Farol dos Borbas

Address: Vila do Abrao, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil | Hotel
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This hotel is located on Vila do Abrao, Ilha Grande.
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      Ilha Grande

      A travel blog entry by shaunandlouise on Nov 29, 2014

      83 photos

      ... was good, the sun was shining unlike yesterday. We got up early ready for a 2 hour trek to a beach! The island doesn't have any cars so the only way you can get around is by walking. The whole island is set up with walking trails, ranging from a 30 minute walk to 12 hours. One person walked the whole of the island in 8 days! The trek to Lopes Mendez beach was very hilly, walking up boulders and fallen over trees in the forest. It was really fun though but we ...

      Impossible to escape the island!

      A travel blog entry by ambulantali on Sep 24, 2014

      25 photos

      ... to the port of Vila do Abraćo on Ilha Grande.

      Admittedly it was the first time I had really been on my own since I arrived in Brazil, so I felt a little off. The hostel for the first night was Che Lagarto which is in a great location but just felt a bit sterile to me after the homeliness of Discovery. I did meet some people there but knew they were just to bide the time with rather than become buddies with (except for Blanda from Brazil who was lovely!)


      Ilha Grande: Tropical rainforest island

      A travel blog entry by alexennis269 on Apr 29, 2013

      1 comment, 16 photos

      ... government controls on infrastructure and building expansion the island is a place of scenic beauty with countless tropical beaches, lagoons and mountain trails: a paradise for the nature lover.

      In the past it was home to a quarantine holding facility which served as a checkpoint for European immigrants arriving to the New world in order to limit the spread of infectious diseases at a time when cholera was rife. It later served as a penitentiary prison for ...

      Ain't No Mountain High Enough

      A travel blog entry by donmiller on Apr 02, 2013

      There was no second connection this morning. The bus dropped us off
      at the dock for the boat to Ilha Grande. There was some confusion as to
      which dock and when it would leave, There were three Argentinians on
      the bus with me and they seemed to have enough Portuguese to get to the
      right dock and even figure out the departure time. We still had an hour.
      Plenty of time to go across the street ...

      Island Life

      A travel blog entry by ninaandjack on Mar 25, 2013

      12 photos

      ... of our time on Ilha Grande drinking Brahma or sunbathing with them. Hiked through the rainforest to an amazing waterfall one day. Was hoping to see parrots but made do with the incredible butterflies - so huge and the most amazing colours. And we heard howler monkeys in the distance! Swam in the waterfall and had a picnic on the rocks drying off. Played with local kids in a pool in the river - sliding down the little waterfall and trusting ...