A tawny sandbar beach emerges on the far bank of the Rio Branco, opposite Boa Vista, during low water, roughly December to April. Known as Praia Grande, it is indeed big and beachy, and makes for a pleasant afternoo…
Porto do Babazinho offers ferry service for R$4 round-trip, and can provide food and drinks.
The soaring concave facade and gleaming white paint make this modern church hard to miss, especially located facing Boa Vista's main plaza.
This squat yellow church is one of the oldest structures in Boa Vista, beginning as a modest oratory in 1725, and renovated and expanded in 1917.