Fernando de Noronha

Fernando de Noronha


Fernando de Noronha is a 21-island archipelago, located 219 miles off Brazil’s Atlantic coast—arguably the most beautiful island chain in all of South America.

Fernando de Noronha serves as an excellent dive location.

This picturesque archipelago is protected as both a national marine park and UNESCO World Heritage Site.

Fernando de Noronha Praia Faz Sancho Brazil

Scuba Diving Fernando de Noronha


Water temperatures average 80° and visibility in the Fernando de Noronha archipelago reaches 165 feet.

Hundreds of fish species, two species of sea turtle, spinner dolphins and sharks can all be observed among shipwrecks and coral reefs.

Fernando de Noronha is also known for its surf—between December and March, swell heights can reach 15 feet.

Fernando de Noronha dolphins

The Fernando de Noronha Islands are tiny; the largest encompassing an area of just eleven-square miles.


Hiking, Biking, and Dune Buggies


Dune buggies and bicycles are the preferred methods for reaching the numerous beaches and coves found here.

Visitors can also hike to abandoned forts—relics of Portuguese, French and Dutch occupation—that ring the main island.

The archipelago’s climate is tropical, with temperatures ranging from 70° to 85° year-round.

Fernando de Noronha vacation
Fernando de Noronha vacation

Rainfall in Fernando de Noronha is typically concentrated between January and August.


Green Sea Turtle Watching


From December to May, Green sea turtles can be observed on the islands, hatching and quickly scrambling for the surf.

Accommodations on Fernando de Noronha range from simple bed-and-breakfasts to small, but luxurious pousadas.

Reservations should be made well in advance, especially during the December through March peak season.

Fernando de Noronha Fort

No more than 420 visitors are allowed on the Fernando de Noronha archipelago at any given time.


Getting to Fernando de Noronha


This is paradise on an intimate, exclusive scale.
Fernando de Noronha can be reached via regular flights from Recife and Natal.
Less frequent flights are also available from Fortaleza.

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