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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$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

$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.