Settled in the northeastern state of Pernambuco, and home to several wonderful Brazil beaches, Porto de Galhinas is one of the best known and most favored holiday destinations in the country. Lined with extensive, picturesque beaches fringed by reefs where mangroves, ocean pools and coconut groves have formed, Porto de Galinhas is one of the most crowded areas during events and holidays like famous Carnival in Brazil and throughout the Christmas season. Most visitors stay at a Galinhas beach resort because the area is full of fantastic choices. Porto de Galinhas hotels, pousadas and smaller guesthouses are also frequented by beach lovers from around the world.
Roughly eighty-five miles south of the city of Recife, Porto de Galinhas occupies a sublime section of the Brazilian coastline. Along this coast is popular Summerville, a Porto de Galinhas resort among the first of its kind in the area. More than two hundred suites, bungalows and apartments offer a wide variety of accommodation in Porto de Galinhas for every type of traveler. Infused naturally into a lush coconut grove, Summerville offers guests several wonderful swimming pools, a soothing sauna and plenty of things to do for every age group. Bungalows are especially ideal for families boasting lovely, tropical decor and kitchenettes which make dining convenient and affordable. Beach volleyball, surfing, swimming and even archery are only a few of the many activities available for guests to enjoy.
Presenting an exotic Polynesian flavor and offering plenty of irresistible suites and amenities, Nannai is another Porto de Galinhas beach resort situated alongside the beautiful coastline. Located at Muro Alto, Nannai Beach Resort is one of the Porto de Galinhas hotels presenting one of the largest outdoor swimming pools in the area, adorned with cabanas, poolside bars and excellent poolside service. Offering guests a choice between two apartment styles and three distinct bungalow designs, all accommodation in Porto de Galinhas at Nannai is built with sustainable elements being a key component in the overall resort arraignment. An added bonus is many of the available activities, such as dance classes and several water sports, that are included in room rates. The most exclusive of bungalows at Nannai feature their very own swimming pool and outdoor gazebo ideal for watching vibrant Brazilian sunsets.
Those seeking Porto de Galinhas hotels for a stricter budget will be pleased to know there are several excellent options to choose from. A three-star facility, Eco Porto Pousada is one of the Porto de Galinhas hotels situated amid towering coconuts tree near plenty of great restaurants for dining any time of the day and many lively bars easily reached by foot. Standard amenities fulfill most guests needs well while spacious bedrooms offering plenty of room to stretch out when indoors. Each room features a private terrace complete with hammock ideal for an afternoon siesta. Hotel facilities include a large pool and pool side bar overlooking the glistening ocean, a relaxing lounge and a quiet reading room with wonderful coastal views.
Accommodation in Porto de Galinhas is extremely popular and best arranged ahead of time during high season and busy holidays and celebrations. Most Porto de Galinhas hotels and resorts offer many different activities and sometimes even transportation to area attractions, so be sure to examine your hotel choices carefully before making your final decision. Choosing between a Galinhas beach resort and smaller hotel in the same price range could mean the difference between a few select amenities and a whole range of available activities. Excellent for surfing, scuba diving, water sports or just relaxing ocean side under the sun, Porto de Galinhas is a notable holiday destination and a magnet for beach lovers.
Image: Summerville Resort