With waters so clear that they seem to lie, the beaches of the state of alagoas are among the most beautiful in Brazil. From the south to the north of the state you will find dozens of beaches so beautiful, it will be hard to choose a favorite. There are river beaches, natural pools, peninsulas, deserts among others, so many options that make the state an ideal place to spend holidays with family, friends, as a couple or even alone. Bars and restaurants with typical foods are also found along the coast of the state.

We separate 6 beaches that will leave you dying to pack your bags and look for your first ticket to Maceió, the state capital. will travel to alagoas? Find options for hotels and inns in various destinations and book with complete security: Book your trip here

Gunga Beach

Located in the municipality of Barra de São Miguel, just 30 km from Maceió, Praia do Gunga is very busy during the weekends, when Maceioans take advantage of their days off to enjoy the paradise where they live. The bars are animated with forró, among other national rhythms, and have tables with a privileged view of the scenario formed by coconut trees. During buggy rides, tourists have the chance to get to know the farthest places of the beach, with colorful cliffs that make everything even more beautiful and charming.

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Photo: Eduardo Vaz


Located on the border between Alagoas and Pernambuco, the city of Maragogi, 130 km from Maceió, is one of the most visited coastal destinations in the state. The fishing village boasts beaches with transparent waters and is surrounded by coconut trees. But the big attraction is the boat trip to the galés – the most famous natural pools in Alagoas, 6 km from the coast. The program is ideal for diving enthusiasts. The region also offers an infrastructure with several accommodation options and great restaurants specializing in seafood.


Photo: Jannyne Barbosa

French Beach

The municipality of Marechal Deodoro is also well known thanks to Praia do Francês. A beach divided by a barrier reef, forming a huge pool with calm waters, perfect for children. THE beach It is also considered one of the best diving spots on the coast of Alagoas.


Photo: Jairo Tardelli Filho

Patacho Beach

Located on the coral coast, Praia do Patacho is considered by many to be the most beautiful in the state. As it is practically always deserted, the beach has become a point for those who want to relax to the fullest and make the most of the region that became known as the Coral Coast. To marvel at all the charm of this beach, the suggestion is to visit the place at low tide. In periods like these, the reefs take over the scenery, as well as the long stretches of white sand.

Fix arts - Patacho

Photo: Alex Uchoa

Broken car

Coconut groves, green seas and the famous multicolored cliffs that surround the shore have made the beach one of the favorite destinations for residents of Maceió. The construction of the bridge that connects Barra de Santo Antônio to Ilha da Croa facilitated access, but it is not allowed to drive or park on the sand.

broken car

Photo: Luis Felipe Figueiredo

Jequiá da Praia

Jequiá da Praia, a municipality on the south coast 65 km from Maceió, is surprising for the scenery that brings together beaches with crystalline waters, mangroves, lagoons and the Jequiá River, which flows into the sea. Highlight for the beaches of Jacarecica do Sul – surrounded by cliffs up to 30 meters high – and Pituba, still little known by tourists. Delights of the local cuisine are also part of the attractions of the region.


Photo: Cristina Mei Chaw

Read too:

» Tourism in Maceió: what to see and do
» Holidays in Maragogi – Complete guide to what to do in the city
» Gunga Beach and its colorful cliffs
» Praia do Francês, the most popular attraction in Marechal Deodoro – Alagoas
» Ecological Route, natural pools and deserted beaches on the north coast of Alagoas

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