Located in the municipality of Goiana – PE, Carne de Vaca beach is the last beach of the north coast of Pernambuco, a beach with warm and shallow waters, due to the existence of a sandbank on the seashore, which makes it ideal for families. The beach of Carne de […]
North Coast of Pernambuco
The North Coast of Pernambuco is almost completely urbanised from Recife to the Paraíba border, which includes the tourist towns of Goiana, Igarassu and Itamaracá Island.
The North Coast of Pernambuco is more densely populated than the south coast, almost completely urbanised from the Metropolitan Region of Recife to the border with Paraíba. It has some of the most important historical sites in the region, such as the municipalities of Olinda, Itamaracá and Goiana, which began to be populated in 1508. Buildings from the colonial period, such as Fort Orange, are much visited by tourists passing through the region.
In addition to the beaches, it is also known for having the Veneza Water Park, one of the largest water parks in Brazil, located on Marinha Farinha beach, a neighbourhood in the city of Paulista, in the metropolitan region of Recife.
The main beaches of the North Coast are those of the municipalities of:
Paulista (beaches of: Maria Farinha, Conceição, Pau Amarelo and Janga), Goiana (beaches of: Pontas de Pedra, Carne de Vaca, Catuama, Barra de Catuama and Atapuz), Itamaracá (beaches of: Itamaracá and Gavoa), Olinda (beaches of: Rio Doce and Casa Caiada).
With clear sand and crystal clear waters, the Maria Farinha Beach – located in the municipality of Paulista, 35 kilometers from Recife – is considered one of the most beautiful beaches of the Pernambuco coast. Maria Farinha Beach has in addition to a beautiful undergrowth, the resort has tall coconut […]
Itamaracá Island is an island off the coast of the state of Pernambuco in Brazil. It is also a municipality, part of the Metropolitan Region of Recife. It is separated from the mainland by the Santa Cruz channel. Tourism on Itamaracá Island About forty kilometers from Recife, the island offers […]
The North Coast of Pernambuco is more densely populated than the south coast, almost completely urbanised from the Metropolitan Region of Recife to the Paraíba border. The North Coast of Pernambuco has one of the historic sites most important in the region northeast, such as the municipalities of Olinda, Itamaracá […]