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Well worth the effort to get there - bring insect repellent!

Visited twice, in March and July 2018 - great both times, though slightly colder weather in July as... read more

Reviewed 10 July 2018
Sao Paulo, SP
One of the best beach in Ilha Bela!

The place is small so it is better to get there earlier and find a nice place to spread your towel... read more

Reviewed 2 April 2018
Goiania, GO
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Ilhabela, State of Sao Paulo 11630-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 10 July 2018

Visited twice, in March and July 2018 - great both times, though slightly colder weather in July as it is the winter. This is quite difficult to get to, we drove there by car, and the last few kilometers were a total dirt track. There...More

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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The place is small so it is better to get there earlier and find a nice place to spread your towel . There is a little option of bar and food, so you can take your cooler and snacks with you

Thank Kedma
Reviewed 20 February 2018

We came during carnival, so it was packed, but totally worth it. You should be comfortable with dirt roads and confident driving on steep inclines. Took us 1 1/2 hours from the south of the island. Pay about 15 reais for parking. There are beach...More

Thank hakisalim
Reviewed 14 February 2018

There is a small river just next to the beach. The water temperature is warm. Good for family. It´s a great beach however, mosquitoes make the experience less pleasant.

Thank Anderson N
Reviewed 13 February 2018 via mobile

Jabaquara is the best beach to visit when in Ilhabela in my opinion. It is located around 40 min drive from the Vila, and can be reached by any kind of vehicle. There are some paid parking options close to the beach, but you can...More

Thank Vitória T
Reviewed 29 November 2017 via mobile

This beach is picturesque. I would have loved to stay, however I left after 30 minutes due to the sand flies. These were not your usual sand flies. Repellant seemed to have no effect. Despite covering ourselves with 2 different types they continued to get...More

Thank ChrisJD_NZ
Reviewed 31 October 2017 via mobile

We went on a tour to this beach from a cruise. The beach itself is beautiful and we enjoyed ourselves there. We noticed after we left and were heading back to the ship that we had been bitten by sand fleas. We had used 30%...More

Thank Howard C
Reviewed 22 August 2017

Be prepare to be destroyed by bugs that even with repellents with disturb you as much as they can... I stayed for 20 minutes and left the place

Thank marcelo r
Reviewed 1 August 2017

I've been there twice already. It is a place to return for sure. The way to there is difficult, but it is worthwile to go there.

Thank Pedro C
Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

This beach can be hard to get to if it's raining and the road is too muddy, but it's worth the drive through the park to see it. It's peaceful and quiet.

Thank Alexander H
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