Diving in Regiao dos Lagos

One of the preferred regions for divers is the “Região dos Lagos, located in the state of Rio de Janeiro. “Costa Azul“ is one of the most famous sites here, and it has some of the most beautiful beaches in all Brazil. This place receives cold waters from the south currents of the Atlantic, making its waters nutrient rich and abundant in different marine species. The temperature in this region may vary a lot. Costa Azul is considered by many experts as the diving capital of Brazil, for its many dive centers and dive sites on it. Make sure you bring a camera, as the landscape on the surface is awe-inspiring. Head to the colonial city of Salvador, which is filled with baroque buildings, small hostels, and some fantastic restaurants. Shipwreck diving is one of the most popular activities sought by explorers in this region. Head to Arraial do Cabo for a more relaxing time as you sunbathe in its white sand beaches and swim in its crystalline waters; the best way to arrive at this place is by car or bus. Another must-visit site is Rio das Ostras, famous for its Jazz festival. Cabo Frio is one of the most important destinations in Brazil because of its history, beautiful beaches, warm weather, and incredible dive sites.

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Wildlife in Regiao dos Lagos

Marine life in the region of Costa Azul includes the common south Atlantic marine species, including lobsters, sea turtles and even some pelagic. You can also expect to encounter many other different species such as lobsters, squids, friendly dolphins, and rays. Some famous dive spots are Pontal do Atalaia, Armacao dos Buzios, Arraial do Cabo, and Cabo Frio. Dive into the waters of Regiao dos Lagos and explore the many caves, such as the Gruta Azul cave, and swim-throughs that this place has to offer; in your free time you can relax in one of the many beautiful beaches of the area.

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Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Skate (fish)
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Common Seahorse
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Jackfishes
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab
  Jan - Mar Apr - Jun Jul - Sep Oct - Dec
Dolphins
Common Dolphin
Rays
Eagle Ray
Stingrays
Electric Ray
Skate (fish)
Turtles
Green Sea Turtle
Hawksbill Turtle
Seahorses and Pipefishes
Common Seahorse
Fishes
Moray Eel
Angelfish
Butterfly Fish
Barracuda
Wrasse
Puffer Fish
Jackfishes
Scorpionfishes
Snapper
Surgeonfish
Sweetlips and Grunts
Parrotfish
Soldierfish
Triggerfish
Damselfish
Goatfish
Garfish
Porcupine Fish
Box Fish
Trumpetfish
Bannerfish
Flounder
Molluscs
Octopus
Squid
Cuttlefish
Crustaceans
Crayfish
Shrimps
Lobster
Crab

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