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Address: Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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clear water

very clear water beach, very pulite, only problem a lot of people but the place is very fantastic to see

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
zabolotskaya22
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Berlin, Germany
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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

very clear water beach, very pulite, only problem a lot of people but the place is very fantastic to see

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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to visit and enjoy in Noronha. Located at the National Park, the access is only authorized after an appointment and the purchase of the National Park ticket. I tried to book the visit online in advance, but the system was not available. I recommend booking the visit as soon you arrive at the island. There... More 

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London
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We visited in May during rainy season which meant the pool could only be visited at certain times. When we visited shoes were a must as the route is rocky and can be muddy if it has recently rained. The walk takes over 20-30 minutes depending on your speed. Once you get there the park guides tell you what to... More 

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Brazil
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is free with park pass, but you have to pre book so do so within a day or two of your arrival, the office is located about mid island, check the hours as many will tell you various times. It is a natural big tidal pool filled with marine life. There is a problem tho, in July or August... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 June 2016 via mobile

Nice shallow water natural pools where is possible snorkelling with vests to avoid touching bottom corals. Not indicated for little kids as u won't be able to swim at pool or stand up or seat. Inspectors will not give u peace of fun, careful u can wear any products in the water and can be taken off after long walk... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 April 2016 via mobile

The park fees are at an international level but not the management of this beach. We booked a slot in advance and arrived in good time but the route down to the beach was very difficult / dangerous after some rain. So when we eventually arrived at the snorkeling pool the manager said sorry you cannot swim - you are... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 February 2016

We visited this beach on our last day on the island. You get only 30 minutes in beach and you need to book the time slot in advance. It is worth doing all that. You can find so many fishes in a small area. I really appreciate the efforts of the environmental agency taking care of this precious beach. Try... More 

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Island of Malta, Malta
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

Atalaia pool, as it really should be named, is a pool which forms when the tide goes down, entrapping many fish in this 50-70 meter pool. the place is reached by trekking for a kilometre or two, and you need to BOOK at the ICBMO center as they only allow a limited number every time only. you will be given... More 

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Coral Springs, Florida
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 August 2015

Amazing. It feels you are in an aquarium. The walk down to the place is well worth it. Make sure to reserve your visit a couple of days ahead, since visits are controlled to preserve the environment.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 August 2015

Oh my gosh... can this place be any more enchanting?! The short Atalaia trail (1,5 km) is definitely worth it, and can be done by almost everyone, young and old. The pools are gorgeous, you will have clear views of almost everything, young sharks, fishes galore, little crabs, trully wonderful. You only get 30 minutes since it's very protected, but... More 

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