Praia do Patacho - Piscinas Naturais, Sao Miguel dos Milagres

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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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  • We hired the walk on the beach of porto das streets by R$40. And worth every penny! Obviously because it is a walk in the open air and in the sea depends on the weather and tide. So if you're going to visit the region plan, see the boards of seas because it's no use complaining that the place isn't beautiful if it was on time/wrong day. Worth a little luck too! The color of that water was amazing! We stayed hours contemplating the fishies!
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  • Natural pool without fish! Not worth wasting time or money. The few fish that appeared was because of the food that the photographer could. Had to pay the photographer to see fish. A truly absurd!
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  • The agents sell the same ride with the tide already filled and not give you any warning. Then, you get there, it doesn't have a pool and you still have to pay for snorkeling.
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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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