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. 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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  • For me is the most beautiful! The color of the sea is gorgeous and she's quite deserted. Without structure, you have to take it all! Beach umbrellas, water, snack. I advise you to use shirt with UV protection. So you protects the skin and environmentally the ecosystem of the island.
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  • A dream of a place, is not suitable for more bath is one of the most perfect landscapes I've ever seen, is worth knowing.
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  • Beautiful beach. I'm sure the pictures do not represent all the real colors of that sea, incredible.
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