from the center: 17 km.
Nearby beaches: Santo Antônio de Lisboa, Cacupé.
its neighbors Santo Antônio de Lisboa and Cacupé,
Sambaqui can be described as a traditional fishing
The community invests in traditional parties and folkloric
groups to preserve the customs and traditions of the
Derived from the indigenous words samba or tamba (shell,
oyster), and qui or quire (sleep, make/do) the name
Sambaqui refers to the extensive deposits of sand,
shells, oyster shells, skeletons and other remains
that were left there by the early inhabitants.
The water at Sambaqui is typical of the region, with
warmer and calm waters, however, swimmers should check
the bathing status for the water's condition at different
times of the year.
The view is one of the main attractions of Sambaqui.
Besides the typical 2st century scenery, there is
a panoramic view of the North Bay and the Continent.
Many bars and restaurants take advantage of this setting
making the place an excellent option for leisure and
There are no inns in Sambaqui, but Santo Antonio de
Lisboa is very near and has good lodging options.
Miss: - Community carnival;
- Food services.