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Top Choice Seafood in Guarapari

Moqueca do Garcia

Celebrating more than half a century in business, this award-winning restaurant with a spacious, airy dining room down by the mermaid statue on Ubu's waterfront serves top-notch capixaba cuisine. Seafood is the hous…
Top Choice Seafood in Guarapari

Cantinho do Curuca

The moqueca (fish stew) at this beachfront eatery in Meaípe has been voted the best in Brazil multiple times. Everything from fish to squid and shrimp to bananas finds its way into the dozens of clay pots bubbling a…
Top Choice Beach in Guarapari

Praia dos Padres

About 8km south of Guarapari, this beach with stunning green waters is perhaps the region's prettiest. It's accessible only by trail from the adjacent Praia Enseada Azul.
Seafood in Guarapari

Restaurante Gaeta

With open front windows facing the sea, this unpretentious beachside eatery under a pagoda-like roof jostles for the title of the region's best seafood restaurant. Sizzling clay panelas (casseroles) come laden with …
Seafood in Guarapari

Restaurante do Português

Generous portions of local seafood, from fried fish to shrimp and lobster stews, are served at this unpretentious eatery half a block from Iriri's beach. Pratos individuais (R$17 to R$20), featuring your choice of f…
Beach in Guarapari

Praia do Morro

Guarapari's best and longest urban beach is this long crescent of golden sand backed by high-rise buildings, just northeast of downtown. Be aware that its so-called healing black monazitic sand is, in fact, said to …
Beach in Guarapari

Praia do Meio

As the Portuguese name implies, this beach is right in the middle of downtown Guarapari, at the foot of a small peninsula crowned by palm trees. There are some gorgeous rock pools here that make for good snorkeling.
Beach in Guarapari

Praia de Iriri

Lined with beachfront eateries and pousadas, Iriri's pretty crescent-shaped beach is tucked into a sheltered cove flanked by rocky ledges on either side. It's about 36km south of Guarapari.
Beach in Guarapari

Praia de Ubu

This long, picturesque stretch of sand 20km south of Guarapari has a cliff at one end and a mermaid statue marking the beach’s midpoint.
Church in Guarapari

Santuário & Museu Padre Anchieta

Dominating Anchieta town from its impressive hillside location, this striking blue-and-white church dates back to the 16th century. A graceful 150-year-old chestnut tree shades the pretty plaza out front. The adjace…