There are so many beaches along Angre's islands that you often have one to yourself.
Express cruisers are large yachts here. There are very few owners of 150-foot tridecks.
Charming dinghy docks sometimes lie across a pretty footbridge from local restaurants.
Ninna is well-kept with a hard-working crew who are learning the ins and outs of international charter service.
This breathtaking view is what you see from the Ilha Grande beach at Angre dos Reis.
Fishing is a favorite pastime in these islands, regardless of whether you're onboard a sparkling new charter yacht or a local's well-worn vessel.
When clouds and fog set in here, they tend to stay, sometimes for days.
These local tour boats ferrying hotel guests to island beaches are as colorful as those you will find in any in faraway locale, like Thailand.
Most islands are free of T-shirt shops and convenience stores, so take what you'll need from the boat—including the suntan lotion for the kids.