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 beverlybrown on Mar 30, 2015

      2 comments, 32 photos

      ... de Janeiro state. It remains largely undeveloped and most of it is a national park. For almost a century it was closed by the Brazilian government to free movement or settlement because it first housed a leper colony and the a top-security prison. The prison was closed in 1994. The island is now a popular tourist attraction noted for its scenic beauty, unspoilt tropical beaches, luxuriant vegetation and rugged ...

      Ilha Grande

      A travel blog entry by shaunandlouise on Nov 29, 2014

      83 photos

      ... to finally reach the beach! The beach was one of the biggest on the island, it was stunning. Like most of the Atlantic the sea was wavy, perfect for surfers and for Shaun. We played some bat and ball which was abruptly ended by the rip of Shaun's swim shorts. Not just a small rip but his shorts split in half! Thankfully we had a sewing kit left in the bag so Shaun did a quick fix! We spent 4 hours on the beach but eventually the clouds started rolling in meaning the ...

      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!)


      What is the best beach in Brazil?

      A travel blog entry by jamesbalfour on Feb 25, 2014

      9 photos

      ... squeaky white sand and crystal blue warm sea, was almost like being back home!

      It was a bit strange leaving Rio as carnival was kicking off, but Ilha Grande did its bit. We went out to a beach bar in the evening for a quiet Caipirinha or 2, and a random French brass band kicked off a massive beach party.

      Traveller tip of the day: Hang around on the beach at night, you never know what might happen..... Although, maybe not in ...

      A Bit of Calm Paradise after The Hectic Rio

      A travel blog entry by ebzh on Nov 14, 2013

      14 photos

      ... knew Brazil was an equatorial country but the first thing that really stands out is the colour of the trees/plant. Here everything is so green! (and it is not like I come from a dry place as you know). Green means rain and equatorial means a lot of rain! After 3 days of sun without cloud we got some rain which there means a good 12 hours of constant ******* down water. Whatever, it is still pretty warm, hiking the wet forest ...