Imagine a setting with sunny and warm weather every day of the year, ocean water with an average temperature of 28ºC (82ºF) from January to December, white sand beaches, clear water, coconut palms as far as the eye can see, and marine life abounding – this place is Porto de Galinhas! Below is our calendar of activities and so you can schedule your trip to this paradise.
The village lovingly prepares for Easter Weekend; programs and events for families, couples and friends are planned for plenty of fun and joy, as well as moments of rest and relaxation.
DIA DOS NAMORADOS
Porto de Galinhas is engaging; the climate and the sea breeze, combined with an enchanting landscape, create a setting conducive to romance. The hotels and inns are recognized by the level of excellence in services; sophistication and cuisine are excellent invitations for romantic days by the sea.
The charm of the resort town is maintained by its natural beauty and highlighted by the fun and excitement of the São João festivities. The celebrations involve the entire community and area hotels, including square dancing, games, music and typical foods like pamonha, canjica, milho verde and quentão.
Trading the winter cold in other parts of the nation for the heat, sun and warm waters of Porto de Galinhas is a great tip for July family vacations. Good times are guaranteed with dune-buggy rides, diving in natural pools, and enjoying the beautiful sunset at Maracaípe. The hotels in the area also plan outings and events to enjoy this “family month”.
Seen as a destination that is bubbling with artistic and cultural attractions, Porto de Galinhas hosts this literary festival that is based on the historical, cultural and touristic platform of the town of Ipojuca, to mobilize writers and lovers of literature in general.
For each edition of this culinary festival, one ingredient is chosen as the main element of the recipes prepared by chefs from the participating restaurants. In addition to the mouthwatering dishes, there are also: movie screenings, concerts, classes, culinary workshops, crafts fairs, and Northeastern food fairs.
HATCHING OF THE TURTLES
NOVEMBER TO MARCH
Small and fragile, as soon as these tiny critters hatch from their eggs, they clumsily flap their fins across the sand to reach the sea. This walk of life is the arrival of the newest inhabitants of Porto de Galinhas: sea turtles.
CHRISTMAS AND NEW YEAR'S
DECEMBER AND JANUARY
The year-end holidays are always special at Porto de Galinhas. The celebrations at area hotels are always lovely, with very high spirits and excitement. Travel packages include activities, Christmas dinners and New Year’s Eve parties, and guarantee unforgettable moments for families, couples and friends.