Praia do Leão, Fernando de Noronha

Categories: Beaches, Nature & Parks, Outdoor Activities
Inspirock Rating:
4.7/5 based on 1,100+ reviews on the web
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. Take a look at our Fernando de Noronha trip itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Praia do Leão and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • Lion Beach is on the outside. Wild wild landscape and that depending on the day you get amazing color. Has the trail Southeast to the lion. Just went for taking photos because the sea was choppy.
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  • Lion Beach is beautiful, has a gazebo to a lovely view. The water is crystal clear and has some waves.
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  • The lion's Beach has a unique wilderness. However, does not have a very quiet beach for bathing. Has no tent of support which makes the almost deserted Beach and an ideal place to simply contemplating nature.
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  • Beautiful beach to rest but not to swim. A lot of big waves.
  • Ótima praia. Visual paradisíaco e é menos visitada que as demais. Então tem aquele ar de deserta. Muito boa.
  • A água é fria e agitada, mas é um local excelente para fotos.
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