Even the Brazilians are surprised to see that their islands paradise is more beautiful than Hawaii and Tahiti . Yes, Fernando de Noronha included on the list of Best Beaches In The World is an archipelago of 21 islands, located about 360 km away from the continent. It has an amazing blue water, beautiful rock formations and native species of birds and flowers. By a happy combination, it is much less visited and more exotic than other well known paradise places.
Fernando de Noronha , one of the Best Beaches In The World is situated four degrees south of the equator and can be reached by plane or by boat from the Recife or Natal. The climate of FERNANDO DE NORONHA is
tropical and warm all year: the average temperature is 28 º C. It has two distinct seasons: a dry season (September to March) and a rainy season (April to August).
Included in UNESCO World Heritage Site in 2002, for its diversity of marine species, the archipelagos is probably the only destination in Brazil which impose limits to visitors for keeping the wildness of this place.
The Sun and the perfect waves from Fernando de Noronha seems to be a great temptation for surfing and diving. The water is so hot, that you can fall to 40 meters without a neoprene suit. Afternoons are very good for hiking on mountains, from where you can admire the sea and the sunset.
The main island, Fernando de Noronha, is considered the most beautiful of the South Atlantic and is full of natural viewpoints that make possible to see her incredible beauty. This place is the only inhabited island of the archipelago and has 16 very whitesandy beaches, warm waters and banks, colorful fish and dolphins.
The magnificent landscape is complete with natural pools, sea turtles, sponges and algae. This is why the archipelago (especially theislands of Fernando de Noronha, Atol das Rocas and Abrolhos) is a paradise for those who love diving . Its clear waters have a visibility of 50 meters, where you can see 15 of the 18 known species of corals in the world or see the diversity of marine life including sharks, dolphins, sea turtles and colorful fish.
The National Marine Park of Fernando de Noronha, which was named Environmental Protection Area (APA) since 1988, covers 8 square kilometers of the island and it is a perfect example that tourism can be done with strict rules of preservation. Visit is restricted to a certain number of tourists per day, which must pay a daily rate Environmental Conservation to stay in the park.