The sugar mills in the vicinity of Porto de Galinhas PE date back to the time of colonial Brazil. The historical origin and the social and economic development of the state of Pernambuco are strongly linked to the sugar agro-industry, which, after four centuries of apogee, left as a legacy […]
The south coast of Pernambuco is made up of beautiful beaches some well known as the beaches of Porto de Galinhas, Cabo de Santo Agostinho and Tamandaré known for their great beauty throughout Brazil and others little known but with incomparable beauties.
The most famous beach on the south coast, Porto de Galinhas helps to double the population of Ipojuca every summer.
The main beaches of the South Coast are those of the municipalities of:
Recife (beaches of: Boa Viagem and Pina), Jaboatão dos Guararapes (beaches of: Barra de Jangada, Candeias, Piedade), Cabo de Santo Agostinho (beaches of: Calhetas, Enseada dos Corais, Gaibu, Itapuama, Paiva, Paraíso, Suape and Xaréu), Ipojuca (beaches of: Camboa, Cupe, Muro Alto, Pontal de Maracaípe, Porto de Galinhas and Serrambi), São José da Coroa Grande (beaches of: São José da Coroa Grande Barra da Cruz, Gravatá and Várzea do Una), Sirinhaém (beaches of: Barra de Sirinhaém, Guadalupe and Gamela), Tamandaré (beaches of: Tamandaré, Mamocambinhas and dos Carneiros).
The beaches of Piedade and Candeias are densely populated, surrounded by tall luxury buildings. From Itapuama onwards, the pattern of the beaches becomes one of long strips of sparsely inhabited sand, where fishing and handicrafts are practised by the locals, and where the various hotels and resorts are located.
The economy of the non-urban south coast is based on tourism and handicrafts. In Porto de Galinhas, there are several restaurants, bars, handicraft and diving shops, leisure and entertainment equipment, concert halls, as well as dozens of hotels and inns.
Porto de Galinhas, in the south coast of Pernambuco, is within the municipality of Ipojuca is the beach of Porto de Galinhas which, for 10 years, has been considered the best beach in Brazil. The beach is inside a charming village with many shops, restaurants and cafes. Just 43 km […]
The balneário Porto de Galinhas is part of the Costa dos Corais and is located in the south coast of Pernambuco, in the municipality of Ipujoca, about 40 minutes from Recife. It is one of the main beach destinations in northeastern Brazil. Access to Porto de Galinhas is via the […]
Santo Aleixo Island in the municipality of Sirinhaém is located right between the famous and trendy beaches of Porto de Galinhas, in Ipojuca, and the Carneiros, in Tamandaré. A still little-known small strip of land of volcanic origin of only 36 hectares, surrounded by beauty on all sides. Despite being […]
Porto de Galinhas, with its curious name and still wild landscape, was until a few years ago one of the favorite Sunday outings of the most daring Recife residents. Porto de Galinhas is just over 60 kilometers from Recife, the capital of Pernambuco, a beach with natural pools of translucent […]
The 110 kilometers of the South Coast of Pernambuco are home, from Cabo de Santo Agostinho to São José da Coroa Grande, one jewel after another, beaches that follow one another with the same irresistible appeal of white sands, turquoise sea and the “tall coconut trees” mentioned in the state […]
Natural pools and the sea with few waves form the beach scene of São José da Coroa Grande in the south of Pernambuco. São José da Coroa Grande is a municipality in the south coast of Pernambuco, in Brazil. It is located 123km from the capital of Pernambuco, Recife. Hidden […]
Tamandaré on the south coast of Permanbuco is a small municipality with just over 20,000 inhabitants. In addition to the beaches, the region offers adventure sports, tours and good cuisine. In Tamandaré are the most deserted beaches of the south coast of Pernambuco, with calm sea, white sand and natural […]
Porto de Galinhas is located in the municipality of Ipojuca and 50 km from Recife, Porto de Galinhas is the main tourist centre on the south coast of Pernambuco. The fame of Porto de Galinhas is due to the diversity of natural beauties, such as the mangrove swamp and the […]
Cabo de Santo Agostinho is a Brazilian municipality in the state of Pernambuco and is located 40 kilometres from Recife. There are nine beaches spread over an area of 445 square kilometres, with crystal clear waters, white sands, sandstone reefs, volcanic rocks, natural pools, mangroves, coconut trees, churches, historical ruins […]