Ilha do Mel – private
One day on Ilha do Mel! A paradise to enjoy all year long for those who like hiking, beaches and nature. Recharge your batteries there!
To book the tour for 1 person or for groups with more than 10 people, please contact us!
DO YOU WANT TO SHUT OFF FROM THE DAY-TO-DAY ROUTINE? ILHA DO MEL IS PERFECT FOR THAT!
How about a trip to an island where there are no cars and bikes ‒ only sandy trails and lots of tranquility?
Be picked up at your hotel or central address in Curitiba at 7:30 AM and go straight to the island. The trip takes about 2 hours by car and 30 minutes by boat.
Feel free to enjoy the dayon our beloved “island” as you wish. Theguidewill be with you and give you all the tips.
Do you like walking? Prefer to stay on the beach? Or look at the amazing sights of Morro do Farol? Or ride a bike? Maybe even take a surf class? There are many options. Enjoy.
Ilha do Mel, at 115 km from Curitiba, is anenvironmental preservation areaand 96% of the Island is part of a state reserve. Ilha do Mel is surrounded by beautiful beaches and due to its scenic and unspoiled beauty, it is a very sought after destination for those who want to rest and leave the hurly-burly of the cities behind.
To get to Ilha do Mel, we will take a boat in Pontal do Sul(30 minutes of crossing) and we will go toBrasília Beach, where we will begin to know the beauties of Ilha do Mel.
A mandatory stop is at the Farol das Conchas (Shells Lighthouse), built in 1872 and to this day a point of reference for boats entering theParanaguá Bay. TheFortaleza Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres (Fortress of Our Lady of Pleasures)dates back to 1769 and is another beautiful place to see. Also enjoy the beaches, such as the Farol, Praia de Fora and Praia Grande, the latter two very popular for surfing.
There are restaurants in Vila do Farol and your guide will show you the best options.
07:30 – our guide will pick you up at your hotel or central address in Curitiba.
07:30 – 10:00 AM – trip to Pontal do Sul, crossing the Atlantic Rain Forest.
10 – 10:30 AM ‒ Boat from Pontal do Sul to Ilha do Mel – Brasília (30 min crossing)
10:30 AM to 4:30 PM – time to visit Ilha do Mel and enjoy its nature. The guide will be at your disposal to accompany you on the tour. We suggest visiting Farol das Conchas, the Fortress (Fortaleza de Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres) or simply relaxing on the beach. Lunch is not included,but our guide will indicate simple and nice restaurants.
4:30 – 5:00 PM: return by boat to Pontal do Sul.
5:00 to 7:00 PM – trip back to Curitiba.
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Departure from central addresses in Curitiba: 7:30 AM / Estimated arrival time back in Curitiba at 7 PM.
Private transportation by car or van
Certified Tour Guide
Regular boat ride Pontal do Sul – Ilha do Mel – Pontal do Sul
Not included: lunch, drinks, options, personal expenses, etc.
Required Documents: all must bring original documents or certified copies with photos. Children under 12 years of age can travel with an original birth certificate or a certified copy of this document. The current Brazilian legislation applies in case the child is traveling without the parents.
What to take:
- Swimsuit and towel;
- Insect repellent;
- Cash for personal expenses.