The main island in the archipelago of the same name, Fernando de Noronha lies off Brazil's north-east coast. Its pristine natural environment has given it UNESCO World Natural Heritage status. In Dolphins Bay, spinner dolphins cavort in pristine waters against a backdrop of luxuriant green hills. You might also see whale sharks and hawksbill turtles. Just next to the port of Santo Antonio, youﾒll see petrels and albatrosses cruising over deserted beaches. For an insight into the islandﾒs culture, visit Vila dos Remédios, a seaside village featuring many historic buildings.