Muro Alto Beach, Porto de Galinhas
(4.2/5 based on 10,000+ reviews on the web)
The name of Muro Alto Beach derives from the "High Wall" of natural reefs about 2 km (1.2 mi) long, which form a huge natural pool without waves. These high reefs surround the beach forming a natural swimming pool without waves. These calm waters allow you to rent a kayak or canoe to explore the wall. Resorts, hotels, and Pousadas (Bed & Breakfasts) surround the area, as well as kiosks selling snacks and craft souvenirs. Put Muro Alto Beach on your schedule, and learn what else deserves a visit by using our Porto de Galinhas vacation route planner.
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  • We went to Muro Alto with the expectations too high, thinking we find a paradise, and I actually agree with some reviews from travelers who became disillusioned with this beach. ugly context, a construction of a behemoth on the edge of the access, the infrastructure is scarce and same beach itself, high Reef that lies parallel to the beach and about 300 meters away, make water as stagnant... even I'll take an ugly smell on hands after sitting in the water. If they will know, lower your expectations.
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  • Calm sea, white sand, without pressure from vendors and stall-holders and can be very comfortable. The best ride we did here in Porto de Galinhas.
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  • Great beach to go with small children: tranquil sea because of the barrier reef, possibility to practice sports such as kayak and SUP, clear water and good for snorkeling.
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