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Address: Corredor Turistico da Ponta Leste, Angra Dos Reis, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande Day Trip from Rio de Janeiro
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Ilha Grande and Angra dos Reis Day Tour from Rio de Janeiro

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Snorkeling paradise

Clear water beautiful corals and fish. Absolutely pristine! This was just one of 3-4 places and other small islands visited on a one day boat hire in Angra Dos Reis. Highly... read more

Reviewed 28 February 2017
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Reviewed 28 February 2017

Clear water beautiful corals and fish. Absolutely pristine! This was just one of 3-4 places and other small islands visited on a one day boat hire in Angra Dos Reis. Highly recommended.

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Tallinn, Estonia
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Reviewed 13 May 2016

Took a boat trip from Ilha Grande to see the paradisical islands nearby and this place was for sure the best! A place to be! The water there was amazingly clear & blue. We went snorkelling and it was amazing to have countless of colorful fish swimming around me - I had never experienced something like this before, truly beautiful!

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Sao Lourenco, MG
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Reviewed 22 April 2016 via mobile

Sensational place to snorkel and see the fish. Dives can be with professional equipment or just snorkeling for amateurs. The waters are calm, clear and super warm. The islands are really a paradise!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed 14 January 2016 via mobile

Perfect place to snorkel. Lots of marine life. There were quite a few tourist boats but that is to be expected during the summer vacations. Take bread to attract zillions of fish.

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Santiago, Chile
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Reviewed 8 January 2016 via mobile

Easily one of the most beautiful and stunning things I've done in my life. It can get a little crowded but if you swim a little bit you can get awesome pictures without anyone else on them, and get the complete experience.

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Moscow, Russia
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Reviewed 29 May 2015

We visited this island during our stay in Angra. We had a boat trip and snorked around the island about a hour. Attention, there is no beach there.

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Phoenix, Arizona
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Reviewed 4 March 2015

This is not a beach but scenic swimming and snorkeling off of a boat around very scenic islands. You can hire boats or join a group on a schooner to take you there. The water in summer is quite warm and it's a very enjoyable few hours. The snorkeling is decent, not great, but bathe scenery makes up for it.

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Reviewed 21 January 2015

A good place to swim, though there is no beach. You must go with a boat and you swim around. It´s in your way to Gipoia so you can visit both places the same day.

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Athens, Greece
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Reviewed 27 October 2014

We rented a small boat, my husband, my 12yo son and I, with fisherman in downtotwn Angra. The guy was very nice and took us around for about 5 hours. We snorkeled in Botinas Island, lots of small fish the yellow and black striped ones, some colorful ones. The water was clear enough....overall it was a very enjoyable day!

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San Jose, California, United States
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Reviewed 16 September 2014

This pace is in the middle of the ocean and has millions of fishes. You can see many types of fishes and ocean life just using your snorkeling gear. The water is very shalow and the ocean was pretty calm while we were there, so it is really cool even for beginners to explore it. Strongly recommended stop for your... More 

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