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Tropical Dolphin

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Av Gov Abreu Sodre 461 | Pereque Acu, Ubatuba, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2015 via mobile

I came for 2 nights and ended staying 3 weeks. Great location right by one of the many beaches. Close to town. Parking available, and a selection of different rooms. Lots of good local advice and a warm, welcoming atmosphere effortlessly dispensed by Daryll and family. 102 beaches to explore, or just relaxing on the one out front. And you'll... More 

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Barcelona, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

Fantastic place, fantastic location and, above all, fantastic people! I totally recommend it. I felt at home and am really looking forward to visit this paradise again. Comfortable common spaces and bedrooms and great great beachfront location.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 17, 2015 via mobile

We had a great time there. Daryll and his family are wonderful family and perfect hosts. We had a nice room with balcony view to the ocean,with bathtub and showercabin, with big bed. Comfortable, friendly, good breakfast and beautiful beaches around. A lot of shops and restaurants (if you need) are in 10 minutes of walking. So you have really... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

The Golfinho Tropical is a great place for your stay in Ubatuba. Right at one of the best beaches to learn surfing, with restaurants and supermarkets around. The town is an easy 15min walk away. The place itself is really cozy and you feel immediatly at home. The commen area is nicely furbished and a good place to talk with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 28, 2015

What a delight... We planned quite last minute to visit Ubatuba, not really knowing what to see and where to stay. Luckily we found this guesthouse online and took our chances! It was one of the most pleasant stays throughout our Brazil trip (2 weeks); the place itself is very homely and clean, and the atmosphere makes you want to... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

Despite the size of the town, there's no shortage of guesthouses and hostels in and around Ubatuba. However, I couldn't recommend staying here more. Located literally on the beachfront at one of the town's cleanest sites, this brilliant little hostel has everything you need. The rooms are simple and clean, the beds are comfortable, there are fans, mini fridges, TVs... More 

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London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2015

2nd visit was even beeter than first. lots to do in this area. great beaches. lovely intimate hotel. great reception there. cannot recomend it too highly. very close to the beach which has restaurants and bars nearby but it is very quiet at night.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 29, 2015

It had been nearly 10 years since I last visited but the welcome and service I received was great just like it was all those years ago.The room was fantastic too. The location is perfect being opposite the beach and only a 15 minute walk from town. If you don't fancy the walk there are also plenty of local restuarants... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 14, 2015

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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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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