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Ponta da Praia Beach

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Address: Santos, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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The place to get closer to the ships

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 4 days ago
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Darmstadt, Germany
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Darmstadt, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

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 stars 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))

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars 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...

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars 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!

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bertolanipalici
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5 of 5 stars 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.

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Los Alcazares, Spain
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1 of 5 stars 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 stars 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 

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Ein Bokek, Israel
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2 of 5 stars 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.

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Santos, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 18, 2012

Great view of the bay and very special for farewell departing cruises. Good for walking , jogging, beach sports .

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2012

Go during the afternoon and have a view of a cruises ships.

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