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Address: Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

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Lovely waters

We went twice in a week, enjoyed a lot snorklling and swining in the area. It is not a real lagoon but really amazing colour, we saw crabs, different fish and made a hole day... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed February 24, 2015
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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9 reviews 9 reviews
5 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

We went twice in a week, enjoyed a lot snorklling and swining in the area. It is not a real lagoon but really amazing colour, we saw crabs, different fish and made a hole day tour, took our own meal and enjoyed the day!

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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10 reviews 10 reviews
7 attraction reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We saw crabs, fish and a squid in the hour we were there. Went with a speed boat driver who took a party of 10 for 100 reais each from 10.30 til 4.30 (it would have been cheaper for cash). Bottled water was included and we stopped at a beach side restaurant where we could buy lunch.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 5, 2015

Speachless. A MUST do tour. Some snorkeling and sun bathing. Some tours even include lunch. Nice boat and short ride so no need to worry of getting sea sick.

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Helsinki, Southern Finland, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 28, 2015

It's more like a green bay, and in January it was filled with boats and tourists floating on the water. You do see quite a lot of fish when skorkeling, but the water is seems a little dirty with small floating particles. There is also quite a lot of garbage floating around.

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Los Angeles, California
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73 reviews 73 reviews
16 attraction reviews
56 helpful votes 56 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 23, 2015

we spent the morning scoping out the beaches .the big debate was lopez mendez or blue lagoon .lopez mendes involved a hike and it was too hot so wetook a speedboat to blue lagoonThis was morecorrectly green lagoon but still beautiful . its not secluded - there were about 50 other boats . snorkeling was ok a few fish .... More 

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Ribeirão Prêto, São Paulo, Brazil
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9 reviews 9 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2014

This place is Perfect to swim and see the fishes. I think it must be better to go there when there are less visitors, because many boats stay there when there are many visitors and the trip become less interesting.

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Haifa District, Israel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 4, 2014

Back at the time, i've been travelling for 5 months, all over south america, and now still, it is THE BEST day-trip i've done!!!!! Go with Jeronimo Travel humble people that takes you to enjoy this trip in a small group and all the best places and at the end makes you crazy Asado by an Argentinian guy with grilled... More 

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Mount Shasta, California
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 10, 2014

The lagoa is green! Not blue, not turquoise! The water in this whole area between Angra dos Reis and Ilha Grande is green. Don't know the other side of the island haven't been there. What you see on the trip advisor photo is the color. The travel agencies has photos that water looks like Maldives or Barhamas, its NOT. Only... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2014

An obligatory stop for anyone who goes to Ilha Grande. One of the best places to snorkelling. We could see a lot of fishes and a turtle, even that the place was a little crowded. Great place to take some beautiful photos too. However, it's kind of a complicated place for those who don't know how to swim.

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Ontario, California
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26 reviews 26 reviews
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2013

Weather sucked so I can't give a good review. I'm sure it is nice when it is not raining. We did see fish while snorkeling.

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