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Lagoa Azul

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Address: Ilha Grande, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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Half Island Tour

We visited Ilha Grande and were offered many tours, in speaking to other people we decided to do the half island tour which included Lagoa Azul. It was a beautiful place & would... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 30 June 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 June 2016 via mobile

We visited Ilha Grande and were offered many tours, in speaking to other people we decided to do the half island tour which included Lagoa Azul. It was a beautiful place & would highly recommend a tour that includes this.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 June 2016

Enjoyed this tranquil spot for a bit of a swim and snorkel. Not quite as nice as some of the pictures I saw but still very nice. Well worth a visit on one of the many tours such as Meia Volta.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2016 via mobile

Simple beautiful, I only don't give 5 stars because when we went there, we could see a lot of garbage beside the stones. I feel sorry for this people which throw trash in a amazing place like that. We were not so luck, it wasn't a really sunny day, but we could admire every shot..

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016 via mobile

This place could be nice, but without the trash floating on the water and hundreds of boats full of tourist. Do not go there if you are here during vacations. Choose a more quiet place, in the other side of the island

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 March 2016

opted out of the full or half day trips and chose instead to water taxi to Azul only. glad we did as the trips are quite long. Azul was nice but snorkling marginal and was very busy. lunch at the private beach on way back was highlight.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016

A beautiful place to snorkle, even if it was a bit full. The water was crystal clear, and you could see at least 10 meters down.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 March 2016 via mobile

Ilha Grande is a little far from Rio de Janeiro, but it is definitely worth the trip! Lagoa Azul has the clearest and bluest water I have ever seen! A great place for snorkeling! I got to swim by many fishes and even a sea turtle! The annoying part is that it is getting too "capitalized" and in some parts... More 

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 March 2016

Same as Lagoa Verde, place is nice but too crowded... Unless you like being packed in the middle of a crowd of "swimmer" suspended on colored "fritas". Far too many tourist boats on the same small spot. Place must be beautiful without the numerous boats

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 March 2016

I'm not surprised the company itself isn't listed on Trip Advisor, as I can imagine it would be all terrible reviews - came across few on various other listings! "The Ilha Grande Tour" was recommended to us by our hotel, so we thought it would be better than other similar tours advertised at half the price - we were extremely... More 

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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 March 2016

A beautiful name of a small, shallow "lagoon" sheltered by small nice islands. Did not live up to its name. Overcowded, even out of season, and not much to be overcrowded about.

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