Perched just north of Brazil’s tourist gateway of Natal, near where South America juts into the Atlantic at its easternmost point, the pristine sands of Maracajaú—dubbed the Brazilian Caribbean—draw beach bums and reef divers from around the world. Though the small fishing village houses only a couple thousand residents, its sun-kissed beaches run unbroken for miles along the coast and are guarded by the 3.5 acre Maracajaú Reef, an undersea wonderland of multicolored fish and coral a mere four miles offshore. Editor’s Note: This recommendation was taken from our Brazil Things to Do blog. Visit the original post to continue reading the full post and to learn more about things to do in Brazil.
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