Baia do Sancho, Fernando de Noronha

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Unwind at Baia do Sancho, a secluded beach and bay on UNESCO-protected Fernando de Noronha Island. Repeatedly voted the world's best beach, this stretch of sand lies nestled in a sheltered cove with crystal-clear emerald waters. Rocky slabs in the central part of the water support a diversity of marine life and provide excellent snorkeling opportunities. Observe sea turtles and corals, and enjoy swimming without damaging the wildlife. Accessible by boat or via a narrow staircase down the cliffs, the beach is home to native plants and birds. From February to June, rainwater forms two waterfalls spouting from the clifftop. Arrange your visit to Baia do Sancho and discover more family-friendly attractions in Fernando de Noronha using our Fernando de Noronha trip builder.
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  • The color of the sea is wonderful! Have to walk a bit to get in the Bay ... you have to come down a ladder that lies in the middle of most stones is very worthwhile! You can't go to Noronha and don't go in the Sancho Bay!!
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  • Without doubt the most beautiful de Noronha, Brazil and in the world. Just have goggles and fins to see various kinds of fish, one more beautiful than the other!
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  • Linda! A spectacle of beauty! The bus leaves you on the road and still have to walk a good piece of dirt road to reach. Getting there a wooden trail to get to the descent, which is made by a stairway between the crack of the rock. Not recommended for elderly and with some limitation. The water is very clear, great for snorkeling. There's a lot of shade of the trees to stay. The diner is in the beginning of the trail, with bathroom and shower. The trail also takes you to the lookout of the dolphins and the morro dois irmãos. I highly recommend a visit!
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