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Dec 15, 2016
“Most relaxing beaches in splendid nature”
Jul 20, 2016
“Muito triste Peixe Boi Fechado, forte em ruínas / very sad manatee project closed fort orange in ruins”
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Litoral Norte, Recife, State of Pernambuco 44927-000, Brazil
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Reviewed December 15, 2016

Probably the best beaches in the most relaxing atmosphere in North East Brazil. There are 13 different beaches on the island, some very tranquil and others perfect for kitesurfers. you can try each one of them for 2 weeks and spent your last day in...More

Date of experience: December 2016
1  Thank tonioto
Reviewed July 20, 2016 via mobile

A praia é muito bonita, mas quem for de uber não consegue usar o aplicativo para retornar. O projeto peixe boi que era muito importante para essa espécie ameaçada de extinção está fechado. O forte orange está em ruínas e abandonado. The beach is pretty...More

Date of experience: July 2016
Thank sofiacicolo
Reviewed May 13, 2016

May be my expectations were to high, but I went to visit the advertised Manatee Center and it is FULLY CLOSED, I was looking for crystal clear waters and white sandy beaches, and water was not clear and the sand not too white. Visiting the...More

Date of experience: May 2016
1  Thank FruitComber
Reviewed February 1, 2016

We drove from Recife to Itamaraca yesterday. It started with some rain, but the sky cleared up later. We met up with some friends who rented a beach house. The water was warm but rather shallow during the low tide. There was a slow current...More

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank DrBahamas
Reviewed November 24, 2015 via mobile

Very beautiful beach. It has an old fort that nowadays has lots of craft stores selling local crafts. The beach has white sand and if you have the chance Walt to the Coroa do Aviao, which is a beautiful island. Both places are beautiful. You...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank MariaCFC
Reviewed August 20, 2014

We had the cheapest drinks and food of our trip around the northeast of Brazil there. We went by bus from Olinda, and had to change buses once. Is good to get there morning time and come back just after lunch. They have there the...More

Date of experience: September 2013
1  Thank ZiggyRomsom
Reviewed August 22, 2013

This island is a old prison island, now it has 3 prison there but the state is moving the prisoners to outher places and the island is coming to be a tourist island. The beaches is not that nice but the project peixe boy is...More

Date of experience: September 2012
1  Thank Daniel L
Reviewed April 6, 2013

paradise place for your family best beaches in the world peaple very nice food very cheap you must visit

Date of experience: February 2013
2  Thank itamaraca
Reviewed December 27, 2012

A small island north of Recife, about 50 kms away, a place to spend peaceful & quite weekend with family and friends. Local food and variety of Pizza re available, needs attention for cleanliness and development as more acceptable touristic place. Good for one visit...

4  Thank SadhanaRakesh
Reviewed October 2, 2012

The Island of Itamaraca, Pernambuco Itamaraca lies about 50km north of Recife. It is largely covered in tropical forest, has many beautiful beaches and some fascinating historical sites. Sadly, any visitor soon realises the island has seen better days. In recent years it has suffered...More

Date of experience: October 2012
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