From Rio, the Costa Verde bus from the Novo Rio bus station departs every 45 minutes to the ports at Mangrabita or Angra dos Reais; the journey takes around two hours for a fare of 15 reais (£4.60). The same fare applies for 90-minute ferry ride to Vila do Abraão on Ilha Grande. There are only two boats a day, so be sure to co-ordinate the arrival of the bus with the ferry departure.
Pousada Naturalia, Abraao, Ilha Grande (00 55 24 3361 9583; www.pousadanaturalia.net). Double rooms start at 135 reais (£42), including breakfast, with 150 reais (£46) buying a superior view.
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