Fernando de Noronha Archipelago

The Fernando de Noronha Archipelago is quite photogenic in its geographical accidents, marine fauna, beaches, history and the diversity of colours of the waters and on land or at sea, the scenes captured on the islets are postcard-worthy.

Geography of the Fernando de Noronha Archipelago

The archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, known as an ecological sanctuary, is located 500 km off the coast of Recife and consists of 21 islands and islets, including Fernando de Noronha (with 15 km²), Rata, Lucena, Meio, Rasa, S. José, Cuscus and Cabeluda, which are home to various animal and plant species, some of which are in the process of extinction.

It is also formed by volcanic rocks, rugged on the coasts, as well as smaller rocks, occupying a total area of 26 km², with a mild climate and fertile soil.

The archipelago is very close to Rio Grande do Norte, being the closest place there, there is an island that you can not miss: Noronha – with 3.5 thousand inhabitants and an extensive environmental protection area.

There are 21 islands in the archipelago of Fernando de Noronha, but only this one can be visited by tourists.

There are also several beaches and bays, which makes this place one of the most beautiful tourist routes in Brazil.

You can get to Noronha by plane – with a direct flight from Natal – or cruise ship.

Tourism in Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha is one of the best places to dive, due to having one of the most beautiful marine parks.

There are several spots for diving, for more or less experienced people in this practice.

You can also do boat trips and hiking trails with little or high level of physical effort.

Don’t forget to take your camera.

Cinematographic views, beaches with crystal clear water, diving with turtles, rays and even sharks.

In Fernando de Noronha you will be hooked not only by the exuberant beauty of the place, but also by the high level of its gastronomy, with emphasis on seafood dishes.

The place also offers several accommodation options.

To enter the island you will need to pay an environmental preservation fee as a permanence fee.

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