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Address: Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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I have visited many beaches around the world, but this is my favorite so far. It is not the beach to go for a drink, there's no infrastructure down there, but it's a gorgeous... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
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United States
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23 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 12 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

A pay to use beach access similar to Baja de Sudeste, you need to purchase a use pass at one of the gift shops at the entrance to access this from the island. Some excursion boats access directly from the sea. Fair warning here - this is a beach you need to really want to get to. There are some... More 

Thank Mark M
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
Reviewed 5 days ago NEW via mobile

I have visited many beaches around the world, but this is my favorite so far. It is not the beach to go for a drink, there's no infrastructure down there, but it's a gorgeous beach! Amazing! You have to get down to a really steep stair that goes down a big rock. But it totally worth it! Calm blue sea.... More 

Thank Roberta O
Mooresville, North Carolina, United States
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11 reviews
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Reviewed 1 week ago

One of the most beautiful beaches in Fernando De Noronha. You can miss this one even if you are on the island for just a couple days.

Thank Lili B
Florianopolis, SC
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 13 helpful votes
Reviewed 1 week ago

Although there are a number of beaches found in Fernando de Noronha, there is no doubt that one of the most prized jewels of the archipelago is Sancho Bay. Overlooking the coast of Brazil instead of the Atlantic Ocean, Sancho Bay is often regarded as the most stunning beach in Fernando de Noronha. Standing side by side with another gorgeous... More 

Thank José Antonio V
London, United Kingdom
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56 reviews
22 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Visited this beach firstly via the National Park on a private Island tour and also via the sea on a Catamaran Tour. The visit via the National Park provided an opportunity to walk through the park and see the flowers,trees,bushes and more importantly the stunning visa. To get to the beach required climbing down two lots of vertical steps which... More 

Thank recife233
Campinas, SP
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216 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 89 helpful votes
Reviewed April 21, 2017

Best Beach in the Island. Use comfortable shoes to get there. There are stairs that will take your breath away. Most beautiful view that I have seen. Water, comfortable shoes, sunscreen and be ready ...a lot of effort ahead.

1 Thank Hdf001
Rio de Janeiro
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78 reviews
31 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 20 helpful votes
Reviewed April 20, 2017 via mobile

It has won 3 times the most beautiful beach in the world an sure deserves it. Keep in mind its a protected area and the access is difficult (you must go down some stairs) , but its worth everything.

Thank CintiaNCas
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91 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed April 18, 2017

Go down the ladder to access this piece of paradise! The crystal clear water and gems that lay below will blow you out of the water. Baio is the best island on the island. a fun trip

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Vienna, Austria
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Reviewed March 26, 2017

There are two ways to get there: either by boat or climbing down a vertical ladder from a walkway high up on the rocks.

3 Thank Travelling C
Marseille, France
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 157 helpful votes
Reviewed March 25, 2017

What is the meaning of best beach in the world? True, this is among the most beautiful places I have seen in the world. Part of the fun is to get there. You need to enter the park, and then you follow an elevated gangplank (to prevent you from damaging nature) to the edge of the cliff, and the way... More 

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