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Ponta de Pedras Beach

Ponta de Pedras, State of Pernambuco 55900-000, Brazil
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Nice!

A good place to visit on a sunny day. The road is long and remote, with no cell phone signal. A... read more

Reviewed April 11, 2017
Bárbara F
,
Halmstad, Sweden
One of the best beaches in the region

Ponta dee Pedras Beach is one of the best in the area of Alter do Chao and Santarem. It offers a... read more

Reviewed December 17, 2016
Ellen_Johs
,
Belem, PA
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  • Excellent64%
  • Very good28%
  • Average6%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
Apr 10, 2017
“Nice!”
Dec 17, 2016
“One of the best beaches in the region”
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Ponta de Pedras, State of Pernambuco 55900-000, Brazil
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Reviewed April 11, 2017

A good place to visit on a sunny day. The road is long and remote, with no cell phone signal. A tip: sit and one of the stalls on the beach and eat a pirarucu fried in butter. There is only one bathroom on the...More

1  Thank Bárbara F
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Reviewed December 17, 2016

Ponta dee Pedras Beach is one of the best in the area of Alter do Chao and Santarem. It offers a very good structure, with some good restaurants. The river water is very clean and reminds of Caribbean. It's worth going there for a day....More

1  Thank Ellen_Johs
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Reviewed March 11, 2016

It's the same way to go to Alter do Chão, but we turn right before into a dirt road. The point is that the entry of Ponta de Pedras is located just at the entry of the road, without any signs before...so we had to...More

2  Thank Amelia_Narita
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Reviewed December 25, 2015

It's pretty cool to have a beach of clean, warm water as part of the Amazon system. The makeup of the beach changes during rainy season as the Amazon floods, so watch for that.

2  Thank Les L
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Reviewed August 11, 2015

changing landscape depending on season; most tranquil and relaxed spot with astounding beaches and cleanest waters featering an abundance of the most delicious seafood

2  Thank 1agrammy
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Reviewed January 8, 2013 via mobile

Warm water that is crystal clear like bath water! At low tide you can put into the ocean for at least a mile and the water is only waste high! Breathtaking!

5  Thank Kasia508
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Reviewed November 9, 2012

This is good for a stroll along the epslanade along the front of Santarem - past the markets/shops and past the restuarants - just taking in the Amazon River - you keep thinking it is the sea!!! AMAZING!!!

4  Thank ThursoExplorer
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Reviewed October 2, 2012

The beach is beautiful and walking a little farher to the right end, away form the restaurants, there's a beautiful pond separated from the river by few meters of sand (they're probably connected during the rainy season, though).

3  Thank psterzi
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