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Amazing Beach

We had so much fun in this beach.Though it was my business travel to Sao Paulo but we twice went to... read more

Reviewed June 8, 2018
Sanjeev O
New Delhi, India
Great Place For Just Hanging Around In Santos

During my last visit every afternoon we would head down to Ponta da Praia for an agua de coco and a... read more

Reviewed August 23, 2017
George C
Roswell, Georgia
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“Great Place For Just Hanging Around In Santos”
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Reviewed June 8, 2018

We had so much fun in this beach.Though it was my business travel to Sao Paulo but we twice went to Santos to enjoy the beach and it was worth it. Food & Drinks on the beech add to the fun.

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank Sanjeev O
Reviewed August 23, 2017

During my last visit every afternoon we would head down to Ponta da Praia for an agua de coco and a churro and just to see what was going on.

Date of experience: October 2016
Thank George C
Reviewed June 1, 2017

No much sand beach, it's the end of the large sandy beach in Santos. But that is the place where you can watch the ships passing by, to enter and exit the Santos Port. In the summer time, cruise ships make their way. Sometimes, 4-5...More

Date of experience: May 2017
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Reviewed April 7, 2017

Personally, I don't see many things to do here, it's the end of the beach and the entrance to the port, a place to fish, and nothing else If you are walking or want to go to the aquarium OK

Date of experience: January 2017
Thank Billy_louco
Reviewed September 15, 2016 via mobile

If you are a ship spotter or if you like obsrving last ships entering and leaving ports this is your place.

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank M932PLjohnv
Reviewed August 17, 2016

We were lucky last time when we were in Santos because our friend's apartment is just in front of the beach. The beach is super clean, good facilities, interesting people, whether young or old. More or less, same people hanging out by the beach side...More

Date of experience: March 2016
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Reviewed July 24, 2016

Not much of a beach but it is a pleasant part of town, with some restaurants, the municipal Aquarium and the ships passing by, all nearby. Amazing views at sunset and on the other extreme of the long walk, the ferry to Guaruja, as well...More

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed April 1, 2016 via mobile

The nice place to swim and sunbathe.Lots of facilities to do sports:surfing,cycling,swimming..playgrounds and showers along the line of the beach(free))

Date of experience: April 2016
Reviewed December 11, 2015

So on our day in Sao Paulo we hired a guide who drove us to the coast. A super drive into the countryside and to get to our lunch stop at Guaruja ('Tahiti') we took this ferry...

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Rick T
Reviewed April 15, 2015

I've been to Caribbean, Greek Islands, California, Hawaii, Côte D'Azur, Italian Riviera, and so on. Then, I found out that the most beautiful attraction in a shoreline was at Ponta da Praia Beach, just a few miles away from home. Watching the sunset there while...More

Date of experience: March 2015
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Hannah B
Hamburg, Germany
Sao Paulo -> Santos -> Guaruja ->Sao Paulo (8 Replies)
Hello everyone! I am going to Brazil in a couple of weeks. And I'm super excited!! =) My first stop will be Sao Paulo. I would like to go to the wonderful beaches of Sao Paulo state. And I read a lot and searched a lot about the buses that go from Jabaquara Terminal. But I was wondering: Is there a regular bus that leaves from Santos (Ponta da Praia) to Guaruja?? I want to leave Sao Paulo in the morning for Santos, spent the day there and move on to Guaruja, check in at a hotel...More
September 13, 2011|
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Hi Hannah, I would rather take a bus straight to Guarujá. You have 2 companies :Ultra and Expresso Brasil, they start at 06:00 a.m and end at 0:30 a.m., runing every 45 minutes. The road is excellent and takes about 1 hour and 15 min.and cost about R$ 23,20. In Guarujá city you have many nice hotels. I've stayed at Gávea Hotel, just facing the ocean, with a very reasonable price. If you want to visit Santos, there are local buses almost every 10 minutes. But I didn't like Santos, the...More