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Tamandaré beach
Tamandaré Beach.

Tamandaré is a coastal municipality located roughly 103 km (64 mi) south of Recife, the capital city of the Brazilian state of Pernambuco.



Tamandaré Fishermen
Further information: Pernambuco Beaches
  • Tamandaré beach

Urbanized, has two kilometers long of sand and a good number of touristics facilities. Has small waves and fine sand. Easy to reach from Recife and Caruaru..

  • Boca da Barra beach

At low tide is formed natural pools. Suitable for swimming, has a dense mangrove vegetation in the estuary of Canoa quebrada River. Its possible to reach the Mamocambilhas beach in Barreiros, by walking.

  • Campas beach

With its 3 kilometers long, is good for swimming, and in front of the Marinas hotel, the sea allows natural anchorages of boats. It is possible to rent equipment such as jetski, banana boats and boats.

  • Carneiros beach

Still almost deserted, just has a few summer houses and bars. It has five kilometers of beautiful landscape mixed between the reefs, coconut trees and low waves water.


The main economic activities in Tamandaré are based in tourism, artisanal fishing, food and beverage industry and agriculture especially coconuts.

Economic Indicators[edit]

Population [1] GDP x(1000 R$).[2] GDP pc (R$) PE
18.999 79.461 4.381 0.137%

Economy by Sector 2006

Primary sector Secondary sector Service sector
7.44% 23.98% 68.58%

Health Indicators[edit]


HDI (2000) Hospitals (2007) Hospitals beds (2007) Children's Mortality every 1000 (2005)
0.596 1 17 19.2


Coordinates: 8°45′36″S 35°06′18″W / 8.76000°S 35.10500°W / -8.76000; -35.10500