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Leao Beach

Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Montevideo
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30 reviews 30 reviews
12 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2014

This is really a beautiful beach, almost deserted, you cannot believe to be able to enjoy a beach so beautiful almost to yourself!

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Brasilia, DF
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48 reviews 48 reviews
17 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2014

Very nice beach setting. If you get luck, you might find the beach only for yourself. Nice place for snorkeling during the afternoon. Plan to bring water and food, if going to expend the afternoon.

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Recife, Brazil
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12 reviews 12 reviews
6 attraction reviews
49 helpful votes 49 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2014

Good to take pictures but I don´t think you could go to the water. There is no rest/support post around ...

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Santa Fe, New Mexico
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52 reviews 52 reviews
11 attraction reviews
25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2014

This beach is beautiful, and nearly deserted....you feel like you have the beach to yourself. We went at high tide which was not good for snorkeling, waves were large and it was choppy. There are no services at this beach and you need a buggy or taxi to get there. It is also a hike down to the beach from... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

In my opinion, the most beautiful beach in Fernando de Noronha. It is almost desert, so you feel you own the place. Carry your water and snacks, because there is nothing to buy there. If you can, swim to "ilha da Viuvinha" to see the animal life under water. If you are lucky, you can also see Tubarão-Limão (we were... More

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Rome, Italy
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37 reviews 37 reviews
4 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 3, 2013

I miss Fernando de Noronha so much! One of the most beautiful place in the world! Expensive but simply the best!

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Hong Kong, China
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40 reviews 40 reviews
20 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 16, 2013

One of the larger beaches of F.d.N. We saw a huge shark shortly after entering the water and snorkeling towards the closest island to the beach. It ended our bathing fun abruptly on that day but we went back after recovering from the shock a few days later.

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Madison, Wisconsin, United States
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
5 helpful votes 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2013

Water is too rough for swimming. Nice photo location. Need a ride, Although only 30 min walk from Pria do Sueste, it's tough in the sun.

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Jaboatão, Pernambuco, Brazil
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46 reviews 46 reviews
33 attraction reviews
7 helpful votes 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 26, 2013

One of the most beautiful beaches that i've ever gone. I don't recommend to swim there if you aren't an expert swimmer. A brazilian project called TAMAR cares the turtles that go there to reproduce and you can even watch their birth in especific times.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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59 reviews 59 reviews
45 attraction reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2013

You can have this beach on your own as not so many tourist come to this beach. Better to be seen on low tide so can see the combination of reefs, sands and the color of the water in one picture.

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