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Barra de Sao Miguel Beach

| Litoral Sul, Maceio, State of Alagoas, Brazil
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Ranked #2 of 78 attractions in Maceio
Type: Beaches
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Sao Paulo, SP
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23 reviews 23 reviews
16 attraction reviews
4 helpful votes 4 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2014

Beautiful beach, great infrastructure with awesome stores but the place is too crowded. If you don't have issues about competing for any significant space on the beach you will enjoy the place.

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7 reviews 7 reviews
4 attraction reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2014 via mobile

As most beaches in Maceió, the reefs turn the sea into a giant salty pool. Barra de São Miguel is not as crowded as the neighboring beaches of Francês or Gunga, and the water is deliciously cooler. Prices on bars are more reasonable as well. There are people renting canoes, kayaks, and paddle swan-shaped boats. Praero restaurant is on the... More

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seattle
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164 reviews 164 reviews
121 attraction reviews
112 helpful votes 112 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed November 23, 2013

This is a stop on the way to Gunga. It is nice to look at the beach and take a picture, 10 minutes is enough.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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60 reviews 60 reviews
17 attraction reviews
38 helpful votes 38 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 13, 2013

There's a huge part of the beach that's still pretty much deserted - you can walk for an hour and you won't meet a soul! And if you feel lonely, there's plenty of bars on the opposite direction !

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lisbon
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13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 1, 2013

So crowded but nice water. You could swim better then in the north part of the beach near Kenai. You will finf lots of people and some beach bars with poor food and veryopoor service

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Copenhagen, Copenhagen, Denmark
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55 reviews 55 reviews
24 attraction reviews
17 helpful votes 17 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 2, 2012

Perfect for family trip. both day trip as well as longer stay in the many rental houses and pousadas (Inn)

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Maceio, AL
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60 reviews 60 reviews
27 attraction reviews
46 helpful votes 46 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 25, 2012

Barra de São Miguel is located 35 km outside Maceió through AL101 - South, which is being duplicated for better accomodation of the intense and insane traffic it usually has during summer, for that is the way of some of the most beautiful beaches in the world (and i'm not exagerating!). The small city has some 20.000 inhabitants trhoughout the... More

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Berlin, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2012

Since there is a natural barrier 200 meters away, there are no big waves. Really good for chilling and family.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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53 reviews 53 reviews
99 helpful votes 99 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2012

Parts of this beach are wonderful. Others too rough.

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