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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  • 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...  more »
  • 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 ...  more »
  • 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.  more »