The Best bits of Brazil
Fernando de Noronha
Fernando de Noronha is a small volcanic island, in an archipelago of the same name, 350km off the coast of Brazil, on the eastern edge of the midAtlantic ridge. Scuba divers and snorkellers will be rewarded with one of the best underwater views to be found anywhere. The surrounding waters are a veritable fish tank, offering visibility levels of up to 50 metres and being home to stingrays, sharks and moray eels, among others.
Thousands of tropical fish turn the water neonbright below your floating form. The area also provides important nesting grounds for turtles and marine birds both the island itself and the seas around it are a marine park.