Carneiros Beach – Praia dos Carneiros is a beach located in the city of Tamandare ( Tamandare is in northeastern Brazil ) , in the state of Pernambuco, Brazil. Its name comes from the name of one of the former owners of the area, Mr. Jose Henrique Carneiros.
This paradise is in Pernambuco, in the municipality of Tamandare, about 1 hour from Porto de Galinhas. There are natural pools, white sand and wonderful coconut trees. One of its main attractions is the Chapel of St. Benedict, built in the eighteenth century where wedding ceremonies and baptisms are performed.
With calm and warm waters practically all year round , It is considered one of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil. Sheep is still wild and charming. Carneiros Beach has been voted one of the top 15 beaches in the world by TripAdvisor users
Access : Coordinates: -8.711265, -35.086815 / Praia dos Carneiros is 113 km from Pernambuco’s capital, Recife, and 90 km from its airport and about 1 hour from Porto de Galinhas.
By car : From PE 051 highway ( dirt road ) , that goes on the Arminio Guilherme Highway to Rio Formoso and from there to the slightly longer PE 072.
- Natural pools : When the tide is low the natural pools with warm water and many fish are formed. They are in the shallow end and you can easily access them on foot.
- the Chapel of São Benedito : the Chapel of St. Benedict, known as “Little Church”. It is 1.5 km from Beijupirá. built in the eighteenth century where wedding ceremonies and baptisms are performed.
Ammenities available : kiosks / water sports / restaurants / ” pousadas” by the beach /parking lot, chairs, umbrella, hammocks, bathroom, shower
Type of beach : Sand color White Dunes and coconut trees on the beach, clean and transparent water
Activities: trekking / snorkeling / swimming / beach hopping / horseback riding / catamaran trips / water sports / enjoy the tasty local cuisine / you will find many perfect scenarios for taking pictures.
Nearby Attractions – Go next : Explore coast of Pernambuco / Alagoas / Sao Francisco Valley / Olinda, one of the state’s most important historic towns / Baia do Sancho / Baia dos Porcos / Praia do Leao