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“Lots of sea life”
Review of Cabras Island

Cabras Island
Ranked #6 of 68 things to do in Ilhabela
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Reviewed 10 November 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.

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed 8 May 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 atração. Após estes mergulhos ainda fiz um outro na Ilha das Cabras e com certeza voltarei para fazer outros.
I did two Shipwreck with the staff of Colonial Diver and dive master such attentiveness that accompanied our dive made me very comfortable and safe to make the second dive of the day, all because for some reason I got sick beyond measure and such patience, both dive master as the sailor, they allowed me to take advantage a little more attraction. After these dives still made another at Cabras Island and back to make sure others.

Date of experience: March 2015
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Reviewed 6 May 2014

We were sold on the idea of going to this beach by our cruise ship, as being an opportunity for snorkelling. The beach itself was ok but the snorkelling was adjacent to Cabras Island. That meant a reasonable swim across the channel from the beach to get to the best snorkelling area. Most of our fellow passengers weren't capable of a long swim so were disappointed. The snorkelling itself was very good once you got there.

Date of experience: March 2014
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Reviewed 9 April 2012

One of the smaller beaches on Ilhabela, but totally worth checking out. We went during a fairly slow time so the beach never got too crowded but I would recommend getting there a bit early in case the crowds do show up. There are plenty of chairs/tables to claim your spot at if you like with servers handing out menus for food/drinks. They work at the restaurants across the street and they were very helpful but not pushy. You don't HAVE to order something if you are sitting at the tables.

Look directly across the beach and you will see Ilha das Cabras (Cobra Island.) It is a beautiful sight. You can rent kayaks and snorkel gear among other things to use at the beach. The prices are very reasonable. We rented snorkel gear and kayaks. You can kayak all the way around the island and you can swim wherever you like with the snorkels. You can swim all the way over to the island. The people in charge of renting the equipment don't care where you use it as long as you get it back to them. There was plenty to see while snorkeling and the kayaks were a lot of fun. I absolutely recommend checking this out!

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank JEBraley
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Reviewed 15 January 2012

I'm not a big fan of crowded and noisy places - so Cabras island is not for me - although it's a great place to snorkeling and scuba diving...

Date of experience: January 2012
Thank ClaudiaFromSP
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