Estrela Da Ilha
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- Continental Breakfast
- Swimming pool
- Fitness/Health center
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Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande
... we wandered back to our hotel, where some of the group were only just emerging! We had some lunch and then braved another beach. This one was even closer; only a 5 minute walk away. Some of our tour group decided to join us. The ever temperamental weather changed again, this time it was almost unbearably hot! But it wasn't long before the rain clouds appeared again and we were sheltering under ...
... to over exert yourself twice in one day!
On our 3rd and final day on the island I left Whitney to read and relax on a beach and decided to go on a boat tour of the island. It promised some snorkelling opportunities so it was an easy sell for me. I love snorkelling! I met a couple of English chicas around my age who were on the same boat as me so we had a great day together. We did go to a couple of places around the island where ...
... the recent rain the trail could be a bit treacherous but it was OK, nothing like the trek I did in the muddy hills of Chang Mai in Thailand! We hiked up and down and in to the forest, passing several small beaches along the way before reaching our destination. It was a shame the skies were grey but the waves looked spectacular crashing into the coastline. We relaxed on the beach for a short time before taking the last ferry of the day back ...
... We ordered some delicious seafood risotto to share. Fully saturated, we slept well. Lopes Mendes beach is listed in the top 20 most beautiful beaches in the world. So they say. It's a two hour walk across the island, myself in boots, Hannah in flip flops. Nothing stops Hannah from getting to the beach (mysteriously lost shoe en route to the island). What a beauty the ...
... rainforest. One of the most striking is that of the howler monkey, a creature we were unable to glimpse but whose presence was made very audible to us by its guttural menacing howl. We also got to observe the infamous spider wasp doing its gruesome work. This rather large and scary looking black wasp is known for using its sting to paralyse its unfortunate victims (usually spiders) after which it lays its egg inside it. The paralysed victim then serves up a fresh and tasty ...