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Ponta da Praia Beach

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Address: Santos, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Nice spot

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

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed September 15, 2016
John V
Chios, Greece
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Chios, Greece
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4 of 5 bubbles 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.

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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
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4 of 5 bubbles 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 everyday, young or old. children playing football too. It was a fascinating view. Towards evening,... More 

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Darmstadt, Germany
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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 as a stop for the bus which goes to Sao Paulo. Some of the traditional... More 

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Moscow, Russia
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5 of 5 bubbles 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))

Cape Town Central, South Africa
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles 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...

1 Thank Rick T
Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles 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 sipping a beer and tasting a shrimp is simply awesome!

1 Thank Oriovaldo Anton... T
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 7, 2015

Quiet, safe and a fantastic view of all the Santos beaches. Specially near MacDonalds You can find more free space in the sands. But aware of your safety: DO NOT use jewerly, expensive sunglasses, and Don't show off too much your cell phone or digital cam. Just for be safer.

1 Thank bertolanipalici
Los Alcazares, Spain
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1 of 5 bubbles Reviewed December 15, 2013

I have gone a couple of times to Santos since it is fairly close to Sao Paulo. Nevertheless, it is not worth it. If you drive an hour more, you can find a better beach. I have prohibited my husband from taking me to Santos. I am from the Caribbean, and this beach and city for me is simply depressing.... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 5, 2013

Ponta da Praia is known for being the quietest beach in Santos. One of the mains reasons due to the location (the furthest point in Santos from Downtown). But it is a great place to sit down at the beach and enjoy a quiet and peaceful day. However, I would not recommend going to the water, since this beach is... More 

1 Thank Felipe M
Ein Bokek, Israel
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

this beach is between gonzaga, the central beach, and miramar, the biggest shopping center of santos. it has nothing special in it, a bit far away from everywhere and no beach bars or restaurants. maybe good for couples who look for some quite, but than there is a sligth danger of crime, sometimes robberies are been reported in the area.

Thank Gil M

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