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Baia do Sancho

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Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed February 26, 2015

To get there, you first need to get to Fernando de Noronha, schedule your trip and get the pass to access the island. Then on the island, after a short buggy ride, you will get close to the cliff's top and will spent one hour...More

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Most Helpful Critical Review
Reviewed February 22, 2015

First thing first - the title of the best beach of the world is not correct. This may be the worst and least accessible beach in the world but I doubt very strongly that this is the most beautiful one. If you come from anywhere...More

45  Thank Jana A
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All reviews beautiful beach best beach in the world the cliff difficult access climb down stone steps turquoise water fish amazing place no doubt couple of hours pure nature take pictures island tour rock formations sea life ladder
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Good beach but nothing to rave about. Exciting access to the beach by vertical ladder in rock chasm. The onlt plus side is that it does not get too busy because the verical ladder puts people off. The minus side is only one person can...More

Thank GilP P
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Sancho beach is the most beautiful beach i’ve seen ! Be aware in order to get to the water you need go down in a very narrow stairs ( about 84 steps ) . Going down wasn’t that hard but going back up was difficult....More

Thank Msbixana
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

If you want to visit this incredible beautiful beach and do not want to spend a fortune for those absolutely over charged trips on Fernando de Noronha, simply go by bys (with a 20 min walk til the entrance) or take a bike or car....More

Thank MariaHolger
Reviewed 5 weeks ago via mobile

One of the nicest beach of Fernando de Noronha. Good to sunbathing. Nice to swim as well. Different sea colors.

Thank FABIO457
Reviewed October 2, 2018

Difficult access to reach the beach because you have to climb down a steep ladder. Much easier to book a boat trip.

1  Thank 1111Christina
Reviewed September 1, 2018 via mobile

This beach is really amazing. Protected by the curvy cliffs the beach has a golden sand and turquoise water. It is quite good for swimming but not for snorkeling. The access to this beach is through PIC Golfinho- Sancho and then there are iron ladders...More

Thank Mikiduta
Reviewed August 24, 2018 via mobile

Amazing place. Reach it is not easy but is incredible ! You need to be equipped if you want to spend there time.

2  Thank Martignocca
Reviewed August 23, 2018 via mobile

To achieve it you play Indiana Jones stepping down a stairs in a cave. Pure nature only a few visitors because no restaurant and this is unique. Very nice snorkeling place.

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Reviewed July 29, 2018 via mobile

as you have to climb down a ladder to tjr beach, this beach is always nearly empty - at peak times you will still rarely see more than a hundred people there - if you go early (opens at 8am), you'll have it to yourself!...More

1  Thank Frettli
Reviewed July 26, 2018 via mobile

Wonderful As almost all beachs at Fernando Noronha. Take the opportunity and go to see the deck where 2 brothers ( Morro dos Dois Irmãos ) can be seen And enjoyyyyy

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Jordan S
October 29, 2017|
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Response from Andrea R | Reviewed this property |
You have to fly to recife and takw a flight to fernando de noronha
May 19, 2017|
Response from Travelling C | Reviewed this property |
Hi, I guess you will have to count somewhere between 400-500Euros. Sounds like a lot but Brazil is a huge country. In fact, the flight takes around 4 hr 30 min including a stop in Recife. Check the websites from Brazilians... More