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Address: Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Amazing beach but dirty

Positives - this place is absolute paradise. Silicon sand, long beach, amazing views and cheap to get to from the main port on Ilha Grande. Downsides- the areas just behind the... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
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London, United Kingdom
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28 reviews 28 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015 NEW

Positives - this place is absolute paradise. Silicon sand, long beach, amazing views and cheap to get to from the main port on Ilha Grande. Downsides- the areas just behind the beach are full of rubbish. As is the end of beach. So disappointing for somewhere so nice. Other things to note - wear trainers for the mini joke there.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 24, 2015 NEW

This is the best beach of the world! ranked somewhere like 1-10 in the world! The sand feels like snow, only its hot and "sandy", and the view!! holy s*** the view!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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17 attraction reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

If you decide to hike from the village, it can be strenuous and take no less than 2 hours. But there are beaches on the way to rest and admire. We decided to take a taxi boat on the back from Praia do Pouso (last stop for all the boats from the village), for R$20.00. I don't see the point... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

best place to go without a boat rent. you have to walk around 20 min, but deserves all minutes: lovely amazing beach.

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london, united kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015 NEW

Pure paradise and so secluded. We got the boat over and did the smaller trek. It was so worth it. The best beach I have ever been too.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2015

but go there by trekking- much nicer than by boat and a very good daily excursion! By taxi boat was expensive and we couldnt stay as long as we wanted!

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is a must see if you go to Ilha grande , if it is too hot do not do the hike and go there via speedboat. The boats runs frequently but you have to choose your time for return when booking. It's 15:00 and 17:00 for the returns.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2015

This is a beautiful beach and I would never have left if I didn't have a practical brain telling me that I need to catch a flight back home. It's what you might imagine Heaven to be like.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

The beach and water is amazing like all other reviews have said. Some suggestion are go at least two days. The first day hike there and take the boat back ( slow boat, flex boat or boat taxi) then the second day take the boat round trip and go to Santiago beach which is 15 minutes off the trail to... More 

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Southampton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

We hiked from Abraão to the beach which took us a couple of hours. The walk was quite steep but worth it for the beautiful views and beaches. We stopped for a drink from a coconut on the way! When we arrived at Lopes Mendes we were not disappointed. The beach stretches for so far and is just pure white... More 

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