Preservation of the island of Santo Aleixo

Preserving a Treasure in the Waters of Pernambuco.

Located to the east of the district of Barra de Sirinhaém, this volcanic island captures the hearts of those seeking a unique connection with nature. Its distinctive features include clear sandy beaches, natural pools of transparent waters, and a rich diversity of marine life.


island of santo aleixo an untouched paradise

Commitment to Our Untouched Paradise.

With continuous efforts and shared responsibility, we keep the island's magic alive, protecting it from any threats. Together, we ensure that its beauty remains unaltered, an untouched refuge where nature thrives and wildlife prospers, ensuring that this gem shines forever.


Santo Aleixo Squirrels

Protecting the Squirrels

Santo Aleixo Island is home to a rich diversity of wildlife, and among its notable inhabitants are squirrels. These adorable island residents are a natural treasure that deserves our protection and respect. It is crucial to remember that Santo Aleixo Island squirrels are wild animals and should not be touched or fed by visitors.



Local Wildlife

From coastal birds nesting in the cliffs to small reptiles hiding among the rocks, the island harbors a remarkable variety of species.

Cardeal-do-nordeste

Northern Cardinal

With its vibrant plumage and distinctive features, this bird is one of the biodiversity gems of the island.

Squirrels from Santo Aleixo Island

Squirrels

The island's squirrels are charming and agile creatures that add charm and vitality to the landscape of this tropical paradise.


Guriatã-de-coqueiro

Guriatã de Coqueiro

This species is characterized by its vibrant and striking appearance, with colorful feathers, including green and yellow.

Iguana from the island of Santo Aleixo

Iguana

​Iguanas are fascinating reptiles found in various parts of the world, including tropical and subtropical regions of the Americas and some islands.


Prea of the island of Santo Aleixo

Prea

The Cavia aperea, also known as prea, is a species of rodent belonging to the Caviidae family. Preas are native to South America.



Vegetação na ilha de santo aleixo

Preserving a Treasure in the Waters of Pernambuco.


Located to the east of the district of Barra de Sirinhaém, this volcanic island captivates those seeking a unique connection with nature. With clear sandy beaches, natural pools of transparent waters, and a rich marine diversity, Santo Aleixo Island is a true paradise.



Area de proteção na ilha de santo aleixo

Commitment to Our Untouched Paradise.


With ongoing efforts and shared responsibility, we keep the magic of the island alive, protecting it from any threats. Together, we ensure that its beauty remains unaltered, an untouched refuge where nature thrives, and wildlife prospers, ensuring that this gem shines forever.




Esquilos da ilha de santo aleixo

Protecting the Squirrels of

Santo Aleixo Island


Santo Aleixo Island is home to a rich diversity of wildlife, including squirrels, lovely inhabitants who deserve our protection and respect. Please remember that these squirrels are wild animals and should not be disturbed or fed by visitors.



Local Fauna

From coastal birds nesting in the cliffs to small reptiles hiding among the rocks, the island is home to a remarkable variety of species.


Cardeal-do-nordeste

Northeastern Cardinal

This bird displays vibrant plumage and distinctive features that truly make it one of the island's biodiversity gems. Its colorful and striking presence is a spectacle for birdwatchers and adds a touch of liveliness to the island's landscape.

Esquilos na ilha de santo aleixo pernambuco

Squirrels

The squirrels of Santo Aleixo Island are charming and agile creatures that play a vital role in adding charm to the tropical landscape. With their agile movements and captivating fur, these small inhabitants are a delightful presence that captivates all who visit the island.

Guriatã-de-coqueiro​

​Coconut-Spotted Tanager

This bird is a remarkable species with a vibrant appearance, boasting stunning feathers, primarily in green and yellow. Its colorful appearance adds a touch of exoticism to the island and is a true spectacle for nature enthusiasts.

Iguana da ilha de santo aleixo

Iguanas

Iguanas are truly fascinating reptiles found in various parts of the world, including tropical regions. Their presence on the island offers visitors the unique opportunity to observe these prehistoric-looking creatures, which are a living example of the incredible diversity of wildlife.

Préa da ilha de santo aleixo

Pacarana

Also known as "preá," this rodent species is native to South America. Its presence on the island is a testament to the richness of the local fauna, and these adorable creatures are an important part of the island's ecosystem, contributing to its unique biodiversity.