Maceió beaches are famous for their calm and clear waters

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map of the beaches of Maceió in Alagoas
Beaches of Maceió

Beaches of Maceió are famous for the greenish waters, natural pools of Pajuçara, Ponta Verde with coconut trees and has the most beautiful waterfront in Brazil.

Maceió has one of the most beautiful coastlines in Brazil, with several urban, rough, trendy and quiet beaches.

The city of Maceió is also clean, safe and inexpensive and is also a departure point for trips along the coast of Alagoas.

map of Maceió
map of Maceió

Protected by an extensive strip of coral reef, the beaches of Maceió are famous for their calm and clear waters, with a fascinating coloration.

The most popular and beautiful among the urban ones are the beach of Ponta Verde (5 km from the center) and Jatiúca (6 km from the center).

More central, the beach of Sobral and Avenida are polluted and unsuitable for swimming.

Praia da Ponta Verde em Maceió
Praia da Ponta Verde em Maceió

In the same region, the Pajuçara beach and the Sete Coqueiros beach are also more urban and can be unpleasant and dirty in high season.

If the idea is to relax, it is best to head north of the city.

Praia dos Sete Coqueiros - Maceió
Praia dos Sete Coqueiros

There, the beach of Garça Torta (14 km from the center) and Pratagi (17 km from the center) are the great sensations.

It is worth saying that for those visitors who do not want to go so far, it is possible to find some natural wonders also in Jacarecica (9 km from the center) and Guaxima (12 km from the center).

Videos about the beaches of Maceió

In common between all of them, in addition to the color of the sea and the pleasant temperature of the water, the fine, white and soft sands.

Maceío Beaches – Tourist Spots

Praia de Ponta Verde - Maceió
Praia de Ponta Verde
Cruz das Almas Beach in Maceió
Cruz das Almas Beach in Maceió

1. Ponta Verde Beach

Urban and trendy beach, it is ideal for diving and windsurfing.

It has great infrastructure, with many hotels, restaurants, kiosks with live music, showers and bike path.

At low tide, beautiful natural pools appear.

2. Praia de Sete Coqueiros

Located north of the Pajuçara cove. From this beach depart the raft trips to the natural pools, about 2 km from the coast.

Map of Maceió in Alagoas
Map of Maceió

Every day the Alagoan Artisan Fair occupies its sidewalks.

3. Pajuçara Beach

One of the most popular beaches, with intense nightlife.

This is where the off-season carnival takes place.

Its waters are calm, good for swimming. Rafts arranged on the shore offer rides to the natural pools.

Jatiúca Beach in Maceió
Jatiúca Beach in Maceió

4. Praia da Avenida da Paz

Located next to the port, being the most central of the city.

With calm waters, but polluted due to its proximity to the Salgadinho River.

5. Praia do Sobral

It is in the neighborhood of the same name. Straight, urban beach with strong waves and beaten sand. Unfortunately it is polluted.

6. Pontal da Barra Beach

Located next to the Mundaú Lagoon, from where schooner or speedboat rides depart, in the traditional neighborhood of the lace makers.

The sea is open and its waves are strong, great for surfing. Beach also good for fishing.

Pajuçara Beach in Maceió
Pajuçara Beach

7. Praia do Saco da Pedra

next to Praia do Francês, with access by boat, departing from Lagoa Manguaba, or on foot, through Praia do Francês at low tide.

8. Jatiúca Beach

Urbanized beach with good infrastructure. It has hotels, inns, restaurants, bars, kiosks, bike path, walking or running track, as well as gym equipment.

9. Cruz das Almas Beach

It is about 6 km north of the city center.

This beach emerged from an Indian cemetery. Its waves are high, good for surfing. The sea is rough.

One side of the beach is almost deserted, while on the other there are inns, hotels, bars and restaurants.

Guaxuma Beach - Maceió
Guaxuma Beach

10. Jacarecica Beach

Distant about 7.5 km from the center of Maceió, it has a rough sea, open, but unsuitable for swimming. Good conditions for angling. It has bars and kiosks.

Pratagi Beach in Maceió
Pratagi Beach in Maceió

11. Guaxuma Beach

This beach is home to sediments from two rivers that border it.

It has kiosks and summer houses on its shore. Its waters are rough, and there are still hills, mangroves and coconut trees.

12. Praia de Graça Torta

Beach of great extension and tranquility, it is considered one of the refuges of the city.

Its beautiful look and pleasant climate usually attract many tourists during the high season, who take the opportunity to relax, take a refreshing swim and replenish their energy. It is seen as a good option for all audiences, being frequented by young people and families.

It has a spacious strip of golden sand, the sea is calm, with small waves depending on the weather. With clear waters, it is suitable for swimming and water sports, such as kayaking and windsurfing.

Graça Torta Beach - Maceió
Graça Torta Beach

Natural pools form at low tide. Good for surfing and fishing in some stretches.

13. Riacho Doce Beach

About 10 km from the city center, this beach has small waves, soft and clear sands, as well as reefs.

It has inns, summer houses, and typical foods. It inspired José Lins do Rego to write the novel Riacho Doce.

14. Praia de Pratagi (Mirante da Sereia)

Beautiful beach, with a lookout from where you have a beautiful panoramic view.

It has weak waves, natural pools at low tide, and rustic kiosks.

15. Praia de Ipioca

Located in the village of the same name.

On one side (north), its sea is calm, with sand banks and natural pools at low tide; on the other, its waves are strong and the sand is soft. Ideal beach for walking.

Tourist and Travel Guide to the beaches of Maceió in Alagoas

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