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Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach

13,832 Reviews

Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach

13,832 Reviews
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Porto de Galinhas, Ipojuca, State of Pernambuco Brazil
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Santo Aleixo Island

Arriving on the Island you will come across a unique and preserved nature. A trail with a local guide will take you to the highest point of the Island, then you will discover the Horseshoe Beach with natural pools, with crystal clear and warm waters. The island offers facilities for the consumption of food and drinks, as well as a chair and umbrella.
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Marco C wrote a review Dec 2019
10 contributions2 helpful votes
Nice town to have a walk with plenty of shops and restaurants. The main areas are pedestrian with some animation to entertain people.
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Date of experience: December 2019
José de Assis M wrote a review Oct 2019
434 contributions66 helpful votes
A place to rest and take a lazy day. If you want to do some sports have a lot of options to choose. The sea is so beautiful and warm. A place very good to know and go.
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Date of experience: October 2019
Raine S wrote a review Jun 2019
13 contributions4 helpful votes
The beach itself is beautiful, however, to get to the beach you must survive the hundreds of sellers offering services along the way, it's an average of 3 sellers per m² (no exaggeration). It definitely ruins your experience because you can not look around freely. Not mentioning that all tours are overpriced so if you are not willing to bargain you will end up ripped-off. At the beach is the same, every step you take there are people following you offering their services, they also lie about the structure of their cafes, saying they have internet service and shower, the truth is very few of them have shower service. It's definitely the opposite of what people usually look for at the beach, is not peaceful at all, is stressful and unpleasant. It was the most unpleasant experience I've ever had as a tourist. Depending on the tides you are not able to get to the natural pools (one of the main attractions of the place) If you look for a peaceful and calm beach definitely Avoid Porto de Galinhas.
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Date of experience: April 2019
Linchess1 wrote a review Jan 2019
Arlington, Virginia9 contributions3 helpful votes
Went on the sailboats out to the coral reef. Sea urchins are plentiful so be careful and wear swim shoes. The town is very cute with lots of great little shops. Your head will spin with the different variety and colors of flip flops you can purchase.
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Date of experience: August 2018
Christiane D wrote a review Nov 2018
Lititz, Pennsylvania65 contributions50 helpful votes
It's such an experience to walk in Porto de Galinhas. There are several places to eat, from fast food to upscale dinner, and shop from drugstores to boutiques. There's live music at every other restaurant or street corner. Although we came here three nights in a row, the people trying to sell us tours, necklaces, painted tiles, henna tattoos and braids are extremely annoying.
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Date of experience: November 2018
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