Praia do Cachorro, Fernando de Noronha
(4.3/5 based on 1,400+ reviews on the web)
The calm waters of Praia do Cachorro are translucent emerald green and the beach is soft sand or pebbles depending on the season. Breathtakingly beautiful, it sits below the ruins of Vila dos Remédios. The name comes from a bronze fountain in the shape of a dog’s head that no longer exists, but the fresh water spring still flows. A naturally formed plunge pool called “The Hole in the Galacian” can be found in the rocks surrounding the cove. A snorkel lets you admire the colorful sponges covering its walls. Overlooking the beach, you will find the lively Bar do Cachorro, serving delicious food and cold beer. To visit Praia do Cachorro and get the most from your holiday in Fernando de Noronha, create itinerary details personal to you using our Fernando de Noronha trip builder.
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  • One of the only beaches that can consume and spend debit/credit card. Account with kayak rentals, standup paddle. Good beach for everyone. I went on set/2015
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  • Proporcionamente place with the highest concentration of people, even because the beach itself is small. Besides the sea is strong. None of this takes away the charm of the Dog Beach. Good too when you want to stay calm and bars around.
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  • An amazing place which has appropriate bathing waters with child, at low tide. Is access to the location hole of Galician and also chairs for rent.
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