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22 Jan 2018
“Wonderful beach”
17 Jul 2015
“Nice beach but expect sprawling restaurant tables and to have to eat to get a seat”
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Cabo de Santo Agostinho, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Reviewed 22 January 2018

Very calm and small beach. Not very easy to park there, but totally worth it. Not recommended for people with severe disabilities, because you have to walk a steep path to get there (there are handrails though). There is a zip-line with a beautiful view.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank RitaFelippi
Reviewed 17 July 2015

The place is harder to get to by car than i expected. It´s a nice beach but a little run over by the restaurants, which spoil the site a little. The food is good though, and folk are friendly.. and the waves are huge.

Date of experience: July 2015
3  Thank Patrick H
Reviewed 15 July 2015 via mobile

It is not a large spread out beach, but it is a quant beach with beautiful views of cliffs, rocks, and a small sandy area. It is surrounded by forests and palm trees. Be advised the road to the beach is somewhat treacherous and probably...More

Date of experience: July 2015
Thank GoFor3
Reviewed 31 December 2014

Caribbean, amazing views and close to the city, can be quiet or loud, find your favorite area. A lot of other nice beaches walk distance also.

Date of experience: December 2014
Thank Ana Carolina M
Reviewed 28 July 2014

Gaibu and Calhetas are beautiful, clean, safe, great for family vacations or day trip from Recife. You can have dinner cooked on spot to go with your beer, just talk to the ladies in the barracks.

Date of experience: July 2014
Thank Julien B
Reviewed 26 November 2013

Ver Quaint place. Much more than the other beaches. Beautiful protected areas and ruins around! Near the capital, it takes around 40 min to get there. I heard the surroundings have been a little dangerous lately, after they developed the oil business there!

Date of experience: December 2012
3  Thank Dulce D
Reviewed 9 May 2013

I love Calhetas!! It's about an hour's drive from Recife and is really the easiest of the "Postcard" beaches in Pernambuco to reach... further away is Porto de Galinhas... Calhetas has a couple of little barzino's with really fine food... it's a protected cove with...More

Date of experience: August 2012
4  Thank gabrielphiladelphia
Reviewed 21 September 2012

This beach is even more beautiful when you look at it from the above -- you can do it along the access road. This is a small beach. It should be much better to enjoy it during the week, when there's much less people there....More

Date of experience: December 2011
2  Thank Mconstantino
Reviewed 1 August 2012

The beach is too small and the sand is thick. The restaurant has a nice food, but the service is extremely slow and inefficient. The bathroom is clean. Don't get the service of "Luck Receptivo" (the main travel agency of the region), it's very expensive...More

Date of experience: August 2012
2  Thank marciofleury
Reviewed 9 July 2012

It's like a private bech, a nice location,beautiful!

2  Thank LelaBrazil
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