Half-Day Ilha Grande Schooner Tour
Visit three beaches from Ilha Grande by schooner on this 5-hour tour. Stop at Lagoa Azul (Blue Lagoon), Freguesia de Santana and Japariz to take in the scenery and swim, dive, or snorkel. Each stop is 40-50 minutes, and you can take in the natural beauties of Ilha Grande with your guide.
At 10:30am, depart aboard your schooner from the Vila do Abraão port after meeting at the nearby meeting point. Your first stop will be at Lagoa Azul (Blue Lagoon), one of the most famous, visited, and contemplated places of Ilha Grande for its beauty fascinating island formations. A snorkeling trip is a must in the turquoise and crystal clear waters.
Next, stop at Freguesia do Santana, where the settlement of Ilha Grande began. See the Church of Santana, built in 1843 with whale oil and sand from the beach. From there, the schooner heads to the last stop at Japariz, a very quiet beach with calm waters. You will have time here for lunch (own expense).
On each of these stops, you will have about 40-50 minutes to explore before boarding the schooner again. After enjoying this last stop, the schooner departs at 3pm for return to the Vila do Abraão Port.