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Av Gov Abreu Sodre 461 | Pereque Acu, Ubatuba, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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Tropical Dolphin
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Ranked #2 of 117 Specialty Lodging in Ubatuba
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
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    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    5 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4.5 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    4.5 of 5 stars
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

We stayed at the Tropical Dolphin in December for my 30th birthday and the hospitality of Joao, Ingrida, Fabio and Daniel, Denise, Josh and Jordan and their wonderful family was absolutely outstanding! We felt completely at home with these guys, and became friends very quickly. The situation of the hostel was perfect being directly on the beach. Lots of animals... More 

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Fort Lauderdale
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2014

This place is the perfect mix between easygoing backpackers vibe with the personal touches of a guesthouse. It feels like you are staying with family. The guys are only to happy to help you get to know the local area- where to surf, find waterfalls, eat, hire bikes, catch the bus. There are heaps of great surf spots in the... More 

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Prague, Czech Republic
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19 hotel reviews
22 helpful votes 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

I loved this place. All of it. Do not get me wrong - nothing fancy, DO NOT EXPECT A FANCY HOTEL! If you will, you will be disappointed. If you expect a great, family run small hotel/hostel. You WILL LOOOOOVE IT. We had a great time. Surfing, biking, eating with the owners. All of it is just perfect. The owner... More 

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Montpellier, France
14 reviews 14 reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 6, 2014

The guest house is well situated in front of the beach, an advice is to take the room deluxe with a veranda facing the sea ! The atmosphere is really agreeable with the cool owners, rabbits with a cat spirits sharing the living room, place to park the car. You quickly feel home. If you are in backpackers spirit so... More 

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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 7, 2014

I would recommend this place to anyone! The best part about our experience was that the people were so helpful! Joao speaks English and helped us decide on the best places to visit and then helped direct us to where we needed to go! He also helped us find great (and cheap!) places to eat. The location is a little... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 23, 2014

Just a few steps from the beach, you can go to sleep with the sound of the ocean. It has a great place to cook and is close to some shops to buy some groceries. Atmosphere is great, everybody is very friendly and helpful. It's a very relaxing place and it feels more like home.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 16, 2014

Cracking spot run by fantastic people. Some of the most beautiful coastline I've come across. Loads to explore. Pousada located directly opposite a beautiful beach, far away enough to enjoy a peaceful stay. Close enough to get into town by foot. Owners very knowledgable on the area, making day trips to incredible places possible (info that is not available in... More 

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Cologne, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 2, 2014

I have been here now two times. The location of this pusada is the best. You are right at the most beautifull beach of Ubatuba! To town you have a short walk which makes it fine to do in the evenings. But there are also enaugh bars/restaurant in this area. The pousada is run by this nice family. All rooms... More 

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Dublin, Ireland
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19 hotel reviews
21 helpful votes 21 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

Room- We booked a private room with a shared bathroom, but because it was off season we got upgraded free of charge to a private ensuite which was a great welcome! Rooms were clean, comfy beds with tv and air con. Food- Breakfast is brought to you in a tray, giving you an option to eat it in your room... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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4 hotel reviews
9 helpful votes 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2013

I cannot recommend Tropical Dolphin highly enough. Perfect location, incredible hosts and great atmosphere. The social area is so comfortable and relaxing, Darryl and Denise are such amazing hosts and they have done such a fantastic job with the place - beautiful mosaics, paintings and even a waterfall. They love what they do and this becomes clear on the warmth... More 

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Address: Av Gov Abreu Sodre 461 | Pereque Acu, Ubatuba, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Sao Paulo > Ubatuba
Price Range (Based on Average Rates): $
Number of rooms: 12
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