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Estrela da Ilha | Praia de Freguesia de Santana, Lagoa Azul, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro 23900-060, Brazil
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The Island Experience
Ranked #15 of 76 Ilha Grande B&B and Inns
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 16, 2011

This is my second time in three years to The Island Experience. What has changed? - The facilities are much improved. They are in a new location on the same Island. The facilities before were charming but more basic. Now there is a swimming pool, jacuzzi, steam room and of course endless views of the sea, tropical flower beds through... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2011

Fabulous experience; beautiful, wonderful people running the program; incredible setting; -- who could ask for more?

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Hong Kong, China
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2011

The Island Experience is a top notch, intense and powerful detox/retreat/back-to-nature escape. The lodge itself is beautiful, located on its own private little beach on Ilha Grande, and accessed mainly by boat. The rooms are comfotable and rustic, rather than luxurious (this is not a 5* hotel, more of a eco-lodge). Both rooms I stayed in were spacious and comfortable,... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2011

Beautiful lodge with great detox program that makes you feel like being reborn after a week (or preferably two to really get back in great shape). Perfect "no frills" service, very comfortable rooms, great amenities, all on a beautiful island with amazing beaches and fantastic hiking trails. A way to detox and have lots of fun at the same time.

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Powell River, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 19, 2011

Before we came to TIE, we read all the reviews. As world travelers, always read tripadviosr reviews with some caution. This place had so many long wordy reviews, so many worded over the top positive, so we had some doubts, come on it can't be that great. Well it is ... Plain and simple ... We travelled from the west... More

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Island_Martin, Manager at The Island Experience, responded to this review

We are grateful for your wonderfully kind words - thank you! It was truly a pleasure having you both with us for a great week and we are excited to hopefully having you join us for another 'Experience' in Patagonia! More

Cleveland, Ohio
1 review
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2010

Everything about The Island Experience was perfect. The guides were patient and knowledgable along with being some of the nicest people I've ever met. The food was delicious and the activities highlighted just how beautiful the scenery is there. I would go back a million times over...top notch facility!

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New York City
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2010

This was the trip of a lifetime. I went with a group of friends and we all absolutely loved it. The island is a paradise and the spa is breathtaking. Across the board, the owners and staff couldn’t have been more gracious and welcoming. Their love for what they do, the island, and nature is infectious. The food was fantastic.... More

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Los Angeles, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 12, 2010

This was the best trip I have ever taken. There won't be words to describe how great this place was but I'll thrown out a few high points. I found the Island Experience doing searches on "top ten ....spas, adventure, yoga, mind-body-spirit, etc ". Then I began reading reviews. The reviews for the Island Experience mentioned many of the things... More

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Riyadh, Saudi Arabia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 2, 2010

When I chose The Island Experience from an online search of "yoga resorts worldwide", I had no idea that I'd be making a decision that would allow us to have our best family holiday ever! My husband and I (both in our 50's) were looking for a new destination that would include yoga (even though we were beginners), plenty of... More

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London, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2010

I had a really great week with the Island Experience. My group was great, the staff and owners were very accommodating and the work out and activities across the week were challenging and rewarding. Highlights included hiking to and then enjoying Lopes Mendez beach; daily yoga sessions; trekking up to the top of Parrot Peak; great food and juices and... More

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Address: Estrela da Ilha | Praia de Freguesia de Santana, Lagoa Azul, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro 23900-060, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Ilha Grande
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $$$
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Island Experience Hotel Ilha Grande
The Island Experience Ilha Grande, Brazil

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