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Praia da Sereia, Maceio
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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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  • Mermaid beach is a super popular beach for the region of Benedito Bentes. Calm waters and frequented
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  • Very beautiful beach. At low tide it forms a natural swimming pool at the beach. It features simple but kiosks with cold beer and snacks.
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  • Little-known beach after Paripueira and before Crane pie, has the attraction that is a statue and a mermaid that sits in the reef and with low tide leaves some natural pools with very calm water. Good entry near the highway and has a few tents without much sophistication.
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