Praia do Cacimba do Padre, Fernando de Noronha

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Behold the magnificent Dois Irmãos, two striking “brother” islands of rock protruding from the ocean. Should they look familiar to you it is because they grace the front of many a Fernando de Noronha postcard, but these images pale in comparison to seeing them for real. Enjoy a delicious portion of fish in banana leaves--cooked and sold on the beach--while you marvel at the sight. Praia do Cacimba do Padre is also a surfer’s paradise, with waves considered some of the best in the country, and home to an annual surfing competition. The beach is a known spawning ground of sea turtles, too, so you must follow strict guidelines to not to disturb any nests. You might even get the opportunity to watch eggs hatch. To visit Praia do Cacimba do Padre and other attractions in Fernando de Noronha, use our Fernando de Noronha vacation trip planner.
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TripAdvisor
  • The best surfing beach of the island. Bad access and no mobile signal. Is not good for bathers. Still lovely and at low tide you can cross over to the Bay of pigs. Obligatory stop!
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  • The beach is amazing. It has strong waves good for surfers. Has places to buy drinks.
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  • Beautiful beach, like all in Noronha, breathtaking! I recommend the little trail between the stones, with appropriate shoes to other landscapes and bathing in swimming pools.
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Google
  • Ótimo local para fotos e tomar banho de mar, entretanto as ondas são um pouco grandes.