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“Nice beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Review of Gonzaga Beach

Gonzaga Beach
Ranked #10 of 95 things to do in Santos
Certificate of Excellence
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Houston, Texas
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16 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
“Nice beach”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 17, 2013

We enjoyed the beach especially in the morning. In the afternoons, it gets busy! It has nice path next to it, so it nice for an afternoon walk. Also, it has lights for the night.

Visited September 2013
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London, United Kingdom
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“Good, busy on hot days”
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed August 19, 2013

Pretty beach! Lovely garden! not much pollution & littering here, or anywhere in the beach area.. well until you get to the sidewalk there is always at least some trash, if you lucky the trash truck will pass by & pick up litter! Avoid the homeless asking for money, if you give them money they are most likely to only buy drugs & cigarettes, if you wish to help, give them some leftover beach snacks they will always appreciate it! Drunk teens is not very common but you sight one or a group, don't hesitate to ask (IF THEY CANNOT GET UP FROM THE GROUND WITHOUT HELP, ARE THROWING UP AND OR ATTEMPTING TO HURT THEMSELVES AND/OR EACH OTHER, IF THEY SEEM LIKE THEY ARE SMOKING ILLEGAL PRODUCTS CALL THE POLICE IMMEDIATELY !!!!!!!! ) Moving on.... At the beach, men going around selling corn, ice cream & churro's- Which is trustable, just don't by from the men selling bagged chips.. I learned from experience. Theres men that rent you chairs and Sun umbrellas which sometimes can be at a very good price- don't let him charge you more than $15 Reais...Pay attention! They might charge you by hour! Overall worth your time & Will bring you loads of great memories

Visited August 2013
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Ein Bokek, Israel
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99 reviews
44 attraction reviews
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“looks nice but something missing”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed March 16, 2013

santos is the most popular beace escape of the residents of sao paulo, and gonzaga is the center of town, where the main beach is located and few shopping centers. the beach is nicely designed, with great distance between the road and the sea, clean sand and grass, big enougth side walks as well as roads dedicated to bycicles, and just the rigth amount of food and alcohol stalls and booths along and besides the beach. however, something is missing, maybe a bit of authentic atmosphere, live music, coltural activity or just life.

Visited January 2013
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Sao Paulo, SP
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60 attraction reviews
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“THE BEST URBAN BEACH IN THE WORLD”
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed January 13, 2013

For those who like a wonderful beach but don't wanna feel left alone in the middle of nowhere, Gonzaga Beach in Santos, Brazil, is the place to be the year round! just a few steps away from shopping malls, fancy bars and restaurants, Gonzaga provides Brazil's most valuable asset: life!

Visited January 2013
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Brazil
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“Dirty water”
2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 24, 2012

The sand was relatively clean, but the water was very dirty (in the first day the dirt resembled oil from the port and in the second day it resembled sewage). I will not come back.

Visited August 2012
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