection on DVD.
Nearby Attractions:Scuba Diving, Trekking, Snorkeling, Museum, Ocean Trips, Beach, Waterfalls, Nature Reserve, Surfing, Canoeing/Kayaking, Nightlife.
Languages:English, Portuguese, Spanish.
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