7 days in Recife, Maragogi & Tamandare Itinerary

7 days in Recife, Maragogi & Tamandare Itinerary

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7 days in Recife, Maragogi & Tamandare Itinerary

Start: Fortaleza
Fly:  2 h
1
Recife
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
2
Maragogi
— 3 nights
Drive:  1 h
3
Tamandare
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  5 h 30 min
End: Fortaleza

2
nights
Recife

Recife ©
Once the capital of Dutch Brazil, Recife has a history spanning back to 1537, when it was little more than a handful of fishing houses on the beach.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Gilberto Freyre Foundation and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Church of Sao Jose do Ribamar. On your second day here, see the vivid underwater world at Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, examine the collection at Instituto Ricardo Brennand, then appreciate the extensive heritage of Praca do Arsenal, and finally see the interesting displays at Embaixada de Pernambuco.

To find reviews, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Recife trip site .

Fortaleza to Recife is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in December, and nighttime lows around 29°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can drive to Maragogi.

Things to do in Recife

Museums Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Olinda, Piscinas Naturais de Porto de Galinhas, Praia do Sossego
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Ricardo Brennand Institute ©
Ricardo Brennand Institute
Casa dos Bonecos Gigantes ©
Casa dos Bonecos Gigantes
Praia do Sossego ©
Praia do Sossego

3
nights
Maragogi

Maragogi ©
Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
You'll enjoy a bit of beach vacationing at Praia Ponta de Mangue and Japaratinga Beach. Step off the beaten path and head to Toque Beach and Barra Grande Beach. Take a break from Maragogi with a short trip to Piscina Natural de São Miguel dos Milagres in Sao Miguel dos Milagres, about 1h 30 min away. There's much more to do: kick back and relax at Xareu Beach, stroll through Peroba Beach, explore the gorgeous colors at Taocas, and appreciate the history behind Monumento aos Cabanos.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, use the Maragogi trip itinerary planning tool .

Drive from Recife to Maragogi in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Recife in January since evenings lows in Maragogi dip to 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Sat) early enough to drive to Tamandare.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks Beaches Outdoors

Side Trips

Sao Miguel dos Milagres, Japaratinga Beach
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Japaratinga Beach ©
Japaratinga Beach
Praia Ponta de Mangue ©
Praia Ponta de Mangue
Xareu Beach ©
Xareu Beach

1
night
Tamandare

Tamandare ©
Beaches and natural rock pools remain top draws on most Tamandare itineraries, though the relatively small coastal town also offers a surprisingly lively restaurant scene.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stroll through Praia dos Carneiros and then kick back and relax at Praia de Tamandare.

To see other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Tamandare online vacation planner .

Traveling by car from Maragogi to Tamandare takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around 35°C in January, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Tamandare

Beaches Outdoors Parks
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Praia de Tamandare ©
Praia de Tamandare
Praia dos Carneiros ©
Praia dos Carneiros

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