Preta Beach (Lazareto), Ilha Grande

(3.8/5 based on 700+ reviews on the web)
Preta Beach (Lazareto) is a rare place indeed with its black sand, which is not something you come across too often. The warm and calm waters are ideal for swimming and the abundance of trees create a nice respite from the sun. A river running through it forms a unique combination and the natural pools of water provide an alternative to swimming in the sea. Nearby, you can visit the ruins of Lazaretto, which functioned as a prison and a quarantine for sick people during colonial Brazil. Preta Beach (Lazareto) is just one of the many highlights you can arrange to see using our international travel planner, Ilha Grande Edition.
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  • Simple walk to the edge of the Village of Abraham allows you to enjoy a natural looking! Beautiful scenery along the way, and at the end of the route remains of the ancient place of quarantine for patients formerly known as Lazareto.
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  • Day to relax and leave the island. Cosy place of easy access, with output of rio (kids love), place holder and even a tiny island of little swim away ....
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  • Beach near vila do Abraão, easy access through the trail and that "curiosity" literally black sand. An excellent choice!
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