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Customer Travel Tips for Ilha Grande

79% Avg. city rating Rated by 173 customers

Activities / excursions 94%

Restaurants / eating out 82%

Shopping 60%

Chilling out / relaxing 97%

Getting around / public transport 72%

Sightseeing 88%

Culture 71%

Nightlife / partying 68%

Value for money 82%

Customer Travel Tips for Ilha Grande

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71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


30 Mar 2017

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
18-24

Customer Travel Tip: do the hike to the highest point, easy without a guide

Liked: -

Disliked: -

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


29 Aug 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: The island is really big. Try to explore all the island.

Liked: Beachs and hikking

Disliked: Price and transport

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
82% Avg. rating


09 Jun 2016

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing City break Partying / nightlife Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Try to get the best lf your money when booking excursions.

Liked: Beach, people, food places.

Disliked: No.

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 20%
62% Avg. rating


02 Apr 2016

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: trek to the waterfall located 1hour walk from Vila Abraao, it is not only very nice but you can also take a bath in the small natural lake near it

Liked: nature and beaches

Disliked: wild dogs

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
71% Avg. rating


11 Feb 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Trip to the lagoons and snorkling

Liked: Weather and many other young people

Disliked: Services in restaurant,hostel and agencies providing trips

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


16 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Visit the abandoned prison at the end of the main beach.

Liked: We did a few walking trails near abraao which were really fun and I interesting. Also went to Lopez Mendez by boat which was super. The beach wasn't that great though

Disliked: We were there during some bad weather but I guess that was just bad luck!

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


09 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: stay in che lagarto

Liked: the beaches

Disliked: when the electricity went off

69% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 60%
69% Avg. rating


08 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Take cash !

Liked: Great nature

Disliked: No atm !

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


15 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: GO TO LOPEZ MENDES

Liked: -The weather -Heaven on earth -The beaches are amazing (especially Lopes Mendes) -The food was great (Order seafood) -Good Atmosphere -No cars -Good service -Easy to get to and from (Especially Rio)

Disliked: Nope

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


08 Jul 2014

Customer Travel Tip: Visit Lopes Mendez

Liked: Relaxing and beautiful

Disliked: It rained our whole stay!

62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 40%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 40%
62% Avg. rating


29 May 2014

Customer Travel Tip: None

Liked: None

Disliked: None

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


04 May 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Relaxation / spa Sightseeing & culture Sports, adventure or outdoor activities

Customer Travel Tip: .

Liked: .

Disliked: .

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


18 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Take cash because there is no ATM

Liked: Being on a basic island

Disliked: No

100% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


16 Apr 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go to Lopes Mendes beach

Liked: Beaches were amazing. A great place for relaxing, perfect for honeymoons.

Disliked: No

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
82% Avg. rating


07 Jan 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Check the timetables for the bus and boat. so you do not waste time

Liked: Beautiful virgin Island, not unpleasant tourists.

Disliked: no

76% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
76% Avg. rating


21 Oct 2013

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: Do the hike to Lopes Mendes, it's hard but worthwhile. Then take the boat back to the main dock for $15 pp. It's a great way to spend a day there!

Liked: Gorgeous views!

Disliked: the boat ride to the island was extremely wavy however the return trip was relaxing!

84% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
84% Avg. rating


27 Aug 2013

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Take the walk to the aqueduct and the waterfall and spend a day at the beach - great for swimming in the ocean.

Liked: Walks, beaches, food

Disliked: no

82% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 40%
82% Avg. rating


05 Aug 2013

Customer Travel Tip: Have a walk in the forest to go to the Lopes Mendes beach (and coming back by boat)

Liked: Amazing beautiful island where you can both have walks in the rain forest and chill out on the beach.

Disliked: It was winter in July so I think the nightlife is better in summer

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 20%
78% Avg. rating


24 Jul 2013

Customer Travel Tip: hike to lopez mendez

Liked: beaches, jungle.

Disliked: more expensive than paraty

80% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
80% Avg. rating


11 Jul 2013

Customer Travel Tip: be ready for hiking

Liked: No cars :)

Disliked: Sometimes can be be cloudy for too many days, check the weather forecast before you book your trip

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79% Avg. city rating Rated by 173 customers

Activities / excursions 94%

Restaurants / eating out 82%

Shopping 60%

Chilling out / relaxing 97%

Getting around / public transport 72%

Sightseeing 88%

Culture 71%

Nightlife / partying 68%

Value for money 82%

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