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Leao Beach

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Address: Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Phone Number: 81-83319660
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Best swimming

This is the best beach for swimming. It is very pleasant to take a dip when you get too hot, which happens because there is no shade.

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Thijs t
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15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

This is the best beach for swimming. It is very pleasant to take a dip when you get too hot, which happens because there is no shade.

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Thank Thijs t
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23 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Leao Is also a very nice beach, but at this beach you drive as close as possible, and then you walk down to the beach at the narrow trail. This is a deserted beach, so you have to bring food and drinks if you plan to spend the day there.

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Thank Jan-Ove H
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38 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago

Leao is one of the most beatiful beaches from noronha. Usually you visit this beach if you take the tour in the first day. Although really beatiful all the guides tell you shouldn't get in the water, anyway, it is a beach for contemplation only I guess

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Thank Gilberto K
Doha, Qatar
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16 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2015

If you are in Fernando and the sun is bright, rush to Lion Beach! It is a bumpy bad road - but worth it!!!!! Just hike it and go for the day. The blues and waves are so gorgeous!

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Thank Sheila D
Amsterdam, The Netherlands
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62 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Fantastic beach. Clean, wide, amazingly beautiful. Accesible via a dirtroad and a rental buggy. A wild ride but worth the trip. Look for the poles, that mark turtlenests, and if you are lucky you might run into a volunteer checking them. We did, we got to see and hold newborn turtles and it was the best nature experience ever! Don't... More 

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Thank MIRJAMSAYS
Sacramento, California
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297 reviews
39 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 85 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 27, 2015

Pristine water, silky sand, deserted feel, very private, and a photographers dream. You drive down the road from Baia do Sueste to find a great beach with almost no one on it. The surf crashing on the rocks to the left side of the beach is spectacular. The sandy beach to the right allows for endless walks. The water is... More 

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Thank ranishi
Barrington, Illinois
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99 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 2, 2015

Yet another deserted beach with views of a life time. The beach goes on for ever While the surf is heavy the views make up for to lack of swimming. Just a nice walk on the beach

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Thank mark s
São Paulo, Sao Paulo, Brazil
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38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

You surely need to visit this awesome beach when in Noronha. The landscape and the nature are breath-taken.

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Thank Carla F
Cebu City, Philippines
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56 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 42 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Not too far from Baia do Sueste, even possible to walk, is this gem of a beach, its well worth to walk down from the Caracas viewpoint, and not just to take photos from above. Good waves, sometimes dangerous currents, but nice to swim, no jellyfishes, no sharks, no coral stones, just fine smooth sand inbetween your toes. And if... More 

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Thank Toubab62
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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4 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2015

You must see it and plan to stay there for the whole day The water and rocks are perfect and the place has a special energy Book a cab to pick you up afterwards or go there by buggie

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