Destination Beaches: Baia Du Sancho, Brazil

Fernando de Noronha

Sancho Bay, which is locally known as, Baía du Sancho is one of best beaches on the planet with crystal clear blue waters in different shades. Considered to be the most beautiful beach in Brazil, Baia du Sancho is located east of Dolphin bay and west of Hills Brothers, in Fernando de Noronha, state of Pernambuco, in Brazil. It was voted as the best beach on the planet by Trip Advisor, for the 2nd year in a row. It is also described as one the top diving spots on the face of the earth, and divers from all over the world visit the the beach with the hope of encountering sea creatures like clown fish, whales, green turtles, and reef sharks. Visitors, travelers or tourists can also enjoy a wide variety of marine fauna and flora found in Sancho bay.

Baia du Sancho is breathtakingly beautiful with perfect blue waters, serene environment, and perfect white sands. It is surrounded by magnificent cliffs which are draped in the lush green vegetation. Its’ crystal clear waters tend to shift in tonality from emerald green to sparkling blue, while its’ coral reefs makes it a great spot for snorkeling. It is also a perfect destination for a romantic getaway given its’ rugged landscape including towering rock sculptures, forested mountains, rushing waterfalls, and spectacular hills which protrude from the island’s’ interior.

Best Time Of The Year To Visit Baia du Sancho Beach

Most travelers or tourists choose to visit Baia du Sancho between the months of December to February. That being so, for the most thrilling experience, you can consider visit Baia du Sancho between the months of February and June; this period is usually rainy, but you will be in for a very pleasant surprise. Baia du Sancho usually comes alive between the months of February and June with two of the most beautiful waterfalls cascading all the way down from the high cliffs into the ocean. This phenomenon is as a result of the rainwater, and is absolutely incredible to watch. These months are also the best time of the year for the egg laying turtles, and the beach is normally closed from late afternoon to the following day, so it is best to get on the beach early.

Note: Since only a limited number of visitors or tourists are allowed on the island at a go (so as to maintain its’ natural integrity), it is important you book in advance.