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Flights to Aracaju

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Aracaju is the capital of Sergipe state, located on Brazil's northeastern coast. The Sergipe River flows through the city and empties into the Atlantic Ocean nearby. Aracaju is known for its beautiful beaches, particularly Praia de Atalaia, which boasts a six-kilometre beachfront promenade with hotels, restaurants, and a turtle-shaped aquarium showcasing local marine life. Fun fact: Aracaju was Brazil's first planned state capital, designed with a grid pattern of streets leading to the Sergipe River. This unique urban design is still evident in the city layout today.

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Airports near Aracaju

There are multiple ways to reach Aracaju - here are 4 airports you can use to get to Aracaju.

Santa Maria Airport

This is the closest international airport to Aracaju, located approximately 12 kilometres away from the city centre. It serves as a major gateway for both domestic and international flights.


Salvador International Airport

Although not as close as Santa Maria Airport, Salvador International Airport is another option for travellers heading to Aracaju. It is located about 280 kilometres away from Aracaju and offers a wider range of international flight options.


Recife International Airport

If you are unable to find a direct flight to Aracaju, Recife International Airport is a good alternative. It is approximately 350 kilometres away from Aracaju and offers numerous domestic and international connections.


Brasília International Airport

For travellers coming from other parts of Brazil or from international destinations, Brasília International Airport can be a convenient option. It is located around 800 kilometres away from Aracaju and offers connecting flights to Aracaju's Santa Maria Airport.

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Buy your flights to Aracaju and pay later

If you'd like to easily manage your travel expenses and don't want to pay the full cost of your flights to Aracaju upfront, why not consider using Buy Now Pay Later (BNPL) payment methods at Alternative Airlines?

With BNPL plans, you can divide the cost of your tickets to Aracaju into smaller, more manageable chunks that can be paid back over time. There's usually no interest involved, however, it's wise to check with the lending provider beforehand.

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Things to do in Aracaju

With a wide variety of attractions in Aracaju, we've narrowed it down to our top 3 selections to make your planning easier:

Atalaia Beach (Praia de Atalaia)

Atalaia Beach in Aracaju is a must-visit urban beach with a long coastline, warm waters, and soft sands. Perfect for sunbathing, swimming, and beach sports. The beachfront has a boardwalk with bars, restaurants, and kiosks offering local cuisine. At night, it becomes a lively hub of music and entertainment.

Oceanarium of Aracaju (Oceanário de Aracaju)

The Oceanarium, managed by the Tamar Project, is a must-visit for families and wildlife enthusiasts. Shaped like a giant turtle, it showcases diverse marine life, including sea turtles, sharks, and rays. With interactive exhibits and educational programs, it promotes marine ecosystem understanding and conservation.

Xingó Canyon (Cânion do Xingó)

Don't miss the breathtaking Xingó Canyon! Situated on the São Francisco River, it boasts dramatic rock formations and emerald-green waters. Take a boat tour to explore cliffs and grottoes, swim, and enjoy the unique landscape. A must-visit for nature lovers and photographers!

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