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Ilha dos Frades

Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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stay all day

This place was so beautiful I wish I had made the plan to stay all day. The boat ride does two... read more

Reviewed February 12, 2018
Mothers5
,
Encinitas
visit Frades as part of a boat-trip in All Saints Bay

We did a day-trip on a schooner to the islands of Frades and Itaparica. The beaches are interesting... read more

Reviewed December 22, 2017
Dru_Floche
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Paris, France
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Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Reviewed February 12, 2018

This place was so beautiful I wish I had made the plan to stay all day. The boat ride does two islands, the second is not as nice but has an amazing buffet. Know that when you dock to the island, you have to pay...More

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Reviewed December 22, 2017

We did a day-trip on a schooner to the islands of Frades and Itaparica. The beaches are interesting and with clean water. The only thing was the boat was pretty much crowded, with loads of noisy festive people and our toddler was not always happy...More

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Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Ilha do frade e ilha Itaparica . Do not loss your time. This tour take whole day. Nothing to see. At Itaparica the tour group put you in a place that only has there restaurante and you need to pay 45 real for the meal....More

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Reviewed September 7, 2017

The amazing and beautiful marine nature reserve in the Baia de Todos os Santos is in danger because of the predatory tourism and environmental devastation. A large consortium, years ago, tried to (and continue trying) to dominate the entire island to build a resort. That's...More

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Reviewed April 11, 2017

The island is just stunning! i've been a few times it's definetly one of my fav places in Bahia. You have to pay a 6 reais fee to acess the island! You can just relax on the beach or do some snorkeling, diving, standup pandle...More

Thank Daniel S
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Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

We rent a boat among a group of friends and I fully recommend this trip for anyone. ~45 minutes far from Salvador in the quiet waters of the Baia de Todos os Santos. Water and sand are awesome with few people in the beaches. You...More

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Reviewed December 22, 2016 via mobile

This excursion is commonly known as Paseio as llhas. We booked this full day excursion with Prive Tur. 100 Reais per person and kids 50% discount. We had a great experience and pleasant day out of the city. The tour picks you up at 8:30am...More

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Reviewed November 12, 2016 via mobile

We took a boat tour in the All Saints Bay and Ilha dos Frades was the first stop. We throughly enjoyed it because it was a white sandy beach with coconut trees and the water was warm so we swam like two hours without being...More

1  Thank sinlak
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Reviewed October 17, 2016 via mobile

Our tour took us to a few beaches! It was incredible. Best beaches ever - the water was warm! I didn't want to leave! I love that everywhere we went we had live music.. just Bahianos sharing their culture and passion. It was an amazing...More

1  Thank Chris L
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Reviewed September 21, 2016

We rent a boat and spent the whole day around the bay, visiting islands including Ilha dos Frades, where we had an amazing lunch. Get to couples and groups of friends.

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Rayhan B
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Response from rsaenz | Reviewed this property |
You need to rent a boat directly or indirectly. You can check at +55 71 98881-9374. The price will depend on the boat size
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