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Aug 9, 2017
“Fabulous view”
Jul 23, 2017
“This is one of the best views you can find!”
Sao Vicente, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Reviewed August 9, 2017 via mobile

From ilha Porchat, you have a fabulous view on the beach of Santos and Sao Vicente. In addition, you can enjoy a good lunch or diner. Must see when you are near.

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank travellingcharly
Reviewed July 23, 2017 via mobile

Sao Vicente is one of the best cities in the southern Sao Paulo area. You can visit this place in the morning where you can see Santos, Guaruja and Praia Grande. This will give you also the view of the mountain which several parasailings are...More

Date of experience: August 2016
Thank Marques1976
Reviewed March 14, 2017

The views of Sao Vicente, Santos and Praia Grande are stunning from this island. Wasn't over impressed with the Niemeyer Monument but the views from there are quite nice.

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Rechinout
Reviewed May 14, 2016

Porchat Island gives you an opportunity to admire three cities of Sao Paulo State: "Santos", "Sao Vicente" and "Praia Grande" from the top! You'll be able to see the whole shore, the ships on the horizon, waves being formed, people like ants and paraglider! What...More

Date of experience: May 2016
Thank GuilhermeWillian
Reviewed November 7, 2015

It's an okay place to explore with a Native or a guide! Nice views and interesting little Island with a very high and steep top were there are some old apartment buildings! Some night clubs traditionally opened on High Seasons or on Hollydays...nothing special! Actually...More

Date of experience: November 2015
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Reviewed April 15, 2014

there are some spots that can give you great views from different angles... you can see Sao Vicente, Santos and Praia Grande from there. It's a great exercise to go up there by foot or bicicle, but if you prefer, go by car, it's much...More

Date of experience: April 2014
1  Thank Leticia A
Reviewed February 12, 2014

At the top of the Ilha Porchat hill there is the "Memorial of the 500th Anniversary" which is a Lookout designed by architect Oscar Niermayer. The lookout points to Brasilia, capital of Brazil also designed by Niermayer. Next to the Lookout you Will find a...More

Date of experience: February 2014
1  Thank antonpowerK
Reviewed May 29, 2013

Very nice place to visit in Sao Vicente. Picturesque views. Its a little bit of trek on foot so maybe a car or cab will save you a hike uphill. Make sure to bring your panoramic camera ;)

Date of experience: May 2013
1  Thank BountifulJoe
Reviewed August 14, 2012

You get a great view from up the Porchat Island but I advise you to go with a car. The walk is kinda long unless you wanna exercise a little. From up there you can see the Itararé Beach and the São Vicente Bay.

Date of experience: April 2012
Thank Erik F
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