Praia Grande is located in the State of São Paulo, about 72 km from the capital. Is one of the most wanted destinations on the São Paulo coast and has several leisure options, such as beaches, parks, historical tours, craft fairs, bars and restaurants.
Sunny days can be enjoyed in one of the local beaches. Canto do Forte is one of the most frequented beaches and has good tourist infrastructure with hotels, summer houses, in addition to good restaurants, bars and kiosks. Those who like sports can take advantage of the bike lane for a ride or exercise at the gym installed in the local. If your option is to relax, take a delicious bath in the clear and calm waters of the sea.
Guilhermina Beach also has good structure with hotels, inns and commerce nearby. Apart from kiosks, there are also beach vendors that offer tables and products to tourists. The shore has palms and a promenade ideal for walking or running. If you like crafts, you can do a little shopping in Praça Portugal, close to the beach.
Balneário Flórida has a beautiful shore, bike lanes and forested sidewalks. The place is well lit, ideal for a night walk. The sea has strong waves and dark, but clean, waters.
If you enjoy historical tours, go to the Itaipu Fortress. There, you can learn a little about the history of the region. The building occupies a privileged area, from where you can have a panoramic view of the Santos Bay.
Also be sure to meet Palácio das Artes, which is an important cultural complex in the region. The local houses a permanent exhibition of sculptures, hall of events, shops and cafeteria. Its reception attracts attention due to a giant chandelier, which has 12 thousand of crystal stones and 120 lamps.
The nearest international airport is in São Paulo, which receives direct international flights from 54 cities abroad.
If you are already in Brazil, the arrival can also be by the Congonhas airport.
If you are leaving some South American country or another city of Brazil, you can catch a bus to the Tietê Bus Terminal, which covers 67 coach companies of 21 states and five countries (Argentina, Chile, Paraguay, Peru, and Uruguay).
Personal or rental vehicles
You can rent a car at the Guarulhos airport and go to Praia Grande. Refer to the route.
The DDD (area code) for Praia Grande is 13.
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