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Scottsdale
Reviewed 28 July 2010

You better like being active if you choose The Island Experience! This is not a hotel, it is an experience. Martin and Adrianna run The Island Experience well and the food, the sea kayaking, the treks, the massages, the yoga, the view, and the people make your stay amazing. The days are filled with activitities but you will never feel...

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MD, USA
Reviewed 5 July 2010

This is my second time staying with the Island Experience. I am a bit sad that some of the trainers moved on, but understand that they need to live their lives. Last time I stayed, I was at the old location. This location is more luxurious. The rooms were bigger, deck was bigger, had a workout area, sauna, larger yoga...

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nyc
Reviewed 27 June 2010

Martin and Adriana were the most gracious hosts and I have no complaints about the trip, which was fantastic! Every day was terrific and I enjoyed wonderful food, a beautiful location and good companionship. The workouts were rigorous, but Martin and Adriana always offered alternatives to those of us who did not choose -- or couldn't -- work at the...

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Chicago, Illinois
Reviewed 5 June 2010

My week on Ilha Grande with The Island Experience was exactly what I needed! I came to Ilha Grande a very stressed and exhausted individual, and left a new person. Ilha Grande is an island of great challenges – “flat” is a relative term here, and the Island Experience’s detox diet takes a little bit of getting used to –...

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Los Angeles, California
Reviewed 4 June 2010

I thought the name "The Island Experience" was a silly name but I was wrong-it was exactly an Island Experience and a great one. The location was gorgeous. We were on our own private beach and we hiked and kayaked to other beaches and parts of the rainforest one more beautiful than the next. The personal attention was unparalleled. There...

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Gulf Breeze, Florida
Reviewed 15 May 2010

Prepare for the ultimate adventure spa experience. Spiritual, Physical and Mental exclusivity bundled into one faboulous weekend.

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London
Reviewed 2 April 2010

the island experience truly exceeded my expectations. The staff were amazing, we were looked after incredibly well, the island is stunning and the program itself offered lots of variety. All in all an amazing experience which I'd recommend to anyone!

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Dublin, Ireland
Reviewed 29 March 2010

Wonderful week with kind, genuine people. /the lodge is delightful and the staff the best I have ever met. Could not speak highly enough about my experience at the Island Experience.

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Chicago
Reviewed 24 March 2010

If you're looking to detox, recharge, and kickstart a new health/lifestyle program, this is the place for you. Jam-packed days filled with yoga, hiking, kayaking, complete with a 1 hour massage at the end of each day. Friendly staff will feel like family at the end of the week. A great place to get away from the hustle and bustle...

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Lisboa
Reviewed 23 March 2010

Very good food, great yoga lessons, good massages. The walks maybe a little strenous as you spend most of the time climbing. The guides and the owners are very nice people, always ready to help you along, always smiling. I had a great time and I recomend the place for a healthy holidays

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Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Located on the spellbinding island called Ilha Grande, just off the coast of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, our unique adventure spa and fitness program is a seven-day program designed to detox your body and de-stress your mind. A typical day is filled with meditative yoga, challenging physical activities accompanied by experienced trainers, delicious and healthy meals that purify and energize, and euphoric massage that leaves you completely relaxed. The combination of all these elements are truly life transforming. ... more   less 

Additional Information about The Island Experience

Address: Estrela da Ilha | Praia de Freguesia de Santana, Lagoa Azul, Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro 23900-060, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Rio de Janeiro > Ilha Grande
Price Range: ₹ 18,718 - ₹ 20,215 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Number of rooms: 9
Also Known As:
The Island Experience Hotel Ilha Grande
The Island Experience Ilha Grande, Brazil
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“Perhaps the upper rooms had more amenities! Not really sure..”
 of 5 bubbles leylaD75, 13 Nov 2015 | Read review
“Rooms are assigned. The walls are thin. If you sleep lightly, bring some earplugs.”
 of 5 bubbles MelanieJoy215, 23 Dec 2014 | Read review
“Ask for the luxury room (only two - they cost more) or a room close to the main lodge. The rooms further out are smaller and one smelled like it has a big mold problem.”
 of 5 bubbles travelforfun83, 26 Nov 2014 | Read review
“They all face the sea. Consider if you want to pay extra for the bigger rooms on the second floor.”
 of 5 bubbles ElinV892, 6 Dec 2011 | Read review
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