Beach City

Praia Grande

Esportes Pesca Sol e Praia Negócios e Eventos Religioso Saúde Social Cultural

Urbanized beach promenade, fun and leisure

Praia Grande is one of the most popular beach destinations in the Santos’ area, with one of the longest beaches in Brazil. Over 23 km of continuous sand, with urbanized promenades, bicycle paths, public lighting and security cameras.  

The town offers an intense cultural agenda, with theater plays, art exhibitions and the town museum, located in Palácio das Artes cultural center. 

The Paz square is home to statues of people who fought for peace in Brazil and across the world. Another good option is to go to the Itaipu Fortress, which was built in 1902. Most tourist attractions can be visited on a double deck bus. 

Main attractions

Paz Square, Itaipu Fortress, Nossa Senhora da Guia Chapel, Handicraft Fairs, Palácio das Artes Culture Center, Ézio d’Lácqua Playground, Seaside Promenade with Bike Path (22.5 km long), Fish Market, Neptune Statue.

Main events

New Year’s Eve Fireworks, Summer Station (December/January), Family Carnival (February/March), Praia Grande’s Arraial and Saint Peter’s Day (June), Mullet Festival (July), Praia Games (August), Iemanjá Festival (December). 

Services

City Hall: www.praiagrande.sp.gov.br

Tourist Office: (13) 3496-5722

Getting there

Praia Grande is 70 km from São Paulo.

Car: Anchieta-Imigrantes System, via São Vicente.

Bus:  Expresso Brasileiro - www.expressobrasileiro.com - Phone: 0800-7725939

Buses depart from Terminal Rodoviário Jabaquara (São Paulo - SP).

Hotels and Restaurants 

Accommodation

Hotel San Raphael Rua Jaú, 888 - Boqueirão - (55 + 13) 3473-7373 - contato@hotelsanraphael.com.br

Ibéricas Praia Hotel Rua Pernambuco, 177 - Boqueirão - (55 + 13) 3473-1175 - ibericas@pgnet.com.br

Hotel Miramar Av. Castelo Branco, 2188 - Guilhermina - (55 + 13) 3491-6989 - hotelmiramar@superig.com.br

Hotel Rota do Sol Rua Uruguai, 70 - Guilhermina - (55 + 13) 3474-3560 - hotelrotadosol@terra.com.br

Hotel Waikiki Av. Castelo Branco, 4078 - Aviação - (55 + 13) 3481-3828 - waikiki4078@gmail.com

Hotel Araguaia Av. Castelo Branco, 4664 - Aviação - (55 + 13) 3481-3828 - araguaiahotel.praiagrande@gmail.com

Dining

Restaurante e Pizzaria CaiçaraAv. Pres. Castelo Branco, 48 - (55 + 13) 3473-7933

Restaurante Sugoi Rua Mococa, 95 - (55 + 13) 3302-7367

Restaurante CelimarAv. Pres. Castelo Branco, 9088 - (55 + 13) 3494-2601

Restaurante MascoteAv. Presidente Kennedy, 18738 - (55 + 13) 3493-1715

Leitão da BaixadaRua Armando Lichti Filho, s/n - (55 + 13) 3473-3355

Restaurante CalçadãoRua Tamoios, 99 - (55 + 13) 3471-3541

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