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Natural Pools of Porto de Galinhas

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Porto de Galinhas, Ipojuca, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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Porto de Galinhas is amazing place to visit. The natural pools are simply fantastic. The weather is... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Lucas R
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Waste of time

Locals swear this is the most beautiful spot along the beach at Porto de Galinhas but we were... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Brasilia, DF
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“feed the fish” (3 reviews)
“per day” (2 reviews)
“low tide” (6 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 2-3 hours
Porto de Galinhas, Ipojuca, State of Pernambuco, Brazil

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Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

Porto de Galinhas is amazing place to visit. The natural pools are simply fantastic. The weather is always hot and the sea water is warm. It's really worth a visit several times.

Thank Lucas R
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Locals swear this is the most beautiful spot along the beach at Porto de Galinhas but we were disappointed. It was crowded, noisy and dirty. The water in the ponds was warm.

Thank ABoadle
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

You go in this cool boats to the reaf and you can walk and feed the fish and swim in the natural pools you have to go early it gets busy and also the tide comes up. Worth the money and good for pictures

Thank KittyToronto_Canada
Reviewed 7 November 2017 via mobile

Great place to snorkel and see reefs with natural pools. Can get busy due to short time window to visit pools that are possible due to low tide. As it can get busy one can see only limited fish. However still a good place to...More

Thank SSSharma3452
Reviewed 7 October 2017 via mobile

In Porto de galinha there is 2 km Long coral reef at the beach. This breaks the waves and creates nice swimming pools between the dead corals, which is inhabited by beautiful colourful fishes. You can swim within the pools. To get further out to...More

1  Thank Anfrie
Reviewed 10 September 2017 via mobile

We hired a "jangada", i.e. a small sailboat with a guide to have a tour of this wonderful and unique biome. It is highly recommended to get there in the very early morning i.e. before eight o'clock. Please check the sea tides times: you need...More

Thank kuspoletto
Reviewed 8 September 2017 via mobile

It's one of the most beautiful landscapes I've ever seen. The water is warm and you get to swim alongside the fishes. Too bad some of the features are limited to 200 people per day and there are lots of people trying to sell things...More

Thank Gustavo V
Reviewed 2 September 2017 via mobile

Such an awesome place to go with children. It's possible to see the fishes and some other animals in their habitat. It was our second time there and my children were again in awe! Lovely!

Thank Simone0707
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

Make your experience better by crossing the water at low tide instead of the hysteric affair with the Jangadas(boats). On the beachside just across from the reef the prefeitura of (Ipojuca) Porto Galinhas has an Office. Pick up your time/tidal information here and the Free...More

1  Thank pdmvb
Reviewed 5 July 2017

A beautiful place with warm water, and lots of fish on low tide. I was told that the full moon brings low tide for longer and I was there during full moon. Some days stayed in water until 9 pm!

Thank ValPaiva
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