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Ponta da Praia Beach

Santos, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Great Place For Just Hanging Around In Santos

During my last visit every afternoon we would head down to Ponta da Praia for an agua de coco and a... read more

Reviewed 23 August 2017
George C
Roswell, Georgia
Do you like ships? That is the place to watch them!

No much sand beach, it's the end of the large sandy beach in Santos. But that is the place where... read more

Reviewed 1 June 2017
Santos, SP
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Santos, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Reviewed 23 August 2017

During my last visit every afternoon we would head down to Ponta da Praia for an agua de coco and a churro and just to see what was going on.

Thank George C
Reviewed 1 June 2017

No much sand beach, it's the end of the large sandy beach in Santos. But that is the place where you can watch the ships passing by, to enter and exit the Santos Port. In the summer time, cruise ships make their way. Sometimes, 4-5...More

Thank 259LucianaV2014
Reviewed 7 April 2017

Personally, I don't see many things to do here, it's the end of the beach and the entrance to the port, a place to fish, and nothing else If you are walking or want to go to the aquarium OK

Thank Billy_louco
Reviewed 15 September 2016 via mobile

If you are a ship spotter or if you like obsrving last ships entering and leaving ports this is your place.

Thank John V
Reviewed 17 August 2016

We were lucky last time when we were in Santos because our friend's apartment is just in front of the beach. The beach is super clean, good facilities, interesting people, whether young or old. More or less, same people hanging out by the beach side...More

Thank Fatenjasmee
Reviewed 24 July 2016

Not much of a beach but it is a pleasant part of town, with some restaurants, the municipal Aquarium and the ships passing by, all nearby. Amazing views at sunset and on the other extreme of the long walk, the ferry to Guaruja, as well...More

Thank sjpo
Reviewed 1 April 2016 via mobile

The nice place to swim and sunbathe.Lots of facilities to do sports:surfing,cycling,swimming..playgrounds and showers along the line of the beach(free))

Reviewed 11 December 2015

So on our day in Sao Paulo we hired a guide who drove us to the coast. A super drive into the countryside and to get to our lunch stop at Guaruja ('Tahiti') we took this ferry...

2  Thank Rick T
Reviewed 16 April 2015

I've been to Caribbean, Greek Islands, California, Hawaii, Côte D'Azur, Italian Riviera, and so on. Then, I found out that the most beautiful attraction in a shoreline was at Ponta da Praia Beach, just a few miles away from home. Watching the sunset there while...More

1  Thank Oriovaldo Anton... T
Reviewed 7 January 2015

Quiet, safe and a fantastic view of all the Santos beaches. Specially near MacDonalds You can find more free space in the sands. But aware of your safety: DO NOT use jewerly, expensive sunglasses, and Don't show off too much your cell phone or digital...More

1  Thank bertolanipalici
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