Macaé is a city in the interior of Rio de Janeiro. Macaé is the ideal destination for those seeking tranquility with a large green area, natural beauty, beaches and leisure options. Get to know the true Macae within 48 hours with the guide to finding hidden gems in the city. You will be surprised to learn that some of these places exist in the city of Macaé.
The acoustic rock session
Take a stroll along the Cavaleiros beach which is the city’s main point at night and choose from one of the many restaurants for dinner. If you like folk rock, grunge, classic rock, you can join the Macaé Rock group at Orbis to find out more about the events.
Visit a secret place in Macaé where few go. A human sculpture that no one knows if it was intentional or created by nature. The dark Osama House as the locals call it. A house suspended in the air like a Salvador Dali sculpture looks more like a living animal with mud legs than real human construction.
You need to walk for 10-15 minutes on a mud road behind a post outside the Ajuda de Cima neighborhood, but it is not easy to find your way, the best way is to use the link on Orbis . In the app you can click on the name of the place and see how to get there.
WARNING: Only for the most adventurous.
If you still have some time, visit the local beaches. Cavaleiros Beach is one of the best frequented beaches in Macaé, with a large strip of clear sand and excellent infrastructure. This beach is suitable for sports such as sand volleyball or kite surfing.
The Sin Beach has a sea more agitated and is known as the best beach for surfing in the city. And the best is to end the day admiring the sunset at Imboassica Lagoon.
The Gourmet Village at night
Check out Beco das Artes , an open-air cultural space located on Pecado Beach, for dining options. The Gourmet Village operates adjacent to the Alley of the Arts where are offered various options of street cuisine.
For those who still have energy, check out the group Alternativa Festa no Orbis of Brazilian music or electronic music.
Start the day by checking out the Orbis Eventos group in Macaé, RJ or the Cultura group for cultural leisure. You can find local events in Macaé, and what is happening on the day of your visit.
Swimming with the horse
Galloping across the sea, exploring the coast and having an adventure, horseback riding would be a great start to Sunday in Macae. Take a 2-hour walk where you can follow the sea coast until you reach Praia das Pedrinhas , a beach with calm water surrounded by lagoon.
Enjoy a once-in-a-lifetime experience and swim with your horse in the lagoon to cool off during the ride. On the way back, you follow the trails, in the middle of the sandbank while watching the native vegetation and delighting with pitangas.
Fratres Bellum Swordplay Group at Central Square
For those who want to try swordplay, a medieval combat simulation with foam swords, you can join the Fratres Bellum Swordplay group , which practices at Largo do Mirante Central Square at 2pm. Participation in training is always free.