A PARADISE TO THE MARGINS
OF THE PARANÁ RIVER
Porto Rico is in the Northwest of Paraná and has approximately 28 km of margin of the Paraná River, the second largest in South America. With an average width of 1500 m, the area is ideal for water sports.
The estimated population, according to IBGE, is 2,561 people, number that reaches 10 thousand in the season or in the weekends and prolonged holidays. The municipality of Porto Rico will celebrate only 55 years of foundation. The five decades made the city a kind of refuge for farmers, who generate wealth in the region. The name of the city lives up to the residents or whoever has a weekend house. In addition, wealth is in the natural beauties.
WHAT TO DO
There are eight natural freshwater beaches and nine islands supplied by the Paraná River.
The municipality offers many attractions, such as boat rides, boats, diving and sport fishing.
Porto Rico also offers water parks, rodeo clubs and model airplanes.
GREAT FOR WHO LIKE DIVING
The city offers an incredible and unforgettable experience in one of the best places in the world to dive in freshwater.
BOAT AND SUNSET RIDING
Every walk, you will breathe fresh air, enjoy the beauty of nature and sail the Paraná River. Crystal clear waters, preserved islands and all the exuberance of Porto. Afterwards, make sure to enjoy the sunset. In the municipality, it is possible to appreciate this spectacle of nature from several angles, starting with the pier.
MOST VISITED PLACES
Santa Rosa Beach
Port of São José Beach
Santa Rosa Beach
Santa Rosa Beach
Known as Prainha (Little Beach), the Island of Santa Rosa Beach is of incredible natural beauty. It Has infrastructure services, with cafeterias and public toilets, as well as companies for renting tents and chairs. Tourists choice, which leaves it busy in much of the year. Perfect Beach for those who enjoy fresh and transparent water, fine sand, sun and natural beauty. The waters that bathe Santa Rosa Beach have a pleasant bath temperature. This is one of the most beautiful beaches of the Paraná River, with extraordinary itinerary to enjoy the natural beauties.
Praia da Carioca
It can be more reserved, Praia da Carioca does not have services. To enjoy the day with quality, the tip is to take all that is necessary to make this moment something unique. Remember to collect the garbage produced and take it to Puerto Rico, for proper destination. Acting like this, it is possible that everyone enjoys a spectacular scenery, clean and enjoyable.
Beach Head of Mutum Island
The generosity of nature makes Porto Rico even more charming. In Low River periods, this natural swimming pool is formed. The Most striking is that this beach is possible to contemplate the surprising view between the bed of the Paraná River and the states of Paraná and Mato Grosso do Sul. It's amazing! The Praia Cabeça da Ilha Mutum has no services.
Beach of the Porto of São José
Attractive and ideal for those who want to cool down, but prefer to enjoy the sun and the beach bath near the Porto of São José. Due to the proximity to Porto, it is possible to eat well and enjoy all the urban services available. The place gets lots of tourists and has a nice view. It is great for families with children, who can enjoy themselves.
Beach Mineira Island
Worthy of postcard, it is a beautiful setting surrounded by islands, with calm and transparent waters. Filled with natural beauty, it is great for an irresistible sunny day. Ilha Mineira Beach also welcomes tourists with watercraft.
HOW TO ARRIVE
Porto Rico is 598 km from Curitiba. The journey from the capital to the municipality by BR 376 takes about 8 hours by car. By bus, it is about 17 hours drive.
WHERE TO STAY
Porto Rico offers hotels and inns on the waterfront, on the banks of the Paraná River, and in the water park.
The options are quite varied. The typical Porto Rico's dish is the fish, but in addition to it, visitors have available from snacks to more elaborate meals.