Best time to visit PORTO GALINHAS

Porto Galinhas is a beach and eco-resort at Pernambuco state, near Recife.

Best time of the year to go to Porto Galinha

September to February is probably the best time to visit Porto Galinhas; it rains less and the humidity is lower.

September, October and November are “low season” months with lower hotel prices.

The high season in the Pernambuco region goes from mid-December to March; and if you are looking for fun and want to experience local events, music and festivals, and want to visit the area around Porto Galinha (Recife, Olinda…) that’s the best time to go.

Sea water temperatures remain constant all over the year - between 80ºF/26º and 84ºF/29ºC..

Air temperatures also vary little throughout the year.

For more details on entertainment and weather data, see: Best time to visit Recife.

Porto Galinhas

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Land distances:
50 miles/90 Kms south of Recife
1700 miles/2800 Kms from Rio de Janeiro
1900 miles/3100 Kms from Sao Paulo
500 miles/800 Km from Fortaleza
1000 miles/1600 Kms from Belem, in the Amazon's mouth.

Travel destination type
Beach and eco-resort with plenty of sports and activities, including gulf.

Attractions nearby
Recife, Olinda.


Porto Galinhas is a top resort with plenty of 4 star accommodations at a very competitive price.


Recife airport
Recife (REC), 60 miles/100 km away from Porto Galinhas.

Transfers to/from Porto Galinhas:
There are regular buses and taxis to/from Recife.

For information on Porto Galinhas, Recife and their surroundings, see:
Beaches around Fortaleza, Recife, Maceio