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Cabras Island

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Address: Ilhabela, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Phone Number: 1138949459
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A great place to lay down

We took a cooler, some beers, one speaker and made it a great time. There is some tables and chairs so you can also do a picnic.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
Kellen S
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Sao Leopoldo, RS
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Sao Leopoldo, RS
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We took a cooler, some beers, one speaker and made it a great time. There is some tables and chairs so you can also do a picnic.

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Thank Kellen S
Sao Paulo, SP
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93 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 20, 2016

This is a good place for divers and snorkelers. The island itself is private, but there is a nice small beach opposite the island from which you can dive or snorkel. There is also a good dive shop. The water is clear when the current is running from the south (where the ocean is), less clear when the current is... More 

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Thank E W
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 29, 2016 via mobile

Nice beach to stay and swim. Great for snorkelling. Strong current at noon, so we couldn't cross the sea to the other side.

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Darien, Connecticut, United States
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 27, 2016

Inexpensive and convenient snorkeling gear rental. The beach is very small and crowded, and it's hard to get a parking spot. My 9 yr old daughter and husband had a great time snorkeling even on a cloudy day.

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Thank Talita M
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 7, 2016 via mobile

Cabras Island is a great spot for you to dive. You can go to Narwhal on Pereque beach and arrange your diving trip. They have a nice boat, are a Padi dive center and would be able to help you dive even if you are not a certified diver. They handle the discovery program that would amaze you.

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Hangzhou, China
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2016

If you are a diver, Ilha das Cabras is one of the main dive spots in Ilhabela. It is a shallow dive, but rich in life and you can easily find a diversity of fish, and if you are lucky even see the sea turtles. There is a Neptune statue about 7 meters underwater.

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Thank Maria Carolina K
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2016 via mobile

Clear blue water. Took the kayak around the island recommended for everyone. Water is very good for swimming.

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Thank Italo S
Santiago Metropolitan Region, Chile
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2015

This is a great place to get some hours underwater. It has plenty of life. Fish, corals, sponges, crabs, shrimp, and even turtles! I bring my son here when we visit the island.

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Thank Alan F
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 10, 2015 via mobile

We went snorkeling around de island and it was amazing, we were able to sea lots of fishes. It is not possible to enter the islands because it's a private property... Although there is a boat trip around it the seems quite amusing with reasonable pricing. The beach is quite small and not very clean.

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Santos, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2015

Fiz dois Naufágio com o pessoal da Colonial Diver e tamanha atenciosidade do dive master que acompanhou nosso mergulho me deixou muito confortável e seguro para fazer o segundo mergulho do dia, tudo porque por algum motivo eu enjoei além da conta e tamanha paciência, tanto do dive master quanto do marinheiro, permitiram que eu aproveitasse um pouco mais a... More 

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