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. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Ilha Grande trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • The best beach in Brazil until now (I'll look Noronha) Clear Water, good temperature, white sand and clean. Very good
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  • We arrive at her barge or go 2 hours jungle with Abrao. Little people on it but you can buy beer and drinks. Feel nature's wildlife, waves of quite large, very few old are surfing, play ball and lying down. The beach is a few km long, on both ends of the large rocks that you can enter to do amazing photos. The most beautiful beach on the island.
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  • The dimension of this beach and the blue of the water is impressive. It is ideal for surfers by the quantity and quality of the waves that it has.
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  • Great beach! Very pretty! It's usually pretty empty off-season! It's 2 or 3 hours to get there and back of the same duration. Nice to get out of the House early to take advantage of. I think it's worth taking a boat from 20 reais per person (price January in 2018) to come back faster and with peace of mind for the vila do Abraão, avoiding the trail in the late afternoon due to nightfall. Beach with a shallow range of big water, big waves, no harm. Remember also that there's not much to buy there, take a snack is cool 👍🏻
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  • The beach is beautiful. To get there, there is a trail that can be done in about 30 minutes, is not heavy, but it can be tricky if wet, extremely slippery and the pratfalls are almost certain. But definitely worth it.
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  • Some of the most beautiful beaches in the world, worth the walk, which is also wonderful.
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  • The beach of lopes mendes is considered one of the most beautiful in Brazil, and not easy to get there from Abrahão, get ready for a good walk, I believe that about 3 hours. For those who do not have the usual walking or is somewhat sedentary I don't advise, there are boats leaving on a nearby beach. In Lei the water is transparent and there are no kiosks, just some people selling beers, waters, soft drinks and snacks. If you can't live without your cell phone forget this beach, there's no sign.
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