This five day Brazil tour offers a range of activities designed to highlight the best of the archipelago. This Brazil trip can be customized to your interests and preferences with activities ranging from hiking, surfing, snorkeling, scuba diving, and wildlife viewing. Fernando de Noronha is a great escape during your Brazil holiday.
Day 1 : Arrive Fernando de Noronha Day 2 : Bahia dos Golfinhos Walking Tour Days 3-4 : Fernando de Noronha Free Days Day 5 : Depart Fernando de Noronha
Hike to Baia dos Golfinhos where dolphins often number in the hundreds
Spend your days at the beach snorkeling, swimming and laying in the sun
Attend a class to learn about conservation of Brazil's marine species
Fly from Recife or Natal to Fernando de Noronha (one hour flight), meet up with your guide, and transfer to your hotel on this beautiful archipelago paradise. Fernando de Noronha is a highly protected, exclusive destination made up of 21 islands, only one of which is inhabited. Officially a Marine National Park, the archipelago is home to some of the most stunning beaches and inspiring landscapes in the world. Settle into your hotel just outside of Noronha's unofficial capital city, Vila dos Rememdios. Enjoy dinner and a relaxing evening on the main island.
After breakfast on your first morning in Fernando de Noronha, get acquainted with your surroundings by taking a morning hike to the clifftop lookout above Baia dos Golfinhos. Playful dolphins visit this bay, sometimes numbering in the hundreds, particularly in the early mornings. Continue the hike to Baia dos Porcos (named after the Cuban Bay of Pigs) and then Baia do Sancho, considered the most beautiful beaches in Brazil, where you will have the chance to swim and snorkel. Return to Vila dos Remedios via the coastal trail and visit beaches such as Cacimba do Padre, Bode, Americano and Boldro. Total excusion duration is 3 hours, and the hiking distances can be adjusted based on preferences.
For the remainder of your stay, fill your days with the island adventure of your choice. Activities abound on Fernando de Noronha during your Brazil:
- Fernando de Noronha Scuba diving: Touted as one of the best diving destinations worldwide, Noronha's crystal clear waters beg to be explored! Dives are catered to the travelers' ability levels and degree of experience.
-Beach days: Fernando de Noronha is home to Brazil's most beautiful beaches: Stroll the length of these pristine white sand expanses, splash and play in the warm Atlantic surf, and relax your cares away under the Brazilian sun. You can also try your hand at surfing in the idyllic waves of Baia do Sancho.
-Main island tour: Meander through the trails and walkways of the island, either on foot or in a dune buggy, learning about the historical significance of Noronha and enjoying its exotic vegetation
-Tamar Project: Attend an class put on by Brazil's environmental organization, the Tamar Project. The Project focuses on conservation and protection of Brazil's endangered marine life, especially its sea turtle population.
In the evenings dine at your hotel or local restaurants, unwind from the days' activities, and enjoy the marvelous sunsets over the islands.
Day 5 Depart Fernando de Noronha
After breakfast, transfer back to the airport for your departing flight.
Beyond expectations! Then again we weren't sure what to expect. Lovely stay at the lodge, met other like-minded travelers (many had their trips planned by Adventure Life) and the owner was a gracious hostess. It felt like you were one happy family, visiting with a favorite aunt.
When to Go
Good to ideal period to travel, and many people choose to visit at this time.
Chance for unpredictable weather but with fewer visitors.