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Hermosa playa, que se debe visitar si o si en el paso por Ilhabela. Hay opciones para comer y tomar... read more

Reviewed 24 August 2018
Elio C
San Miguel de Tucuman, Argentina

Nice beach ! Good restaurants and nice service ! We recomend Piratas beach bar ! Good place to go... read more

Reviewed 28 July 2018
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Ilhabela, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Reviewed 24 August 2018

Hermosa playa, que se debe visitar si o si en el paso por Ilhabela. Hay opciones para comer y tomar algo en las barracas (precios un tanto elevados para mi gusto). Ademas se puede alquilar kayak y stand up paddles para pasear por las cercanias....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Elio C
Reviewed 28 July 2018 via mobile

Nice beach ! Good restaurants and nice service ! We recomend Piratas beach bar ! Good place to go with kids !

Date of experience: July 2018
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Reviewed 18 July 2018

This is not a beach for swimming...dirty waters. The restaurants are nice and the view. One may even spot a wale. Not a quite place, full of people.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank FlaviaAlemeida
Reviewed 13 March 2018

As most of the beaches of Ilhabela, this is a beautiful beach, but it can be a bit crowded. Here you find some of the nicest beach bars and restaurants. Expect to be charged a bit more for food and drinks on this popular beach.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Liknes
Reviewed 20 August 2017 via mobile

We visited this beach today but it was a rainy day and even then it was beautiful. The sea is just a shade of deep blue, you have to see to believe. Didn't stay much, as I'm still in Ilhabela I hope the weather clears...More

Date of experience: August 2017
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Reviewed 15 March 2017 via mobile

Nice beach, the water is clean, no large waves, several bars and restaurants. I was there around Carnaval, too many noisy groups but that was expected.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank SailorOnLand
Reviewed 19 January 2017

Curral beach is located at south of the island. Is a very nice beach to go with family bur particulary with friends and to make friends. There are good enviromet and is one of the most famous beach in the island. The parking lot is...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank jeffersonfaria
Reviewed 17 January 2017 via mobile

Nice surroundings and friendly people at this public beach - parking is limited but we'll worth the walk

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Peter B
Reviewed 9 January 2017 via mobile

I was worried about previous reviews saying how crowded it would be. While the public part was slightly crowded the DPNY beach was very open. The water was clean warm and calm. The most incredible sand with flecks of gold in it. Would definitely go...More

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Lbflex
Reviewed 29 December 2016

Very popular beach - calm and clear water, good to hang with a larger group. If you're looking for a more reserved/calm option this may not be the best option.

Date of experience: December 2016
Thank Murilo B
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