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Gonzaga Beach

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Address: Santos, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Nice and clean beach

A very nice, clean and safe beach. Lots of activity for all ages. Used a lot by locals. Apparently the East side from Escultura Tomie is the safest. The beach is cleaned soptless... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
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English first
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111 reviews
33 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 45 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW

A very nice, clean and safe beach. Lots of activity for all ages. Used a lot by locals. Apparently the East side from Escultura Tomie is the safest. The beach is cleaned soptless every morning by the local administration, and it's a pleasure to see a nice and clean beach. The garden between the road and the beach is the... More 

Thank arvid59
Manaus, AM
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24 reviews
11 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 29, 2015

Commom beach in Brazil. Has a good water to bath and play. Lots of good restaurants around across the street. It is usually not crowed beach. I feel safe while i was there. There are chairs and umbrellas to rent if you do not have yours.

Thank EduardoFurtado
Katowice, Poland
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51 reviews
41 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 28, 2015

Praia do Gonzaga is my favourite beach under the sun. The white sand is like a powder, the building behind and relatively clean ocean. What else do you need? Ok. maybe beautiful woman, but I don't have to mention about brazilian girls :)

Thank Przemysław Z
Santos, SP
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22 reviews
12 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 helpful votes
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.

Thank Sueli777
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
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!

Thank Reginaldo S
Sao Paulo, SP
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13 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
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

Sao Jose Do Rio Preto, SP
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32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 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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8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
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 

Thank Ashley S
Kathmandu, Nepal
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131 reviews
58 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
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 

Thank swazzer
Santos, SP
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46 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
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.

Thank rfantasi

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