Paradise beaches in the Brazilian Northeast: check out a list of the best and most beautiful beaches to visit in the northeast!

Who doesn't dream of resting in a place so beautiful that it looks like it came out of a movie set? Living this experience can be very close to you. In Brazil there are many charming places, but the beaches are always among the favorite and most sought after attractions by tourists. Scattered across several states, it is possible to find from the most popular for those who enjoy a hustle to the most deserted, for those who prefer to enjoy paradisiacal scenarios in privacy.

When it comes to the beach in Brazil, there is no way not to mention the paradisiacal northeast coast. The region is the main destination for sun and crystal clear waters in the country, entering the top of the list of travelers who choose to spend their holidays in Brazil. meet 41 paradisiacal beaches in the northeast to be surprised:

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Best beaches to visit in the northeast:

Carneiros Beach - PE

Photo: ckturistando / Wikimedia Commons

A mixture of relaxation, charm, charming inns and very quiet on weekdays. Some beaches exceed our expectations and this is the case of the charming tamandaré, in Pernambuco. With good options for hotels and apartments, tourists can enjoy the beautiful natural pools that are even more beautiful during low tide. If you are in Tamandaré, take the opportunity to visit the beaches of Carneiros, gravestones, Pontal do Lira and Boca da Barra.

Taipu de Fora – BA

Photo: Márcio Filho / MTUR

Bahia is one of the most charming places in Brazil and holds a true treasure of nature: The Maraú Peninsula it is an ecological sanctuary 40 km of coastline with natural pools, mangroves and waterfalls. The crystal clear waters of Taipu de Fora beach are known for harboring some of the northeast beaches more beautiful. The scenery in the region is perfect for resting, snorkeling and watching colorful fish, diving among the corals and enjoying a beautiful sunset.

Antunes Beach – AL

Photo: Marco Ankosqui / MTur

One of most beautiful beaches in the northeast, Praia de Antunes is very quiet and has warm waters with few waves, being ideal for those traveling with children. Practically deserted, the place does not have a large structure of bars and restaurants, but it does have some rustic and charming kiosks that serve visitors with snacks and drinks.

Jeribucaçu - BA

Photo: Sec. Tour Bahia

In the municipality of Itacaré, in Bahia, Jeribucaçu is an isolated beach that deserves a visit. Access to the site is by boat or a 20-minute trail through a farm.

Do you like adventure? The tip is to opt for another, longer trail, which takes around 45 minutes to Cachoeira da Usina. For this tour, it is recommended the guidance of a guide, as the path takes place inside the dense forest, crossing rivers and mangroves. The white sands surrounded by coconut trees will make you fall in love.

Bay of Pigs - PE

Photo: Bruno Lima / MTUR

Postcard of Fernando de Noronha, Baía dos Porcos is only 100 meters long, but this small strip of sand is so beautiful that it is difficult to describe it in words.

Elected several times as the most beautiful beach in Brazil, is formed by a crystalline sea with shades of green, natural pools and volcanic rocks. Among the activities that cannot be missed is snorkeling, where it is possible to observe turtles, stingrays, fish and corals.

Tabatinga - PB

Photo: Cacio Murilo / MTur

Environmental Protection area, the cozy Tabatinga beach is 30 km from João Pessoa and is a good option for those who want to replenish their energy. With a strip of golden sand and a green sea, the beach is ideal for sports such as sailing and windsurfing. The great highlight of this beach in the northeast It is due to the meeting of the river with the sea and the springs by the sea, known as Maceiós.

Praia do Espelho – BA

Photo: Marcio Filho / MTur

considered one of the most beautiful beaches in the northeast, a Praia do Espelho, is a few kilometers from Trancoso and is considered a true oasis in the Porto Seguro district. The name of the beach is given because it is possible to see the reflection of the sky and the cliffs in the water during low tide. Your inns rustic properties close to the beach and the peaceful atmosphere add even more charm to the place.

If you visit the region during the full moon, be sure to sit on the beach at night and enjoy the glow in the sea, an unforgettable landscape.

Arrows - CE

Photo: Gustavo Albano

If you want to meet a beach in the northeast with heavenly scenarios and try new dishes based on seafood, you will love the region's cuisine, which incorporates seaweed as the main ingredient of the delicacies served in the restaurants on the charming beach. 

Patacho Beach – AL

Photo: Cicero RC Omena / Wikimedia Commons

Another hidden paradise in Alagoas, Praia do Patacho is still little known by tourists who want to explore the beautiful beaches in the Brazilian Northeast. Ideal for those looking for a direct contact with nature, it offers several inns for lodging. There are no tents, bars or restaurants on the sand, further enhancing the feeling of preservation of the natural environment.

Its translucent waters and showy coconut trees form the perfect setting to enjoy moments of tranquility by the sea.

Atins Beach – MA

Photograph; disclosure

THE Maranhão is a state with many charms that go far beyond the famous Lençóis Maranhenses. One of these must-see attractions is Atins Beach.

In the village you will find a high-spirited village and easily accessible lagoons, such as Lagoa Verde and Tropical. Strong winds facilitate the practice of kitesurfing and, after spending your energy on sport, there's nothing better than tasting the region's specialty, shrimp. Another unmissable tip is to enjoy the flock of guarás at dusk.

Praia da Pipa – RN

Photo: Sec Turismo RN

One of the most famous beaches in Rio Grande do Norte, Pipa is very popular with surfers and attracts both tourists looking for a place with parties throughout the day, but also those who just want to relax by the sea. That beach in the northeast has charming scenarios due to the junction of dunes and cliffs, in addition to an environment with a lot of green scattered along the edge.

São Miguel do Gostoso – RN

Best Beaches in Northeast Brazil. Photo: Cesar Kobayashi / Flickr

Also in Rio Grande do Norte, another place worth visiting is  Sao Miguel do Gostoso. Still little frequented by Brazilian tourists, the village's beaches are practically deserted. A walk along the white sands to the beaches of Cardeiro and Xepa is ideal to be dazzled by peaceful landscapes and true cinema scenarios.

Jericoacoara - CE

Best Beaches in Northeast Brazil. Photo: Jade Queiroz / MTUR

One of the most beautiful ecological destinations in Brazil, Jeri It is 300 km from Fortaleza and offers visitors several forms of leisure, such as enjoying a walk through the dunes, relaxing in the hammocks by the sea or swimming in the crystal clear lagoons.

Maracajaú - RN

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Best Beaches in Northeast Brazil. Photo: Sec Turismo RN

known as the “Caribbean” of Rio Grande do Norte, Maracajaú Beach's main attraction is the boat trips that allow you to swim in one of the largest coral coasts in Brazil. Very close to the capital Natal (about 60 km), the place maintains a simple and rustic structure, with restaurants and hotels surrounded by coconut trees and dunes.  

Barra Grande - PI

Best Beaches in Northeast Brazil. Photo: Publicity Pousada BGK

A true paradise that has not yet been discovered by mass tourism. Barra Grande is 380 km from Teresina and offers, in addition to delicious cuisine, several leisure options such as kitesurfing, stand up and a meeting with Sea horses.

Lagoinha - CE

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Best Beaches in Northeast Brazil. Photo: Evaldoheber / Wikimedia Commons

With good options of inns and restaurants, pond is located 124 km from Fortaleza and is a great option for those looking for paradisiacal beaches in the Northeast. Its half-moon shore, covered with reddish dunes and coconut trees, is a unique landscape and enchants the eyes of all who visit it.

Toque Beach – AL

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Best Beaches in Northeast Brazil. Photo: Marco Ankosqui / MTur

Surrounded by charming inns in an isolated spot on the coast of São Miguel dos Milagres, in Alagoas, Praia do Toque easily enters the list of best beaches in the northeast. With warm, calm and clear waters, Praia do Toque has a quiet climate and is suitable for those who need to “disconnect” from the routine.

Tamba Beach – PB

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Best beaches to visit in the Northeast. Photo: Joel Souto Maior / Wikimedia Commons

First beach in Brazil that was officially considered nudist, tamba It has a unique natural beauty, with warm emerald waters and an environment surrounded by colorful cliffs and corals.

Moreré Beach – BA

Best beaches to visit in the Northeast. Photo: Márcio Filho / MTUR

One of the calmest islands in Boipeba, Moreré beach usually receives visitors who arrive by boat from Sao Paulo hill. Its simple structure, white sands, fresh water streams and a spectacular sea form the perfect setting to open the canga and rest enjoying the shade of an almond tree. With a cold coconut water everything gets even better.

Porto de Galinhas - PE

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Photo: Leonardo Shinagawa / Flickr

A dream of place: this is how we can describe it Port of Chickens. Known for its calm, warm waters and natural pools, with an abundance of coral reefs, it provides an unforgettable experience with the different species of colorful fish that swim alongside the bathers.

Canoa Quebrada - CE

Best Beaches in Northeast Brazil. Photo: Jade Queiroz / MTUR

It's impossible to visit broken Canoe and not be impressed by the natural beauty present on all sides. Situated between cliffs, dunes and a blue sea, the beach is known for its strong winds that favor the practice of windsurfing and for the rafts, which complete the landscape.

Maragogi - AL

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Best beaches to visit in the Northeast. Photo: bconzi / Pixabay

Known as "Brazilian Caribbean“, the small town of Maragogi, on the north coast of Alagoas, is full of beaches with clear and calm waters, which form a gigantic swimming pool in front of a coastline surrounded by coconut trees. Whoever is in the region cannot miss the famous natural pools of Maragogi, one of the most beautiful scenarios in the northeast.

Praia do Madeiro – RN

Best Beaches in Northeast Brazil. Photo: Publicity / Hotel Ponta do Madeiro

Considered one of the most beautiful northeast beaches, a Praia do Madeiro it is surrounded by cliffs that reach 40 meters high and is in a protected area called “Baía dos Golfinhos”, a region of the Potiguar coast that receives the distinguished visit of dozens of dolphins every day.

Crown of the Airplane – PE

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Paradise beaches in the Northeast. Photo: Disclosure

The small and idyllic island is close to Ilha de Itamaracá, in front of the Santa Cruz Fort. The access to the narrow strip of sand is made by boats, motorboats and rafts that depart from Praia do Forte. Surrounded by a coastline of impressively clear waters, Coroa do Avião has scenery worthy of a Caribbean island.

Praia do Forte – BA

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Best beaches to visit in the Northeast. Photo: Gleidson Santos / MTUR

Praia do Forte is located in the municipality of Mata de São João and is one of the highlights of the northeast beaches. The attraction is just 80 km from Salvador and has 12 km of coastline dotted with wonderful natural pools perfect for relaxing and enjoying the high temperatures of the region.

Praia do Amor – RN

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Paradise beaches in the Northeast. Photo: Humberto Sales / MTur

Neighboring the famous Praia de Kite, a Love Beach is one of the best surf spots in Rio Grande do Norte. The beach has a relaxed atmosphere and offers good options of restaurants and bars along the coast. Anyone who goes up to the natural viewpoint of Chapadão understands the name of the place: the stones that form natural pools during low tide, form the design of a heart.

Calheta Beach - PE

Best beaches to visit in the Northeast. Photo: Beto Quissak / Wikimedia Commons

With a small strip of sand and surrounded by stones that protect a small bay, Praia de Calheta has a rustic appearance and offers a great spot for swimming near the capital of Pernambuco. Adventurers can try the huge zipline that delicious zipline that starts at a natural viewpoint and ends in the clear waters of the coast.

Praia do Gunga – AL

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Paradise beaches in the Northeast. Photo: André Lage Freitas / Wikimedia Commons

Darling among Maceioans, the Gunga Beach is the great highlight of the south coast of Alagoas. Demarcated by the charming Lagoa do Roteiro on one side and the multicolored cliffs on the other, the beach is dotted with coconut trees, which can be seen from a viewpoint at the entrance to the attraction.

Croa do Goré – SE

Photo: Cleverton Ribeiro / MTur

Only available during low tide, Croa do Goré is one of the most beautiful beaches in the northeast. A small strip of sand located on the banks of the Vaza-Barris river, in Praia do Mosqueiro. This is considered one of the best spots for bathing in the state, and an essential attraction for anyone visiting Aracajú.

White Hill - CE

Best beaches to visit in the Northeast. Photo: Ana Paula Hirama / Wikimedia Commons

Famous among tourists and residents of Fortaleza, Praia de Morro Branco is full of attractions and deserves to be highlighted in a visit to Ceará. Cliffs, dunes, rivers and lagoons share space and form a charming setting. The Labyrinth of Morro Branco, the meeting of the Choró River with the sea, and the handicraft center of Beberibe are essential tours.

Broken Carro Beach - AL

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Paradise beaches in the Northeast. Photo: Cicero RC Omena / Flickr

A huge barrier of cliffs and an incredibly blue coastline make Praia de Carro Quebrado, one of the most interesting destinations to visit on the coast of Alagoas. The beach does not have a road and therefore access is only made by buggy and speedboat. The lack of structure and the absence of movement of people, maintains the peaceful and paradisiacal atmosphere of the place.

Sancho Bay – PE

Best beaches to visit in the Northeast. Photo: Gustavo Albano

Elected twice as the most beautiful beach of the world, the Sancho Bay is the main postcard of Fernando de Noronha, in Pernambuco. Access is not easy, being done from the top of a cliff with a viewpoint and spectacular view of the entire bay. From there it is necessary to descend two flights of stairs wedged in between the rocks. Another option is to take boat trips with stops at all the beaches on the island.

Muro Alto Beach - PE

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Paradise beaches in the Northeast. Photo: Cleferson Comarela / Wikimedia Commons

Protected by an immense coral barrier that forms a huge pool of warm water, ideal for children and kayaking, Muro Alto Beach is surrounded by a preserved area of Atlantic Forest and contains some of the most luxurious and private hotels in Porto de chickens.

Coqueirinho Beach – PB

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Paradise beaches in the Northeast. Photo: Cacio Murilo / MTur

The attraction is part of the wonderful Costa do Conde, on the southern coast of Paraíba, and is named for the concentration of coconut palms spread across the entire stretch of sand. It is possible to contemplate the view of the beach from the top of the Dedo de Deus viewpoint, a natural viewpoint at the top of the cliff that surrounds the attraction.

Mundaú - CE

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Paradise beaches in the Northeast. Photo: Gustavo Albano

The beach is part of the municipality of Trairi and is home to a cozy and traditional fishing village near the meeting of the Mundaú River with the sea. The quiet and peaceful climate of the village makes the place a perfect destination for those who want to enjoy the beauties of the northeast in a place where the movement of tourists is not intense.

when you are in Mundaú be sure to dive into the natural pools during low tide, take a walk along the Mundaú River and watch the sunset on top of the dunes near the village.

Chickens - RN

Best beaches to visit in the Northeast. Photo: Sec Turismo RN

Galinhos guard the beauties of the extreme north of the Potiguar coast. The village built on a huge peninsula that cuts through the coast, has few streets, beaches with clear and calm waters and unmissable walks where tourists can observe the little explored beauties of the region.

Formosa Bay - RN

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Paradise beaches in the Northeast. Photo: Disclosure

With surprising natural beauties, the municipality of Baía Formosa is 94 km from Natal and has about 26 km of semi-deserted beaches that concentrate the largest area of Atlantic Forest in Rio Grande do Norte. Other attractions are Lagoa da Coca Cola, Praia do Sagi, and the cliffs that cut across the bay.

Praia do Frances – AL

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

French Beach. Photo: Gustavo Albano

THE French Beach is only 20 km from Maceió and can be met in a round trip. That beach in the northeast offers charming inns that help extend your stay at the attraction. Praia do Frances has a bathing stretch protected by a coral bank that forms a huge natural pool. On the other, strong waves attract surfers and sailors.

Maracaípe - PE

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Paradise beaches in the Northeast. Photo: Bruno Lima / MTUR

Neighboring the famous Praia de Porto de Galinhas, the village of Maracaípe is the stronghold of surfers who arrive in the municipality of Ipojuca. Stage for surfing championships, the village is in front of a wonderful beach and offers shops for basic shopping, kiosks and restaurants.

Havaizinho – BA

Paradise beaches in the Northeast

Best beaches to visit in the Northeast. Photo: Disclosure

Havaizinho Beach is one of the best beaches in the northeast. The site has a small strip of sand protected by two rocky shores, and surrounded by coconut trees. Access to the attraction is via an easy access trail surrounded by Atlantic Forest.

Genipabu Beach – RN

Paradise beaches in the northeast

Paradise beaches in the Northeast. Photo: Vlademir Alexandre / MTur

This paradise can be visited on a round trip from Natal. Genipabu Beach is one of the most popular attractions in the state and is accessible by the fun buggy rides. The beach is framed by a huge dune where it is possible to appreciate the Lagoa de Genipabu and also take camel rides.






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