With more than two thousand beaches, Angra dos Reis has some of the most awe-inspiring scenery on the coast of Rio de Janeiro. Ilha Grande (Big Island) with its beautiful beaches and crystal clear water is the most famous island of the 365 surrounding the Bay of Angra dos Reis. Between the mountains and the beaches, the area is perfect for cruising around, snorkeling and hiking.
Your tour to Ilha Grande begins with high quality transportation towards the Costa Verde region, two hours by bus from Rio. You'll arrive in the city of Angra dos Reis, where you'll head straight to the port to board the schooner. Set sail, sit back and enjoy paradise.
Some of the sights you'll be able to see from the boat include:
Ilha de Cataguases: an island that has peculiar formation due to two small sections of land originated from the Serra do Mar. It's one of the most beautiful islands of the Bay of Ilha Grande.
Freguesia de Santana: In the time of the empire, Freguesia de Santana housed one of the most important farms of the Ilha Grande.
Lagoa Azul: a natural aquarium where you'll find one of the finest diving spots on Ilha Grande. A massive pool with clear water, where the bottom is a live sea star collection, combined with shoals of colorful fish, squids, and corals. Don't forget to bring your bathing suit.
Praia de Japariz: Good beach extension and natural beauties, usually receive a large number of tourists during the high season. With a large range of clear sand, has a quiet sea transparent waters.
The total duration time of the tour is approximately 12 hours and lunch is included in the tour. During the tour and you can buy drinks, snacks and desserts.
Times are subject to change due to local traffic conditions.