Ipojuca is a city in Brazil in the State of Pernambuco, part of the Metropolitan area of Recife and of the Suape microregion.
The municipality, which is located about 49 km away from the capital Recife and is part of the stretch of the Atlantic Forest, receives thousands of visitors looking for beautiful beaches.
The main tourist feature of the municipality could not be the world famous beach of Porto de Galinhas, elected ten times in a row the “best beach option in Brazil” by Travel & Tourism magazine. Its main attraction is the natural pools visited by thousands of tourists annually. Among the many historical points, is the Convent of Santo Antonio, founded in 1606 and listed by the national historical heritage in 1937. It represents a major landmark of the settlement of the municipality.
Access : Coordinates: / From Recife, take the BR-101-Sul to Cabo de Santo Agostinho, and thence through PE-060./ By Cab :
Throughout the city of Recife it is easy to find taxis that go to Ipojuca. Calculate the rate and see the companies that provide the service in the city./ By Bus :
Recife / Guararapes International Airport –Gilberto Freyre is the closest airport to Ipojuca. From there it is possible to go by bus to Porto de Galinhas.
- Historical sites : there is the Convento de Santo Antonio, a monastery founded in 1606 and added to the national historical heritage in 1937.
- Beaches : These are some of the best known beaches: Porto de Galinhas , Serrambi , Cupe , High wall , Little touch , Maracaipe , Camboa
- A few kilometers from the center of Ipojuca, is the Muro Alto Beach, famous for its beautiful dunes and coconut trees. There are also many reefs that form a beautiful and giant natural pool with approximately 2.5 km of extension, where you can enjoy the warm waters of the beach and take advantage of a typical day in the Brazilian northeast.
- From Ipojuca, navigators can take it in rafts for the Maracaipe River and you can visit the mangrove areas and the seahorse sanctuary, icon of the Hippocampus preservation project.
Activities : sightseeing / photo opportunities / Ecological walks / Maracaipe Beach has strong waves and is perfect for surfing / Scenic Driving- Auto Touring swimming / beach hopping.
Go next : Puerto de Gallinas , a town and beach of the municipality of Ipojuca in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. / Recife , the capital of the state of Pernambuco