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Praia da Sereia, Maceio
(1.9/5 based on 440+ reviews on the web)
You can’t miss the white mermaid statue, in all its mythical beauty, sitting atop the rocks at Praia da Sereia. Over the years, local fishermen have reported sightings of the fabled creatures off the coast of Alagoas, hence the name of the beach--“sereia” is “mermaid” in Portuguese--. You can bathe in the clear, calm waters of the naturally-formed, shallow pools, completely protected from the swell of the ocean by the reefs, or bask in the sunshine on the soft sand. The simple infrastructure adds to the charm of this rustic beach. Use our Maceio family vacation planner to arrange your visit to Praia da Sereia and other attractions in Maceio.
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  • The beach is super easy in less steep. The tents are very discreet and nothing cozy, but the service is very good. Ideal to take the children.
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  • Beautiful and quiet beach at low tide turns into a quiet pool, great for a quiet swim, more structure, recommend.
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  • One of my favorite beaches. Super quiet to go with kids, because it has a barrier reef that breaks the waves and leaves the beach always easy. The Observatory has a view of the whole Beach for beautiful pictures.
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