Joao Pessoa Vacations

Plan a stay in Joao Pessoa, located in Paraiba, Brazil, to experience its many cultural, historical and scenic visitor attractions.

Joao Pessoa in Paraiba is home to around 650,000 people.

Brasilia, the national capital, is situated 1050 miles (1690 kilometers) southwest of Joao Pessoa, while Rio de Janeiro lies 1200 miles (1931 kilometers) to the southwest.

Joao Pessoa boasts plenty of pretty coastal destinations tailor-made for reconnecting with Mother Nature. Tabatinga Beach and Cabo Branco Beach are two of the more popular spots for sunbathing in this coastal location. Other noteworthy beaches worth checking out are Tambau Beach and Bessa Beach.

For some retail therapy while you are in this area, visit some of its bustling department stores and boutique shops. Discover all the shops and stalls in Central Market, Handicraft Market or Manaira Shopping Mall.

After seeing the natural and urban attractions in Joao Pessoa, drive out to see one of the area’s most iconic nautical landmarks, the Cabo Branco Lighthouse. To learn more about the structure’s history and those stalwart souls who kept its light shining bright, enquire at the local visitors center for tour times and further information.

If you’re looking for a little nature head to Solon de Lucena Park and also Arruda Camara Park. These are just two of the nicer parks and gardens that visitors of all ages can take advantage of in Joao Pessoa.

Escape the city by heading to the nearby ecological reserves, such as Ponta da Prainha and Seixas Point. These two nature parks are delightful places for families to check out the scenery.

Antenor Navarro Square is one of the most iconic civic spaces in Joao Pessoa. Treat the kids to an ice cream, meet the locals, and you’ll soon see why this square occupies such a special place in the hearts of Joao Pessoa residents.

Round up the entire family and spend a day at the Gunpowder House, one of the most interesting museums in Joao Pessoa. Wander the halls, browse the various exhibits, then ask for tips from the locals to discover some of the smaller museums in the area.

Joao Pessoa offers an interesting botanical garden where you can slow down and relax amongst a large and diverse collection of flora. Take the time to explore the wide range of plant species in the garden.

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