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Cabras Island

Address: Ilhabela, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Ranked #5 of 58 Attractions in Ilhabela
Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
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Type: Islands, Nature & Parks
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Christchurch, New Zealand
19 reviews 19 reviews
13 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed May 5, 2014

We were sold on the idea of going to this beach by our cruise ship, as being an opportunity for snorkelling. The beach itself was ok but the snorkelling was adjacent to Cabras Island. That meant a reasonable swim across the channel from the beach to get to the best snorkelling area. Most of our fellow passengers weren't capable of... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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21 reviews 21 reviews
5 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 9, 2012

One of the smaller beaches on Ilhabela, but totally worth checking out. We went during a fairly slow time so the beach never got too crowded but I would recommend getting there a bit early in case the crowds do show up. There are plenty of chairs/tables to claim your spot at if you like with servers handing out menus... More 

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Sao Paulo
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10 reviews 10 reviews
14 helpful votes 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2012

I'm not a big fan of crowded and noisy places - so Cabras island is not for me - although it's a great place to snorkeling and scuba diving...

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