Hostels in Porto de Galinhas, Brazil

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Get to know Porto de Galinhas (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you are better prepared for what to expect, what not to expect and can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Porto de Galinhas. To help you make friends with Porto de Galinhas before you visit, we've included a few helpful and fun things you should know about the area. Enjoy!

Porto de Galinhas is an amazing place in the state of Pernambuco in the northeast of Brazil. Porto de Galinhas is a very popular vacation destination in this part of Brazil, mainly because of its amazing beaches and landscapes, fantastic food, friendly people, busy nightlife, and beautiful and cheap art crafts. Porto de Galinhas doesn't have its own airport (the nearest one is in Recife town -– from here, you can catch easily a bus, or a minivan to Porto de Galinhas).

One of the biggest attractions of Porto de Galinhas is its gorgeous beaches, so during your stay you don't want to miss Maracaipe and Muro Alto, two of the best beaches in the area -– here you can do a lot of activities, depending your preferences and budget.

During your stay in Porto de Galinhas, you will be delighted with its amazing food for a really budget price. Brazilian food is world renowned -– amazing meat and fresh seafood and shellfish are their specialties. You should try the “rodizio” -- an all-you-can-eat meal of different meats (main dish) and different garnishes (like cheese bread, “farofa,” (a side dish that can replace rice), and white rice with black beans). You should also try one of their specialties -– "bobo de camarao," a traditional dish with shrimp.

There are a lot of hostels in Porto de Galinhas, most of them with budget prices, with good facilities, and by the beach. Porto de Galinhas hostels can become really crowded in the high season, so it's better to book in advance.

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FAQ about Porto de Galinhas Hostels

There are plenty of frequently asked questions about hostels in Porto de Galinhas. We've collected the most common questions and doubts when it comes to picking your preferred accommodation in Porto de Galinhas. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right? shows all 12 Hostels in Porto de Galinhas. Simply filter by neighborhood and price to find your perfect budget place to stay.
Vila Moa is the best rated hostel in Porto de Galinhas for female solo travellers. compares prices for 12 hostels in Porto de Galinhas, Brazil. We list for you other cheap places to stay in Porto de Galinhas such as
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Vila Moa is the best rated hostel for partying in Porto de Galinhas.

It offers: Bar.

Your Packing List for Porto de Galinhas

Your Packing List for Porto de Galinhas

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You may wonder what to pack when staying in hostels? There is a few absolute basics you always have to pick. Other items are more optional and depend more on your location. Here is the must-packing items when staying in hostels:

These are the basics, yet there is more. We wrote a big, detailed guide on what to pack, tech gear and things you won't need.

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Porto de Galinhas Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Porto de Galinhas, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
12 Total number of hostels
$13 Average dorm price
$15 Cheapest hostel in Porto de Galinhas
6 Party hostels in Porto de Galinhas
Vila Moa is the best rated
Most Porto de Galinhas hostels are located in
Centro', Praia de Maracaipe
2 Average rating of all hostels

Other Nearby Cities

Ipojuca (14 Km / 9 mi.)
Rio Formoso (25 Km / 16 mi.)
Tamandare (30 Km / 18 mi.)
Sao Jose Da Coroa Grande (46 Km / 29 mi.)
Recife (52 Km / 32 mi.)
Olinda (58 Km / 36 mi.)
Barra Grande (58 Km / 36 mi.)

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