The beaches north of Morro de São Paulo (path Gamboa), are among the most tranquil beaches of the Village. Are coves, each more beautiful than the other, with warm clear waters, fringed by native forest. Much frequented by residents of the island, only became known by tourists in recent years, who discovered and marveled at this "particular" treasure.
Praia do Forte
When the tide is low, behold, the Praia do forte, a secluded nook on the island, which is ideal for those looking to relax and sunbathe in tranquility arises. Much frequented in the evening when you can enjoy the sunset from the top of its walls, and with luck, see distinguished visitors: dolphins during the winter.
Praia do Porto Cima
The beach of Porto de Cima is a beach for those who like shallow, quiet but not like to be isolated, despite being a little busy. Only is also possible to enjoy these beaches at low tide. It is the largest bay on the north side of Morro de São Paulo.
Small cove on the north side of Morro de São Paulo, frequented by who enjoys tranquility and deeper waters and transparent. Here you can dive with snooker in coral reefs located on the right side of the bridge, swim or just get the feeling ripples in the skin while hitting beats a good chat with friends.
Single point where you can enjoy the turtles, who now and then put her head out of the water, is a quiet and charming beach. With white sands and calm waters, you can pass the time between taking too much sun, swim or practice water sports such as sailing, skiing, windsurfing or rowing. Here is located the Sailing Club Morro de São Paulo, which belongs to the Hotel Pousada Nature.
Boundary between the village of Morro de São Paulo and Gamboa is the only beach in the village of Gamboa. Like all beaches on the north side of the island is a quiet beach, white sand and calm waters. Ideal for swimming and for walks with the kids without having to worry. Well worth a visit to the fishing village of Gamboa, which is just down the length of the beach.
The First Beach is the only beach of Morro de São Paulo with waves. They form beyond the reef and coral has the background, so it is the meeting point for the local surfers and visitors, seeking perfect waves, particularly in winter.
A half-moon shape at First Beach, whose original name is "Prainha Village", is a small cove 500 meters long, with green and deep waters, lined with vacation homes and B & Bs. It is a well frequented by families with children beach since, at low tide, the beach becomes a natural pool, with a very calm sea.
Lovely, Second Beach is a cove 800 meters long, calm, warm and crystalline waters, and also an island in one of its ends, the Island of Longing, which gives it a charm more.
Besides the natural beauty is the SegundaPraia Ideal for those who want to see and be seen. It is the most popular beach of Morro de São Paulo. You can play sports like foot volleyball, volleyball, swimming or playing racquetball. There are also several beach bars and restaurants with varied cuisine and music, where you can spend the day enjoying the sun, chatting and making friends.
And believe me, the day may end, but the second beach, the hustle continues. Several restaurants with live music, luau parties, and on certain days of the week, garatem animation.
The Third Beach is a beautiful beach as the others and invites you to nautical sports. She has a tiny island called Ilha do Caitá so you can get swimming, kayaking or playing the stand up paddle (SUP) found at the site. Besides the diving, marine life to enjoy resting on their ends.
It is the longest beaches of Morro de São Paulo, with calm seas and clear waters. At low tide, between the reefs, forming natural pools is perfect for diving or simply swimming snoker among countless fish's there.
For anyone who is not hiking lover's bike hire, horse riding and charetes services so you can traverse the entire length of the beach. It's worth taking a day to enjoy its tranquility and peace, reading a good book or gilding the sun.
Last beach on the south side of the village, Praia do Encanto (also chamanda 5th Beach) is the most quiet beach of Morro de São Paulo. The water is warm and shallow and is surrounded by large mangrove. It's a nice walk down there. It's worth the ride to enjoy nature.