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Sao Goncalo Beach, Paraty
(3.9/5 based on 420+ reviews on the web)
You always get an attractive landscape when a river meets the sea, and this beach is no exception, with Rio Gonçalo emerging from the dense vegetation and cutting through the sand as it makes its way to the ocean. To access the beach, you have to walk, swim, or take a kayak across this channel, depending on the tide. Once on Sao Goncalo Beach, you will find white sand, clear waters, palm trees, native foliage, and few people. The length of the beach makes for a nice stroll, where you can admire its untouched beauty. From the beach, take a boat tour to one of the three islands protecting the coastline from the ocean beyond. The most popular, Ilha do Pelado Grande, has four pristine beaches, clear waters to snorkel in, a shallow mineral water source, and two bars to keep you entertained. Plan to visit Sao Goncalo Beach during your Paraty vacation using our convenient Paraty tourist route planner.
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  • The beach is very beautiful, but you have to pay for parking. I didn't think it was appropriate to be with children, because although it is shallow, the beach is steep.
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  • We went to the beach of São Gonçalo which in itself is very pretty, and we made the crossing to the island of naked. All you pay, to leave the car there (10.00) and the crossing charged 20.00.
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  • It's a tour that sets it apart from the others, because it is about thirty kilometers from the Centre of Paraty going sense of RJ on the right side of the access is restricted, the cars are in a parking lot on the side of the road. There is a bar/restaurant, Stand Up and rental kayaks, but it's good to take his food and drink, remembering to pick up your mess.
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