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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  • Is a place dreamed. Water crystal clear, warm that invite to be hours enjoying. Ideal for snorkeling and to view dolphins in their vicinity. The beach is beautiful also for walking and spend hours there. Accessed in a different way, by a ladder between the cliffs. Without doubt a paradise.
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  • Crystal clear water, nature, spotless, good access, but you have to have breath to win the slope until you reach the beach
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  • No wonder that this ranking of the world's most beautiful beaches. Warm, transparent water, beautiful and rustic visual, preserved, without the call of Commerce. Unmissable, come back how many times you get a chance, by land and by sea.
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