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Picaozinho

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Address: 1500 metros da Praia de Tambau, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba, Brazil
Phone Number: 83986509547
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Beautiful site with nature!

As my friends and I got closer to the corals we were amazed at the view. A mix with the light blue see and the red-orange coral reef. Adding to that the sun that João Pessoa has... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 13, 2016
carlos a
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 13, 2016

As my friends and I got closer to the corals we were amazed at the view. A mix with the light blue see and the red-orange coral reef. Adding to that the sun that João Pessoa has in a unique way. When visiting João Pessoa this is a must see place. You wont regret it.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 18, 2016 via mobile

Awesome!!! It is a 3 hours ride! The boats leave the tambau beach and they only take 30 min to get to the natural pools of Picaozinho. The only thing you need to plan, even before going to Joao Pessoa, it's the tie table! If the tie is too high, you can not enjoy the pools... For the people that... More 

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Santos, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 8, 2015

We could not move with the quantity of people around, no privacy at all! You have to take a boat during 15 minutes to arrive there.

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Arlington, Massachusetts
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

If you enjoy snorkeling you will love Picãozinho. When the tide is low the boats take you to an area with some coral reefs that form natural pools. The water is nice and warm and there is plenty of fish to observe. You can rent snorkeling equipment at the boat itself. You can book a Picãozinho tour in Tambau beach... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2014 via mobile

The boat ride and time over there worths the 30-35 reais ticket. For someone is used with snorkelling dive it may bring nothing surprising but since it's very close to the cityband there is easy access even for children or eldery, it may be very fun for who never snorkelled.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 3, 2012

It's a natural pool around 0.5 mile into the sea. Nothing special, but it is nice to swim in a sunny day.

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