Estado de Alagoas Travel Guide

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    City view from the beaches
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Barra de Santo Antônio



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  • Popular spot with music and food

    Maceió Nightlife

    There are a number of night spots in Maceio, but some of my local friends preferred this place. Depending on the type of crowd or music you prefer, there are many other bars on the same street. Or maybe even if you come late and don't want to wait for a table, you might have to keep walking to the next bars.The menu is fairly extensive. The bar is...

  • Radisson Hotel Maceio Brazil

    Maceió Hotels

    Upon arrival at 2am, even the night staff was very welcoming, polite and spoke English (something...

  • Nothing Stops Football

    Maceió Local Customs

    Most people will come to the beaches to take the sun, but particularly the beaches on the south end of the city are more frequented by surfers and footballers.As I went up and down the coast road over the couple days, I saw that the beach was wide with the low tide, narrow with the high tide, sweltering in the noon sun and dark in the fading...



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  • Local photos

    Maragogi Local Customs

    Several boys will approach you in the pools, offering underwater photographs. It's expensive, with doubtful quality, but... fun. We dealt with Ivanildo who promised to take us 20 pictures (almost identical, but he did!) and add to the CD almost 200 of his other local photos. Some of them, browsed at home, left me the idea that Maragogi has some...

  • Salinas do Maragogi Resort

    Maragogi Hotels

    Rodovia AL 101 North Km 124, Maceio, State of Alagoas, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Solo

    Hotel Class 3.5 out of 5 stars

  • Landless People

    Maragogi Local Customs

    Sometimes we read in the news, the serious social problems in Brazil, caused by the existence of thousands of people without any mean of subsistence. They organized in very revendicative groups, and settled in precarious habitations, always in the side of important roads, to enhance the consequences of their revendicative movements. In our way to...



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  • From Aracaju to Penedo

    Penedo Transportation

    To get from Aracaju to Penedo, you have to take a bus to Neopolis first. Buses leave from Rodoviaria Nova and the company that runs is Coopertalse. The journey costs 9 RS.Timetable:Aracaju - Neopolis: 6:00, 13:15 (Mon-Sat); 7:15, 12:30 (Sun)Neopolis - Aracaju: 8:20, 10:15, 14:20, 16:30 (Mon-Sat); 14:30, 17:25 (Sun)From Neopolis there is a boat...

  • Rio São Francisco's Estuary - Beauty &...

    Penedo Things to Do

    A visit to Penedo, Alagoas would not be complete, or for that matter worthwhile, without traveling on the "the old chico" down the São Francisco River to where it meets the sea. This is where this huge river of over 2,800 kilometers ends its journey. Guided tour boats leave the port of Piaçabuçu, a twenty minute ride from Penedo. They carry about...

  • Exploring the Rich Historical & Cultural...

    Penedo Things to Do

    After arriving in Penedo I took a stroll around the town. It was a Christmas day and the streets were quite empty which was the additional reason to keep taking pictures. Music was coming from almost every house. There is no doubt, Brazilians love to party!Penedo displays beauty and history of Portuguese and Dutch colonial architecture that can be...


Barra de Santo Antônio

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    by cachaseiro Updated Nov 7, 2009

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    In order to get there you will have to catch a bus from Maceio and drive 2-3 hours north.
    Just ask for the place at the bus station and they should be able to help you.
    The place is also known by the name "Ilha da croa".

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