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Address: Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Phone Number: 81 3619-1380
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After you take 2 metal ladders through narrow rock openings and steps you truly are on one of the best beaches in the world. Park pass required. Like most of the beaches not... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed June 2, 2015
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Barrington, Illinois
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Barrington, Illinois
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015 NEW

After you take 2 metal ladders through narrow rock openings and steps you truly are on one of the best beaches in the world. Park pass required. Like most of the beaches not many people there except if a few small tour groups come in. Don't worry they leave in an hour and then the beach is yours. A MUST... More 

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Banff, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 25, 2015 via mobile

So glad we took the time to take the ladder down to the beach! For you out there who has a fear of taking ladders, overcome this fear for an experience you will never forget. Sancho is the most beautiful beach I have ever been to in my life! Park management invested 10.6 million reais in the boardwalk that leads... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2015

I've walked on better sand and swam in better waters however Sancho offers a little of everything which can appeal to a wide range of people. Breathtaking views from above or below, trees for shade, wide beach area for tanning, a few waves for people who like that, yet another area with calm waters for people who prefer this, tiny... More 

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New York, New York, United States
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3 reviews 3 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

We have been to beaches all over the world and this is by far one of the most beautiful. It is however very difficult to get to!

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Houston, Texas
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37 reviews 37 reviews
5 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

I can easily see how this beach keeps being recognized as the world's best. The indescribable natural beauty, the lack of vendors, bars, houses, condos, and other people really. We watched the sunset there... alone. It's relatively tough to access, but so is just about everything on Fernando de Noronha. This is why it's so special. It's a completely preserved... More 

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Chicago,IL
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Not brave enough to access this paradise by going down in steps through a hole in the rock we took a boat ride to get to the beach, which turn out to be an excellent option once we could see the other beaches, Baia do Sancho is indeed a wonderful beach, due to the challenging access is a very empty... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 22, 2015

I was dreaming go there since i was 12 years old and i realised. I have no words is fantastic, lovely for diving

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Madrid, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

Truly one of the most beautiful beaches I have ever seen, although it is quite hard to reach- impossible to visit without a beach buggy or hiring a tour... and not accesible to people on crutches, elderly or wheelchairs. You will have to go up and down a very steep stair. Also, remember to take water and snaks if you´re... More 

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Araraquara, SP
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8 reviews 8 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 11, 2015

Nothing but a peace of heaven on earth, or better, at the ocean! Snorkeling is a great activity to do at there. Wild life is easy to sightseeing. Best visiting in Noronha, in a deuce with Atalaia! Must see!

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 5, 2015

I travelled here in 2007, the beaches on the island are fantastic. It's very unspoilt. There are no resturants/bars/eateries at the beaches from memory.

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