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Lopes Mendes Beach

Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

One of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil. Light and thin sand.. very clean water, sometimes with strong waves. very nice to have a walk along the sand. You can reach there by boat or by foot starting from Abraão's village (it's a 2.5-3h tracking,...More

Thank JoaoDanielCF
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

A must! We found the beach even much better than Ipanema and Copacabana. The sand is softer, the water clear and there were less heavy waves compared to our experience in Rio (which was already really really good). We were here in Dec, some foreign...More

Thank Franziska B
Reviewed 18 December 2017 via mobile

We hiked to this beach which took over 2 hours. Tough hike for the first 50 minutes or so as it is uphill. Some cool views and some good exercise. Bring plenty of water and a snack for when you get to LM. There are...More

Thank Daithi423
Reviewed 2 December 2017 via mobile

you can get here by boat or hike aceoss the beautiful island. me and my girlfriend hiked to come here and left on a boat. this beach is absolutely stunning. white sand and turquoise water

Thank Denis S
Reviewed 30 November 2017 via mobile

Went here with a taxi boat in the morning, to get the nice sunshine during the morning. Waves were high, so we enjoyed some body-boarding. The beach is huge, so we managed to get our own spot - with no one else within 20 metres...More

Thank Rune87
Reviewed 20 November 2017 via mobile

The Lopes Mendes Beach is beautiful. The open ocean created gorgeous waves and the sand put the other beaches on Ilha Grande to shame. We had to hike there, but it was worth it for the view and relaxing atmosphere.

Thank MelonLHart
Reviewed 18 November 2017

Clear water and soft sand. Beautiful place without jet ski and boats. One of the best beaches in Brazil

Thank Xonin
Reviewed 10 November 2017 via mobile

Just a beautiful beach on an island with plenty of them. It stood out because of its soft powdery sand and expansive size in both length and width. There are a few stands available for drinks, including beer, and snacks. There is a great hike...More

Thank Brian M
Reviewed 17 October 2017 via mobile

Very clean beach, very nice, perfect : no boats nor jet-skis there. The only drawback is that you must carry all your stuff (beach chair, umbrella, etc.) via the trail, since it's the only way to get there.

Reviewed 8 October 2017

We took one of the many boats offered to go from Abrao to the Lopes Mendes beach. Upon arrival, all the boats actually leave you at a beach called “pouso”. From there, count 20min walk to finally arrive at Lopes Mendes. It is totally worth...More

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5 February 2017|
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Response from r2dd | Reviewed this property |
2 hours by taxi then 30 minutes by private speed boat taxi transfer. Then a 20 minute walk through jungle
Sean T
27 January 2017|
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Response from rgk82 | Reviewed this property |
hi Sean, I can't much help with your questions to be honest. We booked a transfer from Rio with Green Toad bus company, it included the boat crossing from Jacarei and was all pretty good. We didn't do any private tours on... More