The island of São Sebastião, popular known as Ilhabela (beautiful island), is the main island of the archipelago of São Sebastião. It was discovered in 1502 by Américo Vespúcio.
It’s an archipelago and city situated 4 miles off the coast of São Paulo state, in Brazil. The biggest Brazilian oceanic island is about 200 km far from São Paulo city and International São Paulo/Guarulhos Airport. It lasts 2 to 3 km from the continent and can be accessed only by ferryboats, boats, and helicopters.
Ilhabela has an incredible variety of wild tropical animals, beautiful birds, reptiles, etc, and its sea is very rich in different kinds of marine tropical and sub-tropical species. It has beautiful beaches and many of them are accessible by boat only.