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Jabaquara Beach

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Address: | Costa Norte, Ilhabela, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Beautiful but tough to get too

Wonderful beach but it takes awhile to get there by car. Mosquitos are horrible but the sand, water and view are great.

Reviewed 5 April 2016
Shane F
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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Sao Leopoldo, RS
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103 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
Reviewed 4 August 2016 via mobile

We couldn't enjoy it because it was such a bad tide and high that there isn't any dry sand to stay and also a lot of insects. So don't forget repellent. Despite that I guess in a "normal" days it's very nice place.

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Vancouver, B.C.
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19 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
Reviewed 13 June 2016

Our only experience with bugs during a month in various locations in Brazil was at this beach. Those of us who didn't slather up with repellant and spent time on the sand were bitten multiple times by sand fleas. The bites took two weeks to heal and, in some cases, became VERY swollen.

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Thank cocofred123
Waldshut-Tiengen, Germany
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40 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 25 April 2016 via mobile

It's a nice small beach, the way up there is not so good due to the bad not finished road through forrest (maybe 5 km). The beach looks natural, there are not too many tourists. Parking is available only couple of minutes away from the beach for good price. The offer on food, drinks could be better.

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Ann Arbor, Michigan
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Reviewed 5 April 2016 via mobile

Wonderful beach but it takes awhile to get there by car. Mosquitos are horrible but the sand, water and view are great.

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Thank Shane F
Sao Paulo, SP
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89 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 49 helpful votes
Reviewed 31 March 2016

The last beach (North side) you can reach by car. The sea is calm and you can rent standup boards or caiaki (R$ 20,00/30min).

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Thank makocwk
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45 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 March 2016

This is another great place for beach lovers, the water is warm, you'll see white and black sand, beautiful rocks around that will make great pictures.

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Thank annegaucha
Sao Paulo
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22 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 15 February 2016 via mobile

Horrible! Even with repellent the mosquitos attacked us. We spent 10min there. There are much better beaches with less borrachudos

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Thank RicardoAccioly
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54 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Easy to access through dirt road or boat. few local restaurants / bar, serve basic food and drinks. I would not miss.

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Thank Thomas E
Ilhabela, SP
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3 reviews
Reviewed 11 February 2016

Take a Citronela repelent and watch your legs. ("Citronela" should be the main ingredient in your repelent spray or creme) It helps but not 100% - be ready to itching. But this beach is worth it!

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Thank StanislavaCl
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6 reviews
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Reviewed 30 January 2016 via mobile

This is a wonderful isolated beach on the north of ilhabela. To reach it you need to travel through a dirt road for 8 km. It's worth the trip because the water is very clean and clear. There are no places to eat. Careful with the bugs! Make sure to take lots of repellent. LOTS OF REPELLENT!

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Thank Italo S

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