Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: What to pack, what to wear, and when to go [2022]

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Traveling to Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil? If you're planning to go to Ilha Grande, I have some important information about when to go, what to wear, and what to pack.

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About your travel guide

Hi! I'm Dev. I've traveled all over the world and in my travels, I have made many packing lists. In this series, my team and I have compiled the most useful information, as well as things we couldn't live without, to help you plan your trip.


When to go to Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Based on the climate and weather in Ilha Grande, the best time to go is June. See below for details.

Important essentials for Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Here are some general tips on what to wear in Ilha Grande, as well as several items to remember to pack when traveling there.

COVID-19 ESSENTIALS FOR 2022


  • Travel insurance that includes COVID-19 coverage

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  • A vaccine card protector

    Vaccine cards frequently become worn. An unreadable card can cause severe consequences. This vaccine card protector helps avoid that.


  • N95 masks

    These N95 masks provide the best level of COVID protection available.


  • Hand sanitizer

    This hand sanitizer is a good plane-friendly product.

  • (U.S. Residents) Telehealth COVID-19 test for entry to U.S.

    U.S. residents still need a certified COVID-19 test to return home, but it can now be via Zoom. Learn more


  • Kids' KN95 masks

    N95 masks don't exist for kids. These are a good alternative (and can also be used by adults if N95 masks are not available).


  • Travel disinfecting wipes

    Use these to sanitize plane and hotel surfaces.


  • Touchless thermometer

    A touchless thermometer is important to have.

General health necessities


  • Emergency water purifier

    Some rural areas may have unreliable tap water, so it's useful to bring an emergency water purifier like this one.


  • Travel first aid kit

    This one is a good kit.


  • Emergency motion sickness relief

Don't forget these

What to wear/what to pack for Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil by month

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January

January in Ilha Grande can be sweltering. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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February

If you go to Ilha Grande in February, you will notice that it can be sweltering. Daytime temperatures are in the high 80s F (low 30s C).

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March

March for Ilha Grande is really hot. Temperatures average in the 80s F (low 20s C) during the day.

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April

If you vacation in Ilha Grande during April, you will probably find that it is extremely warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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May

May here is warm. Temperatures average in the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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June

If you visit Ilha Grande during June, you are likely to find that it is warm. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 60s F (high 10s C).

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July

July here is a perfect temperature. Temperatures average in the 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day.

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August

If you go to Ilha Grande in August, you will notice that it is warm. Daytime temperatures are in the high 70s F (mid 20s C).

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September

If you vacation in Ilha Grande during September, you might find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the 60s F (high 10s C).

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October

If you visit Ilha Grande during October, you may find that it is a perfect temperature. Temperatures tend to hover around the high 70s F (mid 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (high 10s C).

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November

If you visit Ilha Grande during November, you will probably notice that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the high 60s F (low 20s C).

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December

If you visit Ilha Grande during December, you will probably find that it is hot. Temperatures tend to hover around the low 80s F (high 20s C) during the day, while at night they can dip into the low 70s F (low 20s C).

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Activities for Ilha Grande, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

Here are some activity recommendations and activity-specific packing tips for Ilha Grande.

If you plan to go to the beautiful Igreja de São Sebastião, it's suggested to wear modest clothing:

If you go to the Ecomuseu Ilha Grande, wear museum-appropriate clothing and take:

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