Not far from Vila do Abraão, you’ll be able to discover a natural 15m high (49ft) waterfall called Cachoeira da Feiticeira. This beautiful waterfall is in the middle of the atlantic rainforest and the hike is fairly easy to do and provides a tremendous reward: Continue reading
The hike to the prison Cândido Mendes leads you to the Brazilian Alcatraz. Cândido Mendes used to be a high-security prison that housed some of the country’s most dangerous prisoners. Stories from the island tell that sometimes Continue reading
Voted as the most beautiful beach of Ilha Grande and as one of the top beaches of the world, the hike to Lopes Mendes Beach should be high on your priority list while you are staying at Ilha Grande. When you reach the 3 km long white sand beach, with crystal blue water, you’ll be glad for the refreshing coolness of the ocean. A popular beach for surfers, the Lopes Mendes beach offers great waves and plenty of space to enjoy a relaxing beach afternoon.
Ilha Grande – the island that today seems to be heaven on earth used to be home to a high-security prison. The famous hideaway for Cariocas and tourists alike offers a complete contrast to Rio de Janeiro. But Ilha Grande has not always been a tropical paradise for tourists. Because of the Continue reading