Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach, Porto de Galinhas

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Due to its landscape consisting of estuaries, mangroves, coconut trees, and abundant nature richness, Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach is famous for being one of the most beautiful beaches of the Brazilian coast. You'll find plenty of entertainment by day and night at dozens of bars, restaurants, nightclubs, luxurious hotels, pousadas, and shops.

You can charter a boat called a jaganda, or rent a kayak or canoe to ride out to the natural pools created by 6.5 km (4 mi) long reef formations. These calm pools are great for snorkeling in the warm waters full of unusual plants and tropical fish. The rocky formations formed by coral reefs can be sharp, so be sure to wear appropriate footwear. These reefs are the closest to the coast in all of Brazil, making it a popular and developed beach setting. Your timing has to be perfect if you want to swim in the pools because the reefs are only available at very low tide, which occurs for only about two hours a day. A visit to Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Porto de Galinhas trip itinerary builder to plot your vacation.
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  • The beach of Porto's beautiful, ideal for children. Good attendance. But being in the village is a busiest access route.
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  • We chose to spend 9 nights and it was amazing. The best, the attention of first, impeccable food, varied, abundant, first. The options for the ugly days are very good, cinema, game room, piano bar, pool bar, etc.
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  • When visiting Porto de Galinhas, be sure to get a raft and do the ride to the natural pools.
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Where to stay in Porto de Galinhas

You can't walk more than a few steps along Porto de Galinhas' coastline without bumping into yet another hotel or bed and breakfast. As befits the best beach in Brazil, five-star hotels and beach resorts abound, offering all the luxuries you'd expect. It's not all glitz and glamor, though; you can find plenty of budget options in the form of small inns and guesthouses, which come in varying degrees of quality and cleanliness. If the town's touristy center seems a bit much, look to the northern and southern edges of town, where you can find beachside accommodations in a quieter setting.
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