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Ilha do Rodeador

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Address: Rio Sao Francisco, Petrolina, State of Pernambuco, Brazil

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We decided to go to Rodeador even though it was cloudy and chilly and ended up having a wonderful day. It was empty, clean, quiet and later on sunny! Perfect. We used Juarez boats... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 20, 2016
Beatriz O
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 20, 2016 via mobile

We decided to go to Rodeador even though it was cloudy and chilly and ended up having a wonderful day. It was empty, clean, quiet and later on sunny! Perfect. We used Juarez boats to cross and everything was organized and quick. I do recommend it. We sat at one of the bars - Bahia side of the island -... More 

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Petrolina, PE
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2016

Beautiful natural scenery, but very underserved by poor infrastructure. Inexpensive leisure option, accessible to all.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2015

A bit too touristy and crowded. Nice place to have lunch when it´s not too busy. Makes for a pleasant afternoon by the river. Take your sandals and bathing suit along.

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Inglewood, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2012

Take your swim suit and enjoy bathing at the crystal river water. The sun is warm and the food served in several restaurants are really nice. Take the day to enjoy the view. You need to hire a cab to go to one of the spots where you cross the river by boat. Cab ride goes around $35 reais.

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