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Natural Pools of Porto de Galinhas

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this is for sure worth seeing

took a sail boat out to see them. It is an hour tour for 25 rs per person. go when the tide is the... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Calgary, Canada
Great experience

First time I faced this experience. Natural Foods Between the Ocean and the Lagoon. Strong strong... read more

Reviewed 6 September 2018
Abdulkader A
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Porto de Galinhas, Ipojuca, State of Pernambuco, Brazil
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All reviews feed the fish per person low tide per day worth a visit amazing experience fish food the reefs nice place warm water be careful pools tides visibility boat rip brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

took a sail boat out to see them. It is an hour tour for 25 rs per person. go when the tide is the lowest and do not go when the tide is just coming in. It comes in very fast and then the pool...More

Thank bets007
Reviewed 6 September 2018 via mobile

First time I faced this experience. Natural Foods Between the Ocean and the Lagoon. Strong strong waves hitting from Oceanside. And a beautiful Lake from the other side. We were lucky to swim with color fish also. Be careful from the sharp rock, get ready...More

Thank Abdulkader A
Reviewed 25 August 2018

These natural pools are actually depressions in the reefs that are located just offshore from the city center of Porto de Galinhas. At low tide most pools seem to be about 3-4 feet deep. Low tides are the key here. The best time is about...More

1  Thank GJY2001
Reviewed 7 August 2018

Very beautiful natural pools with clear, warm waters where you go to by nice "jangadas". You can enjoy it all year long. I've been there in the winter and there were blue, warm days.

Thank Tania P
Reviewed 12 July 2018

We were at the natural pools in late June & July 2018-unfortunately very few fish. The only time you see the yellow and white tropical fish is when the guide provides you with fish food to feed them with.

Thank Roger_Liu
Reviewed 18 June 2018

We lost our breath when we see the sea colour. To go to the pools, you will have to get a small typical boat called Jangada! Then, arriving there the Jangadeiro (Jangada's saillor) will give you some bait portions to attract fishes, beautifull shoals will...More

1  Thank Marcia O
Reviewed 18 June 2018

Hot and Clear water! Natural Pools with great sea life variety and diversity ! Lovely place I wanna be back every year !

1  Thank Renata D
Reviewed 19 May 2018 via mobile

This a nice place, very unique. We went there on a weekend so it was very crowded, if you have the option, come on the week days

Thank NaomiCat12345
Reviewed 15 May 2018

This is an absolute must!! The beach is phenomenal and the pools are stunning. This was definitely one of our best days travelling. Make sure you get there early, around 8 or 9 in the morning as the tide starts coming in early and comes...More

Thank Fiona K
Reviewed 3 May 2018 via mobile

We enjoyed our visit to "Porto de Galinhas"! The natural pools form when tides become low. Then we can see several species of fish and swim calmly. It is very relaxing and we can see how beautiful nature is. We really have a good time!

Thank 925maritag
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