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Stunning Beach but Bring Your Repellent

This is a wonderful long crescent shaped beach with surfable waves and some ok kiosks for service... read more

Reviewed 9 November 2018
beachesandbars
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
Beautiful place

We went by car after 1 hour trip crossing the florest ! The place is great . We advice be carefull... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
952arianem
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| Costa Sul, Ilhabela, State of Sao Paulo 11630-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 9 November 2018

This is a wonderful long crescent shaped beach with surfable waves and some ok kiosks for service. But the insects can be terrible (they usually don't bother me, but every time I go here I find myself wrapping my legs in towels, burying my feet...More

Date of experience: December 2017
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Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

We went by car after 1 hour trip crossing the florest ! The place is great . We advice be carefull with the sea !

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank 952arianem
Reviewed 9 May 2018 via mobile

It's a nice beach but I wouldn't recommend paying 150 reais for the tours that take you there. If you like hiking then it's fine as it's a long one (15km). It's chill but the bugs are terrible around 5pm. I was able to get...More

Date of experience: May 2018
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Reviewed 13 April 2018

What a view and what a beach! Worth the trip and the mosquitos. Bring your repellent cause the are fericious!

Date of experience: April 2018
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Reviewed 2 April 2018

The trail is a plus to this beach! The entry to the park is controlled and only 4x4 cars are recommended. The beach is marvelous , clear water and lots of activities

Date of experience: February 2018
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Reviewed 25 February 2018 via mobile

We rented a house for the weekend but returened after one night, maybe it was becAuse of the rainy weather but there have been masses of Borachuros (small mosquitos), no place to hide them, even thou we hat good liquids against them

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank 682franzl
Reviewed 15 January 2018 via mobile

Super!!! It is the paradise. Don’t forget the repellent. Great people lives there. Nice and friendly staff. Very romantic place.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Rafaela M
Reviewed 7 December 2017 via mobile

This is one of the most beautiful places I have even been to. Untouched forest, beautiful tropical view!

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Jessica T
Reviewed 5 August 2017 via mobile

This beach is amazing. There is possible do hiking and go to waterfall. Also There is some restaurants

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank lasfclestat
Reviewed 1 August 2017

Castelhanos beach is located in the wild side of Ilhabela. Its name comes from the fact that in the past pirates used it as a place for resting and getting food and liquor for their ships. Legends say that there is a hidden treasure near...More

Date of experience: July 2017
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