Things to Do in Socorro
It’s up to you: lots of adventure and fun, or good old peace and tranquility.
Located at about 745 meters above sea level, at the foot of Serra da Mantiqueira, home to exuberant nature, Socorro offers over 20 options of adventure and ecotourism activities for all ages and types of adventure lovers. Chalés Santa Catarina helps their guests to draw up customized travelling itineraries and to book the activities.
The rugged topography of the region favors the practice of adventure activities, which are offered at the city’s Adventure Parks, such as: rafting, zip line, tree-climbing circuits, abseiling, exploration of grottoes and caves, bike, motorbike, and 4x4 tracks, quad rides, tandem paragliding flights, and many others!
For those who enjoy nature in a quieter mood, Socorro features water springs, sightseeing spots atop of gorgeous hills, fishing, mototourism, cycling, trekking and waterfall bathing.
Rural & historical tourism
Socorro is also home to old coffee farms that produce coffee for export, artisan cachaça and beer producers, in addition to small family-owned business that produce delicious jams and hide stunning waterfalls.
These are all open for public visitation.
In the city’s historical center, you’ll find early 20th-century architecture in large houses, a museum, cultural center, the main church square with sitting benches, garden and bandstand, in addition to its quiet narrow streets. It is a real small town experience.
Shopping & Gastronomy
Socorro houses three factory-store shopping centers that account for over 150 shops, in addition to the charming businesses found downtown.
There are also emporiums with organic and farm produce, and a handcraft center where local artisans exhibit their work.
Restaurants downtown and in the rural areas offer tasty and diverse food.
The chalet is very cozy, clean, and organized, and the reception is excellent.
The town is really not bad, there are many attractions for every taste.
It is a treat both for those looking to rest and for the adventure-seekers!
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Our guests said...
Very cozy chalets, great accommodations. Generous breakfast, the kitchen has everything you might need; great location; delicious pool and zen area; a gorgeous view and, to top it all off, a delicious massage.
I totally recommend it.
One surreally incredible place!
Excellent service, unbeatable attentiveness towards guests...
The food in town is inexpensive, and the tours are worth a try!
The peace and comfort the place provides is sensational, I highly recommend it and I’ll surely return!
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