Things to do in Maceió

Our most recommended things to do in Maceió

Praia de Paripueira Beach Day Tour

1. Praia de Paripueira Beach Day Tour

Located on the northern coast of Maceió lies the beautiful beach of Paripueira, famous for its warm, calm, and shallow waters. This magnificent location is home to the Coral Coast Environmental Preservation Area. Within the area is the Municipal Marine Park, the world’s second largest reservation and preservation area for marine manatees. Enjoy the natural beauty of this preservation area in the form of tide pools between coral-lined reefs. Strap on your snorkel gear and look below the water's surface to see the vibrant tropical fish and other marine life. After swimming and snorkeling visit the tourist facilities full of local restaurants and stop for a delicious meal or peruse the fine arts and crafts.

Maceió Sightseeing City Tour with Frances Beach

2. Maceió Sightseeing City Tour with Frances Beach

Located in the charming and historic municipality of Marechal de Deodoro, Praia do Francês is one of the most beautiful and trendy on the south coast of the State of Alagoas, the waters vary in color, from turquoise to dark green. The beach offers two types of seas, one side is protected by a coral reef, forming a beautiful and extensive natural pool that captivates its visitors to an attractive sea bath, while the other side is the part frequented by surfers from all over Brazil because it offers big and tubular waves in its day. And to enjoy the local delicacies, the Tropical Restaurant has an excellent infrastructure with a privileged view of the seafront and offers a varied menu with delicious typical regional dishes. (lunch not included). Enjoy a panoramic tour of the city’s main tourist attractions including which includes the traditional shopping District, the Museum of Image and Sound, the Maceió Commercial Association, Praça Marcílio Dias, Praça Visconde de Sinimbu, Praça Dom Pedro II, the Legislative Assembly, the Metropolitan Cathedral of Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres, São Gonçalo do Amarante Viewpoint and Chapel, The Praça Floriano Peixoto, the Church of Bom Jesus dos Martírios, Governor’s Palace. So pretty much all the interesting points of interest within the city. These and many other beautiful city features await you. The tour also offers a visit to the rich and beautiful handcrafted work of local artists at the Pavilhão do Artesanato, located on Pajuçara Beach.

Boat ride: São Francisco River, the largest in Brazil

3. Boat ride: São Francisco River, the largest in Brazil

Explore the Sao Francisco River Nature Sanctuary on this exciting full-day trip by boat. After a hotel pick-up in Maceio, drive along scenic, coconut-lined roads to the quaint fishing village of Piaçabuçu. Along the banks of the “Old Chino,” board a charming tour boat, and head for the mouth of the longest river in Brazil, the Sao Francisco. Embrace exotic nature and superb landscapes as you cruise along the river to a broad and fine sand beach. As you sail, a knowledgeable tour guide will tell you about the importance of this pristine environmental preservation area. Look out for the array of migratory birds that flock to the shifting dunes. Dine on a delicious buffet lunch, prepared on board the boat. After lunch, soak up the beautiful and natural surroundings as you swim, or simply sink your toes in the sand and relax on the beach.

Maceio: Maceio International Airport (MCZ) Private Transfer

4. Maceio: Maceio International Airport (MCZ) Private Transfer

Take the stress out of airport commutes by pre-booking your own private airport transfer to or from Maceio Airport. Rest back knowing you will be dropped off anywhere between city center and airport conveniently, safely and in comfort. Whether you are traveling in a bigger group or with extra luggage, tailor your private transfer to your needs by indicating what you need when you book. To ensure a relaxed transfer experience, you will receive a text message shortly before your scheduled pickup with your booking reference, our customer service number, and your driver's name and contact details. When you book your private transfer, remember to include your flight details. Your driver will track your flight so that no matter whether your flight arrives early, late or on-time, your driver will be there to greet you on arrival. Your driver will pick you up from the arrivals hall or agreed meeting point in the airport and help you to the vehicle with your luggage. Feel secure knowing that our customer service line runs 24/7 to support you in whatever you need. Sit back, relax and enjoy the views. Please be aware that in order to ensure a smooth travel, you will need to provide us your flight number as well as your drop off destination and pick up time

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