Matinhos

Matinhos
Photo: Edilson Tadeu Giordano / Prefeitura de Matinhos

 

MATINHOS, THE LITTLE
SWEETHEART OF PARANÁ

The municipality, located in the Coast of Paraná, was colonized initially by Portuguese and Italian, forming agricultural colonies. Today, according to the IBGE of 2017, it is estimated a population of 33,450 inhabitants. At 111 km from the capital of the state of Paraná, Matinhos is formed by 15 balnearies and a set of lush beauties. The average annual temperature of the city is 19.5 degrees and the predominant vegetation is the Atlantic Forest. These are extraordinary beaches which attract a high number of tourists in the high season, with a focus to the Caiobá beach, the biggest and most popular.

The city also has several parties and events that are held annually, such as the Carnival of Matinhos and the handicraft fairs.

 

Praia Mansa
Photo: Edilson Tadeu Giordano / Prefeitura de Matinhos

 

WHAT TO DO

Icone Trilha


TRACKS

Morro do Escalvado and Morro do Boi have ecological trails which provide panoramic views of the region's beaches.

Icone Parque Aquático


WATER PARK

Parque Águas Claras was inaugurated in April of 1994, with an area of 242 thousand square kilometers which provides a lot of joy and fun. They have swimming pools, fishing lakes, water slides and grills. It has attractions for all tastes.

Icone Praia


BEACHES

Matinhos has beaches of exuberant beauties. The beaches of the balnearies which form the municipality of Matinhos are of Corais, Jussara, Gaivotas, Iracema, Guacyara, Currais, Ipacaraí, Betaras, Solimar, Marajá, Saint Etiene, Florida, Riviera I and II and Flamingo, besides Matinhos beach . In Caiobá there are surfing championships on Praia Brava and, on Praia Mansa, the waters are calm and shallow.

 

Pessoas na Praia
Photo: Edilson Tadeu Giordano / Prefeitura de Matinhos

 

TIPS

SUNSCREEN
In summer, the sun on our coast can burn. It is important to keep your skin healthy on both sunny and overcast days. So protect yourself!

PARTIES
The municipality holds several parties and annual events, such as the Carnival of Matinhos, which has trios elétricos, providing for 4 days a lot of music and fun for revelers. There are also handicraft fairs, surfing championships, marathons, among others.

DO NOT WORRY!
Matinhos has one with great investment in urban sanitation, has clean beaches with practically 100% of bathing and sports activities

 

Mapa Matinhos

MOST VISITED PLACES

Calçadão da Praia Brava
Calçadão da Praia Central
Igreja Matriz de São Pedro
Igrejinha de São Pedro
Mercado dos Pescadores

 

 

TOURS

Parque Estadual Rio da Onça
Photo: Acervo SEBRAE - Priscila Forone / Paraná Turismo

Parque Estadual Rio da Onça

The Parque Estadual Rio da Onça in Matinhos is another leisure option for tourists who spend the summer on the coast of Paraná. The Conservation Unit, created in 1981, is managed by the Environmental Institute of Paraná (IAP) and one of the last remnants of the country's Atlantic Forest. It has great natural beauties, trails, high bridges and the viewpoint.

 

Saint
Photo: Sanepar / AEN

Parque Nacional de Saint-Hilaire/Lange

The Park, which has 25,000 hectares, was created in 2001 with the objective of protecting the flora and fauna of the region. There are endangered animals, well-preserved vegetation, crystalline rivers, waterfalls, big walls are some examples of exuberant beauties that the park has. The site has great potential for ecotourism and mountaineering activities on site. 

 

Tartarugas
Photo: Edilson Tadeu Giordano / Prefeitura de Matinhos

Ilha das Tartarugas

Member of the balneary of Caiobá, is also known as Lighthouse Island, which is accessible only when the tide is low. To get there, it is necessary to walk on the rocks. There are trails which lead end to end of the island, providing incredible views.

 

Pico
Photo: Acervo SEBRAE - Priscila Forone / Paraná Turismo

Pico de Matinhos

For those who want to relax and enjoy the landscape, It was constructed wooden lookouts on Ponte de Pedras, a place that divides the Matinhos Central Beach and Brava Beach. Due to the wave formations, the place is also frequented by surfers.

 

chegar
Photo: Edilson Tadeu Giordano / Prefeitura de Matinhos

HOW TO ARRIVE​​​​​​​

From Curitiba, it is possible to get to Matinhos by following the BR-277 towards Paranaguá, then the PR-508, known as the Alexandra-Matinhos highway.

Another access option would be BR-376, which connect Curitiba to Florianópolis. In the clover of Garuva, enter the PR-412 direction Guaratuba and cross the bay of ferry, until arriving at Matinhos.

 

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Photo: Edilson Tadeu Giordano / Prefeitura de Matinhos

WHERE TO STAY​​​​​​​

Matinhos offers hundreds of quality lodging options, such as hotels, inns and houses for daily rentals.

 

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GASTRONOMY​​​​​​​

The gastronomy of Matinhos offers to tourists bars, restaurants, snack bars of high quality. The cuisine is based mainly on seafood. In addition, the matinhense cuisine also uses regional fruits like banana, passion fruit, papaya and the vegetables cultivated by the residents.

 

 

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