Recife, Brazil Cruise Port
The cruise port of Recife, Brazil is one of northeast Brazil's most popular tourist destinations. Built around a network of rivers and lagoons, this port city is made up of three sections connected by bridges of stone and iron. They include the mainland, the peninsula, and the island. Founded in the 16th century with narrow, winding streets, churches and lovely plazas, the cruise port of Recife, Brazil currently stands as a charming mixture of modern metropolis, colonial settlement and tropical beach resort. Cruising to Recife, a major beach resort in Brazil, which is highly popular among Carnival travelers as a welcomed escape will expose you to some spectacular scenic views from the Malakoff Tower and Olinda's hilltop plaza, great natural mass of coral reef in emerald-green tropical waters and a plethora of churches and historical forts.
Book one or more of these shore excursions on your cruise to Recife, Brazil:
The Instituto Ricardo Brennand in the cruise port of Recife, Brazil welcomes you to its grandeur cultural institution, housing one of the largest collections of armory in the world, and the biggest Frans Post collection with 20 paintings. The unique ambiance in the museum, art gallery, library and park is second to none. It is preserving the most amazing medieval weapon collection, art work, sculptures and paintings. This place of interest has some great architecture and landscaping with beautiful promenade lined with palm trees on every side.
One of the most famous urban beaches in Brazil is Boa Viagem Beach. With forest of high-rise condos and beach hotels to the south, Recife’s most picturesque and pristine beach has a way of calming your nerves and putting your body in a great mode of relaxation in its emerald-green waters and enchanting sandy beaches.
The many gold pieces that make up the altar of the Church and Monastery of San Bento have contributed to the church’s widespread appeal and counted as one of Brazil’s architectural jewels. Don’t forget to stop by and see this gem for yourself.