Hostels in São Sebastião, Brazil

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Get to know São Sebastião (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 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 São Sebastião.

São Sebastião is on São Paulo State's North Shore, which is dominated by the Atlantic Forest with several beaches and waterfalls along its coast. As it's surrounded by the sea, you can take a trip on the BR-101 road to reach the best spots in the city that extends to more than thirty-six beaches and four main islands; Ilhabela is the major of them, and totally a chapter apart. São Sebastião neighbourhood is the center of the city and it has preserved colonial architecture and is where you take the boat Balsa to Ilhabela. But the most special points in the city are the beaches on the south coast of São Sebastião, with world famous beaches of Maresias and Cambury and amazing others like Boiçucanga, which is known as the most beautiful sunset in São Paulo Shore.

The beaches of São Sebastião have crowded weekends mostly of the year. People from São Paulo town count the North Shore as their favorite beaches because of their cleanliness, structure, and good food options; Maresias Beach offers the most famous nightclubs in the area and good São Sebastião hostel options where you will mostly find young and ready-to-party people. For boat trips and overall attractions, the beaches of Barra do Una, Juquehy, Cambury, and Boiçucanga are the places to visit.

For a totally relaxed stay, look for Sertão do Cambury, where the nature is the main attraction and where there is a really good São Sebastião hostel option for those who search for relaxation and nature. This is a very special part of the Brazilian shore where you will find really good options to stay and have fun during your trip.

Written by local enthusiast for São Sebastião hostels

Written by local enthusiast for São Sebastião hostels Dan C.

São Sebastião 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 São Sebastião, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
Total number of hostels 6
Average dorm price $20
Cheapest Hostel in São Sebastião Hostel Popular Canto da Praia with $14
Party hostels in São Sebastião Hostel Central (2 in total)
Most São Sebastião hostels are located in Sertão do Camburi
Average rating of all hostels 7.3

FAQ about São Sebastião Hostels

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Hostel Central is the best hostel for partying in São Sebastião.

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Other Nearby Cities

Ilhabela (6 Km / 3 mi.)
Ilhabela Island (7 Km / 5 mi.)
Caraguatatuba (16 Km / 10 mi.)
Maresias (15 Km / 10 mi.)
Juquei (33 Km / 20 mi.)
Ubatuba (50 Km / 31 mi.)
Sao Luiz do Paraitinga (61 Km / 38 mi.)

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