Ilhabela, the paradisiacal and most charming island in Brazil is located on the north coast of the state of São Paulo, about 210 km from the city. There are approximately 40 beaches and hundreds of waterfalls. The destination is a Brazilian paradise for tourists and pleases any type of traveler.
With its breathtaking landscapes, guaranteeing good and unforgettable experiences for visitors, Ilhabela promises not to disappoint you. Its beaches are home to a diverse marine life, with fish, turtles and dolphins. It is also possible to appreciate the humpback whales that give the air of grace in surprising appearances in the eyes of tourists.
What to know before traveling to the Ilhabela:
Best time to travel
As you can imagine, the high season in Ilhabela is during the summer. However, this is not necessarily the best time to visit the island due to the beaches full of tourists and the higher prices. Our recommendation would be to explore the island in the autumn and spring seasons.
The best beaches in Ilhabela
Ilhabela is a paradise with more than forty beaches. Among the best known and most frequented are the beaches of Feiticeira, Curral, Perequê, Jabaquara and Castelhanos.
Length of stay
The ideal is to stay in the city for at least three days to see the main attractions of the island.
Means of transport
There are several ways to get around Ilhabela, the main ones being by car or on foot. Walking along the paths will allow you to better enjoy the attractions of this region.
Ilhabela is full of excellent gastronomic options, immerse yourself in the variety of Brazilian food and let yourself be conquered by its explosion of flavors.
Top things to see and do in Ilhabela
Praia do Jabaquara
With two small streams that flow into the sea, Praia do Jabaquara is perfect for those who like adventure.
Praia da Fome
With incredibly transparent blue waters and white sand, this beach is full of trees and fishermen’s houses, which with their colorful boats anchored in the sea, make the landscape even more beautiful.
Diving in Ilhabela
Discover the countless species of fish, starfish, turtles, seahorses, rays, octopus and corals.
Cachoeira da Toca Trail
The Cachoeira da Toca trail is one of the most popular in Ilhabela, and was named after the large stone cave in the middle of the waterfall.
This incredible viewpoint will guarantee a wonderful view of the São Sebastião channel and Ilha das Cabras, in addition to a perfect sunset.
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