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Honey Island (Ilha do Mel)

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Address: BR 277 ate Paranagua, Curitiba, State of Parana, Brazil
Phone Number: 41-3426-8075
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Nice Ecological Reserve, all the trails in the Island make you walk along sand paths, around beautiful trees and observing the natural wild life. No cars allowed, creates a... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 21, 2015
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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 21, 2015

Nice Ecological Reserve, all the trails in the Island make you walk along sand paths, around beautiful trees and observing the natural wild life. No cars allowed, creates a peaceful environment. You have many different beaches for surf, swimming, SUP and fishing.

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Perth, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2015

Take a day out to explore this wonderful little island. Options to be active and hike, ride or try out some water sports or kick back at a bar/cafe and relax and enjoy this little gem.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 23, 2015

I visited the Honey Island several years ago, but I thought I'd write a review since this is a very unique place very different from anything I've have ever visited! The island has no cars and roads, just little paths throughout the island. The restaurants and accommodation are quite simple, but very nice and each part of the island has... More 

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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

This is a very special get away . . .no cars and little paths throughout a cottage filled island. The pousadas are lovely and each part of the island has a beach with its own character. A mere 2 hour drive from Curitiba followed by a 20 minute boat ride. Once on the island, you've escaped to tranquility!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 15, 2015

Spent a couple of nights on the island and can recommend it. Stayed in Encantadas in the south and loved it... nice and quiet with a good mix of families and ages (the middle of the island seems to attract the party crowd we were trying to avoid). Restaurants on the island are pretty average... if you are on a... More 

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Olympia, Washington
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

Great island situated about 120km from Curitiba. We were staying in Curitiba for work and had a free weekend, so decided to give Ilha do Mel a whirl. We're glad we did. It was a bit of a trip to get there and back (rode a train, a local bus, a 2 hr boat ride, then more boats and buses... More 

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Gastonia, North Carolina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 11, 2015

Ilha do Mel or Honey Island is a little piece of paradise situated on south of Brasil. It is an amazing place to go with family or friends, or couple... it is just amazing!! Many beaches all over the island, great food, polite and kind people, a huge sort of places to stay. I usually go to spend the day... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2014

Ilha do Mel is a very special place for me. I used to spend a lot of time at the Ilha in the 70s. In those days, the Ilha didn't have electricity nor running water, and not many tourist either, very few houses, and couple of tiny bars,for the native people of the Island. In my last visit to the... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 9, 2014

No cars, no traffic jams, no car horns or blaring stereos - bliss! Lots of great wild beaches and rugged walks. We stayed in the South which was quieter but you can catch a frequent boat up to Brasilia or there is a decent walk along the Eastern beaches and over some hills.

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Curitiba, PR
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 7, 2014

From the coast you take a ship, it is not small and is safe. After 30 min you reach the island, the crossing is usually calm. There is no car, no vehicle, you walk until your posada, if you need help you can hire someone with a wooden trolley. The beaches of white sand and clear water are amazing.

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Address: Address: BR 277 ate Paranagua, Curitiba, State of Parana, Brazil
Phone Number: 41-3426-8075
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Parana (PR)  >  Curitiba

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