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Golfinho Tropical

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London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 23 August 2013

I cannot recommend Tropical Dolphin highly enough. Perfect location, incredible hosts and great atmosphere. The social area is so comfortable and relaxing, Darryl and Denise are such amazing hosts and they have done such a fantastic job with the place - beautiful mosaics, paintings and even a waterfall. They love what they do and this becomes clear on the warmth...

5Thank Dani_DSB
La Paz, Bolivia
Reviewed 12 August 2013

Cracking hostel right in front of a quite and pretty beach with great, comfy rooms, a wonderful lay out and a most welcoming and friendly family running the show who are willing to help with trips about the place if you need. We had a really fantastic time, everything we wanted and more.

4Thank AndrewMoseysAbout
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 9 August 2013

When I travelled in Europe I stayed at Youth Hostels, and enjoyed visiting each one, the experience, new people, new friends. Golfinho Tropical has that sort of feeling for me. Relaxing, extended family feeling. I've been there a few times over a 10 year period, always meeting new people, and exploring new parts of the coastline. I've been a part...

3Thank Paul B
Vancouver, Canada
Reviewed 29 July 2013

me and my buddy went to Ubatuba in April. We found Tropical Dolphin, planed to stay 3 nights but ended up staying for 10 days. Hostel is right on the beach and has everything we needed. Our room was nice and clean, nice kitchen and common area. The owners are super friendly and nice people. They helped us with organizing...

2Thank Jan K
Reviewed 28 July 2013

I went to Ubatuba with my friend, and we randomly found out we wanted to stay at Tropical Dolphin, a decision I never regretted! For a good price you get a room, free use of the kitchen, and if you're lucky, like we were, a great view to the sea. With it's 102 (?) beaches, you can pick and choose...

2Thank sabinesynnes
Reviewed 17 July 2013

We absolutely loved this place! So much, in fact, that we stayed extra nights. We were in a smaller room to start with, but upgraded to a beach view room - it's totally worth it!! The rooms were clean, we found the beds to be very comfortable and each room is uniquely decorated. The breakfast is wonderful! Fresh bread (one...

Thank MelanieOS
Las Palmas de Gran Canaria, Spain
Reviewed 3 June 2013

It was a wonderful time. Very nice because of great location, very nice owners and good rooms. I felt like home and as other said already it was hard to leave. Its a great place with great people! Some of the most beautiflul beaches are very easy to reach. For example with a rented bike (bike rental just around the...

Thank 201Thomas
Aarhus, Denmark
Reviewed 9 May 2013

I travelled to South America with a friend, and visited many beautiful places, but Ubatuba is one of the places I will never forget. Amazing beaches, the most helpful and sweet people and wonderful Tropical Dolphin! When we arrived in Ubatuba we decided to stay at The Tropical Dolphin, we did not plan to stay more than one night. However,...

Thank Malene K
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 18 April 2013

Travelling for over a year now and stumbled onto Tropical Dolphin Hostel and felt at home straight away! Def a home away from home and super comfortable! Fresh Coffee and tea in the morning and all day really i found it difficult to leave the common area. The nicest family and will go to all levels to make your stay...

Thank Richie S
London, United Kingdom
Reviewed 17 April 2013

A great welcome awaits anyone at tropical dolphin hotel, Ubatuba, Brazil. Situated at one of Brazil's top beach resorts, half way between Rio and San Paulo, this lovely little hotel offers good inexpensive accommodation right next to the beach. The breakfasts were huge and set up us for the day exploring the coves and inlets around Ubatuba, which is one...

Thank Richard D

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  • Beachfront
  • Breakfast included
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Beachfront
  • Pets Allowed ( Dog / Pet Friendly )
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  • Family Rooms
  • Non-Smoking Rooms
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  • Refrigerator in room
  • Free Internet
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
  • Breakfast included
  • Multilingual Staff
  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
We are a family run hostel and pousada infront of the beach and have been open for 15 years. The guests are made to feel at home as we have a humble place that was built slowly over the years with a lot of blood, sweat and tears so it does have a soul to it with birds and rabbits been part of the family. .We will do our best to guide you on what ever you want to do during your stay. The hostel/pousada is in a cheap, residential eating area so you can see the true Brazilian way of life as it is compared to the down town tourist part. Bicycles are the main form of transport and there are cycle tracks that will take you all over town and to a lot of the surfing beaches. Trails, bike hire, surf boards, can be arranged by us. Only the four more expensive sea view suites are a good size with a big veranda, a hammock and table. The suite has a fridge, TV, fan and sleeps up to four people.The other rooms are smaller basic economic suites do not have all creature comforts.There are photos when booking. We have a kitchen area to use connecting to the lounge. We have 101 beaches to choose from with most of them being in a protected rain forest reserve. We take guests out on day trails to visit the rain forest and its native people. Surf boards and bikes can also be hired. The cycle track in front of the property will take you downtown and to 5 other beaches in the south. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Golfinho Tropical

Address: Avenida Governador Abreu Sodre 461 | Pereque Acu, Ubatuba, State of Sao Paulo 11680-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Sao Paulo > Ubatuba
Price Range: RM203 - RM264 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:2.5 star — Golfinho Tropical 2.5*
Number of rooms: 12
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“Nice view from front side rooms (ocean/beach view)”
ChristinaDs, 28 Apr 2015 | Read review
“the room with the round bed was real fun”
MariaCamposDavis, 28 Feb 2015 | Read review
“We stayed in the honeymoon suite with a big balcony and views over the beach. Recommended.”
JadeEliza, 14 Sep 2014 | Read review
“Well, no bad rooms, but the ones with the hammock on the balcony facing the beach.. They are not bad :)”
  • View was not bad..
michalnajman, 5 Sep 2014 | Read review
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