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Address: Porto de Galinhas, Ipojuca, State of Pernambuco, Brazil

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Beautiful, clean, friendly beach

We spent half a day there during the last world cup. The town is nice to walk and shop. The beach was amazingly clean, friendly locals and the small "sail" to the reef was worth... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 19, 2015
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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 19, 2015

We spent half a day there during the last world cup. The town is nice to walk and shop. The beach was amazingly clean, friendly locals and the small "sail" to the reef was worth it! We visited during the last World Cup and the atmosphere was extraordinary. Everything revolved around soccer. Put your valuables away in a locker (local... More 

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arapoti
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Nice beach, water seems clean, nice temperature year round. There are some areas that have natural pools at low tide full with nice fishes.

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Rotterdam, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 20, 2015

Porto de Galinhas is absolutely lovely, beautiful and friendly place which is also really safe compared with most of the places in Brazil. This beach is beautiful, however beaches around Porto de Galinhas to which one can get via tourist bus, taxi, car or buggi car are even more so. Some beaches really made me feel like I have found... More 

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Chicago, Illinois
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2015

This may not meet expectations of people going to the beach in other countries. Going to this beach is like going to a movie. You pay for a seat in a row of seats facing the ocean. Groups of seats are controlled by restaurants. Staff will hassle you to buy things from the restaurant. To avoid paying the seat charge,... More 

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Ottawa, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 24, 2015

Natural pools are a must to visit! When the tide is low you can swim with and feed the fish... priceless

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

We came here to do some snorkeling. There a loads of people bugging you and trying to sell stuff. Not the greatest place to relax. Even trying to go snorkeling was pretty hectic.

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2015

The beach in the village is very much overrated. It is crowded and somewhat dirty. The greatly advertised coral reefs are suffering from excessive visits by boats and people. Snorkling there will be pleasant for first-timers, as there are lots of fishes and some corals to see, but if you are used to diving elsewhere you will get bored quickly... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 24, 2015

As they say a bad day at the beach is better than a good day the the office. I've been to a lot of beaches in my time I would rate this one as one of the best I've been too. You can rent a umbrella and couple of chairs and just sit a relax and jump in and out... More 

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3 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2015

The beach, the village, and the urban occupation have to be reviewed to become more attractive to the tourism activities.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

We took a day trip here and loved it. The beach is beautiful and the atmosphere is awesome. Plenty of shops and restaurants around the beach. We had a lovely time. Do note that the beach can be a little crowded.

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Address: Address: Porto de Galinhas, Ipojuca, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Pernambuco (PE)  >  Ipojuca  >  Porto de Galinhas

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