Tamandaré - Pernambuco - Brazil
At the southern end of the coast of Pernambuco, a paradise with clear waters and filled with beautiful corals that form natural pools has been gaining the taste of different profiles of travelers, the landscapes present in the municipality of Tamandaré reveal a calmer and paradisiacal side of the northeast coast.
Tamandaré is surrounded by extensive coconut groves that blend into an area of untouched Atlantic forest, with more than 538 hectares that preserve several species of animals and plants, including Jatobá, Oiticica da Mata, Pau-brasil, Sucupira, Camaçari, Ipê, Massaranduba, Murici, Gararoba and Mamajuba. The coast with clear waters is home to the second largest barrier reef in the world, which runs from the capital of Alagoas Maceió to Recife, forming natural pools at low tide.
Only 110km away from Recife, the city has urbanized areas with numerous summer houses and tents that serve tourists on weekends and in high season who seek the paradisiacal attractions of the municipality. Tamandaré has 16 km of beaches practically untouched by man, formed by magnificent bays with weak waves, inviting for great dives, an adventure for those who want to discover a territory of marine beauty.
The destination has many tourist attractions to discover, some more focused on history, others to appreciate and enjoy the nature 100% present in the region.
Main postcard of the city, the beach has 5 km of coconut trees that border the coast shaped by the Rio Formoso. Natural pools and sandbanks on the high seas offer a spectacle on their own. The icon of this attraction is the charming Capela de São Benedito, built in front of the green sea.
It is the most structured beach in Tamandaré, the small shore has a few options of kiosks and restaurants in its 16 km of extension. Praia de Tamandaré is located between the beaches of Campas and Pontal do Lira.
Praia das Campas is demarcated by the Igreja de São José to the south and the Hotel Marinas to the north. It is on this beach that most of the beautiful summer houses present in the municipality are concentrated. It is 4.7 km long with calm waters, excellent for swimming due to the large presence of coral reefs.
Located further north, Praia do Pontal do Lira has a vast vegetation of coconut trees and a large presence of corals that make the waters even calmer. When on the beach, be sure to visit the fort and the Santo Inácio Lighthouse.
Built with the aim of guarding the port of Tamandaré and protecting the site from Dutch invasions. The fort took fourteen years to complete. Today it is under the custody of the Port Authority of the Ministry of the Navy.
The months from December to February are marked by the constant movement of tourists at Praia dos Carneiros. At this time, prices are usually higher and tourist attractions, as well as restaurants and inns, tend to be more crowded. The months from September to November have hot days, few rain showers and less movement. This is a great time to find more affordable prices and quieter beaches.
Avoid winter, the period with the highest concentration of rainfall in the region, with June being the wettest month. The climate does not vary much in Tamandaré. The average temperature fluctuates between 23ºC and 25ºC throughout the year.
Tamandaré already has a good supply of inns, hotels and small resorts installed in the municipality.
the most popular option are the hotels near Praia dos Carneiros, in a quieter and more paradisiacal area. Carneiros Beach Resort and Pontal dos Carneiros Beach Bungalows are among the best-rated options by tourists visiting the destination.