Che Lagarto hostel Ilha Grande
Rua Canto da Praia, s/nº, Vila do Abraão, Ilha Grande - RJ, 23968-000, Brazil, Ilha Grande, Brazil

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Unique location, we are above the water and we have the best view of the island. Comfort, young and fun atmosphere, well equipped and great care. The best cost-benefit for your stay!

Comfortable facilities and common areas. Private bedrooms and dorms 100% equipped. Option of complete private bathroom, Air conditioning.Services and benefits for an unforgettable moment: Included an amazing full breakfast, computers with internet and Wi-Fi, transfers, excursions and tourist information service, and always with the best care from our staff!

Excellent location! It’s in the middle of a fascinating bay, in front of the beaches of Rio de Janeiro, right above the sea!!! The island center is just a few minutes walking from the Hostel. Vila do Abraão is only some meters away from it. It’s close to everything that you are looking for to have some unique vacations!

Che Lagarto Hostel Ilha Grande is ideal to make new friends, and exchanging travel tips with people from around the world and having unforgettable experiences on our many common areas. It features a shared kitchen, TV room, a bar opened every day and an incomparable deck above the sea and game room where is generated a relaxing atmosphere among the guests.

To make your stay complete, we offer transfer services and excursions in order to you do not miss anything that this city offers. And as always, the Che Lagarto Hostels team expects to give you tourist information and expert advice. Come to live an unforgettable experience!

Che Lagarto Hostels is the largest chain of private hostels in South America, present in the best tourist destinations and always looking for our guests to have the best experience on each of our Hostels. We are currently present in 5 countries: Argentina, Brazil, Peru, Uruguay and Chile; over 30 Hostels and Suites in different cities. We have a history of over 18 years in the market, growing every year.

- Breakfast Buffet Included (from 8 to 10am)
- Shared kitchen for guests (open Wednesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays until 18h)
- Social area with TV
- Bar (from 15 to 00hs)
- Cleaning Service
- Towels (included on private rooms only)
- Bathrooms (in all of the bedrooms)
- 24 hour hot water
- Air Conditioning (in all of the bedrooms)
- Lockers (in dorms and common areas. Bring the lock)
- Tourist Information

Facilities with extra charge:
- Transfer in & out. To book a transfer, contact the reception of the Hostel.
- Excursions: Lopes Mendes - Lagoa Verde (Green Lagoon) -Saco do Céu - Gruta de Acaiá – Half turn on the Island – Complete turn on the island
- Internet and Wi-Fi.
- Towels (for dorms).

During special periods like: CARNIVAL - NEW YEAR’S – HOLIDAYS:
- 100 % payment in advance is required.
- If the reservation is canceled 30 or more days before the check-in date, only 70% of the booking value will be refunded.
- If the reservation is canceled between 29 and 15 days before check-in date, only 50% of the booking value will be refunded.
- If the reservation is canceled 15 days before to the check-in, or less, there will be no refund of the booking value.

Shared Dorm:
Each reservation is for an individual bed, although you book the same number of beds as the room has, this doesn’t guarantee that all people are going to be in the same room.

Underage policy:
Guests under 18 years old are not allowed.

Exchange Rate:
- Our prices are set in USD. The exchange rate to local currency used is not the official daily one, because of the market variation. The exchange rate used is established by CheLagarto, the exchange rate shown on the website can change. Please contact us for more information.
- The payment should be in Reais.
- We accept Visa and MasterCard credit cards with 10% additional charge.

It´s forbidden to:
- Drink or eat inside the rooms.
- Bring hard liquor into the hostel.
- Smoke or use drugs in the Hostel

Check-In: from 2 pm
Check-Out: until 11 am
*Half of the daily rate will be charged for late check out between 11:00 AM and 2:00 PM. After 2:00 PM a full daily rate will be charged


  • 24 Hour Reception
  • 24 Hour Security
  • Air Conditioning
  • Bar
  • Breakfast Included
  • Common Room
  • Free Internet Access
  • Free WiFi
  • Hot Showers
  • Housekeeping
  • Linen Included
  • Lockers
  • Luggage Storage
  • Tours/Travel Desk
  • Towels for hire


Directions to hostel:

From Rio de Janeiro: You can hire a TRANSFER from any Che Lagarto Rio de Janeiro or Paraty to Ilha Grande. Another option is to take a boat to the Port of Vila do Abrao (port of the island). You can get from the cities Angra dos Reis, Conceio de Jacare or Mangaratiba.

From Galeo airport: you have to go to the bus station (Novo Rio) and take the Green Coast, which will leave you in any of the 3 cities (Angra dos Reis, Conceio de Jacare or Mangaratiba) where you can take the boat to reach the Port of Vila do Abrao (port of the island).