Still little publicized and known by tourists, the Santo Aleixo Island is a charming destination that must be visited if you are planning your next trip to the Pernambuco. Very close to two other attractions in the state, Port of Chickens and tamandaré, the island is in the limits of the municipality of Sirinhaém. The journey from Porto de Galinhas to the municipality takes about 40 minutes by car, covering approximately 30km.

The island of volcanic formation, does not have residents and tourist structure such as hotels, inns and restaurants, only some street vendors that offer chairs, tents, snacks and drinks. As it is private property, access to the island is limited and the maximum stay at the attraction is 3h00.

THE access It is done by speedboats that provide a quick and comfortable trip, as the sea in this region of the coast is not very rough, the journey is very calm and takes a maximum of 20 minutes, crossing the 2km that separate the island from the mainland.

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With only 36 hectares, the small island has calm seas with transparent waters perfect for snorkeling, on one side of the island, but precisely on the west side, the beach has a large strip of sand, while to the south the cove is protected by rocks of stone and a beach where a large open pool of calm, warm and transparent greenish water forms.

Photo: Decio Senna

Photo: Decio Senna

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Photo: Eduardo Amorim

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Photo: Flickr – sbgdom

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Photo: Marcio Dumel

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photo: michael michael

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Photo: Paulo Cesar Bastos

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