Once a sleepy fishing village, Porto de Galinhas – located 52km south of Recife – has become one of Brazil’s most popular seaside resorts. Porto has become famous for its sandy beaches and gorgeous tidal pools off the coast, where visitors can snorkel and observe the rich marine life.
To get from Recife Airport to Porto de Galinhas, there are two options; taxi and bus. A Recife airport taxi is the fastest and most convenient option, as it takes around 45 minutes to reach Porto de Galinhas. On the other hand, the bus has a journey time of 1 hour and 30 minutes to 2 hours, depending on traffic conditions, with several stops along the way. A one-way ticket costs €3.60 (BRL 20).Welcome Pickups offers meet and greet services and a friendly introduction to Recife at the same price as a regular taxi. Click here to see the cost.