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Address: , Santos, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Good beach close to city centre

This is a good beach close to the popular shopping area. The beach is quite long and spacious but crowded during weekends and holidays. The sand is not the best you can find in... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed May 16, 2014
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Kathmandu, Nepal
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Santos, SP
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13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 3, 2015

Gonzaga has a nice beach, malls, movie theaters, restaurants, pizzerias. So, you have everything within a walking distance.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Clean, nice people, organized, friendly people, great drinks awesome people! if you like humans, that is the place to be. You can get the real perfume of Brazilian welcoming you!

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2015

Santos doesnt have the cleanest nor most beautiful beaches from Brazil. But its great for having a walk, relaxing and drinking some beer

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Sao Jose Do Rio Preto, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2015

I liked the beach Gonzaga: the pleasant temperature of the water, calm sea with few waves, the presence of many life saving and police that make the safe and organized place. a Gonzaga Beach advantage is that the stalls offer beach chairs for free, but the price of food and drink is expensive. What I did not like was the... More 

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

Haven't been to santos yet but for any gringoes make sure you are constantly observant of the people around you at any beach in Brazil. Although Guaruja is considered worse, you need to be careul. The robberies here are constant because of the lack of police force and criminal justice system. They barely ever catch criminals so they kill a... More 

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Kathmandu, Nepal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 16, 2014

This is a good beach close to the popular shopping area. The beach is quite long and spacious but crowded during weekends and holidays. The sand is not the best you can find in Brazil nor the water the cleanest but its close to the city center and not bad at all. All in all a good beach to stroll... More 

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Santos, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2014

The beaches in Santos are not the cleanest ones, but the climate is good. The sea is normally calm and you can find good services with accepted prices.

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Collingwood, Ontario
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 27, 2013

This is a fabulous beach that is super long and super wide. Tons of space for thousands of people to share with vendors set up along the way. U can walk for miles on hard sand so easy to walk on

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Sorocaba, SP
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16 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2013

We enjoyed the beach especially in the morning. In the afternoons, it gets busy! It has nice path next to it, so it nice for an afternoon walk. Also, it has lights for the night.

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London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 19, 2013

Pretty beach! Lovely garden! not much pollution & littering here, or anywhere in the beach area.. well until you get to the sidewalk there is always at least some trash, if you lucky the trash truck will pass by & pick up litter! Avoid the homeless asking for money, if you give them money they are most likely to only... More 

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