Hotels in Aracaju

Aracaju Details

Aracaju is the capital city of the state of Sergipe in northeast Brazil. The name Aracaju is native Indian; Ara meaning Macaw, and Caju meaning Cashew nut, both of which were found here in abundance before the city was built. Each year, the city hosts the Forró Cajuits fiesta, attracting thousand of tourists who throng here from all over the world to see the dancing, listen to the music and join the revelry. To witness the festivities, book one of the discount hotels in Aracaju in plenty of time to avoid disappointment. There are some great beaches too; the unspoiled beaches of Atakaia Nova and Santa Luzia Island, but for fun and action Robalo Beach is the destination you want.The city is littered with museums commemorating its cultural heritage, its art, and its natural history. They include the Museu do Artesanato, Museu do Instituto Histórico e Geográfico de Sergipe, Museu do Homem Sergipano, Museu Memorial de Sergipe, Museu de Antropologia, Museu de Arte Bélica da Polícia Militar de Sergipe, and the Museu de Arte e História Rosa Faria. For additional interest there is a superb oceanarium, and Projeto Tamar, a sanctuary for sea turtles. Other tourist attractions include Arcos square, Rio-Mar Bridge, Aracaju Bridge, and the Aracaju Aerial Tramway. With so much to see and do, you should make sure of your place by reserving a room in good time at one of the cheap hotels in Aracaju.