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Baia do Sancho

Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Great beach inside a reserve but you´re supposed to go down 187 steps of an iron ladder between rocks. Not for everybody! Fat people would fit in there, children can get afraid. And then you have to climb the 187 steps back to top! :-(

1  Thank MFernandaErdocia
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

It’s impossible to translate the beauty of this place into pictures. Everything, from the waves and the temperature of the water to the sand and the flowers and the birds flying over it makes you feel like you are in paradise. The difficulty of the...More

Thank Maria S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Emma conducts a very useful course on the basics of underwater photography and works through a variety of cameras to understand how to apply what has been discussed.

Thank Rossatkin24
Reviewed December 23, 2017 via mobile

Must go even with snap children. I took my 8 months and my 4 years old. Just be aware you might need to carry some extra weight.

Thank Macrini
Reviewed December 22, 2017 via mobile

Beautiful beach. Lovely golden sand Not many people. Be aware that the waves are strong so it's not a good swimming spot. To access the beach you must climb down two ladders which might not be suitable for some visitors.

1  Thank Christine F
Reviewed October 23, 2017 via mobile

The most beautiful beach I've ever been to. A bay with crystalline and warm waters, with coral plaques in the background.

1  Thank Ricardo P
Reviewed October 21, 2017 via mobile

Couple of points to begin. We really liked going. We thought it was picturesque. But, it’s a nice beach with a steep cliff and a challenging access as you’ve read. Be nimble. Don’t pack too much. We waited about 1 hour to get the chance...More

2  Thank cdpinNYC
Reviewed October 15, 2017 via mobile

Very beautiful beach Access is quite difficult for people elder people with too many steps and difficult climbing stairs Better to go during afternoon as during morning it’s more crowded and you will get some queue in the stairs If you like diving you must...More

2  Thank Isis V
Reviewed October 12, 2017

You can go to this place 100 times and you will always be amazed with the beauty of it ! No words to describe!

Thank Gio_Mueller
Reviewed October 11, 2017 via mobile

Pretty self explanatory! If you go in the morning it's super quiet and very peaceful. Can get really hot and there's not much natural shade.

Thank LPoppetHead
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Jordan S
October 29, 2017|
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Response from Mark M | Reviewed this property |
Emma, the island is around 18 euros per day, you pay on arrival at the airport, or book online and skip a LONG wait. You need to know your arrival and departure to calculate the fees. The website of Noronha.pe.gov.br has... More
May 19, 2017|
Response from Travelling C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I guess you will have to count somewhere between 400-500Euros. Sounds like a lot but Brazil is a huge country. In fact, the flight takes around 4 hr 30 min including a stop in Recife. Check the websites from Brazilians... More