Formerly a Mayra tribe village, the municipality of Maraú was founded by Italian Capuchin friars in 1718 and owes its name to the indigenous word "Mayrahu", which means "sunshine at dawn".
No wonder sunrise was the inspiration for the name. Those who have the opportunity to see the sun rise at the location watch a unique spectacle of nature, with added charm on the beaches of the Peninsula.
The Maraú Peninsula sits on the Camamu Bay, the third largest in Brazil and the largest among those that are ecologically conserved. On a schooner or speedboat ride through Camamu Bay, one can discover many semi-deserted islands.
The largest ecologically conserved bay in Brazil.
With a variety of islands and surrounded by mangroves and tiny deserted beaches, Camamu Bay is perfect for walking.
Cassange Beach, exclusive for guests.
Cassange Beach is the deserted paradise spot you have always dreamed of, just for you.
The famous natural pools. Taipu de Fora is located just 4 km (2.5 miles) away from the Peninsula Beach Club Hotel.
“Guia 4 Rodas” ranked Taipu de Fora as the 4th most beautiful beach in Brazil. Overseas, "The Guardian" also placed Taipu de Fora among the 5 prettiest in Brazil.
A beach village that has maintained its authenticity and charm over the years.
Barra Grande is a fisherman’s village where life is simple, far away from daily stress. The beaches are surrounded by bars and tents with a view to the ocean. The special thing about Barra is that the nature along the beaches and it’s a challenge trying to observe something beyond the coconut trees.