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Boa Viagem Beach, Recife

(3.5/5 based on 5,500+ reviews on the web)
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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  • It's a beautiful beach but very abandoned, with poor lighting at night, lack of conservation in some stretches of the Boardwalk. In some parts there are chairs and beach umbrella on the sand. Recommend to walk during the day.
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  • In the past the your biggest attraction was the charming Hotel Boa Viagem, nowadays its highlights are its numerous residential, more posts its numerous hotels and, of course, your famous beach, famous for your beauty and even feared by the unwanted visits of tubações. The Boa Viagem beach promenade is one of the largest in Brazil, existing equipment and infrastructural elements of all kinds, v. g, outdoor academies, GL, arenas for shows and the like, and more attractions. The rim of the reef, while bathing beach, starts at the Pina going to the Mercy
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  • It's a good beach for rest, has everything within reach, beautiful. However, for those who like peace and quiet, not the best. It's always pretty busy.
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