We love this hostel! It gets our thumbs up for consistently high customer ratings and excellent quality scores.
When do you want to stay in Arraial do Cabo?
Enter dates to check availability
- Search for availability & prices
- 13 Jul 2020, 3 nights
- 2 Guests
- Change Search
Best Price Guarantee
If you find a booking cheaper on any other website, we'll refund you the difference.
Hostels you'll love
12 Million reviews from our community of travelers.
Your booking is guaranteed and we don't charge any booking fees.
A Coroa Hostel is a friendly hostel located in the heart of Arraial do Cabo, near the beach. Perfect place to stay for those who are looking for an unforgettable vacation in Arraial do Cabo.... More...
La Casa Hostel will aid you to explore and discover Arraial do Cabo, Brazil and the World.... More...
Books Rehab is the place where you can rest, chill and have a great time sun bathing by the beach!... More...
The Queen Hostel has a great location, close to the bus station, angels beach and oven beach.... More...
Arraial do Cabo is one of the most beautiful cities of 'Regio dos Lagos' - a world tourist opinion- and has some of the most beautiful beaches and landscapes in the country.... More...
O Massambaba Hostel is a friendly accommodation in Arraial do Cabo,... More...
Hostel Vila Praiana is a friendly property located in the centre of Arraial do Cabo. Perfect place to stay for those who are looking for fun!... More...
DoMar Hostel & Suítes is a well located Hostel in Arraial do Cabo and offers you shared dorms with competitive prices.... More...
Hostel Praia Brava is a friendly hostel located near beaches in Arraial do Cabo.... More...
Enseada Hostel is a differentiated space in the city of Arraial do Cabo.... More...
Set on Brazil's Atlantic coastline, Arraial do Cabo is known for long white-sand beaches lapped by clear turquoise waves. The area was once a danger point for sailors, and plenty of shipwrecks lie just off shore. Today, it's a hotspot for divers. The Arraial do Cabo Marine Extractive Reserve is home to lots of fish and protected species, including soft corals and sperm whales. Humpback whales pass by the coast during their annual migration.
Arraial do Cabo hostels are scattered through the historic centre, within walking distance of some of its best beaches. They tend to be friendly and welcoming, with an arty, bohemian flair, and often offer free breakfast. Shop around for extras such as surfboard rental. Many have a communal kitchen where you can prepare your own meals, and social spaces such as a TV or film room. A couple have private swimming pools, or you can opt for an Arraial do Cabo hostel with views of the beach. Room types range from shared dorms to spacious family suites, with air con or ceiling fans.
There's plenty to explore in Arraial do Cabo. The two major beaches are Praia Grande and Praia Dos Anjos and are hotspots for bars, restaurants and nightlife. Praia Grande is popular with swimmers, and is fringed by waterfront bars. You'll find some of the town's best restaurants in the area around Porto do Forno, Arraial do Cabo's traditional fishing port. A 1km hiking trail leads north to Praia do Forno, a tranquil stretch of white sand surrounded by nature.
Most travellers head to Arraial do Cabo to relax on its beautiful beaches. You can soak up the sun at Praia Grande, or take a boat ride from the town to more remote locations such as the Fenda de Nossa Senhora dramatic rock formation or the Gruta Azul, a cavern lapped by sparkling waves. Diving is popular here, and the area's clear blue water teems with marine life. A dramatic underwater landscape is dotted with the remains of sunken sailing ships. Climb nearby Cabo Frio Island for sweeping views over the ocean and the abandoned lighthouse.
Rio de Janeiro airport is located around 170km away from Arraial do Cabo. A number of public buses travel between the two places; you're best either to change at São Pedro da Aldeia or take bus 1001 direct from Rodoviária Novo Rio terminal, with a journey time of around three and a half hours.