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Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Reviewed July 2, 2019

Good to place for fruit drinks, beer, and seafood. Nice island to visit in a relaxed atmosphere. Warm Atlantic waters in All Saints´ Bay. One of the 56 islands in the area.

Date of experience: March 2019
Thank Carlos O
PrefeituraDeSalvador, Gerente geral at Ilha dos Frades, responded to this reviewResponded July 5, 2019

Hello! We appreciate your review and visit the Isle of the Friars, we hope you had a positive experience. We are working to improve services. Check back often! City Hall of Salvador

Reviewed May 28, 2019

The “Ilha dos Frades”, located in the center of the “Baía de Todos os Santos”, belongs to the municipality of Salvador and in 2017 officially became a neighborhood of it. The island is only six kilometers long, and has beautiful landscapes, beaches, trails, lakes, waterfalls...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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PrefeituraDeSalvador, Gerente at Ilha dos Frades, responded to this reviewResponded May 30, 2019

Hello! We appreciate your feedback, your opinion is very important for the improvement of our services. Check back often! Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed March 19, 2019

An amazing place with white sand, local food, and a beach of caribbean level! A must see for tourists looking for beach experience in Salvador region!

Date of experience: January 2019
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PrefeituraDeSalvador, Gerente at Ilha dos Frades, responded to this reviewResponded April 16, 2019

Hello ! We thank you for your visit to Salvador and we are studying your testimony. Welcome to Salvador! @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia salvadordabahia.com Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador.

Reviewed February 3, 2019

Cristal clear waters, quiet place with not a lot of people, which is not common in Salvador. If you want to enjoy beach and have a quiet time, this is the beach you have to go to.More

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank Raul_A_Avila
PrefeituraDeSalvador, Gerente at Ilha dos Frades, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019
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Olá! Agradecemos sua avaliação e visita a Ilha dos Frades, esperamos que tenha tido uma experiencia positiva. Estamos trabalhando para...More

Reviewed December 29, 2018 via mobile

Amazing beach. When you arrive in the island it's like you are in a tropical paradise. The beach infraestructure is great (you have bathrooms, showers, food and drinks) and the water is a literal swimming pool, cristal clear waters and so warm you don't want...More

Date of experience: September 2018
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PrefeituraDeSalvador, Proprietário at Ilha dos Frades, responded to this reviewResponded February 7, 2019
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Olá! Agradecemos sua avaliação e visita a Ilha dos Frades, esperamos que tenha tido uma experiencia positiva. Estamos trabalhando para...More

Reviewed August 30, 2018

This island is protected then you pay a fee to step there. Fair enough! The beach is amazing, I could stay there forever! Fresh food and beverage are expensive over there, but they are good enough. There's nothing like swimming over there: an experience for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Fernandosouzafilho
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This island with only 70 inhabitants has a peaceful beach to relax and spend the day, it also possible to buy beverages and food in the beach.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank romuloromeu
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

We paid $65 through viator for this trip (included hotel pick up and the boat ride) however we quickly learned after talking to others you can pay approx $10USD for the boat ride if you buy the ticket at the marina; near the lower area...More

Date of experience: May 2018
2  Thank Tasha W
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

Date of experience: January 2018
4  Thank Mothers5
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

Date of experience: December 2017
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The cheapest way is to go the harbour just in front of the elevator up to the pelourinho and go inside to the comanies desk. That is the cheapest way . If you take a daily tour with no reastaurant it includes several stops... More
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