Lopes Mendes Beach, Ilha Grande
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On an island world-famous for over 100 beaches, Lopes Mendes Beach stands out with its 3 km (1.9 mi) of white fine sand. The water remains quite shallow a long way out, providing visitors with nearly perfect surfing conditions. Frequently ranked among the world’ most stunning beaches, this long strip of warm sand can be reached from the main settlement on the island by a short boat ride, followed by a hike up a relatively steep footpath. Walk through the lush island vegetation to get some exercise and prepare yourself for a refreshing dip in the crystalline waters. Before hitting the trail, remember to bring lots of water, bug repellent, and a good flashlight, as darkness descends rapidly under the thick forest canopy. Add Lopes Mendes Beach and other attractions to your Ilha Grande trip itinerary using our Ilha Grande trip generator.
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  • If you go to ilha grande you can not stop going to visit Lopes mendez, is a Paradise Beach, with sand white incredibly!
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  • A must see! White sandy beach looks like snow at the edge of the water... it's wonderful!
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  • The ride to Lopes Mendes is excellent. The landscape is wonderful. Also recommend the floating restaurant on the beach landing, we've been through before starting the trail.
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