Fernando de Noronha, Brazil
Ranked #5 in Best Places to Visit in Brazil
Fernando de Noronha is one of the few undiscovered beach destinations in Brazil. It is made up of 21 islands of volcanic origin surrounded by blue waters of the Atlantic Ocean with visibility up to 50 metres. The water is warm most of the year except around winter when the cold currents begins. With a population of just 3000 people in the main island, its no surprise why Fernando de Noronha remains undiscovered by mainstream tourists.
Fernando de Noronha Travel
Fernando de Noronha is not anywhere near the big cities in Brazil. The two cities that provide commute are – by plane or cruise from Recife (3rd largest metropolis in Brazil) or by plane from Natal. Once you are on the island hiring a bike is the best mode of transportation.
Fernando de Noronha Activities
Tourist come to Fernando de Noronha for a getaway vacation. So the most popular activity is to just walk by the beach, indulge in the natural beauty of water, mountains and forest. Given the clear waters Brazil tourism department is promoting the islands as a diving destination. You may go snorkelling or fishing as well.
Exploring the island is another recommended activity. You will be surprised to see the many gorgeous spots one may find along walking trails.