Muro Alto beach, Ipojuca, Pernambuco, Brazil
This is a photo of Muro Alto beach (Ipojuca, Pernambuco, Brazil), named because of the typical huge sand dunes of the region which are full of coconut trees.
Muro Alto is situated in the region of Porto de Galinhas, Nordeste, Brazil. Porto de Galinhas boasts more than 10 miles of white sandy beaches with clear warm water and coconut palms. There are 7 linked beaches from Camboa to Maracaípe and its beautiful “Pontal”, taking in Muro Alto, Cupe and Porto de Galinhas beach (see map and official website of the area).
For the seventh consecutive year, Porto de Galinhas has been voted the best beach destination in Brazil by the magazine Viagem e Turismo (Edition 133, 01/11/2007).