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We were there on a Sunday and it was very busy, many Brazilian families with picnics and lots of... read more

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Burnley, United Kingdom
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Get-away on cloudy day

We walked here from town in 10-15 minutes. The beach offers many small places to lie around. Be... read more

Reviewed October 30, 2018
Jacob F
Sandton, South Africa
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Vila do Abraao, Angra Dos Reis, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

It was nice to spend time at this beach watching the local kids jumping in the lagoon. The sand is black, so quite different to other beaches on IG. Worth a visit as it's only 10 mins walk from Abraao. We even had some violin...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nayhem
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We were there on a Sunday and it was very busy, many Brazilian families with picnics and lots of cans of beer!! There wasn't a large area of sand exposed but where it was, it was soft and golden with swathes of black. Several rocks...More

Date of experience: November 2018
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Reviewed October 30, 2018 via mobile

We walked here from town in 10-15 minutes. The beach offers many small places to lie around. Be aware of the tide. Many children playing around. I believe it’s a nice place to go after visiting the ruins.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Jacob F
Reviewed July 13, 2018 via mobile

Beautiful beach with nice sand. Lovely walk to get there (10 mins from Abraoo) through a wooded area. Plenty of space on the beach and lovely water to cool down in.

Date of experience: July 2018
Thank POC-CW
Reviewed November 8, 2017

My children loved the mix of black and golden sand as you could make stripes sandcastles. There's not much sand so the beach gets busy on holidays, but it's still not Rio at the weekend - there's space for everyone. The water is pretty calm...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Britinbaku
Reviewed August 17, 2017

You reach this beach through a well-maintained path through the forest. It is maybe a 15 or 20-minute stroll through a forest along the coast. The beach is not completely black like the beaches in parts of Hawaii, it has a black surface for a...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank willzzz987
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

After a little walk you'll arrive at a nice beach, with a cold water river forming a little lake. Really pleasant place.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Alexandre C
Reviewed November 2, 2016 via mobile

Love this place the sand is amazing the way it is all black and there are beautiful rocks to add to the beauty of the place. They are not sharp.... it was amazing!

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank 37kathryns
Reviewed August 28, 2016 via mobile

This was a small beach and I personally found it to cold the day I went to acctually go in the water so hard to review. What I can say is if you have half a day where you have to stay close to the...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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Reviewed August 20, 2016 via mobile

As part of a small loop in the north east of the island this beach is about 15min walk from Vila do Abraao. With plenty of sign posts once you enter the walk/national park area it's easy to find. It's a lot more private that...More

Date of experience: August 2016
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