Ilha do Mel

Ilha do Mel
Foto: Acervo SEBRAE - Priscila Forone / Paraná Turismo

 

A PARADE ON THE COAST

One of the most beautiful tourist attractions of Paraná, Ilha do Mel enchants those who know it. Formed basically by restinga (sandy and saline land on the coast, with herbs and characteristic vegetation) ecosystems and Atlantic forest, the place stands out as one of the main ecotourism destinations of Brazil.

Among its important natural and historic attractions are its beautiful beaches, the Gruta das Encantadas, the ecological station, a state park, the Conchas Lighthouse and the Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres Fortress. Visiting Ilha do Mel is to know a piece of paradise.

 

Gruta Encantada
Foto: Renato Soares

 

WHAT TO DO

Icone Trilha


TRACKS AND WALKS

As motor vehicles and animal traction are not allowed on the island, the locomotion is made by trails, which give the impression that the place stopped in time, or by the beaches.

Icone Pássaros


CONTEMPLATE THE NATURE

With exuberant fauna and flora, strolling through Ilha do Mel is to observe several species of birds and porpoises, as well as numerous plants and flowers.

Icone Paraglide


ADVENTURE TOURISM

For those who like action tourism, it is possible to fly over the island from paragliding, surfing, water diving, climbing and sailing.

 

TIPS

JAZZ IN THE ISLAND
The Jazz Festival takes even more beauty to Ilha do Mel. The weekends of August are filled with good music, gastronomy, fun and beach, with a unique and free program.

MULLET FEAST
The event usually happens in July and goes far beyond presenting only the excellent gastronomic specialty of the Island, the mullet. It is a party that has musical shows and offers a lot of fun and leisure.
 

Forte na Ilha do Mel
Foto: Renato Soares

 

Mapa de Ilha do Mel

MOST VISITED PLACES

Cavern of the Enchanted
Shell Lighthouse
Fortress of Our Lady of Pleasures

 

 

TOURS

Farol das Conchas
Foto: Acervo SEBRAE - Priscila Forone / Paraná Turismo

Shell Lighthouse
Built in 1872, at the top of the Morro das Conchas, the place can be sighted from almost every point of the island. Climbing the 150 steps of the hill to reach the top is to be able to contemplate a breathtaking view.

 

Fortaleza Ilha do Mel
Foto: Renato Soares

Fortress of Our Lady of Pleasures
Built between 1767 and 1769 to protect the Bay of Paranaguá, the fortress stands facing the sea, on Fortaleza Beach. Declared by the Institute of the Patrimony Historical and Artistic National, it saves much history.

 

Gruta das Encantadas
Foto: Renato Soares

Cavern of the Enchanted
Located in the southern part of the island, the cave is a natural patrimony formed by a crack in the rocky wall that opened due to the action of the sea. To facilitate access to the site, there is a walkway that takes the visitor to the entrance of the cave.

 

Como Chegar
Foto: Renato Soares

HOW TO ARRIVE

The access to Ilha do Mel is made by boats that leave the cities of Paranaguá and Pontal do Paraná.

 

Onde Ficar
Foto: Renato Soares

WHERE TO STAY​​​​​​​

Ilha do Mel has several inns with good structure and some hotels. For those who prefer something more adventurous, it is possible to stay in one of the many campings on the island.

 

Gastronomia
Foto: Banco de Imagens

GASTRONOMY​​​​​​​

As it should not be, the seafood is the feature of the cuisine of Ilha do Mel.

 

 

IMAGE GALLERY

  • Gruta das Encantadas
    Gruta das Encantadas - Foto: Renato Soares
    Gruta das Encantadas
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    Praia de Brasília
    Praia de Brasília - Foto: Renato Soares
    Praia de Brasília
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    Praia das Encantadas
    Praia das Encantadas - Foto: Renato Soares
    Praia das Encantadas
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    Praia das Encantadas
    Praia das Encantadas - Foto: Renato Soares
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    Praia das Encantadas
    Praia das Encantadas - Foto: Renato Soares
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    Praia da Boia
    Praia da Boia - Foto: Renato Soares
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    Praia da Boia
    Praia da Boia - Foto: Renato Soares
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    Gruta das Encantadas
    Gruta das Encantadas - Foto: Renato Soares
    Gruta das Encantadas
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    Acesso à Gruta das Encantadas
    Acesso à Gruta das Encantadas - Foto: Renato Soares
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    Barcos
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    Barcos
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    Fortaleza Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres
    Fortaleza Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres - Foto: Renato Soares
    Fortaleza Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres
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    Fortaleza Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres
    Fortaleza Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres - Foto: Renato Soares
    Fortaleza Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres
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    Trapiche de Brasília
    Trapiche de Brasília - Foto: Renato Soares
    Trapiche de Brasília
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    Trapiche de Brasília
    Trapiche de Brasília - Foto: Renato Soares
    Trapiche de Brasília
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    Praia do Farol
    Praia do Farol - Foto: Renato Soares
    Praia do Farol
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    Praça de Alimentação
    Praça de Alimentação - Foto: Renato Soares
    Praça de Alimentação
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    Ilhas
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    Pôr do Sol
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    Farol das Conchas
    Farol das Conchas - Foto: Renato Soares
    Farol das Conchas
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    Renato Soares
    Gruta das Encantadas
    Gruta das Encantadas - Foto: Renato Soares
    Gruta das Encantadas
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    Renato Soares
    Praia das Encantadas
    Praia das Encantadas - Foto: Renato Soares
    Praia das Encantadas
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