Hotel Praia Bonita
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- Free High-Speed Internet
- Continental Breakfast
- Free parking
TripAdvisor Reviews Hotel Praia Bonita Maceio
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... 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, a tour of ...
... killing me. I lunched in Habibis, a local “Arab” chain and lingered as long as possible – all this walking in the blazing sun with heavy daypack was killing.
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 the bus ...
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 ...
... 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 ...