See here which beaches in Porto de Galinhas cannot be missed in your travel itinerary and how to get to know them.Including beaches around the city for day trips!
Traveling with the family, going on vacation or simply enjoying a long holiday is all good, isn’t it?See in this article a complete guide to the beaches in Porto de Galinhas: one of the most beautiful places in Brazil!
In this text I talk specifically about the beaches in the region, however if you want to For more information on Porto de Galinhas itineraries and what to do there, watch the video below and access the link: Things to do in Porto de Galinhas – must-see tips.
Beaches in Porto de Galinhas:
Located in the municipality of Ipojucaand very close to Recife, Porto de Galinhasis a destination sought after by thousands of people from Brazil and the world.An incredibly flexible place, perfect for a family trip, with children or even a romantic trip.
Full of natural pools with warm, transparent waters and full of colorful fish, the beaches are the calling card of the place.Those who followed me on Instagram on this trip noticed how enchanted I was with the destination.
In addition to being able to enjoy the breathtaking beauty of the beaches in Porto de Galinhas, tourists can also enjoy activities such as surfing, diving, water skiing, wakeboarding (a sport practiced with a snowboard) and jet-skiing.
There are two beach regionsin Porto de Galinhas and on the coast of Ipojuca.The central beaches that are close to the village with excellent hotel options, and the more distant ones that end up being explored in day trips.
But come on, let’s get down to business, here I want to tell you about the Beaches in Porto de Galinhasand how to choose the best one for your travel profile.I’ll list them in order of popularity.
Muro Alto – the best beach in Porto de Galinhas:
Muro Altois 3km long and full of coral reefs that frame the beach.Tourists can delightwith the natural pools of calm and warm water that form there, providing a unique and unforgettable experience.Perfect for children and one of the main (if not the main) hotels in the region.
Camboa is known as one of the beaches in Porto de Galinhas, however it is just a strip of area within the beach of Muro Alto.In other words, if you go to Muro Alto, you will certainly visit Camboa.
Access to Muro Alto beach:
Access to Muro Alto beach is from Highway PE 09 through the Post of the Highway Patrol.Part of the journey can be done by car or uber, but then you must walk to the seaside.One option to get to know Muro Alto beach is to take the end-to-end buggy tour, there are two options for this tour with Luck Receptivo:
Where to stayin Muro Alto:
There are many hotels , resorts and accommodation options in Muro Alto.Maracaípe beach is busy and even hosts surfing championships.Pontal de Maracaípe is the opposite, calm waters.
We took a raft ride to see seahorsesand enjoy the meeting of the Maracaípe river with the sea that was very nice and very suitable for children.
The village is very small, rustic and peaceful.It has some basic shopping stores, and accommodation options that follow the rustic and simpler style.
Tip: João Restaurante is a perfect stop for lunch for those visiting Maracaípe, whether for a walk or a stop buggy ride or surfing.
Access to Maracaípe beach:
Located 3 kms from Porto de Galinhas, at Maracaípe beach is well isolated from the rest.There are not many options for stalls, shops or places to eat.So many tourists prefer to bring their own snacks, water, tents, chairs and umbrellas.
To get there, you can go by car, uber or the buggy ride mentioned above.Basically a guy who gets up there to take the picture below.We made this stop and the one mentioned above (raft ride) with Luck’s 6-hour buggy tour.
Where to stay in Maracaípe:
Most affordable accommodation options, ideal for those who don’t
My accommodation suggestion goes to Pousada Flor de Maraca located on the main street of Maracaípe, Pousada Maraca Beachis in in front of the village beach (200 meters).Ideal for couples and highly rated, be aware that there are options for shared and private rooms.
Another very interesting option, economical and more suitable for families with children(although I don’t recommend accommodation on this beach for those traveling with little ones) it’s the Pousada Maracabana.
Porto de Galinhas or Praia da Vila :
It is four kilometers long and it is the point where tourists leave for the raft rides that lead to the natural pools of the place.This beach is located in the heart of Porto de Galinhas, within walking distance of attractionssuch as Hipocampus, restaurants and shops.
Calm and warm water, however the beach is always crowded due to its location and the tours that depart from it at low tide.
Access to Porto de Galinhas beach or Praia da Vila beach:
It is located 52 kilometers from the From Recife airport, the best access to it (and the city of Porto) is by car, which can be rented caror with a private transfer.There are moments of heavy traffic on the way, but in general, it takes an hour to get there.
Although I’m a fan of renting a car on trips because of its freedom and practicality, I don’t think Porto de Galinhas be a destination that requires it.I highly recommend booking transfersand tours with Luck Receptivo, from Recife the price is only R$47 per person, see here.