Praia Piscina

Praia Piscina, Sao Tome: Address, Praia Piscina Reviews: 4.5/5

Praia Piscina
4.5
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Fritz
3 contributions
way to many people
Jan 2020
no tourists, but the beach is fully filled with local families, not for the best for the nature
no more turtles....
Written January 8, 2020
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Adam J
Budapest, Hungary54 contributions
One of the best beaches in Sao Tomé Island
Dec 2018 • Business
One of the best beaches in Sao Tomé, but the weather is often cloudy in this humid part of the island.
Written April 21, 2019
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Paulo S
Amsterdam, The Netherlands29 contributions
Fantastic place,
Feb 2019
Beautiful quiet small beach, one of the best to swim we saw in São Tomé with the almond trees branches growing right over the green blue waters during the high tide
Concerned about the ready to start plans for a new development of a bungalow hotel owned by Isabel dos Santos and the possible impact in the free access to the area.
Written February 15, 2019
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Alison T
Leeds, UK51 contributions
A lovely spot for a swim
Jan 2019 • Friends
We managed to visit on a quiet day and had the beach to ourselves. What a beautiful place for a swim.
Written January 22, 2019
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Stellan D
Bromma, Sweden425 contributions
Beatiful and interesting beach
Nov 2018 • Couples
Structures in the volcanic lava have created pools with seawater. Very few visitors come here and the road from Porto Alegre is very bad but worth the effort with a 4W drive car
Written November 17, 2018
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Helen17PW
London, UK116 contributions
Good beach to swim and watch hermit crabs
Aug 2018 • Friends
A safe swimming place. The rock pools are fun to explore - careful some of the rocks are very slippery- we have swimming shoes with grips. There are no facilities- you are in beautiful nature. There is a place to park your car at the top and then it’s a 1 minute walk down the hill. It was overcast the day we were there and it was still beautiful.
Written August 16, 2018
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Nelson Cerqueira
Lisbon, Portugal43 contributions
Secluded Beach with cristal clear waters .
May 2018
A quiete beach with cristal clear and warm waters , Only accessible by car with no bar or commodities , simple nature as is best .
Written May 23, 2018
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saronic
Zurich, Switzerland19,411 contributions
a cool pool
Feb 2018 • Couples
Praia Piscina is probably the best beach in the south to go for a swim, definitely better than nearby Jale Beach with ist strong currents. There is a beautiful small bay here with a wide sandy beach, more protected than other places. And if there are still too many big waves in the sea one has the choice of two pools, which are at the origin of the name 'Praia Piscina'.

The pool further out, reached over rocky basaltic terrain, is also exposed to waves, which sometimes come crashing into the pool. The safest place to swim is the inner pool, which is quite shallow in most parts, but gets deep (no standing possible), where it is the furthest away from the sea. Surprisingly the water there is several degress cooler than in the sea, which - I assumed - is due to the fact that here an underground river discharges its fresh water.

Praia Piscina would be a great little place to spend some time, but unfortunately it is also one of the filthiest places I have seen on the island. Especially between the adjacent trees the ground is covered with litter.
Written March 29, 2018
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CGN_JPN
Porto, Portugal166 contributions
TOP Beach in São Tomé
Jan 2018 • Friends
This was without a doubt the most beautiful beach we visited in the island of São Tomé (not considering Principe beaches)...

The sand is white and the water is clear as crystal.
Written March 19, 2018
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colombigirl
Luanda, Angola16 contributions
Beautiful and secluded
Mar 2018 • Friends
Gorgeous place, didn't give it all stars because there is quiet a bit of trash (not the case in all beaches there). If it was maintained clean, would be a total paradise!
Written March 13, 2018
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