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Address: Porto de Galinhas, Ipojuca, State of Pernambuco 55590-000, Brazil
Phone Number: (81) 3552-2645
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Muro Alto is an extraordinary beach, almost private for those who are at the resorts in the area. The water is warm, however you should be careful with the coral reefs, because of... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 8, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2015

Muro Alto is an extraordinary beach, almost private for those who are at the resorts in the area. The water is warm, however you should be careful with the coral reefs, because of the sea urchins that are very common there. Almost at the end of the beach there´s a very nice area in front of Nannai Resort Hotel where... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 7, 2015

As the name indicates, this beach is protected by a wall of corals. As result it is like a swimming pool of warm seawater. There are several kiosks serving food and drinks. Expect a place crawded with tourist and locals. Loud music all day long.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 28, 2015

I liked everything of this beach.The coral reef do a giant 4 kilometers desert pool and alomost private from the resort.

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Brasilia, DF
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 27, 2015

Lack of restrooms spoils it. If you're spending just a couple of hours, it is ok Send up padre experiente was marvelous

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 29, 2015

It is a good beach, specially for families with kids. The sea is in fact a swimming pool. Clear and warm. It is protected by a reef. Ideal for stand up paddle! You have to by a ride with a taxi or "bugge". There is no infrastructure, like potable water to take a shower. And the local bars are limited.... More 

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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 27, 2015

Great environment, great waters, great sand, great restaurants. people extremely friendly, on a Brazilian style, slow & cool ...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Our dune buggy stopped here for lunch. There were a few restaurants (quite literally) in the beach. You can have your lunch whilst sitting in the water. You can swim out to the reef or take a kayak - we just sAt and relaxed.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

There are very few options for food and drinks, unless you are a guest in one of the VERY EXPENSIVE resorts surrounding the beach. Otherwise, definitely a place to visit if you are in Porto de Galinhas.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

Went to Muro Alto in a rental car and parked in a shaded area but be careful because the sand and if you don't have 4 wheel drive you could get stuck but there are guys to help for a price of course. I loved the beach and how calm and warm the water was. The deepest the water gets... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2015

The warm and quit water are nice and good for seniors and kids. Many resorts for rich people. The public acess isn't good.

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Address: Porto de Galinhas, Ipojuca, State of Pernambuco 55590-000, Brazil
Phone Number: (81) 3552-2645
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Ipojuca  >  Porto de Galinhas

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