Praia do Leão, Fernando de Noronha

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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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  • Despite being located in the sea outside the beach is very quiet, with limitations on access to certain locations and many turtle nests. Attorney informed us that this time had 48 turtle nests on this beach.
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  • Shoals of sardines, sharks and albatrosses were our companies that that for me is the most beautiful and pleasant Beach de Noronha. All the animals coexist in peace, greater security, and it is possible to swim a 50 m and see a wide variety of colorful fish.
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  • The beach is beautiful and large sharks. We saw her several shoals of sardines are attacked by sharks. That at one point reached the beach in the sand. Very beautiful. Do not recommend swimming on this beach due to the sharks and the current
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