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It's a secret garden, and BY FAR the best hostel on the island, IF you like peace & quiet and love nature. Make sure to Google Maps it from the pier, or cafe nearby, and carry any bags you have up... more
Reviewed 8 October 2017
Small piece of heaven in nature
The Holandes hostel is very different from all the other Pousada on the island. It is a mix of several bungalows, a couple of larger buildings with very nice dorms and one central covered terrace... more
The food is pay for what your food weighs and it is all great quality. The fish was amazing. A great friendly little place. No table charge and food within minutes of arriving. Popular with the... more
Reviewed 7 October 2017
Nice hostel with excellent breakfast
This hostel is really close to the pier in Abraao and serves an excellent breakfast compared to other hostels. Fresh fruit and warm boiled eggs! Hostel is clean and there is a kitchen and buffet... more
Me and my boyfriend stayed here for 2 nights as part of our 2 week Brazil trip. I travel quite a lot and this is one of the best places I've ever stayed at. First of all, the location is unique, it's... more
Reviewed 30 August 2017
We fell in love with the lodge!
Towards the end of our two month trip travelling South America, my partner and I decided to treat ourselves by booking Atlantica Jungle Lodge for two nights. We had a wonderful stay and loved the... more
I spent four nights in that hostel and it was perfect ! Mario and his family are so nice and helping. The breakfast is included, good and varied.
The hostel is well placed just a few steps from the... more
Reviewed 3 October 2017
Great, simple very clean and well managed smaal hostel. The clear house rules make it a nice plat to stay for everybody. Well located and simple but more than decent breakfast. I highly recommendit... more
Great place for family of divers at reasonable prices
We had a nice stay with my entire family, including seniors. The inn is a bit far from the beachfront (100 m) for ilha grande standards, but the staff is nice and the place is very clean.
Absolutely loved the location of this hostel, away from the main part of the town. We were dropped off at the pier outside the hostel by easy transfer which was so convenient.
The lovely... more
Reviewed 7 March 2017
Nice and clean Hostel, cool staff!
Aquario Hostel is the best hostel ever and my trip couldn't be better!
Fred, Sandra and staff are super cool... They are always ready to help you with information about the trekking, beaches, boat... more
Cozy, relaxing place to stay on Ilha Grande....slightly up the hill from the town (walk is not as bad as some reviews make out but hot work with packs in tow) with a pleasant garden for relaxing in... more
Reviewed 26 July 2017
Pousada Albatroz will be remembered by the most delicious breakfast in Brazil. Variety of hams, cheese, cakes, fruites, fresh juices. Excellent!
The rooms are cozy with a great view on the... more
Stayed here for 2 nights in a 4 bed dorm. Room was clean and cleaned regularly. Beds were comfortable and there was a bit of room. Lockers under the beds to store stuff. Breakfast was standard with... more
Reviewed 16 May 2017
Nice view from the hostel but very quiet
If you're visiting this hostel, beware that some maps show that there are two che legartos on the island (we used maps.me). One is close to the main port and the other is much further away. Don't... more
Very Good hostel, with a very friendly staff. Perfect located by the beach and Good restaurants. The bedrooms are pretty small but still Nice, shouldn’t be any problem. The kitchen is also great... more
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
We stayed in papagaio for 5 nights and it was absolutely amazing !
This is a small and very cozy hostel. The staff here is very friendly and almost feel like fellow travellers. They helped us a lot... more
Since we had no reservation on the island we went door to door to find accommodation. The island was full! Reluctantly we went to Surf Hostel who could accommodate us. 'Reluctantly', because we are... more
Reviewed 7 October 2017
Everything you could want from a Hostel
Good quiet hostel, very friendly staff on a heavenly location.
Nice and clean rooms + comfy bed.
Recommended to everyone who wants to make their money worth, great value.
TOP TIP, Ilha Grande is... more
The view was great and the workers did help us out very well, but not at all worth 5 stars! No WiFi, small dorms, no activities and a rude owner. Way too expensive for what u get! No airco and van... more
Reviewed 10 January 2017
Worst hostel experience ever
We booked via Booking.com, but the owner offered us a better room with airco if we would cancel and continue to confirm the booking via WhatsApp. On arrival, the airco room was not available, but we... more
I stayed here with a friend and really enjoyed it. The room and kitchen were super clean and the bathroom seemed like it was newly renovated. The owner made sure that everyone was back before... more
Reviewed 5 August 2016
Great family business
The hostel is located in the back of Vila do Abraao, but since the city is so small it does not really make a difference. The breakfast is good and the rooms are even better. Unfortunately we had... more
This seems to be a very new hostel so we were a bit dubious about booking without some reviews for perspective. Walking to the hostel for the first time at night looks quite intimidating as it's down... more
Reviewed 11 August 2017
Best hostel I've stayed in during 6 months of travel in South America
In short, I liked everything about the property. It's a short walk from the center of the city. I stayed in the 6 bed dorm room which was clean, spacious, and the beds were some of the most... more
Stayed at Pousada Aconchego for two nights in May 2017. This is low season and the price was good for the quality of the place. Clean, large rooms, with both fan and AC (not needed at this time) and... more
Reviewed 3 January 2017
Friendly staff, clean rooms, terrible internet
I stayed here on two occasions over a month, and was very happy with the rooms, the breakfast and the service, which was helpful and proactive.
The main issue on both visits was the internet... more
This is a lovely pousada with a real island feel. Located very close to beach and town (Abraao) . The staff were friendly and the breakfast was ok ( it did have very nice cake!).
The room/bathroom... more
Reviewed 19 April 2015
Best pasta in south america
Travelled south america for 2 months this place is by far the best pasta iv had. Nice cosey atmosphere with chilled music. Great waitresses also and good value for money just R$27 for sorrentinos... more
We stayed there for 8 days, the owners and staff are very kind and helpfull. Nice location a little bit out of the beach but quiet place to stay after the day on the beach
Reviewed 29 November 2011
Small but perfectly formed
My husband and I stayed in this small pousada with our daughter for two nights in February 2011. Basic but comfortable and clean, comfy bed and good shower. Very friendly owners who made us feel at... more
Tucked away on the side of the mountain on the Las Palmas beach lies this beautiful pousada. Carol and Michael were very friendly and helpful. The rooms are clean and the view is breathtaking. The... more
Reviewed 16 February 2017
Peace and Tranquility
Toca do Mar is a wonderful gettaway elevated over the quiet beach of Palmas. If you are looking for a place to escape the hustle and bustle of Rio and to settle in a hammock with beautiful nature... more
Wonderful private spot with very clean comfortable rooms. If you don't have too much luggage, hike from Abraao so you can see and listen to all the wildlife. Access to the trail system is nearby and... more
Reviewed 24 April 2016
My boyfriend and I had a great time there! It's a beautiful and quiet place, great food, great breakfast and great staff - very friendly and cooperative. From the "cabanas" you can easily hear the... more
Lovely people here
Internet is poor
Rooms are small
Hot water is not always working
A lot of cats
A hike to get to up a few hills-you can pay someone to help you carry bags from pier if you... more
Reviewed 20 September 2017
Not much has changed since my previous visit several years ago; there are perhaps fewer cats but they are all amiable. So is the service; the guys on reception are good and Klaus the owner is full... more
I was soooo lucky to have found this exceptional hostel in central Ilha Grande.Before even arriving, the owner, Mathias, had already promised me he would lend me his laptop and webcam for a very... more
Good located, 5min walk away from the pier of abraõothe owner is so friendly and helpful, also his too dogs
Kitchen is very clean, also the bathroom and beds, very nice
Its perfect for relaxing, but... more
Clean and well looked after, could do with a bit more atmosphere.
Stayed for 4 nights here on BEAUTIFUL Ilha Grande - the most amazing place I visited in Brazil! The hostel is very nice, clean and tidy. I was upgraded to a private room for my first 2 nights as... more