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Leao Beach

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Address: Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Phone Number: 81-83319660
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The colors of this beach on a sunny day are unbeatable

If you are in Fernando and the sun is bright, rush to Lion Beach! It is a bumpy bad road - but worth it!!!!! Just hike it and go for the day. The blues and waves are so gorgeous!

5 of 5 starsReviewed October 22, 2015
Sheila D
Doha, Qatar
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Doha, Qatar
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 22, 2015

If you are in Fernando and the sun is bright, rush to Lion Beach! It is a bumpy bad road - but worth it!!!!! Just hike it and go for the day. The blues and waves are so gorgeous!

Thank Sheila D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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56 reviews
19 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Fantastic beach. Clean, wide, amazingly beautiful. Accesible via a dirtroad and a rental buggy. A wild ride but worth the trip. Look for the poles, that mark turtlenests, and if you are lucky you might run into a volunteer checking them. We did, we got to see and hold newborn turtles and it was the best nature experience ever! Don't... More 

Sacramento, California
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266 reviews
37 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Pristine water, silky sand, deserted feel, very private, and a photographers dream. You drive down the road from Baia do Sueste to find a great beach with almost no one on it. The surf crashing on the rocks to the left side of the beach is spectacular. The sandy beach to the right allows for endless walks. The water is... More 

Thank ranishi
Barrington, Illinois
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91 reviews
27 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Yet another deserted beach with views of a life time. The beach goes on for ever While the surf is heavy the views make up for to lack of swimming. Just a nice walk on the beach

Thank mark s
São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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37 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 16 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

You surely need to visit this awesome beach when in Noronha. The landscape and the nature are breath-taken.

Thank Carla F
Cebu City, Philippines
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53 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Not too far from Baia do Sueste, even possible to walk, is this gem of a beach, its well worth to walk down from the Caracas viewpoint, and not just to take photos from above. Good waves, sometimes dangerous currents, but nice to swim, no jellyfishes, no sharks, no coral stones, just fine smooth sand inbetween your toes. And if... More 

Thank Toubab62
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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3 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

You must see it and plan to stay there for the whole day The water and rocks are perfect and the place has a special energy Book a cab to pick you up afterwards or go there by buggie

Thank FlaviaDias12
Auburn Hills, Michigan
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54 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

This is a beautiful, private and quiet beach that I recommend for sunbathing. Going into the water to cool off is great but trying to do much else is difficult in November here because of the strong cross currents. Bring plenty to drink, snacks, sunscreen, etc as there are no facilities of any kind. Because of how secluded and private... More 

Thank beachbums2009
Jaboticabal, SP
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37 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2014

We were the only ones at this beach. Absolutely no one else, the water is crystal clear, with lots of waves, my son had lots of fun playing on the surf, my husband walked to the end of the beach and enjoyed it. The sea is strong, so children an adults as well, should be very careful!

Thank Ruth K
Poughkeepsie, New York
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143 reviews
67 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 6, 2014

This is a windswept beach with great views. You may not even walk down to the beach proper, since swimming here is risky. But the views are great. There are two other sites near there, one of which a fort. This is well worth the visit, since you get to see the wilder side of Fernando de Noronha.

Thank Gypsgris

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