Praia do Leão, Fernando de Noronha

4.5
#7 of 27 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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  • Actually my assessment is about the lookout because we had no more time to go to the beach. The view is very beautiful and the neball was with few bathers, windy enough at that time,,,
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  • What a wonderful view!!! It has a nice gazebo to admire the beach, which rocks have lion shape lying down. INDESCRIBABLE BLUE the SEA!!!
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  • If you seek peace this beach has it all... Peace of spirit and elevation to the spiritual are auges of this natural beauty.
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  • A place like all Noronha, amazing, full of surprises, on this beach I spotted a shark of 1, 5m but they do not attack, but of course it is not good to stay close, a beautiful view, which possesses a restriction points by having the sea a little strong and can pull people inside Him. Beautiful to visit and meet, but has other beaches better for bathing
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  • Beautiful beach of the sea outside in Fernando de Noronha. Warm water beach at low tide. Very nice!!!
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  • I'll be back soon for sure
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  • Beautiful, but dangerous, not for baths, facing the ocean with many currents
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  • Beautiful beach but is not recommended for bathing due to the sea very choppy.
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