Mangaratiba is a small port in Rio de Janeiro (state). For tourists, it is mainly a place to catch a ship to Ilha Grande.
By bus from Rio de Janeiro or by car by the road BR-101
There are only three places to sleep.
- The "traveller's hôtel" is just in front of the pier to Ilha Grande. A little bit expensive
- "Pousada Mendoza" is cheaper (R$ 25 the night for a single room, R$35 with breakfast at hotel Mendoza), and clean enought to sleep one night before going to Ilha Grande. The pousada is in the street behind the tourist information kiosk.
- "Hôtel Mendoza", the best hotel of the town.
Note : you can easily rent a place to park your car in Mangaratiba.