To the south of Rio lies the beautiful Green Coast. This area is famous for its forest covered mountains which seem to fall into the emerald coloured sea. The coast line is dotted with 365 islands, one for each day of the year, and 2000 beaches at your disposal. It is a paradise for sunseekers, watersports enthusiasts and nature-lovers.
Angra dos Reis is a charming seaside town which makes an excellent base for visiting the islands around. It is also a great choice for those who like sailing.
Ilha Grande is a splendorous island with 193km square of beauty and 106 beaches, waterfalls and mountains. The old jail house of “Dois Rios” (Two Rivers) allowed the tourist exploitation to be slow and controlled, keeping nature untouched. Back that time when the jail house was still working we could usually hear that an outcast had ran away and was probably looking for a boat to help him escape to the continent. As the jail house was extinguished the number of tourists grew and with it a structure of inns, and bars to provide comfort. Of course since then we have being very careful with the island natural resources.