Where to stay around Porto de Galinhas?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 471 holiday lettings near Porto de Galinhas. From 191 houses to 173 apartments, find the best place to stay with your family and friends to discover Porto de Galinhas area.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Porto de Galinhas?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Porto de Galinhas. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Hippocampos Project: 583 holiday lettings
  • Maracaipe Natural Pool: 583 holiday lettings
  • Natural Pools: 583 holiday lettings
  • Maracaipe Point: 582 holiday lettings
  • Maracaipe Beach: 584 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Porto de Galinhas listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent houses in Porto de Galinhas?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 191 houses in Porto de Galinhas. Our other popular types of Porto de Galinhas holiday rentals include:

  • Apartments: 173 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 39 self catering accommodations
  • Bungalows: 32 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including chalets and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Porto de Galinhas?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 406 holiday homes with pool available in Porto de Galinhas. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Make a self catering apartment or holiday rental in Porto de Galinhas, Brazil your home away from home

    Porto de Galinhas holiday rentals are in a popular tourist destination in the municipality of Ipojuca. The beach is frequently voted “Best Brazilian Beach” and is famous for its natural pools for bathing.

    Things to Do in Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

    Long beaches lined with reefs are the main attraction to this area of Pernambuco. The area is perfect for snorkeling and diving. Boca da Barra can be seen from the shore and is the most popular dive spot. On beaches where there are no reefs the waves are excellent for surfing and kitesurfing. Alternatively, those looking for a relaxing vacation based in Porto de Galinhas holiday rentals can lie back and soak up the sun and the vibrant atmosphere. Inland there are mangroves and coconut groves to explore. The Recife and Olinda Carnival is the big event in the area each year and holiday rentals in Porto de Galinhas are in high demand during February. The pre-Carnival parties begin in December with Carnival balls and percussion band rehearsals. There are many colourful parades in the lead-up to the main Carnival which is held on Shrove Tuesday each year, marking the start of Lent.

    Places to Visit Around Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

    Muro Alto, which means “High Wall”, is one of the local beaches and is named after the reef wall that has created some attractive natural pools known as galés. From there visitors can reach Camboa, a small deserted beach with calm waters, either on foot or by buggy. Maracaipe, at the mouth of the Maracaipe River, is a popular surf destination and is home to many species of seahorse. The beach also hosts kitesurfing competitions in July. Toquinho is another beautiful spot to visit within easy reach from holiday apartments in Porto de Galinhas.

    Weather in Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

    Porto de Galinhas holiday rentals enjoy a year-round tropical climate with some humidity and high temperatures. Throughout the year the area has around 8 hours of sunshine per day. The hottest month is January, averaging 31°C (88°F), and temperatures drop a few degrees to 28°C (82°F) by July, the coolest month. From March to August the area has heavy tropical rain showers at times with very little rainfall from September to February.

    Travel to Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

    Porto de Galinhas is conveniently served by Guararapes International (REC) Airport which has both domestic and international flights. The airport is about 59km north of holiday rentals in Porto de Galinhas. It is one of the busiest in Brazil and is served by American Airlines, Avianca, Iberia, TAM Airlines and TAP making it easy to reach from Europe or the USA. From the airport, pick up a local hire car and drive along the PE-060 which is a local toll road.

    Exploring the natural features in Porto de Galinhas

    Whether you're an outdoor enthusiast or just want to spend some time taking in the scenery, Porto de Galinhas is a great place to get out in nature. These are some of the area's noteworthy natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Porto de Galinhas Natural Pools (0.5 mi / 0.9 km)
    • Merepe Beach (0.8 mi / 1.4 km)
    • Maracaipe Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
    • Cupe Beach (2.8 mi / 4.5 km)
    • Ponta de Serrambi Beach (3.8 mi / 6.1 km)
    • Muro Alto Beach (5.4 mi / 8.7 km)