Hotel do Frade & Golf Resort
Travel Blogs from Angra Dos Reis
... only vehicle on the island we saw was an ambulance! Our hostel was a comfy wooden place. We had a balcony with a hammock across it! We headed to a beach side restaurant and ate a big dinner of tomato chicken whilst listening to sea lap on the sand beneath our feet. We went to bed feeling very excited to finally have a chance to lie on a beach in the sun after 6 fairly cold ...
The journey from Rio too Ihla Grande was short but out the road out of Rio we passed through townships and favelas, man of which seemed desolate and run down, and didnt seem, from outside in, to have the hope and govt assistance that rochinha favela in Rio was lucky to benefit from.
We arrived at the dock, and took a short 45 minute boat trip to the main Island and as the boat docked, the forest sitting atop the beaches came into view. My first impression of the island was that it ...
... and so we made a quick pit stop at our hotel. We moved to a bar down the road and sat on the streets socialising with everyone. Spoke with a couple of guys from Uruguay but moved from them as they were being weird and tried to convince Alberto to take us to the White Party but he refused saying it would be too hot and didn't want to deal with the guys that would be all over us. To be fair it was good fun hanging out on the street and made it to bed (conscientiously) at ...
... the beach was quiet and beautiful and had a nice time with another brasilian boy drawing a blank on the name but we spent the boat ride back listening to 50 cent, was funny.
the day i left i had to take my boat transfer from the far end of the island. i didnt know that included having to walk through the sand for ten minutes to get there of course with my massive luggage... was definately the most difficult time of having to walk with it haha ...
I don't know why we even stopped at this place. It was very dirty and there was nothing to do or see. We did find a grocery store and bought some wine. On board we had a shuffle board contest, laid around the pool and had a wonderful dinner. Not such a bad day ...
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- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Fitness/Health center
- Business Services
- Free parking