13 days in Maceio, Maragogi & Porto de Galinhas Itinerary

13 days in Maceio, Maragogi & Porto de Galinhas Itinerary

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13 days in Maceio, Maragogi & Porto de Galinhas Itinerary

Start: Rio de Janeiro
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Maceio
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h
2
Maragogi
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Porto de Galinhas
— 6 nights
shuttle + Fly:  6​h 45​min
End: Rio de Janeiro

4
nights
Maceio

Maceio ©
Dazzling waters, long stretches of white sand beach, and the splendid colors of nearby mineral cliffs typify Maceio, the laid-back capital of Alagoas state.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Maceio: Gunga Beach (in Roteiro), Frances Beach (in Marechal Deodoro) and Paripueira Beach (in Paripueira). There's still lots to do: kick back and relax at Praia de Pajucara, tour the pleasant surroundings at Ponta Verde Beach, explore the galleries of Galeria Gamma, and see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Maceio trip itinerary maker site .

Rio de Janeiro to Maceio is an approximately 5.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 36°C in March, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Maragogi.

Things to do in Maceio

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Frances Beach, Paripueira Beach, Gunga Beach, Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres
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Gunga Beach ©
Gunga Beach
Praia de Sao Miguel dos Milagres ©
Praia de Pajucara ©
Praia de Pajucara

2
nights
Maragogi

Maragogi ©
Located on the scenic Costa dos Corais, the municipality of Maragogi has become a hot spot for ecotourism.
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Fri): explore the gorgeous colors at Gales de Maragogi, kick back and relax at Maragogi Beach, and then take some stellar pictures from Mirante do Cruzeiro. On the 6th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's wide array of creatures at Zoologico Pet Silvestre, tour the pleasant surroundings at Antunes Beach, and then kick back and relax at Xareu Beach.

For ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, read Maragogi trip planning website .

You can drive from Maceio to Maragogi in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In April in Maragogi, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 26°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sat) so you can go by car to Porto de Galinhas.

Things to do in Maragogi

Parks Outdoors Beaches
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Maragogi Beach ©
Maragogi Beach
Gales de Maragogi ©
Gales de Maragogi
Xareu Beach ©
Xareu Beach

6
nights
Porto de Galinhas

Porto de Galinhas ©
You're in for a treat on your beach holiday to Porto de Galinha.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Porto de Galinhas: Recife (Oficina Ceramica Francisco Brennand & Instituto Ricardo Brennand) and Carneiros Beach (in Tamandare). And it doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Muro Alto Beach, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, race across the water with a speed boat tour, and stroll through Praia De Maracaipe.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read our Porto de Galinhas day trip planning app .

Getting from Maragogi to Porto de Galinhas by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of bus and shuttle. In April, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 28°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Porto de Galinhas

Outdoors Parks Beaches

Side Trips

Recife, Carneiros Beach
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Muro Alto Beach ©
Muro Alto Beach
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach ©
Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach
Carneiros Beach ©
Carneiros Beach

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