About Pernambuco

The gentle sea with the purest water and the magnificent sandy beaches of Pernambuco attract more and more tourists yearly. The crystal turquoise color of the seawater sets the level of your vacation somewhere between stunning and perfect. So if you are looking for the perfect sea, this is your place!

Very good
8.1
Free entrance • Virgin beach • Easy access • Bright sand • Very crowded • Distant parking
0.5 Amenities index
Senior friendly
Very good
8.1
Free entrance • Amenities beach • Easy access • Bright sand • Turquoise pure water • Large low tide
7.3 Amenities index
Good for Relax
Very good
8
Free entrance • Amenities beach • Easy access • Bright sand • Turquoise pure water • Sand bottom
4 Amenities index
Good for Relax

Praia do Sueste

Vila dos Remedios 2.9 km
Very good
8
Free entrance • Amenities beach • Easy access • Bright sand • Turquoise pure water • Sand bottom
2.7 Amenities index
Kids friendly
Praia de Candeias

Candeias Beach

Jaboatao dos Guararapes 4.1 km
Good
7.9
Free entrance • Amenities beach • Easy access • Bright sand • Crowded in season • Large low tide
8.3 Amenities index
Kids friendly
Praia em Recife

Pina Beach

Jardim Beira Rio 1.7 km
Good
7.9
Free entrance • Amenities beach • Easy access • Bright sand • Turquoise pure water • Large low tide
8.3 Amenities index

Calm, measured rest and the sound of waves are perhaps the most common associations that arise with the word "beach". This is not surprising, as relaxation is exactly what many beach travelers are looking for. If you associate your vacation primarily with such activity, choose one of the 86 beaches in the state.

To make your choice easier, we have prepared a list of the best beaches for relaxation in Pernambuco.

Attraction and Infrastructure

As for the main features of the beaches of Pernambuco, they are as follows:

  • The state's beaches are mainly wide, long and have a high level of cleanliness. The most common surface is sand of bright color.
  • Usually, entry into the water is gentle, which is very good for kids. There are 83 such beaches.
  • An important clarification, 46 beaches in the state have a long intertidal zone, which means that during low tide hours you may have to travel a considerable distance. This is also something to consider if you don't want to suddenly be in the water at high tide.
  • The average distance from the road to beach in Pernambuco is less than 500 meters. 84 beaches are relatively easy to access, 1 beach are difficult to access, which in most cases means that you have to walk a quite long distance, and 1 beach are only accessible from the water. The latter include both island beaches and beaches with no land routes due to the natural borders.

The vast majority of Pernambuco beaches have the necessary amenities, such as sun loungers, umbrellas, beach cafes, showers and toilets.

Latest reviews on Pernambuco's beaches

Ponta de Pedras II Beach
10 t-dferrary

Top

Argila Beach
10 Miguel Valdez Quintero

What a stunning location! It's simply breathtaking, surrounded by the wonders of nature!

Caletas Beach
10 Larissa Silva

Good

Praia do Sueste
10 Zalitara

We can have a great time snorkeling at this beach. Occasionally, the waves can be quite large, so it's important to be cautious and keep an eye on your kids.

Pina Beach
10 Gevonn Soarres

Top!

São Paulo Beach
10 Lila Renner

This is a great spot for a peaceful picnic.

Please note that lifeguards supervise 15 beaches in the state, but you should rely on more than just them, remember the elementary rules, as lifeguards are not on duty around the clock, even on equipped beaches!

Finding hotels in relative proximity to the beaches is usually fine. Many beaches have enough nearby accommodation, which gives good opportunities to choose the right place to stay.

The hottest month of the state is March - air temperature during this time warms up to 31.6°C and water up to 29.3°C in February. The coldest month is August - air temperature drops to 25.6°C and water to 26.1°C. Air and water temperature allows you to relax comfortably in the state all year round, which is enjoyed by tourists and locals.

Do you know how many beaches there are in Pernambuco? In total there are 86 beaches and the most popular is Sancho Beach.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What are the main features of best beaches in Pernambuco?

When it comes to finding the best beaches in Pernambuco, the following aspects should be taken into account.

There are 86 beaches in total, of which about 33 can be called high-rated.

The best beaches in the majority:

They are also usually:

The best beaches in Pernambuco:

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How to view only nearest to me beaches in Pernambuco?

To find the beaches closest to your current geolocation, click the Nearby Beaches icon in the search box. You will see the nearest beaches sorted by distance from you.

Note, that if you only want to see the beaches closest to you in Pernambuco, you must be in that area to get the correct results.

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What are all easy accessible beaches in Pernambuco?

Most of the beaches located in Pernambuco are easily accessible, but there are also hard to reach beaches among them. Use the filter to sort the beaches by access details (parking, distance etc.).

Popular categories of beaches in Pernambuco by access:

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Top 5 popular beaches with easy access in Pernambuco:

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How to view all sandy beaches or beaches with other natural features in Pernambuco?

Use the "Main features" section of the filter in search results to see all the beaches with the feature you're interested in.

The most popular selections of beaches with natural features are listed below. Don't forget that you can create your own selection with any combination of features

Beach coverage and water

Natural scenery

Other popular categories

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How to find uncrowded beaches in Pernambuco?

The presence of crowds of tourists on the beach these days is becoming a mass character, and sometimes you want silence and solitude. Use the filter in search results to view the beaches in Pernambuco by occupancy.

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Which beaches in Pernambuco are kid-friendly, good for relax, pet-friendly, naturist-friendly, camping-friendly?

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How to view all beaches by activity of interest in Pernambuco?

Use the "Activity" section of the filter in search results to view the selections of beaches by one or multiple activities. Below are a few popular selections that you can change as you like using our filter.

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