Praia do Cachorro, Fernando de Noronha

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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. It couldn't be easier to arrange your visit to Praia do Cachorro and many more Fernando de Noronha attractions: make an itinerary online using Inspirock's Fernando de Noronha attractions planning site .
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  • October 6, 2017
    There is no discussion, all the beaches of Fernando de Noronha are beautiful, not to be missed! This is in the central region of the island, easy access, very busy at the time of the sunset.
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  • October 4, 2017
    The Dog Beach is the first urban beach, she is small but very nice, that's the hole in the Galician, I was lucky to get the low tide and managed to take wonderful pictures there. Has beach huts and the dog's bar, which is very good.
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  • October 4, 2017
    Dog Beach and one of the most beautiful and popular of Noronha. Well centered and just down a staircase which is next to the dog's bar. Tables with art and the popcorn bar (very attentive with your wife Leda) serve caipiroscas, juices, beers, snacks, broths and fish cooked in time. You keep drinking and enjoying that landscape which looks more like a mirage, breathtaking. Right up the stones and go meet the Galician hole, a natural pool full of fish and corals. Walking the walk on the left go discovering the praia do meio and praia da Conceicao. And always thanking God for the privilege of is in heaven.
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The bad news is that, if you're on a budget, your trip to Fernando de Noronha might be starting to look a whole lot more expensive than you'd planned. Accommodations on the remote archipelago are understandably expensive, as all food and supplies have to be specially shipped in. All lodgings are on the largest island, Fernando de Noronha, which is the only one permanently inhabited in the archipelago. The majority of options consist of guesthouses and boutique hotels concentrated in the center of Vila dos Remédios, the island's town. However, look a bit farther outside of town and you can find some excellent eco-resorts and beachside accommodations.
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