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Praia de Pajucara

Maceio, State of Alagoas, Brazil
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Ranked #13 of 77 attractions in Maceio
Type: Beaches
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Stockholm, Sweden
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7 reviews 7 reviews
5 attraction reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 20, 2014 NEW

This is a beach where things happen...the way I want it. Lot of people and you can spend many days just looking around you. On Sundays thev shut off the traffic and open the street for youth and Children activities. What I don´t like is the lots of litter on the beach and in the water, and that some parts... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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24 reviews 24 reviews
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8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

The boat tour to the natural pools in Pajuçara was great! The tour must be done in the morning when the tide is low. The water is crystal clear and we could see several fishes and give them food during the tour!

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Vaudreuil-Dorion, Canada
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26 reviews 26 reviews
10 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 27, 2013

Close to Radisson Hotel and Craft Market and great for three generations. We had no issues with security during both days.

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new jersey
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48 reviews 48 reviews
22 attraction reviews
90 helpful votes 90 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 8, 2013

the beach itself always seemed packed with tons of people trying to sell you something. i really didn't like the area, for a few blocks in from the beach that area didn't look safe at night

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Lisbon, Portugal
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209 reviews 209 reviews
25 attraction reviews
78 helpful votes 78 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 24, 2012 via mobile

It's an urban beach so you can't expect it to be like a paradise beach. But it's a nice one and you have greatbars there.

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Bern, Switzerland
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24 attraction reviews
31 helpful votes 31 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed December 19, 2012

I was in a beachfront hotel in Pajuçara but this very animated beach seemed unsafe, lots of poor people walking around (not enjoying the beach, please don't get me wrong) and as a tourist I felt like an easy prey. A bit outside of Maceió, beaches are amazing and peaceful.

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Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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62 reviews 62 reviews
27 attraction reviews
19 helpful votes 19 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 26, 2012 via mobile

Avoid Sundays. Too crowded. You can also book a trip in a Jangada (local fishing boat) to the natural pools.

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Curitiba, PR
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21 reviews 21 reviews
8 attraction reviews
23 helpful votes 23 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 2, 2012

The beach itself is not very good, it is dirt, polluted and has too many vendors. But the the natural pools are beautiful and worth a visit. You can't miss it.

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Ribeirao Preto, SP
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57 reviews 57 reviews
19 attraction reviews
47 helpful votes 47 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 18, 2012

The best place to eat and to buy gifts in Maceio. Don't miss the craft fair.

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Porto Alegre, RS
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154 helpful votes 154 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 10, 2011

Despite being a good location, the beach is unfit for bathing. There are rides in small boats to natural pools, away from the beach. But virtually all the other urban beaches of Miami are unfit for bathing too (see www.ima.al.gov.br in services - bathing). In the region there are good hotels and access to several restaurants.

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