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Boa Viagem Beach, Recife

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Palms and gardens line the upscale avenue in the Boa Viagem Beach neighborhood with a beach by the same name that's popular for young 20 or 30-something travelers. The beach and parks offer many sports such as tennis, volleyball, football (soccer), and personal training with free equipment. As one of the most visited beaches in Northeastern Brazil, kiosks furnish comforts for you to rent such as chairs and umbrellas for enjoying the crystal-blue waters. This neighborhood has many outdoor cafes, restaurants, and a lively nightclub scene, which is its signature draw for tourism. Be aware that the neighborhood and beach has many people that ask for money or goods while you relax on the beach--especially if you look like you are spending a lot of money. Swimming and surfing is not recommended, especially after dark because aggressive tiger and bull sharks swim throughout these waters. Take a look at our Recife travel itinerary planner to schedule your visit to Boa Viagem Beach and learn about what else to see and do during your holiday.
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  • The Boa Viagem beach is beautiful especially in post 7 where the sea forms a pool at low tide. A wonderful place to relax and still buy various handicrafts and clothes with the street vendors.
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  • Be careful with the sharks, although the barrier can never be too careful, too many bars follow the beach too bad there are no terraces, excellent ride.
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  • Beach of the State capital, today belonging to a district famous and well-attended, with great options.
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