Ponta do Santo Cristo Beach, Sao Miguel do Gostoso

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Wind surfers will enjoy Ponta do Santo Cristo Beach, since its strong and constant wind is perfect for windsurfing and kite surfing, as will collectors, since sea treasures such as shells are found along the beach. You can also sit coconut water and juice from the beach bar and enjoy the sunsets this beach is famous for. There is a legend about the beach’s name: the legend says that in 1501, after a colonial expedition arrived and placed its mark at Marco beach, they group sailed to a protruding point where they noticed a group of indigenous people waving. The explorers decided to approach this group since they appeared civilized. However, they were taken by surprise when the indigenous group captured, killed and ate their priest in full view of the other members for the expedition who were, by then, trying to escape. Sometime later, the crucifix of the priest was found giving the name to the place – Ponta do Santo Cristo. With our online itinerary creator, Sao Miguel do Gostoso attractions like Ponta do Santo Cristo Beach can be center stage of your vacation plans, and you can find out about other attractions like it, unlike it, near it, and miles away.
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  • Beach with plenty of room and great to play with and family, beautiful view of a beautiful sunset.
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  • Beautiful beach, but then get too windy beach is complicated, to play sports eh pretty cool and has quite pleasant seaside environments
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  • Great beach. Good for walking. Good for sports which require wind. Have schools of Surf and Or Kit (not sure if that's how it writes). Problems: strip of sand some 200 metres to the water and don't have tents on the beach. Empty.
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