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Praia De Calhetas

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Address: | Litoral Sul, Cabo de Santo Agostinho, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Phone Number: 5581983119918

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One of my favorite beaches in the region!

It is not a large spread out beach, but it is a quant beach with beautiful views of cliffs, rocks, and a small sandy area. It is surrounded by forests and palm trees. Be... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 15, 2015
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Santiago, Chile
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

The place is harder to get to by car than i expected. It´s a nice beach but a little run over by the restaurants, which spoil the site a little. The food is good though, and folk are friendly.. and the waves are huge.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2015

It is not a large spread out beach, but it is a quant beach with beautiful views of cliffs, rocks, and a small sandy area. It is surrounded by forests and palm trees. Be advised the road to the beach is somewhat treacherous and probably best suited for a 4x4 or dune buggy. We were able to make it in... More 

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Castle Rock, Colorado
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 31, 2014 via mobile

Caribbean, amazing views and close to the city, can be quiet or loud, find your favorite area. A lot of other nice beaches walk distance also.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Gaibu and Calhetas are beautiful, clean, safe, great for family vacations or day trip from Recife. You can have dinner cooked on spot to go with your beer, just talk to the ladies in the barracks.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2013

Ver Quaint place. Much more than the other beaches. Beautiful protected areas and ruins around! Near the capital, it takes around 40 min to get there. I heard the surroundings have been a little dangerous lately, after they developed the oil business there!

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Philadelphia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 48 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 9, 2013

I love Calhetas!! It's about an hour's drive from Recife and is really the easiest of the "Postcard" beaches in Pernambuco to reach... further away is Porto de Galinhas... Calhetas has a couple of little barzino's with really fine food... it's a protected cove with pristine water, surrounded one side by huge boulders and on the other dramatic cliffs. You... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 21, 2012

This beach is even more beautiful when you look at it from the above -- you can do it along the access road. This is a small beach. It should be much better to enjoy it during the week, when there's much less people there. Access road is dirt but that’s no big deal to reach the beach.

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Goiania, GO
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 1, 2012

The beach is too small and the sand is thick. The restaurant has a nice food, but the service is extremely slow and inefficient. The bathroom is clean. Don't get the service of "Luck Receptivo" (the main travel agency of the region), it's very expensive and they fool the clients.

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Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2012

It's like a private bech, a nice location,beautiful!

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Recife
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed May 15, 2012

On weekdays at least. Ideal for families with children, who don`t mind driving all the way to this beach. Food and drinks might be expensive at the restaurants nearby.

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Address: | Litoral Sul, Cabo de Santo Agostinho, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Phone Number: 5581983119918
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Cabo de Santo Agostinho

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