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Ilha dos Frades

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Address: Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
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$68.98*
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Schooner Tour to Ilha dos Frades and Itaparica from Salvador
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You will need to take a boat to visit this island but it is not a expensive program and it really worth it! The beach is very calm and warming.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed March 13, 2015
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73 reviews
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 13, 2015

You will need to take a boat to visit this island but it is not a expensive program and it really worth it! The beach is very calm and warming.

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Campina Grande, PB
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 9, 2015

It is a place to stay in peace with nature and yourself!! Go with time to enjoy, the view, the warm wather and go up to the steps in the small church Nossa Senhora de Guadalupe. There is the most beautiful view!

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Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed February 9, 2015

Small population but no ability to get on shore without jumping into the water. Not comercial y explotes yet

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 24, 2015

I expected a lot but that was a sorry experience. I drove to the city Madre de Deus which is an hour drive through bad and ugly neighborhood. The city itself is horrible and hard to park the car. We got there late and the only beach on the island we could go to was Paramana which is ugly with... More 

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Brussels, Belgium
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 3, 2014

The island is beautiful, nicely arranged to receive tourists. The only annoying part is all these cheeky sellers that really make your stay unpleasant: I understand people need to make a living, but one's still entitled to dislike their art and decide not to buy anything. Besides that is a very nice place to chill.

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Lisbon, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed October 1, 2014

If you have kids you should go for sure, the way to there is animated, as the boat offers food, drinks and live samba, so the hour and half gets past very quick, the beach is just out of this world, I've been in many beaches already but this one is top, is my favorite at this time, the kids... More 

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Las Vegas
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 23, 2014

When for the day on a tour of two Islands this was the first. I was great clean beautiful calm water and I think is part of a park. We stayed on the beach at our umbrella with seats order some beer and fried fish. Was very relaxing went for a couple of swims just had two hour there. I... More 

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Rosario, Argentina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 20, 2014

Great place, the excurssion we did have some difficulties but it worth the risk to go down from a boat in order to arrive to that beatiful beach. It's like heaven!

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Fortaleza, CE
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Frades isle can be reached by boat leaving from Salvador. The isle has a pleasent beach where you can swim in calm waters. It is a nice boat trip, but nothing too much special.

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Fortaleza, CE
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Frades isle can be reached by boat leaving from Salvador. The isle has a pleasent beach where you can swim in calm waters. It is a nice boat trip, but nothing too much special.

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