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Gunga Beach, Maceio
(4.2/5 based on 13,000+ reviews on the web)
Celebrated for its extraordinary white sands and exuberant coconut groves, Gunga Beach offers the best of both worlds: a quiet inner beach and a bustling outer beach. The inner reef is quieter with soft white sands, small food and drink vendors, and calm waters. The outer reef is bustling with tourist activity, loud music, raging waves, many waterfront bar restaurants, and small shops selling handmade crafts. Praia do Gunga (Gungas Beach) has unique Maceió south coast positioning surrounded by high cliffs between Lagoa do Roteiro (Roteiro Lake) and the Atlantic Ocean. This gives the waters its signature turquoise color during low tide and its emerald green hue during high tide when the ocean waters meet the waters of the lake.

If you're feeling adventurous, you can rent equipment to go surfing, windsurfing, and jet skiing, or go on a boat tour beyond the reef. While none of the beaches in Brazil are private, access to this beach is private, but the coconut farm offers vehicle access for a fee. It's easier and more cost effective to get there by boat from Barra de São Miguel or via a tour guide company that transports you by bus or catamaran. To visit Gunga Beach on your holiday in Maceio, and find out what else Maceio has to offer, use our Maceio trip itinerary planner.
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  • Love spent the day we all know the colorful cliffs buggy. Sea perfect color. Have plenty of fun attractions at sea in the air has the quadriciculo ride. A beautiful beach and fun
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  • Beautiful and cozy. The sea with small waves and correntesas. Don't do the boat tour. Not worth the price. Take you to see an erosion, a deserted island that is not allowed to enter, a few dull reefs and a shoal ridiculous.
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  • The beach is beautiful, but the sea is a little violent, and windy. Our tour passed through the 3 beaches, French, Miguel and finished in gunga, I missed to get to know the first two beaches! food prices are also accessible by the sea
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