Fernando de Noronha is one of the best beaches in the world, probably the best. If you love crystal clear waters, sublime marine life and white sandy beaches with few tourists, then Fernando de Noronha could be your heaven.
Things to do - Fernando de Noronha
This little archipelago rests 350km east off the Brazilian coast, and has warm. sapphire waters throughout the year. These bays are home to sharks, dolphins and lots of psychedelic-coloured fish; snorkelling and diving are huge attractions to this quiet little island.
Divers, and those seeking a relaxed and authentic Brazilian experience away from vast numbers of tourists, will love Fernando de Noronha.
Where to stay - Fernando de Noronha
The island of Fernando de Noronha is simple, and although they have comfortable and well positioned lodges, they are not luxurious. This island is all about being away from hordes of tourists and enjoying its tranquillity and unspoilt dive sites. The most luxurious and comfortable option, and our favourite hotel, is Pousada Maravilha.
Our Opinion- Fernando de Noronha
Getting to Fernando de Noronha is a little tricky as flights are infrequent and it is essential to book in advance so that you can obtain permits, as visitor numbers are limited and you pay a daily tax whilst here. Furthermore, advance planning is worthwhile, it as you could consider incorporating beautiful areas on your journey, such as Sueste National Park, and the beaches of Atalaia and Sancho.
Top Tip - Fernando de Noronha
The main attraction of staying on this island is the marine life, and rightfully so - it is sublime. For something a little different, take a short walk around to discover the small cotton and sugar industries that are blossoming here.