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Che Lagarto Hostel - Ilha Grande is a modern building located in front of the beach of Vila do Abraāo (Ilha Grande, Brasil). It has an amazing views of the village and the sea. This hostel is part of a group of hostels that you can find in different cities of Brasil.
The hostel is at the end of the beach; you arrive by boat and you have to walk from the center approximately fifteen minutes. For the last five minutes there's no path, so you have to walk on the sand, and if you bring big luggage it's difficult. It's also next to the only disco of the village, but it isn't noisy during the night. Despite being at the end of the beach, Abraāo is not a big village, so all the facilities are concentrated in a small area.
Rooms and Bathrooms
The hostel has dorm rooms of four, six, and eight people. On the ground floor there are the small dorm rooms of four people and on the first floor there are the biggest rooms of six and eight people. Each of the bunk beds has its own locker big enough to store your luggage. The dorm rooms have air conditioners, and also you have a key card to enter in the room. The plugs are not plentiful enough for all the guests in the room. All the rooms have their own bathroom with a sink, a toilet, and an electric hot shower.
At the entrance you'll find the outdoor common kitchen (you can use it from 3 to 10 p.m.), and next to it is a big terrace used as dinner room and also to chill during the day. There's a common area that's home to the reception, some sofas, and a bar. It has a storage service for the luggage, but is in the common area, in front of the reception, so your bags stay exposed there all day. The common areas are not big enough for the capacity of the hostel.
Che Lagarto Hostel is a good place to meet people. During the afternoon till 12 a.m., there's music and the bar is open. The terrace is one of the best in the village. The breakfast is not included in the price of the room. It has a pay laundry service and also a twenty-four-hour reception.
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Published on Jul 1, 2019
Location and Contact
• 'Left side of the beach.' • When getting off the boat, turn left and head along the beach, with the sea on your left. At the end of the beach you will find Che Lagarto up a small path.