Northeastern Brazil is world famous for its stunning beaches and the receptivity of the people of the Northeast. If you still don’t know, we have separated 10 must-see destinations that need to be on your next vacation itinerary.
Enjoy the days with the highest temperatures and enjoy the Northeastern sun, with white sand beaches and crystal clear waters, relaxing and forgetting all the hustle and bustle of everyday life.
But, make no mistake, the northeast of Brazil offers a multitude of options for all types of tourists and, for sure, there is an option that will surprise you!
- 1 – Maragogi, Alagoas
- 2 – Jericoacara, Ceará
- 3 – Caraíva, Bahia
- 4 – São Miguel dos Milagres, Alagoas
- 5 – Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco
- 6 – Delta of Parnaíba, Piauí
- 7 – Itacaré, Bahia
- 8 – Praia da Pipa, Rio Grande do Norte
- 9 – Lençóis Maranhenses, Maranhão
- 10 – Xingó Canyon, Sergipe
1 – Maragogi, Alagoas
125 km from Maceió (the capital of Alagoas), Maragogi is reputed to be the “Brazilian Caribbean” and this is no wonder: white sand and super-crystalline waters fill the eyes of any tourist.
An unmissable place for those who want to relax and enjoy all the wonders of nature.
If you visit Maragogi, be sure to dive and enjoy the many options of outdoor sports.
2 – Jericoacara, Ceará
Already quite famous, “Jeri” (as it is called) has already been elected several times as one of the most beautiful beaches in the world.
In the scenery, sand dunes, transparent waters and beautiful rock formations are present.
The largest dune is the so-called Duna Pôr-do-sol, which is 30 meters high and is the meeting point for residents and tourists. In addition, another highlight is Lagoa Jijoca and Pedra Furada.
3 – Caraíva, Bahia
In this small district of Porto Seguro, peace and quiet prevail. To get there, you will have to take a boat and, know that you will not have electricity or a car.
The beach is about 2 km with very fine sand and a crystal blue sea, ideal for sailing sports and diving.
But, the great attraction are the reefs of Tatuaçu, which is 20 minutes from the coast (by boat). The point is excellent for diving and concentrates a great marine biodiversity.
4 – São Miguel dos Milagres, Alagoas
Located on the Costa dos Corais, São Miguel dos Milagres is a beach that has attracted the attention of tourists in recent years.
Very close to the capital (only 50 km), it is already on the list of the best Brazilian beaches thanks to its beautiful natural pools and beaches that provide plenty of rest.
As it is located in a fishing village, the place is great for honeymooners and for those looking for a quieter and less hectic trip. The only exception is New Year’s Eve, which usually attracts more tourists.
5 – Fernando de Noronha, Pernambuco
Fernando de Noronha needs no introduction, right? The Pernambuco archipelago is considered one of the most beautiful in the world.
With a unique landscape, its beauty surpasses only the beaches and there you will enjoy incredible encounters with nature inside or outside the sea.
You can enjoy beautiful trails, see the birth of sea turtles, make incredible dives and end the night with the typical bars or get in touch with the unique energy of nature in this beautiful place.
6 – Delta of Parnaíba, Piauí
This archipelago has about 70 islands full of biodiversity that mix and give a separate show for lovers of nature and wildlife.
Despite the innumerable natural beauties, Piauí is still a little explored state by Brazilian tourists and that is why it is possible to find beautiful beaches and without much agglomeration.
7 – Itacaré, Bahia
Considered one of the best Bahian destinations, Itacaré has become a favorite place for ecotourists.
This is because Itacaré has, in addition to beautiful beaches, waterfalls, rivers and exuberant nature on all sides, with incredible options for tours such as the Maraú Peninsula and the Islands of Camamu Bay.
The most prominent beaches are: Praia da Concha, Praia da Coroa, Praia do Resende, Praia da Tiririca, Praia da Costa and Praia da Ribeira.
8 – Praia da Pipa, Rio Grande do Norte
Considered one of the most fascinating and beautiful places in the Northeast, Praia da Pipa draws attention for its more hippie style.
It is 85 km from Natal and has beautiful beaches, as well as a small center with several delicious restaurant options.
Buggy, boat and kayak tours cannot be missing from your itinerary, as well as dolphin dives.
9 – Lençóis Maranhenses, Maranhão
One of the most fascinating destinations in northeastern Brazil is located on the eastern coast of Maranhão and offers numerous attractions to tourists.
Among the highlights are: the visit to the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, the jeep ride to the Blue and Beautiful Lagoons, the speedboat ride on the Preguiças River and visits to Lagoa da Esperança, Santo Amaro do Maranhão and the Beach of Lençóis.
10 – Xingó Canyon, Sergipe
If you want to go to the Northeast and have an experience that doesn’t just involve sun and sea, how about visiting Xingo’s canyon?
It is 200 km from Aracaju, in the municipality of Canindé and is a unique tour and completely different from all that you may have done in the northeast of Brazil.
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