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Address: Maragogi, State of Alagoas, Brazil
Phone Number: +55-011-9-7468-9774

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Very very beautiful place.

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.

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 3, 2015
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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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125 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 101 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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Haarlem, The Netherlands
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39 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 17 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
26 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 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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Belo Horizonte, MG
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 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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Chicago, Illinois
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28 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 28 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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42 reviews
32 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 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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Sao Paulo, SP
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42 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 4, 2012

Maragogi has the 3rd. biggest coral reef in the world (losing its place only to Australia and Mexico) and Gales are one of the beautiful natural swimming pools formed by it. Many companies offer rides to it, so you have to look it up before making up your mind on which one you should choose. You can always check it... More 

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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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78 reviews
25 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 70 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 25, 2012

This is the greatest attraction of Maragogi. Do not miss!!!

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Maragogi, AL
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160 reviews
56 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 143 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2011

The Costa de Corais, 140 km of tropical coral reefs has become a Federal Protection Area contolled by a special legislation that will insure its natural beauty forever. Maragogi/Japaratinga is the area that provides the best access to board a catamaran to visit the tropical pools on the reefs.

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Address: Address: Maragogi, State of Alagoas, Brazil
Phone Number: +55-011-9-7468-9774
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Alagoas (AL)  >  Maragogi

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