Celebrated for its extraordinary white sands and exuberant coconut groves, Gunga Beach offers the best of both worlds: a quiet inner beach and a bustling outer beach. The inner reef is quieter with soft white sands, small food and drink vendors, and calm waters. The outer reef is bustling with tourist activity, loud music, raging waves, many waterfront bar restaurants, and small shops selling handmade crafts. Praia do Gunga (Gungas Beach) has unique Maceió south coast positioning surrounded by high cliffs between Lagoa do Roteiro (Roteiro Lake) and the Atlantic Ocean. This gives the waters its signature turquoise color during low tide and its emerald green hue during high tide when the ocean waters meet the waters of the lake.
If you're feeling adventurous, you can rent equipment to go surfing, windsurfing, and jet skiing, or go on a boat tour beyond the reef. While none of the beaches in Brazil are private, access to this beach is private, but the coconut farm offers vehicle access for a fee. It's easier and more cost effective to get there by boat from Barra de São Miguel or via a tour guide company that transports you by bus or catamaran. To visit Gunga Beach and other attractions in Roteiro, use our Roteiro attractions planning app .
Gunga Beach Reviews
A praia e os passeios são otimo, só não indico almoçar no kokal, tem vários restaurantes na proximidade mesmos padrão. O dono é muito mau educado a porção de camarão pra 2, não dá nem pra um, só vem b... more »The beach and the tours are great, just do not indicate lunch in the Kokal, has several restaurants in the proximity same standard. The owner is very bad educated the portion of shrimp for 2, can not even one, only comes potato fries. When I questioned the owner thought it was bad and was very angry for me this complaining that Q really didn't have enough for 2, the waitress did not guide me to be to complain before as he wanted, on the contrary I speak Q so Q would end Q to the box complain. Finally gave me a discount, more did not like Q I demanded a solution.
Praia muito boa, água limpa e azul, um pouco gelada pela manhã mas a água esquenta rápido ao longo do dia, possui vários restaurantes com ótima comida e infraestrutura para os turistas além de ótima c... more »Very good beach, clean and blue water, a little chilly in the morning but the water warms fast throughout the day, has several restaurants with great food and infrastructure for tourists besides great food! The excess of street vendors bothers a little. For those who go with children recommend to stay on the left side of the beach (also called the pond of the Gunga) because it is a place where there are no waves, being ideal to take the small ones.
Have a good food, but with a bad infrastructure, you don't have much thing to do there, only have the travel with buggy and the beach, the price it is expensive and have so many people selling things. It is a place more poor
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