Beaches with cliffs, natural pools, viewpoints and even an exclusive area for naturalism, the coast of Paraíba has beaches for all tastes and profiles.

the state of Paraíba it has the third oldest capital in the country, so it concentrates a great wealth of historical content. In João Pessoa it is common to find 17th century architectural complexes in a good state of conservation. However, the biggest attractions of this northeastern state are its beaches. THE paraibano coast is 138 km long and in it there are beaches for all tastes, from the busiest to the deserted.

If you are planning your next trip, check here 10 beaches in Paraíba you need to know:

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Coqueirinho Beach – Conde

Photo: via Flickr – nubiaabdallah

As the name implies, Praia de Coqueirinho is surrounded by coconut trees along its entire length and is considered one of the most beautiful beaches on the coast of Paraíba.

At one point the sea is calm and has clear waters due to the reefs that protect an area of the beach. On the other, an open sea that has strong waves that meet natural caves, carved into the rocks. Due to these diverse characteristics, the beach is a destination for those looking to practice diving, surfing, underwater fishing and even camping.

A buggy ride takes tourists to the Dedo de Deus viewpoint, with a panoramic and spectacular view of the entire Coqueirinho Beach.

Tambaba – Count

Photo: Sonia Furtado

25 km from the capital of Paraíba, high and steep cliffs protect the pure and natural beauty of the first official nude beach in the northeast. THE Tamba Beach it is divided into two parts: one that includes its natural pools and it is forbidden to be naked; and another where, from the inspection point, it is mandatory to take off your clothes.

There are also trails that lead to other beaches such as Marcelia and Arapuca.

Tabatinga – Conde

Photo: Carlos Alberto Novelino

Practically next to Tambaba, Praia Tabatinga has warm and calm waters, protected by coral reefs. Its landscape is different depending on which way you look. On the left are the “maceiós”, lagoons formed by sea water. On the right, cliffs forming a huge rocky wall. For those who want to spend the day there, the tip is to bring a snack as there is only one bar on the beach.

Cabo Branco – João Pessoa

photo: Rafael de Oliveira

It is the favorite beach of the residents of the capital of Paraíba and one of the most extensive. The beach strip is, however, limited by vertical walls that reach 50 meters in height. The landscape of Cabo Branco beach is composed of terrains of reddish colors and remnants of Atlantic Forest that once predominated in the place. Today, the promenade is full of bars and restaurants serving typical city food and packed with people who go for a morning walk or bike ride.

Bessa – João Pessoa

Photo: Germano Felipe

Beach with calm sea and without waves attracts those who go to the beach to practice water sports. Stand-up paddle boards and kayaks can be rented right there for recreation or to reach the natural pools of crystal clear waters and surrounded by corals that are close to the coast. Due to its paradisiacal landscapes, natural pools and clear blue waters, the beach is nicknamed Caribessa by the locals.

Alligator – Cabedelo

Photo: Marcio Rogerio

Jacaré beach is a river beach. The attraction here is the sunset show that is already considered a mandatory stop for those who are visiting. Every day, locals and visitors gather on the walls or on the catamarans to enjoy the descent of the star king to the sound of “Bolero” by Ravel, played by saxophonist Jurandy do Sax. Catamaran tours leave from 4pm and last around 90 minutes.

Red sand island – Cabedelo

Photo: Marco Pimentel

Areia Vermelha Island is 1.5 km from the coast, in front of Camboinha beach. It is full of natural pools that are full of fish and corals within easy reach. Due to the abundance of underwater beauty and transparency of the waters, the place is perfect for free diving. But there is a catch: the island only appears during low tide, when the water depth is only 1.80 meters.

Pontal do Lucena – Lucena

Photo: Mateus Menezes

The sea in Ponta de Lucena is very calm, during low tide it is perfect for diving. For bathing it is practically ideal, the waters are warm with temperatures ranging between 23º and 28º degrees. There is no major tourist structure, but in the stalls, the traditional fish in the pot with rice and mush is never lacking.

Tambau Beach – João Pessoa

Photo: Marco Pimentel

1 km from the coast of Praia de Tambaú is the so-called Picãozinho, an agglomeration of coral reefs that form natural pools of clear water where it is possible to observe a variety of fish and crustaceans. The beach is also good for bathing because of its warm and calm waters and tourists are not helpless as there are a large number of kiosks and stalls selling typical foods right there on the boardwalk.

Camboinha Beach – Cabedelo

Photo: Guilherme Jofili

Very popular with tourists, Praia de Camboinha has a clear, calm and waveless sea because of the reefs present close to the coast. It has a good infrastructure of bars and is great for water sports such as kayaking, jet skiing and windsurfing. It is also the gateway to Areia Vermelha Island during low tide.

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