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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  • We spent a morning on this beach after visiting the natural pools. Beach clean, calm sea, good option for children and elderly couples, beautiful landscape! I just didn't like the harassment of hawkers the whole time that we were there every five minutes someone will offer you something. Disturbed enough, you imagine being enjoying a good beach and there's no peace ... and filled too fast, we're not staying long.
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  • The beach of the village of Porto de galinhas and very beautiful, but very full and several people offering everything, chairs ... but worth knowing
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  • Pretty beach of Porto but, pretty busy at any time. There's a ferry ride for an unforgettable diving and the price is right. The pros are quite attentive and if you do not want to swim with the cylinder has the option to do it with the diving mask only. They tbem provide life vests and give you all the support you need. Valley quite worthwhile.
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