Hotel Ponta Verde Maceio
- Room service
- Swimming pool
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Great hotel... in a big city there's o resorts so this place was amazing... great view, terrific location!! recommend!!
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... no buses heading to town in time for the next departure so not until 8.10am could I leave for the next terminal (integraciao) for the 9am departure. Looked at other options on the north coast, but was the same story and continuing on to Recife not possible until 10am, so gave up and had a couple of espressos until 8.10am.
The bus covered ground I’d already covered, then once I’d changed, ...
... and got a blank look from one of the traditionally clad waitstaff, when I said “café”. It turns out they actually had local coffee, brewed, if you’re lucky in a big metal urn, but with lots of sugar added – espresso seems to be the keyword to getting a decent one without sugar! Was a pretty swanky restaurant and the smell of good coconutty mocqueca wafting from a nearby table, was killing me. ...
Our second port of call in Brazil was Maceio, 129 nautical miles south of Recife. This relatively small city of one million was much more like a resort town while still having poor neighbourhoods. It was lined with beaches, and safe from sharks due to a reef just off the coast. They boast tides of 3 metres, so that at low tide one can walk way out to the reef in just knee depth water. The economy is based on sugar cane, coconuts and oil ...
... abit late and the water was higher but we really enjoyed the experience of the boat ride. It is such a simple idea but works so well and nice to be on a boat without a roaring noise behind you. It was just a quick visit to Maceió and most of the time was spent at the beach. The next day at the Rodoviaria we were about to board our bus to Salvador and Elin and Marvin turned up. They would be in Salvador at the same time as us which was very exciting ...
... in the water prepared nice caldo de camarão. Didn't find a cheap ride to praia gunga on the other side of the river, so walked back through town stopping at the white bar on the beach for a really cold beer. The party on the beach was unfortunately finished when we got there at about 11 at night, only empty bottles and poeple leaving and i couldn't convince them to go to the other side of the town to find something ...