Come meet Saquarema, the surfing capital, less than two hours from Rio.
Apartment building with 24 hour doorman, garage, closed circuit TV and elevator!
Of 8.1 to 7.9 Gastronomic Festival of Saquarema !!!
The city has as postcard to Church of Our Lady of Nazareth, construction started as a small chapel in 1662 on a promontory by the sea in this way completed in 1837.
Saquarema has beautiful beaches with lots of bars, kiosks and specialized in seafood restaurants. Fishing is important to the local economy. With almost 70 000 inhabitants, the city is open to receive national and international visitors arms.
Industries that pollute are prohibited in the city. Its waters are clean and the pond has many species of fish and shrimp. Besides the beautiful seafront, Saquarema has a diversified rural area with mountains full of forests, waterfalls, lakes and ponds, a precious example of tropical flora.
Surfing is the main sport of Saquarema. The sea beaten with perfect waves in Itauna Beach receives every year the best surfers from Brazil and around the world.
Since 2001, the surfing paradise is also the land of volleyball. It Saquarema which is the center of the Volleyball Development, coordinated by MH, the Brazilian Volleyball Confederation.
Here train all Brazilian volleyball teams. The space of one hundred thousand square meters, between the sea and the lagoon, includes all necessary for athletic training structure.
The Museum Volleyball also works in complex and guard trophies, medals, photos and official shirts. Site visits are free and allow you to know all the facilities.
The first inhabitants of Saquarema obviously were Indians who were hunters and gatherers.
Around 1530 the first Portuguese arrived. At the end of the seventeenth century the coffee culture predominated in Saquarema.
Saquarema had its administrative emancipation in 1841 and was recognized as a city in 1890.
The Itauna Beach and other beaches
The ponds Saquarema, Jaconé and Jacarepiá
The Church St. N. de Nazareth
The Grotto of Lourdes N. S.
The viewpoint of the Morro da Cruz
The ecological reserve Jacarepiá
The waterfall Tingüi in Sampaio Corrêa