Welcome to Porto de Galinhas


The town gets its name from the period between 1853 and 1888, when the slave trade, but not slavery itself, was illegal in Brazil, and ships would land here loaded with crates of chickens (galinhas) as cover for their human cargo.


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Porto de Galinhas activities

$375 Multi-day & Extended Tours

Recife to Pernambuco 5-Day Tour with Sightseeing Cruise

Day 1:Transfer from Recife Airport to your HotelDay 2: Recife to Marco Zero Square/Instituto Ricardo Brennand/Oficina Francisco Brennand In the morning after your breakfast you will take a boat tour in the rivers of Recife. Then you will stop in Marco Zero Square for a 2 hour break for lunch and shopping. Then you will visit the street of Bom Jesus, where there exists the first synagogue in America and Cais do Sertão Museum. After, you will head to the Instituto Ricardo Brennand - one of the most important museums in South America. You will have an audio guided tour and about 2 hours to relax and enjoy the amazing atmosphere. Finally, the day will finish after a quick stop in Oficina Francisco Brennand. When finished, you will be taken back to your hotel. Day 3: Hotel to 3 Beaches/Porto de Galinhas This morning after your breakfast, you will bring your swimsuit and prepare to get wet. You will go to 3 amazing beaches. After some walking you will arrive in Calhetas beach. After you will go to Paraíso Beach to see an amazing view of the South coast of Pernambuco. Right next to that is Suape beach - a nice fishing village where you can enjoy a fresh coconut water. Finally, you will head to Porto de Galinhas for a meal and visit the natural pools. You will leave Porto around 8pm with plenty of time to do some shopping and enjoy the nightlife of the village.Day 4: Hotel to OlindaThis morning after your breakfast, you will head to the Historic city of Olinda - one the most preserved colonial cities of Brazil. First stop will be in the Convent of São Francisco and Alto da Sé. There will be 3 hours for this stop with time for a lunch break. Following this you will go down the hill to walk through the village to the old slaves market and monastery of Saint Benedict. After Olinda you travel over to Casa da Cultura, an old prison that now holds most of the hand crafts and art of the state. Walk along the river with your guide to see some bridges and the oldest restaurant still operating in Brazil (130 years).Day 5: Transfer to AirportToday after your breakfast, transfer out to the airport of Recife

$57 Day Trips & Excursions

Famous Beach Porto de Galinhas - from Maceió

Elected for the 10th time the best beach in Brazil, Porto de Galinhas is the most popular beach in the coast of Pernambuco. With crystalline waters, warm and limpid in all its extension. Its main attraction is the formation of natural pools (low tide) where it is possible to hike and enjoy all the beauty (raft ride not included) Tour through group formation. The vehicle used for transportation will be according to the amount of people. It can be: car, van or micro-bus. The transportation will pass in the main central hotels, located in the neighborhoods (Maceió), Jatiúca, Cruz das Almas, Ponta Verde, Pajuçara, Stella Maris, Lagoa da Anta, Mangabeiras and Sesc Guaxuma. * This tour has no exit from hotels located on the beach of the French, Barra de São Miguel, Ipioca or any neighborhood not informed.

$31.25 Day Trips & Excursions

Famous Beach Porto de Galinhas - Hotels in Recife

Elected for the 10th time the best beach in Brazil, Porto de Galinhas is the most popular beach in the coast of Pernambuco. With crystalline waters, warm and limpid in all its extension. Its main attraction is the formation of natural pools (low tide) where it is possible to hike and enjoy all the beauty (raft ride not included) Tour through group formation. The vehicle used for transportation will be according to the amount of people. It can be: car, van or micro-bus. The transportation will pass in the main central hotels, located in the neighborhoods (Maceió), Jatiúca, Cruz das Almas, Ponta Verde, Pajuçara, Stella Maris, Lagoa da Anta, Mangabeiras and Sesc Guaxuma. * This tour has no exit from hotels located on the beach of the French, Barra de São Miguel, Ipioca or any neighborhood not informed.

$50 Transfers & Ground Transport

Transfer (Airport Recife to Porto de Galinhas)

Travel quickly, quietly and safely. Aeroporto Internancional dos Guararapes, also known as Recife Airport. The transfer from Recife Airport to Porto de Galinhas will be carried out for people to any hotel in Porto de Galinhas, Muro Alto or Maracaípe, the journey time is approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes (may vary according to local traffic) . Recife Airport is located 65 km from Porto de Galinhas. The transfer will be Private (Car exclusive for you). Procedure: After making the purchase, please send by airmail email, with the day, the time, airline code and flight number, to make the scheduling. On the day of your arrival, in the arrival hall, there will be the driver with a sign with your name, so that you can introduce yourself to him. The shuttle will let you in the hotel informed. This tour has no way out of hotels in Recife, Cabo de Santo Agostinho, Serrambi, or any hotel outside of Porto de Galinhas.

$62.50 Day Trips & Excursions

Praia de Maragogi

Maragogi is located in the state of Alagoas, distant 100 km from Porto de Galinhas, about 1 hour and 40 minutes by car. Known for natural beauties and crystal clear waters. The Point of Support will be in a Restaurant, where there will be the embarkation towards the Natural Pools of Maragogi (optional). The walk to the Natural Pools will be done through a boat (Catamaran or Escuna - Optional Tour), where there will be navigation towards the sea and stop for bath in the natural pools that will form at low tide. Transportation will pick you up in the morning (at low tide), please contact us the day before to confirm the time. Tour through group formation. The vehicle used for transportation will be according to the amount of people. It can be: car, van or micro-bus. This tour has no way out of hotels in Recife and Serrambi, or any hotel outside of Porto de Galinhas.

$40 Outdoor Activities

Porto de Galinhas - PE

In Pernambuco, we will spend the day at the popular beach of Porto de Galinhas, voted for 10years the most beautiful beach in Brazil by the magazine "Travel" ... full of coconut trees, thatcover the white sand and in surplus a sea of crystalline waters. * Try to raft rides to naturalpools and buggy rides*.Note: This does not include meals or any other quoted as optional.* All these options are served and paid directly on site.* Try to raft rides to natural pools and buggy rides*.Note: This does not include meals or any other quoted as optional.* All these options are served and paid directly on site.