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Leao Beach

Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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A little removed from the access road, during rainy season hard to get there, a very rough dirt... read more

Reviewed 3 August 2017
Neudoerfl, Austria
via mobile
A private beach

We arrived at the end of a bumpy dirt road and walked down to the hill to find that we were alone... read more

Reviewed 28 April 2017
Tim L
Sydney, Australia
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“lion” (3 reviews)
Fernando de Noronha, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 August 2017 via mobile

A little removed from the access road, during rainy season hard to get there, a very rough dirt road to take. Most people use the viewing point on top of the hill to admire the panorama, but don't bother to hike the trail to the...More

Thank Andrewjacobpaul
Reviewed 28 April 2017

We arrived at the end of a bumpy dirt road and walked down to the hill to find that we were alone on a beautiful yellow-red sand beach that seemed to go on for days. While it was too rough to swim there and there...More

Thank Tim L
Reviewed 27 March 2017

The beach is entirely deserted and beautiful but signs warn of strong currents. Snorkelling is good.

Thank Travelling C
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

Extremely beautiful being from the start. If you wait for the tide to come down you can even see these natural pools that are incrieble. Worth going

Thank kopec123
Reviewed 1 February 2017

Lion Beach is one of the greatest beaches to see the views and enjoy different types of rocks ( at least 3) at the same place, not crowded it is a place for contemplation.

Thank BLB2013
Reviewed 25 July 2016

The beach is huge and empty, not far from souewest beach access. Turtles lay their eggs here as it is a huge beach. The currents and waves can be strong so be careful, on rough days good swimmers and or life jacket recommended. It is...More

Thank Grantedwards358
Reviewed 1 July 2016

Gorgeous, long beach, near Sancho and the Dois Irmaos (Two Brothers). To the far left, there is a trail that will give you a beautiful view of the Dois Irmaos. Respect nature, and do not swim in the pools.

Thank dfkmcinerney
Reviewed 15 May 2016

The beach is amazing, but the water is very agitated and not appropriate for bath. I recommend to visit the place only and take some pictures.

Thank Jule2008
Reviewed 2 April 2016

We took a taxi here, and then walked back to Sueste Beach afterwards to get a ride back. Probably a 10 minute walk to get down to the beach and another 15 to walk to Sueste. It is a really pretty beach to see though,...More

Thank travel6345
Reviewed 3 March 2016

Very beautiful beach, but not swim friendly. There are lots of swells and it's very dangerous. Wouldn't recommend swimming there. Also, no shadows available.

Thank ksancin
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