Praia do Patacho - Piscinas Naturais, Sao Miguel dos Milagres

Upon arrival at the coast, you will be dumbfounded at the unspoiled nature and tranquility of the area. São Miguel dos Milagres fringes 15 km (9 miles) of beach, protected by both coral reef and lack of a highway; only those in the know take the local road that leads to a forest of coconut trees and scattered villages. At low tide, you can hire a jangadeiro--a small traditional fishing boat--and head to the Praia do Patacho - Piscinas Naturais, and on the journey, you should prepare yourself for paradise. These natural pools of crystal-clear blue-green ocean teem with marine fauna, including brightly colored fish, crabs, and octopi, as well as manatees that have ventured down from the river up the coast. The warm water is inviting and you can relax for hours, surrounded by wildlife, in almost total seclusion. You’ll be pushed to find a better way to spend your day. Use our Sao Miguel dos Milagres travel planning website to arrange your visit to Praia do Patacho - Piscinas Naturais and other attractions in Sao Miguel dos Milagres.
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  • October 1, 2017
    I went once with rafterman Dodo, that was spectacular. I recommend you to be with him. Made in a makeshift Grill a lobster on your raft. A spectacle! So did not see wide variety of fish. Very few and said, without variety. Maybe luck in another attempt.
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  • September 30, 2017
    The pools are really beautiful, with a lot of variety of marine life for snorkeling. The color of the seawater [and very beautiful, a green shimmering water.
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  • September 25, 2017
    I think it was the most beautiful Beach, clean and quiet that I met the whole Alagoas. It's wonderful. Great for any age, even baby.
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Untouched by high-rise hotels, Sao Miguel dos Milagres' accommodations are quirky, friendly, and often sandy. Most lodges sit directly on the beach, granting acess to sunrise views over the ocean for early risers. Because dining options in the area are limited, you may want to opt for accommodations with a restaurant. Families should be aware that several hotels and inns do not accept guests under 16 years of age.
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