Angra dos Reis, RJ, Brasil
The perfect 4 days itinerary

Angra dos Reis is a Brazilian municipality located in the southern part of Rio de Janeiro state. It is known for its coastline, dotted with more than 300 islands. The region is a popular getaway for Rio's residents, with countless beaches, crystal-clear waters, and lush forests. The largest island, Ilha Grande, is a former prison turned into a tourist destination, with trails through untouched tropical forests and a coastline filled with idyllic beaches.

What to do in Angra dos Reis?

This 4 days itinerary is the perfect guide to the best things to see in Angra dos Reis. It includes day-by-day activities, travel tips, and the top places to visit.

Day 1: Arrival and Exploration of Angra dos Reis

Morning

Arrive in Angra dos Reis and settle into your accommodation. Spend the rest of the morning exploring the town, visiting the Nossa Senhora da Conceição Church and the Cultural Center of Angra dos Reis.

Afternoon

Take a boat tour around the bay, enjoying the stunning views of the islands and beaches. Stop at some of the most beautiful spots for swimming and snorkeling.

Evening

Enjoy a seafood dinner at one of the local restaurants, trying specialties like moqueca (a Brazilian fish stew).


Day 2: Day Trip to Ilha Grande

Morning

Take a ferry to Ilha Grande, the largest island in the region. Start your exploration with a visit to the Vila do Abraão, the main village on the island.

Afternoon

Hike to Lopes Mendes Beach, considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil. Spend the afternoon swimming, sunbathing, and enjoying the natural beauty.

Evening

Return to Vila do Abraão and enjoy a relaxed dinner at one of the local restaurants.


Day 3: Exploring the Islands and Beaches

Morning

Take a boat tour to some of the smaller islands in the bay, such as Ilha da Gipóia and Ilha de Paquetá. Enjoy the pristine beaches and clear waters.

Afternoon

Continue your island hopping, visiting the Blue Lagoon, a natural pool perfect for snorkeling.

Evening

Return to Angra dos Reis and enjoy a relaxed evening at your accommodation or explore the local nightlife.


Day 4: Relaxation and Departure

Morning

Spend your last morning relaxing on one of the local beaches, such as Praia do Bonfim or Praia da Biscaia.

Afternoon

Take one last stroll around the town, picking up any souvenirs or local products. Prepare for your departure.

Evening

Depart from Angra dos Reis, taking with you the memories of a beautiful tropical getaway.


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