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.
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.
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).
City Hall: www.praiagrande.sp.gov.br
Tourist Office: (13) 3496-5722
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
Hotel San Raphael - Rua Jaú, 888 - Boqueirão - (55 + 13) 3473-7373 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Ibéricas Praia Hotel - Rua Pernambuco, 177 - Boqueirão - (55 + 13) 3473-1175 - email@example.com
Hotel Miramar - Av. Castelo Branco, 2188 - Guilhermina - (55 + 13) 3491-6989 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Hotel Rota do Sol - Rua Uruguai, 70 - Guilhermina - (55 + 13) 3474-3560 - email@example.com
Hotel Waikiki - Av. Castelo Branco, 4078 - Aviação - (55 + 13) 3481-3828 - firstname.lastname@example.org
Hotel Araguaia - Av. Castelo Branco, 4664 - Aviação - (55 + 13) 3481-3828 - email@example.com
Restaurante e Pizzaria Caiçara - Av. Pres. Castelo Branco, 48 - (55 + 13) 3473-7933
Restaurante Sugoi - Rua Mococa, 95 - (55 + 13) 3302-7367
Restaurante Celimar - Av. Pres. Castelo Branco, 9088 - (55 + 13) 3494-2601
Restaurante Mascote - Av. Presidente Kennedy, 18738 - (55 + 13) 3493-1715
Leitão da Baixada - Rua Armando Lichti Filho, s/n - (55 + 13) 3473-3355
Restaurante Calçadão - Rua Tamoios, 99 - (55 + 13) 3471-3541