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Frances Beach, Maceio
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The best place to go surfing and swimming near Maceió is Frances Beach--where the waves are tall and safe, and there are no sharks or sharp coral reefs to worry about. On Maceió's south coast, this beach paradise welcomes you into its warm, bright blue and emerald-green waters for an unforgettable experience including snorkeling, scuba diving, and bodyboarding.

The left side of Praia do Francês (Francês Beach) bustles with activity from several bars and restaurants. This side has many beach alcoves with smaller pools that provide an intimate setting for swimming amongst the calm waves protected by reefs. On the opposite side of the beach, you'll find a laid-back surfer crowd attracted by strong, wild waves that promote championship surfing. Arrange to visit Frances Beach and other attractions in Maceio using our Maceio vacation generator.
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  • Very attractive prices well. Was the first beach of Maceió we know and love. Well educated people with stalls as much food as selling crafts and even the street vendors very polite. Very hot water.
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  • Nice place and good structure. Quiet beach without waves, very good to spend the day quietly with family!
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  • Great beach with boat trips, buggy, ATV, and with bathrooms, restaurants, showers for bathing. Who is the praia do Gunga can't help but make the boat trip to the coral reef.
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