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Gruta das Encantadas, Paranagua

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Gruta das Encantadas, a cave located at the southern end of Ilha do Mel, is the subject of many local myths and legends. It is said that ages ago mermaids became stranded inside this cave, and unable to leave due to rough seas, spent years enchanting travelers with their sad songs. Hence, this "Enchanted Cave" is located on the "Enchanted Beach." Today, a wooden walkway leads through the large main opening to the first chamber of the cavern. This entrance is most easily accessible during low tide, so time your visit for early morning hours. Hire a local guide to take you there, and be sure to bring your camera and lots of insect repellent. To visit Gruta das Encantadas on your trip to Paranagua, use our Paranagua itinerary builder.
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  • A site with a lot of energy force. Until his phone went crazy. No way signal. But if you bring a beach chair and a natural juice to spend hours inside (depending on the tide) dipped in reflections.
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  • I already knew the Ilha do Mel, but had never been in the cave of the charmed ones, this time was the opportunity. Access is easy by the trail. If the tide is low, to enter the cave. Is a very beautiful place, it's worth it!
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  • A very beautiful place and with all your encanto...com the magic and the mystery of the enchanted Cave ... the place is with a good infrastructure, taking care of visitors there pass to enjoy the look of the site. Worth the visit!! Just to enter the cave need to remember and pay attention to the tide.
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  • This place is amazing. Used to come here when I was a kid and it just blows your mind. The whole island is beautiful, something you will never forget.
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  • After the trail we found this amazing location, beautiful too. Best way to get the trail easier and faster is asking for information. Educated people and always willing to help.
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  • Wonderful place ... just missed flagging on the island, first time I went, I was a bit lost and I've been made a convict
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