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Atalaia Beach

Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Snorkeling in Atalaia

Splendid experience! A lot of arrangments and legislation but worth the trouble! Beautiful fish of... read more

Reviewed 8 June 2017
Ghent, Belgium
via mobile
Beautiful but a bit of a joke....

Its a beautiful place but the snorkelling in the shallow pool at low tide is a total joke unless... read more

Reviewed 29 May 2017
Sabine M
Austinmer, New South Wales, Australia
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  • Average7%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“an aquarium” (4 reviews)
“natural pool” (6 reviews)
“low tide” (5 reviews)
Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil

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Reviewed 8 June 2017 via mobile

Splendid experience! A lot of arrangments and legislation but worth the trouble! Beautiful fish of many species

Thank annvansoom
Reviewed 29 May 2017 via mobile

Its a beautiful place but the snorkelling in the shallow pool at low tide is a total joke unless you have never snorkelled anywhere else in your whole life. Its great they want to conserve nature but we really didn't understand what the hype is...More

Thank Sabine M
Reviewed 21 May 2017 via mobile

This is a must in Noronha. You need to book a reservation at ICMBio to visit this place. Only 100 people are authorized per day. I advise you to arrive in the island and go there to make the reservation (they don't make reservations on...More

Thank Roberta O
Reviewed 26 March 2017

Best to see in a 4 hour hike with a mandatory guide. When snorkelling at low tide (!) you will have to wear a life jacket not so much for your safety but more to avoid you putting down your feet onto the fragile corals....More

Thank Travelling C
Reviewed 7 March 2017

it is a wonderful place to visit, you must book in advance so it is good to do it in the first day at the island, it is possible to see octopus, crabs , many colorful fishes and even small sharks. to reach there is...More

Thank BLB2013
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

It is literally impossible to book. You need to reserve IN PERSON 10 days before which means you would have to go to FND for a week go see this one beach. There seems to be some type of "sneaky" method of getting on the...More

Thank kopec123
Reviewed 16 October 2016

very clear water beach, very pulite, only problem a lot of people but the place is very fantastic to see

Thank zabolotskaya22
Reviewed 15 October 2016 via mobile

This is a great place to visit and enjoy in Noronha. Located at the National Park, the access is only authorized after an appointment and the purchase of the National Park ticket. I tried to book the visit online in advance, but the system was...More

1  Thank Renata N
Reviewed 10 August 2016

We visited in May during rainy season which meant the pool could only be visited at certain times. When we visited shoes were a must as the route is rocky and can be muddy if it has recently rained. The walk takes over 20-30 minutes...More

1  Thank Richard V
Reviewed 24 July 2016

This is free with park pass, but you have to pre book so do so within a day or two of your arrival, the office is located about mid island, check the hours as many will tell you various times. It is a natural big...More

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