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Vila de Porto de Galinhas Beach

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Address: Porto de Galinhas, Ipojuca, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Wonderful sea water!

A safe place where we can enjoy the wonderful sea and beach without any security issue. Good for walking at sea side. Negative points: crowd on the week-end and too much approach... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 5 weeks ago
Matosinhos, Portugal

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Manaus, AM
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

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.

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Matosinhos, Portugal
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

A safe place where we can enjoy the wonderful sea and beach without any security issue. Good for walking at sea side. Negative points: crowd on the week-end and too much approach for excursions. We were there last week november. We were told to be lucky because there was not so much people.

Thank mariafernandes2015
Chios, Greece
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 September 2016 via mobile

Beautifull beach. Very live croud. Visit the piscinas naturais. It it worth a visit. Take a boat and enjoy.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 August 2016

a safety touristic place in nordeste. a lot of sun, some rain in winter, sea water at 28.5/31°, whatelse, just order some seafood or crayfish with fried cassava and enjoy

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Montevideo, Uruguay
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 July 2016

Muy lindo para pasear al terminar la playa. Yo fui en julio y a las 18hs ya bajaba el sol. Fuimos solo entre semana así que el paseo termina temprano. Es lindo para caminar, sacarse fotos con las Gallinas que decoran la ciudad y comer por ahí. Esta lleno de tiendas de souvenirs con cosas lindas para comprar. También hay... More 

Thank Dagonz80
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 June 2016 via mobile

Our visit to Porto de Galinhas was just wonderful! Unfortunately just to short !!! Because we would love to have stayed for longer. The beach is clean, the Vila ( Ou Calçadão ) as they call the main shopping road is great and I've never seen streets that are as clean as that!!! Full of shops, bars and restaurants for... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 June 2016 via mobile

Porto is how local people call this town that was few years ago number one destination in Brazil. Hundreds of hotels and B&Bs are available. The beach with reefs it's an experience you should try. Lots of handcrafted and tourist gifts are all over the streets. Great restaurants and live concerts on the summer.

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 May 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous water, very clear. Sand is white. If the tide us low you should definitely take the jangadas to see the natural pools, it's spectacular. But there are too many people trying to sell too many things, and begging for money, and dogs. If you like peace, this is not the place. The beach us wonderful, no waves during low... More 

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Memphis, Tennessee
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 April 2016

The beach offers a tour in the local reef with native sail boats. No motor boats are allowed to navigate around keeping the reef wild life in a better shape (no gasoline, motor oil pollution). Even though, it is a busy attraction where you have opportunity to walk around the natural salt pools, people respect the rules. Please do not... More 

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 April 2016 via mobile

This beach has many possibilities. We stayed for a day at the beach. Many people offers you food or a nice drink. It's easy to decline there offers, we didn't feel forced. And the things you wanna try, you can try, like eating a lobster (that's what we did). Snorkeling is also possible but it's not as nice as places... More 

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