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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  • Lots of small shops for window shopping, warm water for swimming and many restaurants - great people watching in a beautiful setting  more »
  • With wide sidewalks and full of small shops, guarantees a special charm for this place. Avoid weekends and holidays because Porto de Galinhas gets crowded.  more »
  • High season. Hot! Extremely hot! And a lot of people! The beach is beautiful -- clean water, nice sand, nice beach bars... but it was quite crowded.  more »