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Porchat island

Sao Vicente, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Stunning views

The views of Sao Vicente, Santos and Praia Grande are stunning from this island. Wasn't over... read more

Reviewed 15 March 2017
Newark-on-Trent, United Kingdom
Charming View!!

Porchat Island gives you an opportunity to admire three cities of Sao Paulo State: "Santos", "Sao... read more

Reviewed 14 May 2016
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  • Very good40%
  • Average12%
  • Poor2%
  • Terrible0%
14 Mar 2017
“Stunning views”
14 May 2016
“Charming View!!”
Sao Vicente, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Reviewed 15 March 2017

The views of Sao Vicente, Santos and Praia Grande are stunning from this island. Wasn't over impressed with the Niemeyer Monument but the views from there are quite nice.

Thank Rechinout
Reviewed 14 May 2016

Porchat Island gives you an opportunity to admire three cities of Sao Paulo State: "Santos", "Sao Vicente" and "Praia Grande" from the top! You'll be able to see the whole shore, the ships on the horizon, waves being formed, people like ants and paraglider! What...More

Thank GuilhermeWillian
Reviewed 8 November 2015

It's an okay place to explore with a Native or a guide! Nice views and interesting little Island with a very high and steep top were there are some old apartment buildings! Some night clubs traditionally opened on High Seasons or on Hollydays...nothing special! Actually...More

2  Thank Conosseur_01
Reviewed 15 April 2014

there are some spots that can give you great views from different angles... you can see Sao Vicente, Santos and Praia Grande from there. It's a great exercise to go up there by foot or bicicle, but if you prefer, go by car, it's much...More

1  Thank Leticia A
Reviewed 12 February 2014

At the top of the Ilha Porchat hill there is the "Memorial of the 500th Anniversary" which is a Lookout designed by architect Oscar Niermayer. The lookout points to Brasilia, capital of Brazil also designed by Niermayer. Next to the Lookout you Will find a...More

1  Thank antonpower K
Reviewed 29 May 2013

Very nice place to visit in Sao Vicente. Picturesque views. Its a little bit of trek on foot so maybe a car or cab will save you a hike uphill. Make sure to bring your panoramic camera ;)

1  Thank Joe E
Reviewed 14 August 2012

You get a great view from up the Porchat Island but I advise you to go with a car. The walk is kinda long unless you wanna exercise a little. From up there you can see the Itararé Beach and the São Vicente Bay.

Thank Erik F
Reviewed 17 July 2012

This island is the one that is linked to Sao Vicente by the Ponte Pensil. There are a bunch of bars and restaurants on the island, so it's a good spot for nightlife. Probably the highlight is the large white lookout that was designed by...More

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