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Gunga Beach

Praia do Gunga Barra de Sao Miguel, Maceio, State of Alagoas, Brazil
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Ranked #3 of 71 Attractions in Maceio
Type: Beaches, Outdoors
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Type: Beaches, Outdoors

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amsterdam
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014

Without doubt one of the most beautiful beaches of Brazil. The water is cristal clear and the view is fantastic. Unfortunately the ´Mirante´ has become a touristic supermarket with a lot of noise and now you have to pay for the view, some years ago it was for free. Loud music ( as everywhere in Brazil ) takes the fun... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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9 attraction reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

Gunga Beach is one of the best beaches I've ever been to in Brazil. The sand is almost white and you can enjoy, in the same place, the sea and the lagoon. I mean it's a beach where the sea and the lagoon meet so you can enjoy being at the sea with small waves or going "round the corner"... More 

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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19 reviews 19 reviews
12 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 5, 2014

Maceio, and the NE of Brazil in particular, has the best beaches in the country and in the Southern Hemisphere Atlantic side in general. The water during summer is very pleasant, a nice shade of green and warm. The beach goes on for as long as you could possibly want and there is a natural offshore wave break in this... More 

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Tanta
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3 reviews 3 reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 30, 2014

First when you go there you will be amazed by an amazing landscape overseeing the beach with lots of trees And the beach itself is pretty nice, the water is very good

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Sao Paulo, Brazil
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38 reviews 38 reviews
20 attraction reviews
3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

If you are in Maceió, take a toruist tour or rent a car, but do not miss going to Gunga beach. Clear water, soft sand and coconut trees, lots of them Take the road to São Miguel dos Campos but turn left before getting there, direction Penedo. Left again at the top of a small hill, and you'll see the... More 

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Porto Alegre, RS
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1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

When you go to Maceió, Brazil, be sure to visit Gunga Beach, and take a buggy ride up the falesias. It's very beautiful, a creation of Nature that fills our eyes of emotion.

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Dumont, New Jersey, United States
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13 reviews 13 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 1, 2014

Start at Barra do San Miguel, take a boat ride out to the reef, then (if it's low tide) onto the bar in the middle of the ocean and have a drink, then onto Gunga. Nice beach kind of like on a peninsula - one side open to the ocean, the other to a protected cove where the water is... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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6 reviews 6 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Great place. Lots of restaurant and food option. Different activities available so you wont just sit in the sun all day. Beautiful view. Different from anything you will ever experience. Tip for getting there: roads not very well signaled but I bought a guided tour and it's great to learn more about the area and not worry about anything else.... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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26 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014

I could say this is the best beach I have tried in Brazil. Its safe. No risk of crime or assault. Its a private beach with a 15 reais rate (7 dollars aprox.) Inside the beach lot of facilities. Restaurante. Boggie Tours on the Coast. If travelling to Maceió. You must go there. The only trouble is you must check... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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48 reviews 48 reviews
37 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Great infraestructure, the sea was calm in the morning and you could enjoy swimming near the shore with no effort. There are many attractions there: Banana Boat, flight on a little plane, quadricycle and buggy for a fair price. I loved it!!

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