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Address: Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Phone Number: 81 3619-1380
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Easy to see why this is rated the best beach in the world

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 25, 2015
Darlon D
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Brasilia, DF
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Brasilia, DF
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9 reviews 9 reviews
6 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
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
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
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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30 reviews 30 reviews
5 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 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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25 attraction reviews
34 helpful votes 34 helpful votes
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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2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
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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117 reviews 117 reviews
41 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
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
3 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
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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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
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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Atlanta, Georgia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
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23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015

To get there, you first need to get to Fernando de Noronha, schedule your trip and get the pass to access the island. Then on the island, after a short buggy ride, you will get close to the cliff's top and will spent one hour of a not that easy walk to reach the beach. Down there, this is beautiful,... More 

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Lahti, Finland
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15 reviews 15 reviews
3 attraction reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2015 via mobile

What can I say about this place? There was a time when only marine biologist were allowed there. Yes. It is that unique. Allowing people to visit freely? That is really sad in a way. It won't be long before it's gone. Just bear this in mind if you are actually there right now. My experiences with this venue goes... More 

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