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Beautiful but crowded

I thought this beach was beatiful but i had expectations that it would be more deserted. There are... read more

Reviewed 21 December 2017
Sao Paulo, SP
Beautiful beach

Calm water, great to relax. Try to spend the day there and have lunch in one of the bars by the... read more

Reviewed 23 November 2017
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Al-101, Roteiro, State of Alagoas 57257-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 21 December 2017

I thought this beach was beatiful but i had expectations that it would be more deserted. There are lots of restaurants with tables on the sand. For children, its best to swim at the lagoon instead of the ocean...

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank julamparelli
Reviewed 23 November 2017 via mobile

Calm water, great to relax. Try to spend the day there and have lunch in one of the bars by the beach. The fish was very tasty

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank BernardoLarreta
Reviewed 31 October 2017

First off...the beach is stunning! ....away from the crowds. Entrance down the dirt road looks promising and secluded until you pass the entry gate. Then loads of big buses, a packed parking lot and people everywhere. At least 50 dune buggies, beach cars, boats, kiosks,...More

Date of experience: October 2017
Thank Diggster
Reviewed 8 August 2017

The place and the beach is so nice. If you travel with small babys perhaps It`s not a good option because you have a long way to the beach. Lots of people arrive with boogie. It`s a classic!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank Andre747
Reviewed 30 July 2017 via mobile

As most of the beaches at south and north of maceio, the sight is beautiful. From this beach in particular, i loved it. Is a very popular one, so there are a lot of tables chairs etc with its respective beach bars, which is good...More

Date of experience: July 2017
Thank Alan C
Reviewed 28 March 2017

EXTREMELY dirty beach, no waves, too crowded. They don't even offer beach chairs, only those that are used for eating. Seriously, I was amazed by how dirty this beach was. I took a transfer with my family, when we arrived, we immediately hired a taxi...More

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Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Mariana A
Reviewed 15 February 2017 via mobile

A little too touristy for my liking. On the other hand, the tides here are pretty dramatic and during low tide you can go looking for edible mollusks in the sand.

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank C. C
Reviewed 18 November 2016

This is a beautiful beach for a day trip. It is only about an hour from Maceió and several tour companies offer bus rides to this beach. There are many barracas where you can enjoy your peixe grilhada or camarão lunch with a cold beer....More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank ajaceman
Reviewed 15 November 2016 via mobile

Another great beach. It is pointless to stay downtown.. though this beach is only to spend the day. Has all resourses ...

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank 254viniciusd
Reviewed 15 November 2016

Amazing, clean wonderful beach, we took the 4 wheel drive on the beach.. unbelievable.. the different scenery and the mud pools left us speechless

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Marcela B
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