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10 Jan 2019
“Stunning beach with a bad rep”
12 Jan 2017
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Reviewed 11 January 2019

Anywhere else and this would be making all the list of the world’s most beautiful beaches. It is largely deserted even in peak season because it is fringed by private estates and the security plus the nature reserve rangers ‘discourage’ many of the locals. It...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed 13 January 2017

This has to be one of the most beautiful places in the world. The peace and tranquility it not to be believed! The best thing is that there are so few people. Hopefully, this place will keep its charm once it is discovered!

Date of experience: July 2016
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Reviewed 28 December 2016

Lovely beach with strong surf that is close to Recife and within the master-planned community for Reserva do Paiva. Not many facilities except for the area around the Sheraton hotel.

Date of experience: December 2016
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Reviewed 18 July 2015

Its a tranquil beach, beautiful sand, sprawling, with no-one around.. The waves are big but the beach is much more child friendly at low tide. Its in an ecological reserve, so lovely palm tree forest all around.

Date of experience: July 2015
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Reviewed 27 December 2012

Good sceneric view, difficult to access from Recife as you depend upon Government transport or use your own transport, good for spending 3-4 hours and not much.

Date of experience: December 2012
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Reviewed 15 January 2012

This is a beautiful beach area being developed for luxury homes with easy access to Recife. What shocked me and turned me off is that ever fifty meters there are large official signs warning of the sharks in the water. Frightening. But for a quick...More

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