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Pontal De Maracaipe
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Buggy Tour in Porto de Galinhas
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Reviewed May 16, 2013

River and sea... What could bring more peace to the soul? Oh, watch the seahorses! It's an awesome place!

Thank ines_vieira_99
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Reviewed February 10, 2013

It's very touristy but still nice, quiet and gorgeous.
It's cheap too... You can walk to Maracaipe and then pay 15 reals for a little boat tour.

Thank karine2013
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Reviewed January 25, 2013

The experience of seeing seahorses is amazing. The sailor catchs them in the river where they go to reproduce and put them inside a glass bottle where you can see them. After that they take them back to the place where they were caught. I asked if the seahorses are not in danger with all those movements around. They told us that the population of the seahorses are steady after many years of this kind of "touristic visits". I hope so!

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Reviewed December 11, 2012

When you get a Ponta-a-Ponta buggy ride, Pontal de Maracaípe is usually on the itinerary. You start at Muro Alto, then Praia do Cupe, then Pontal de Maracaípe, then Praia do Maracaípe and finally to the place you started from.
Pontal is a mangue, with its small trees, in which roots, oisters and seahorses cling to and small crabs run around, hiding away form view.
It is also a place where a river meets the sea, so the ideal time for visiting is when tides are low.
You get a jangada ride through the river and can enjoy the quite and peaceful afternoon. The jangadeiro will fish some seahorses on a jar to show you and then place them back where they belong. It's really great. I loved it.

Thank BrunaCueto
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Reviewed November 15, 2012

I´m not a great swimmer, but in here I took advantage of the natual swimming pool of maraicape pontal.
Water is clear, warm and very salty...

Thank Jolive75
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