About Santos


Let's have a look around into background of Santos

Let’s have a look around into the background of Santos.

  • Region: Sao Paulo
  • Country: Brazil
  • Latitude: -23.95
  • Longitude: -46.3333333
  • Time zone: America/Sao_Paulo
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -2 hours

Weather in Santos

  • Climate: Tropical rainforest climate
  • Best Time to Visit: September to March

Location

Santos is a municipality in the Brazilian state of São Paulo. It was founded by the Portuguese nobleman Brás Cubas in 1546. It is partially located on the island of São Vicente, which has both the city of Santos and the city of São Vicente, and partially located on the mainland. It is the primary city in the metropolitan region of Baixada Santista. 

Distance from Santos center to Airport

  • Congonhas-São Paulo Airport
  • Driving Distance: 43 miles / 69 km
  • Driving Time: 58 minutes
  • Languages: Portuguese followed by Spanish

Modes of transport

  • Airport: Congonhas-São Paulo Airport
  • Rail: Luz and Julio Prestes in the Luz/Campos Eliseos region
  • Road: Bus – Bus station Santos

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 10% service fee added to the Bill, no tips given separately

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: R$5 to R$10
  • Housekeeper: R$5 to R$10
  • Concierge: R$5 to R$10

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: R$2 to R$5

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Sao Vicente
  • Guaruja
  • Praia Grande

Emergency Contact Numbers in Santos city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 193/ 190/ 192
  • Airport: Congonhas-São Paulo Airport [ +55 11 5090-9000 ]
  • Hospital: Hospital Ana Costa [ +55 13 3228-9000 ]

Events

Let’s step into the extensive list of To Do’s in Santos.

  • São Paulo Fashion Week
  • Gay Pride
  • São Vito Festival (San Vito)

Tourist Attractions

  • Bolsa Oficial de Café
  • Museu Pelé
  • Fishing Museum

Theatre & Concerts

  • Spectateur Comércio Gerenciamento
  • Espaço Unibanco
  • Sala São Paulo

Visit Top Restaurants in Santos

  • Restaurante Olímpia - Meio século de tradição e qualidade
  • ELO Gastronomia
  • Alkabir Culinária Libanesa

Top Shopping Centers in Santos

  • Praiamar Shopping
  • Center Shopping Gonzaga
  • Vivara Miramar Shopping Center Gonzaga

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Museu Pelé
  • Engenho d' Arte - Galeria de Arte
  • Jardim Botânico de Santos

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Mini-platter of hummus - Alkabir Culinária Libanesa
  • Steak tartare - ELO Gastronomia
  • Grilled fillet of hake - J Garcia

Sports Club

  • Brazil Futebol Clube - Football
  • Santos Futebol Clube - Soccer
  • Ics Iate Club de Santos - Yacht club

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: 7.00 R$ / 0.33 liter
  • Taxi: 6.00 R$ (base price)
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): 3,150.00 R$
  • Cheap meal: 24.00 R$
  • Gasoline: 3.82 R$ / liter
  • 3 course meal: 100.00 R$
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