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29 Oct 2018
“Palm trees, blue waters, fresh fish ...”
9 May 2017
“Great beach!”
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Reviewed 29 October 2018

Heading South, you'll find "Paiva Beach". Not easily reachable, better go with friends or locals, or both. Palm trees, blue sea and clear waters ... A beach hut sells freshly cooked fish and drinks. Paradise? Not really. The shark attack warnings are also valid for...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank LuizDutraNeto
Reviewed 9 May 2017 via mobile

Bath water, great sand, very quiet and people selling freshly caught prawns! What more could you ask for?

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank ryanmG4644ZX
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Looking for a nice but not busy place to relax? Paiva is one of the most beautiful beaches in Pernambuco and Brazil!

Date of experience: April 2017
Thank FdeSR
Reviewed 9 January 2017

I went to this beach with two friends, it was about 30 minutes in a taxi from Boa Viagem. Once we arrived we walked along the beach for about 15 minutes before finding a place to stop and have a drink and lunch. It's great...More

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank gerard963
Reviewed 12 August 2015

Itapuama Beach is just after you pass the exit from Paiva. For me it is one of the best beaches in that area! The water is clean, warm and they have little huts where you can get "caipirinhas" Also you can sit under the umbrellas...More

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank ipg47
Reviewed 2 July 2015

The sea itself is not beautiful and the structrure for tourists only in hotels or resortd, otherwise it is better to go other place esle

Date of experience: February 2015
Thank Ana Katarina G
Reviewed 22 January 2015

Ambient and the atmosphere. The people I found there were really nice, beautiful beach with wonderful water!

Date of experience: January 2015
Thank rober776
Reviewed 10 December 2014

i mean, recife has a lot of pretty beaches, but this beach is my absolute favorite. Not that many peoople, its quiet, and you can enjoy a beautiful day.

Date of experience: July 2014
1  Thank backpacker579
Reviewed 21 April 2014

Not much to say really. Does what it suggests on the tin. If you want busy and carnival atmosphere go Copacabana.

Date of experience: October 2013
5  Thank James R
Reviewed 22 August 2013

I didnt like this beach, it was full with garbage and all the bars was closed. we was there during a weekday so maybe that the reasson it was close but anyway, didnt like it at all

Date of experience: November 2012
1  Thank Daniel L
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