Gruta das Encantadas, Paranagua

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Gruta das Encantadas, a cave located at the southern end of Ilha do Mel, is the subject of many local myths and legends. It is said that ages ago mermaids became stranded inside this cave, and unable to leave due to rough seas, spent years enchanting travelers with their sad songs. Hence, this "Enchanted Cave" is located on the "Enchanted Beach." Today, a wooden walkway leads through the large main opening to the first chamber of the cavern. This entrance is most easily accessible during low tide, so time your visit for early morning hours. Hire a local guide to take you there, and be sure to bring your camera and lots of insect repellent. Make Gruta das Encantadas a centerpiece of your Paranagua vacation itinerary, and find what else is worth visiting using our Paranagua trip itinerary maker tool .
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  • Then visit the cave and if energize completely .... the place is amazing and unforgettable. Go early in the morning to avoid other visitors. You'll hear the ocean and the wind talking with the stones is charming!
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  • Indispensable for those who travel to the island, energy, misteriosidade and peace that this place provides are unique. The beach is beautiful and hidden, virtually deserted. On the trail to reach the cave, there is a very steep slope of hard climbing, but the view from up there is worth all the effort.
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  • I fell in love with the place worth knowing, this place has a good energy. In addition to being beautiful.
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  • This place is amazing. Used to come here when I was a kid and it just blows your mind. The whole island is beautiful, something you will never forget.
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