Rio + Ilha Grande

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Ilha Grande (Big Island) has 86 tropical beaches, rivers, crystal clear lagoons, waterfalls, plains, mountains and peaks spread out over 193 square kilometers. The island Isla Grande has no roads and no private cars but many hiking trails that link to the beaches. It is 125 kilometers from Rio de Janeiro and 1/3 of its scenic beauty of rugged landscapes with luxuriant vegetation is a State Park. Atlantic Rainforest covers approximately half of the island. The island is reached by a 1.5 hour car ride from Rio de Janeiro to the port of Mangaratiba, followed by a 45 minute ferry ride.

  • Tijuca Forest
  • Rio
  • Maracana Stadium
  • Rain forest

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