Farol do Morro, Morro de Sao Paulo

Farol do Morro, or “Lighthouse Hill,” is the a personal paradise created by Antonio and Rosita Couto. So stunned by the view and the location, the couple decided to share their newfound paradise with other travelers opening a hotel on the magical site in 1986. Nowadays, guests of the hotel and visitors frequent the restaurant for the pristine views accessible from one of the busiest walking streets in Morro de São Paulo. Arrive in the afternoon, before the dinner rush, to grab a table overlooking the water. For travelers who use our custom trip planner, Morro de Sao Paulo holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Farol do Morro and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • October 5, 2017
    We walked, walked and came. Beautiful view from there. Do not miss it. Panoramic view
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  • October 4, 2017
    beautiful to reach there, incredible view, beautiful travel, between the greenery, quiet, much peace, beautiful
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  • October 2, 2017
    The most interesting is not the bluff, if not the beautiful view of Morro, where you can see all the beaches and besides, if you dare you can throw yourself in the canopy that descends from the Summit to the beach... an extreme experience!
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  • February 22, 2017
    Nice
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  • April 13, 2017
    Morro de São Paulo is a mix of Búzios years ago with the slopes of Ouro Preto. There are breath and legs. To get to the Lighthouse takes place in front of the beautiful church of Our Lady of light and follow towards Bat's lair. The ideal is to go around at sunset. The view is stunning.
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  • July 22, 2017
    Beautiful view, the ascent is a bit cançativa, but it's worth it.
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  • July 26, 2017
    Great place to enjoy the sunset
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Where to stay in Morro de Sao Paulo

A good set of pousadas (guesthouses) and small hotels nestle up as close as they can to Morro de Sao Paulo's main beach areas, offering rooms to suit a variety of budgets and tastes. Some enjoy additional facilities, such as outdoor pools, bars, and restaurants, and one of the primary concerns for visitors is securing a sea view. However, if you're looking to spend more time outside than in, you'll find plenty of affordable rooms throughout the atmospheric little village. Come peak season (December to March), however, big crowds mean that free rooms are scarce, so book ahead.
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