Ilhabela, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Photo: Gustavo Frazao/Shutterstock)
Ilhabela, Sao Paulo, Brazil (Photo: Gustavo Frazao/Shutterstock)
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Port of Ilhabela

Ilhabela is Brazil's largest island and offers sailing, diving and surfing opportunities beyond those in most of the region. There are dozens of gorgeous beaches, waterfalls and miles of forest to explore. For visitors with more cosmopolitan taste, there are also any number of shops, restaurants, cafes and nightclubs.

--By Shayne Thompson, Cruise Critic contributor

Shore Excursions

About Ilhabela


Ilhabela is known for being Brazil's sailing capital and is a must-visit for lovers of the sport


Some areas of the island are protected by the government and can only be seen on guided tours

Bottom Line

Ilhabela is a breathtakingly beautiful island that is well outfitted for tourists

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