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About Maragogi

If you're looking for the ultimate Brazilian beach break then Maragogi might just be the spot for you. Located on the east coast of Alagoas, Maragogi is renowned for its long, sandy beaches, beautiful clear blue water and tropical climate - the perfect ingredients for a relaxing getaway. The accomodation matches too, with the best places to stay in Maragogi offering laid-back luxury.

The town was originally a small village called Gremelo, however, after the abolition of slavery, it was subsequently named Isabel in reference to the queen at the forefront of the abolition movement. It was renamed again in 1892, with the word Maragogi allegedly referencing the area's native Marauba tribe.

What not to miss

  • If you're in Maragogi then make sure to head off on a boat to the Galés, natural pools which have formed off the coast with crystal-clear waters and a diverse array of marine life. A must-do for nature lovers!
  • Spend your days soaking up the sun on the lovely Maragogi beach, Praia Ponte de Mange or Barra Grande.
  • If you're here with kids then consider spending an afternoon petting the animals at Zoologica Pet Silvestre.

Given its beautiful setting and consistently stunning weather, be sure to book ahead as the best places to stay in Maragogi get quickly booked up.

The best places to stay in Maragogi

For luxury

  • Camurim Grande is a magnificent stay with plush wooden suites right on the shores of Maragogi Beach. The emphasis here is on style and comfort, with the gorgeous accommodation accompanies by fine dining and a range of beauty treatments.

For an apartment, guest house or holiday home

If you'd prefer the privacy of a self-catering option then browse through the wide variety available online with our partner, Booking.com.

Travel Information

  • Fly into Zumbi dos Palmares International Airport in Maceió.
  • From the airport, your easiest option is to drive yourself the 130km to Maragogi - hire a car with Rentalcars.
  • Maragogi is temperate year-round, with the average temperature hovering between 29-33°C. That being said, you might want to avoid coming in the winter (April to August) as this is when there's the most rainfall.

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Monthly Weather in Maragogi

Best Hotels in Maragogi

  • Camurim Grande Maragogi (Zona Rural) 21 rooms from £701

    Fishing  -  Sea fishing trips can be organised by the hotel.
    Seaside  -  Ideal for a seaside holiday.
    Views  -  Great views from hotel
    Romantic  -  Good for couples.
    Air conditioningRestaurantSwimming PoolGardenViewsParkingNo pets

    Focusing on luxury and style, Camurim Grande is a magnificent hotel on the shores of Maragogi Beach. Enjoy plush suites, delicious local cuisine and a range of beauty treatments on offer. Ideal for a relaxing romantic break on a beautiful strip of coast. See More

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