Praia do Leão, Fernando de Noronha

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#8 of 21 in Parks in Fernando de Noronha
Frequently listed in “Top 10” lists, this is the wildest of all Fernando de Noronha’s beaches, and the least busy. More often than not, when you visit it will be just you and a lonesome lifeguard at his post. Located on the southeast side of the island, when you look out at the “outside sea” you can’t help but notice the beach’s namesake, a large rock formation resembling a sea lion in repose. Praia do Leão has the highest rate of sea turtle spawning in the area, and while there are heavy regulations in place to protect the animals, it is possible for you to witness the hatchlings make their way over the reddish sands to the ocean. The raw beauty of Praia do Leão makes this awesome event all the more special. Add Praia do Leão to your Fernando de Noronha travel itinerary, and discover new vacation ideas by using our Fernando de Noronha day trip planning website .
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  • Although not being suitable for bathing, the beach of lion has your charm. The view is wonderful and makes up for not being able to bathe. Wonder of nature in Noronha.
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  • Don't go to walk, far away from the way the trail. 30 to 40 minutes we went with Sun and dust. If you want to see a pristine beach that is the target, but there's nothing there beyond the sea and rocks and sand.
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  • Lion Beach sea side out, is gorgeous but dangerous for bathing; due to swell the sea was very choppy. Thanks for stopping by, contemplating the beauty and make beautiful pictures.
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Where to stay in Fernando de Noronha

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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