The capital city in Sergipe, the smallest state in Brazil, is surrounded by incredible natural beauty. Aracaju stands out for its beautiful beaches as well as for being an extremely charming city.

Located in the northeast of the country, Aracaju charms all of its visitors. Its beautiful landscapes provide tourists with all kinds of options. Some local beaches are located in busy neighborhoods and have plenty of bars and hotels on the waterfront, while others are practically deserted. We have prepared a list so you can start planning your next trip to visit these wonders of nature. 

Atalaia Waterfront, one of Aracaju’s icons

Atalaia Beach
Stretching for about 8 km, this is one of the main beaches in Aracaju. The place has good infrastructure and is ideal for visitors traveling with children. In addition to kiosks and a bike path, there are sports courts and a playground on the waterfront. A mandatory stop when visiting Atalaia is the amazing Tamar Project!

Aruana Beach
Close to Atalaia, Aruana Beach and its warm blue waters are a great option for visitors who prefer peace and quiet. Moreover, the local kiosks are renowned for serving delicious typical dishes.

Refúgio Beach
Refúgio Beach is the perfect option for those looking for a quiet place to enjoy the sea, as it receives few visitors especially during the week. In general, the water is warm and very calm. But that also attracts jellyfish, so be a little more careful when you get in the water or go for a stroll on the sand.

Náufragos Beach
Náufragos (Castaway Beach) is highly recommended by everyone who knows it. Even though it is a little distant from the region in the city with the main hotels, a visit to this paradise beach is totally worth it.

Mosqueiro Beach
One of the most popular beaches in Aracaju, Mosqueiro beach is the last one on the south side, which means that it is the farthest from the central area of ​​the state capital. There are plenty of activities on the beach, including boat and catamaran rides to incredible places such as Ilha dos Namorados (Valentines Island) and Crôa do Goré (a sandbank that forms an island during low tide). In addition, visitors will have the opportunity to marvel at the most beautiful sunset in the city.

Saco Beach
Located about 70 km from Aracaju, Saco Beach has lots of charming attractions. Visitors will be able to enjoy the sea, a river, natural pools, and amazing local cuisine.

You can be certain of one thing. Those who visit Aracaju will have unique and unforgettable experiences. Let yourself fall in love with the city and visit some of the most beautiful beaches in the northeast of Brazil.

By Plane
+55 (79) 3212-8500
Aracaju Airport operates non-stop domestic flights from major Brazilian cities as well as connections from international flights. The international airport closest to Aracaju is the one in Salvador. 

By Bus
+55 (79) 3238-3900
Aracaju’s Bus Terminal operates intercity and interstate bus routes. 

By Bus
There are several bus lines serving the city. If you want to find out more about bus routes and timetables, please visit the City Transport and Traffic Authority website.

Personal Vehicles or Rentals
A good way to get around the city and to visit nearby destinations is to rent a car. 

Taxis and Ridesharing Companies
Taxis and ridesharing companies are a comfortable way to get around the city of Aracaju.

Useful Numbers

Citizens and Tourists Help Desk:
+55 (79) 99191-2024
Tourist Police:
+55 (79) 3226-1448

Military Police: 190
Paramedics: 192
Fire Department: 193

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Local Weather

The best period to visit Aracaju is between the months of September and March, when the weather is sunny and you will hardly ever miss a day at the beach due to any rain.