Hotel Porto da Praia
- Free High-Speed Internet
- Swimming pool
- Room service
- Wheelchair accessibility
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Porto da Praia Maceio
Travel Blogs from Maceio
... 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, ...
... in Habibis, a local “Arab” chain and lingered as long as possible – all this walking in the blazing sun with heavy daypack, was killing – had left the biggie in luggage storage.
The afternoon was dragging horrendously and despite hanging out at a breezy beach bar where they failed to serve me for more than ½ hour, had to return to kill time in the a/c shopping centre in front of ...
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 ...
... towns with one main street. After we had checked in we dumped our bags in the room and made our way to the beach. The coastline of Maceió is scattered with reefs, you can take a jangada (like a mini sailboat) about 1km from the shore to a reef with a 'sand platform' which you can stand on and swim around and even get drinks and food in the water. It is best to visit at low tide as the water only comes up to your waist and is clear. Unfortunately ...
... someone where the ponta verde barrio is and got out quite close to the rua ruth reis (pronounced hua huth heis) where the cheap hostel should be. For once my orientation didn't lead me directly to the hostel although i had the map of the area on the tablet. Then i ran into a birthdayparty of a drunk woman in front of the house on the street. I had to sit down, show the direction of the hostel on the tablet and some ...