Camping e Pousada Acorde
Travel Blogs from Ilha Grande
... but basically we wanted to jump right into the ocean once we arrived at the actual Lopes Mendez beach as we were pouring with sweat! It was all worth it. We could hear the roaring waves before we could see the beach and once we cleared the jungle trek (practise for the amazon!) all we could see was pure white sand and clear blue water. Paradise found. So for the next couple hours we sun bathed and relaxed and the whole gang reunited ...
... jars and jars of nuts, sweets, conserves, the ever popular bread rolls, cheese, and processed meat, and parrots eggs. So almost nothing that most Australians would ever eat for breakfast!!
The town was quite small, and it would be possible to walk nearly all the streets in not much more than half an hour. The town is fairly touristy, and has an abundance of travel agents (for island tours etc), eateries, and souvineer stores. We ...
... enjoyed the close-by beaches of Julia and Abraaozinho. The trail leading to the latter is no more than 30 minutes, but still goes through rich vegetation and is enjoyable. The nights were spent relaxed and laid back in one of the beach restaurants and bars of Vila do Abraão, almost always under the sound of live bossa nova. Our four days passed so quickly, Ilha Grande no longer feels like a real place, but more like a dream come ...
... with hundreds of tourists in the water there may have been a few more varieties. Next time we would take a less commercial and large group tour, but it was a fun and easy way to see the surroundings without killing ourselves climbing up and down the island. With 5days on the island we got to completely chill out and forget we were once employed. We feel ready to take on the many forth coming journeys. Next stop Paraty, where sandy streets will be replaced with an ...
... out to the track. The hike was pretty *************g the way we stopped at a heap beaches and played some trivia.
There are only five countries in the world that when you spell their names in capitals have no closed letters such as P R A O B and so on. What are the five?
This kept us amused and our minds off the rain. We got to Lopez Mendez beach and it become obvious why it was worth the hike. The beach was ...
- Swimming pool
- Wheelchair accessibility