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Address: Maragogi, State of Alagoas, Brazil
Phone Number: +55-011-9-7468-9774
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I was really expecting that the Galés were beautiful but not so beautiful! The place is amazing and the sea has unbelievable colors. If you go there, do the scuba dive... Takes... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
felipeperez
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21 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago NEW via mobile

I was really expecting that the Galés were beautiful but not so beautiful! The place is amazing and the sea has unbelievable colors. If you go there, do the scuba dive... Takes more or less 20 minutes and is super b!!

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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2015 via mobile

Hard to describe the color of this natural pool! I attached a picture and it says by itself how amazing the experience was. If you go to Maragogi, this place is a must!!!

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Thank Marcia M
Sao Paulo, SP
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23 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 22, 2015

We got to Maragogi beach and we took a boat to get to Galés. We paid a R$ 65 fee and we thought it was a bit expensive as we were not sure of what we were going to find. However, when we got there we were amazed by this place! As it was winter (July), the water was not... More 

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Thank Andréia F
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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166 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 109 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

Very fun trip, we rented a boat from a local restaurant and did a more private tour. it was definitely worth it. DO NOT go in the monster tour boats with hundreds of people, its the same price as the small private boat. WE paid around 60 per person. The coral is nice, but don't expect Caribbean coral. There were... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2015

I saw many fish that i never mind, the place is green and blue, the water is hot, u won't think in your life if you are in this place, it's the best place to you relax.

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Thank Jonyzacc S
Haarlem, The Netherlands
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54 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

It was disappointed trip...the place is full with turist walking and i was not able to see almost any fish. I took a boat lincesed by the Hotel Jangadeiros and the boat was very old and noisy. It is not expensive R$65 with the equipaments for snorkeling. In my opining they should separete the boats and them will not be... More 

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Recife, PE
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30 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 6, 2015

The Gales is a nice place for those who likes snorkeling! The water is transparent, green and warm! Just remember to check the tides tables, because the agencies do not organize the tour when the low tide is to late or to early. Also because the lower the tide, the more you will enjoy your tour! So, maybe it is... More 

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4 Thank Betuca69
Belo Horizonte, MG
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22 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 16, 2014

Amazing! For beginners at scuba diving there is a great opportunity for a guided dive, when you have the chance to see a lot of different, colorful fish. The water is a little deep though, not for children under 4 feet tall.

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4 Thank Thais T
Chicago, Illinois
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40 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2014

Like the locals say, but beautiful place worth snorkeling. They try to get you to scuba dive, not worth it as the waters are too shallow.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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43 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 2, 2014

The natural pools are the top tourist attraction here. There are daily boats to visit them, the price may be a bit high (as expected), bit still worth it and you can make a deal with the sales guy. There are three of them to visit: Galé Principal (largest and less well preserved due to long time exploration), Taocas (also... More 

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