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Angra dos ReisBrazil

Colonial landmarks, emerald waters, dozens of white-sand beaches and forest-clad tropical islands make this a quintessential beach town on the Costa Verde.

Angra dos Reis is the Bay of Kings, a picturesque coastal city that invites you to enjoy beachcombing, sunbathing and watersport activities at their best. A busy commercial center sits in the foothills of the Mantiqueira Mountains and looks out over a bay scattered with hundreds of islands. European explorers first established a colonial town in Angra dos Reis in 1502. Since then it has grown from a fishing village and shipbuilding port to a popular destination on Brazil’s glorious southeast coast.

Architectural gems and pretty squares line the cluster of bustling city center streets. Visit Angra dos Reis City Hall, the Church of Our Lady da Lapa e Boa Morte, which has an interesting sacred art museum, and the Martriz Church. Browse exhibitions and attend performing arts shows at the Culture House of Brazil Poets. Watch fishermen bring in their day’s catch at Angra dos Reis Port and then experience the buying and selling at the Fish Market.

Cais Turístico de Santa Luzia is the city’s main tourist pier, from where boats depart constantly for an archipelago of the over 300 islands. About a 90-minute journey away is Ilha Grande, a one-time pirate’s hideout, former leper colony and now tropical retreat. Hike trails to hilltop lookouts, waterfalls and beaches, such as Lopes Mendes Beach, and go snorkeling at the Blue Lagoon. Other islands include the scuba-diving haven Ilha da Gipoia, Ilha Itanhangá and Ilha de Paquetá (not to be confused with the Ilha de Paquetá in Rio Bay).

There are miles of delightful beaches to discover in Angra dos Reis without having to board a boat. Hop between them while traveling along the winding beach road. East of the center is Anil Beach and Camorim Beach. To the west is Bonfim Beach and Vila Velha Beach while to the north is Enseada Beach.

Large international airports close to Angra dos Reis are in Río de Janeiro or São Paulo. Public buses and private shuttles operate from both cities. Consider visiting in the winter season to enjoy cooler temperatures, minimal rainfall and fewer travelers.

Top Hotels in Angra dos Reis

Angra Boutique Hotel
Angra Boutique Hotel
3 out of 5
BR101 (Rodovia Rio-Santos, 1614), km 513,5, Angra dos Reis, RJ
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Located in Frade, this hotel is 8.3 mi (13.3 km) from Brava Beach and within 25 mi (40 km) of Enseada Beach and Piratas Mall. Angra dos Reis Port and Ribeira ...

4.2/5Very Good! (113 reviews)

"Right on the canal to the ocean and that distance was only about 800 ft. Was able to walk to all restaurants nearby and shuttle to cross canal was only 4 houses away. No cost for shuttle but I always tipped. Beautiful view to the mountains while sitting out back looking at the boats and having a ..."…"

Reviewed on Jan. 18, 2020

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Hotel Fasano Angra dos Reis
Hotel Fasano Angra dos Reis
4.5 out of 5
Rodovia Governador Mario Covas, Cond Porto do Frade Km 512, Angra dos Reis, Sao Paulo
The price is CA $473 per night from Feb 11 to Feb 12

Nestled on the beach, this Frade hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Engenho Central do Bracuhy Ruins and Frade Beach. Cunhambebe Grande Island and Serra da ...

4.8/5Exceptional! (69 reviews)

"What a one-of-a-kind experience. The venue is great, but what makes the place real special is the friendly, highly-efficient and trained staff who makes every guest feel unique and at home. I was specially pampered since the very moment I arrived until the last good-bye. Treated like a king."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 25, 2020

Hotel Fasano Angra dos Reis
Mercure Angra dos Reis
Mercure Angra dos Reis
4 out of 5
Estrada Das Marinas 111, Praia do Jardim, Angra dos Reis, Rio de Janeiro
The price is CA $103 per night from Feb 16 to Feb 17

Located in Praia do Jardim, this hotel is within a 10-minute walk of Marina Piratas and Piratas Mall. Camorim Beach and Turtle Beach are also within 15 ...

4.1/5Very Good! (640 reviews)
Simple but nice

"This hotel was very nice but a bit could use a bit of upgrading. Front desk was helpful but it took forever to get food or drinks. We got a private boat through the hotel and had the best day!"…"

Reviewed on Jun. 21, 2020

Mercure Angra dos Reis
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Vacation Rentals in Angra dos Reis

Condominio Angra Green Coast Residence Service and Marina. Standard Resort
Condominio Angra Green Coast Residence Service and Marina. Standard Resort
Angra dos Reis, Southeast Region

Situated in Angra dos Reis, this vacation home is within a 10-minute walk of Ilha do Cavaco and Ilha do Cavaquinho. Ilha da Caieira is 1.6 mi (2.5 km) away.

5/5Exceptional! (1 review)
Ótima estadia

"Ótimo apto, administrador atencioso, local seguro"…"

Reviewed on Jan. 20, 2020

Condominio Angra Green Coast Residence Service and Marina. Standard Resort
Marinas Angra dos Reis Beach House
Marinas Angra dos Reis Beach House
Angra dos Reis, Southeast Region
The price is CA $20 per night from Jan 25 to Jan 26

Located in Marinas, this historic vacation home is within a 15-minute walk of Mombaca Beach, Camorim Beach, and Turtle Beach. Cataguás Island and Praia do Café ...

Marinas Angra dos Reis Beach House
Beautiful Beach Front House in Gated Community With Private Beach
Beautiful Beach Front House in Gated Community With Private Beach
Angra dos Reis, Southeast Region

Located in Biscaia, this romantic vacation home is within 1 mi (2 km) of Tartaruga and Biscaia Beach. Turtle Beach and Praia do Sol are also within 1 mi (2 ...

4.9/5Exceptional! (16 reviews)
Otima Casa de Praia

"o periodo de hospedagem foi muito agradável, tudo sempre limpo e arrumado pela funcionária que acompanhou nossa estadia, sendo muito prestativa e atenciosa. Muitos degraus, mas o destino da escadaria compensa e muito o caminho: uma excelente área de churrasqueira e piscina além de um pier com vista ..."…"

Reviewed on Dec. 30, 2020

Beautiful Beach Front House in Gated Community With Private Beach
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

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