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Sono Beach, Paraty
(4.7/5 based on 900+ reviews on the web)
Flanked by a lush wall of rainforest and with golden sands that stretch as far as your eye can see, Sono Beach is a deserted paradise well removed from the bustle of Rio. You can reach it by boat or take a 50-minute trek from Vila do Oratório, encountering monkeys and toucans along the way. Emerging from the forest on to the beach, you will be blown away by its sublime beauty. The beach remains unspoiled with very little infrastructure, despite a small fishing community who have made it their home, but you will find a few kiosks whose owners will tell you stories of the island from times gone by. Casa da Empada, in particular, serves great sandwiches and cold beer, which you can enjoy under the shade of an almond tree while looking out over the translucent green-blue ocean. From the small church in the middle of the beach, you can take a 20-minute trail leading to natural pools and waterfalls, perfect for some scenic swimming. Put Sono Beach into our Paraty itinerary planner to see other points of interest to visit during your vacation in Paraty.
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  • Very beautiful beach but plan your trip. can be for 3.2 km walk on the Hill, or by speedboat for 25 reais, leaving the condo Laranjeiras. We went on foot and back by speedboat. Although linda vista, I found the beach dirty. I thought the caiçaras could take better care of the place. Hers can be accessed other beaches less than 2 km. seem excellent choice for camping.
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  • The beach is an amazing landscape, surrounded by mountains completely recovered with native and wonderful Mata Atlantica forest. 
  • love this beach, for me one of the best places, old beach trail, antiguinhos and ponta negra
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  • Beautiful beach, amazing views when swimming in the water. Took us about 50min to walk there, it's definitely worth the effort. Even on a Sunday it wasn't crowded.
  • The definition of paradise
  • Da sono mesmo! Top... super recomendo.
  • Lugar simplesmente Divino!
  • Beautiful can be reached by boat from the condominium das Larangeira has service free Combi and then boat pays real 30 / in season
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