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Baia do Sancho

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Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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All reviews beautiful beach best beach in the world the cliff difficult access climb down stone steps turquoise water fish amazing place couple of hours pure nature rock formations island tour sea life ladder stairs sancho
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I was in Baia do Sancho Beach 17 years ago and returned this November. The infrastructure to reach the beach has improved tenfold. Before you had to access it through a rickery,rusty vertical ladder and now they placed a new ladder much more confortable and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank T_RoverRioGrande_RS
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Fantastic view of the beach and well worth the trouble of going down the ladders to the beach. Don’t miss the trail to the Baía dos Golfinhos; the lazy guides tell you it is not worth it but the trail is beautiful and comfortable, and...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank anders_brazil
Reviewed November 6, 2018

Good beach but nothing to rave about. Exciting access to the beach by vertical ladder in rock chasm. The onlt plus side is that it does not get too busy because the verical ladder puts people off. The minus side is only one person can...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank GilP P
Reviewed October 27, 2018 via mobile

Sancho beach is the most beautiful beach i’ve seen ! Be aware in order to get to the water you need go down in a very narrow stairs ( about 84 steps ) . Going down wasn’t that hard but going back up was difficult....More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank Msbixana
Reviewed October 18, 2018 via mobile

If you want to visit this incredible beautiful beach and do not want to spend a fortune for those absolutely over charged trips on Fernando de Noronha, simply go by bys (with a 20 min walk til the entrance) or take a bike or car....More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank MariaHolger
Reviewed October 11, 2018 via mobile

One of the nicest beach of Fernando de Noronha. Good to sunbathing. Nice to swim as well. Different sea colors.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank FABIO457
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Difficult access to reach the beach because you have to climb down a steep ladder. Much easier to book a boat trip.

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank 1111Christina
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

This beach is really amazing. Protected by the curvy cliffs the beach has a golden sand and turquoise water. It is quite good for swimming but not for snorkeling. The access to this beach is through PIC Golfinho- Sancho and then there are iron ladders...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Mikiduta
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Amazing place. Reach it is not easy but is incredible ! You need to be equipped if you want to spend there time.

Date of experience: August 2018
2  Thank Martignocca
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

To achieve it you play Indiana Jones stepping down a stairs in a cave. Pure nature only a few visitors because no restaurant and this is unique. Very nice snorkeling place.

Date of experience: August 2018
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Jordan S
October 29, 2017|
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Response from Andrea R | Reviewed this property |
You have to fly to recife and takw a flight to fernando de noronha
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