Pousada Recanto das Araras is a great accommodation choice for your Brazil vacation. A rural Petrópolis Brazil accommodation, it has a beautiful location outside the historic town of Petrópolis, in the forested hills of the Serra dos Órgãos mountains. A 3 star inn, the Pousada Recanto das Araras is in a park landscaped with native plants and natural stones. At an altitude of almost 800 metres/2,625 feet above sea level, the site is graced with spectacular views of Maria Comprida mountain. The grounds include an outdoor pool, a koi pond, and walking trails. The emphasis here is on nature and relaxation. Breakfast is served anytime after 8:30 a.m. and features home-made bread. Free wireless internet is available throughout the inn. The Pousada Recanto das Araras Inn is located approx. 28 km/17.4 miles north of Petrópolis, sometimes called the Imperial City of Brazil because it was the summer residence of Brazilian emperors and aristocrats in the 19th Century. Petrópolis attractions include the Rio Negro Palace, one of the official residences of the president of Brazil; the Imperial Museum, the former summer palace of the second Brazilian emperor; and the Cathedral of Saint Peter of Alcântara. The Pousada Recanto das Araras is approx. 81 km/50.3 miles north of Rio de Janeiro.