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I could stay there forever!

This island is protected then you pay a fee to step there. Fair enough! The beach is amazing, I... read more

Reviewed 30 August 2018
Sao Paulo, SP
Relaxing Place

This island with only 70 inhabitants has a peaceful beach to relax and spend the day, it also... read more

Reviewed 29 July 2018
Porto Alegre, RS
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Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 21 March 2012

The Frades Island is 2 hrs. away from Salvador. I took boat excursion throu Bahia Premium tours. 70 Reais per person. The boat excursion included hotel pick-up and drop-off. All day trip which included Frades Island and Itaparica Island. Onboard a second party boat, you...More

6  Thank islander1763
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Reviewed 29 September 2015

Having experienced Angras, Paraty and Buzios we were expecting better. We swam from the schooner to the beach (300 meters or so)..., choppy water, but a good way to burn some calories after all the eating in Salvador

2  Thank Mario V
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Reviewed 30 August 2018

This island is protected then you pay a fee to step there. Fair enough! The beach is amazing, I could stay there forever! Fresh food and beverage are expensive over there, but they are good enough. There's nothing like swimming over there: an experience for...More

1  Thank Fernandosouzafilho
Reviewed 29 July 2018

This island with only 70 inhabitants has a peaceful beach to relax and spend the day, it also possible to buy beverages and food in the beach.

1  Thank romuloromeu
Reviewed 23 May 2018 via mobile

We paid $65 through viator for this trip (included hotel pick up and the boat ride) however we quickly learned after talking to others you can pay approx $10USD for the boat ride if you buy the ticket at the marina; near the lower area...More

1  Thank Tasha W
Reviewed 13 February 2018

This place was so beautiful I wish I had made the plan to stay all day. The boat ride does two islands, the second is not as nice but has an amazing buffet. Know that when you dock to the island, you have to pay...More

3  Thank Mothers5
Reviewed 22 December 2017

We did a day-trip on a schooner to the islands of Frades and Itaparica. The beaches are interesting and with clean water. The only thing was the boat was pretty much crowded, with loads of noisy festive people and our toddler was not always happy...More

Thank Dru_Floche
Reviewed 16 September 2017 via mobile

Ilha do frade e ilha Itaparica . Do not loss your time. This tour take whole day. Nothing to see. At Itaparica the tour group put you in a place that only has there restaurante and you need to pay 45 real for the meal....More

1  Thank IsabeteN
Reviewed 7 September 2017

The amazing and beautiful marine nature reserve in the Baia de Todos os Santos is in danger because of the predatory tourism and environmental devastation. A large consortium, years ago, tried to (and continue trying) to dominate the entire island to build a resort. That's...More

Thank Clarice B
Reviewed 11 April 2017

The island is just stunning! i've been a few times it's definetly one of my fav places in Bahia. You have to pay a 6 reais fee to acess the island! You can just relax on the beach or do some snorkeling, diving, standup pandle...More

Thank Daniel S
Reviewed 14 January 2017 via mobile

We rent a boat among a group of friends and I fully recommend this trip for anyone. ~45 minutes far from Salvador in the quiet waters of the Baia de Todos os Santos. Water and sand are awesome with few people in the beaches. You...More

Thank rsaenz
Reviewed 22 December 2016 via mobile

This excursion is commonly known as Paseio as llhas. We booked this full day excursion with Prive Tur. 100 Reais per person and kids 50% discount. We had a great experience and pleasant day out of the city. The tour picks you up at 8:30am...More

2  Thank LoveThePlanetFamily
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Rayhan B
22 January 2017|
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Response from rsaenz | Reviewed this property |
You need to rent a boat directly or indirectly. You can check at +55 71 98881-9374. The price will depend on the boat size