Maria Farinha Beach, Recife

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#5 of 9 in Beaches in Recife
Situated between the Timbo River and the sea, Maria Farinha Beach extends for four kilometers of fine, white sand, fringed with palm trees and mangroves. The calm, clear waters are perfect for practicing water sports, even if you are a total beginner. Try windsurfing, kayaking, scuba diving, and jet ski, or take a boat trip to the 'caravels'--small sand bars that form natural pools filled with colorful fish. The nearby Veneza Water Park will delight children and adults alike. Before you head to Recife, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Recife trip planning tool , to make sure you see all that Recife has to offer, including Maria Farinha Beach.
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  • September 18, 2017
    We like the hotel Casa Blanca and the Venice Water Park. No more attractive on the beach to enjoy the sand and the sea.
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  • September 6, 2017
    Not a big deal. Few choices of good restaurants. Away from other attractions making it impossible to take advantage of more places in day. Few options of attraction on the beach
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  • July 11, 2017
    Has bars rustic, warm water and bath, but be careful. There are holes in the sand and drownings are frequent-especially with children. The sea of green and calm waves can give a false sense of security!
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