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Lopes Mendes Beach

Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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“taxi boat” (37 reviews)
“hour hike” (17 reviews)
“clear water” (20 reviews)
Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago 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 2 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago 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 3 weeks ago

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

Thank Xonin
Reviewed 5 weeks ago 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

Thank Melanie_do
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

GORGEOUS BEACH 13TH BEST IN THE WORLD, water was stunningly clean and the weather composed a paradise environment

Thank Pedro Martins R
Reviewed 1 October 2017 via mobile

We did the walk to the beach cause people were saying it has a great view, very hard 2 hours walk in kind of a jungle.. definitely won't recommend this walk.

Thank Pazit H
Reviewed 20 September 2017

Maybe I was luckier with the weather than some visitors but for me in August it was perfect---sunny and dry but not too hot. The walk there from Pouso, where the boat drops you off, is not too strenuous but it is probably tricky in...More

Thank jamescollenette
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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