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With 9 unique locations in Ubatuba, we have all you need for a perfect exotic beach getaway!

Tropico de Capricornio hostels provide comfort and countless opportunities for connection and adventure. Our hostels are centrally located, with easy access to many popular beaches, restaurants and bars, tourist attractions, supermarkets, the Ubatuba aquarium and Projecto Tamar. Ubatuba is also a perfect place to experience the Mata Atlantica through scenic hiking trails that lead you to where rainforest and paradise beach meet.

Tropico Itagua is located a short walk away from the bustling hub of Ubatuba, known as the coast of Itagua, which is one of the most scenic places to spend your vacation in Ubatuba. Perfect for nightlife, restaurants, bars and live music, along with a breath-taking view of the ocean with mountains and islands layered in the distance. Whether you book boat trips to islands leaving from the coast or explore the sights of Ubatuba by foot, we are a hostel that provides a good time, so join in on the fun with a lively group of travellers that have become a part of our hostel family.

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Explore some of the historic central sites of Ubatuba by foot or unwind at the beach, with Praia de Pereque-Acu only walking distance away. Visit the fishing dock nearby where you could have the opportunity to go fishing or visit the fresh local seafood market. With a charming location in the heart of Ubatuba, you’ll be walking distance from all central bus terminals, a convenient place to catch a bus to Paraty or Sao Paulo, or to explore any of Ubatuba’s 100+ beaches. Our hostel offers an artsy open plan living area, perfect for socialising, which is covered in fascinating wall art created by travellers from all over the world. Within walking distance you’ll find all you need from supermarkets to acai/ice creameries, clothing, accessory and electronic stores all set surrounding a picturesque cobblestone plaza.

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Take in the sounds of the birds chirping, while relaxing in a hammock looking out over the treetops, or relax with the sand in between your toes, at Praia Tenório, Praia Vermelha or Praia Grande which are all within walking distance of our hostel. Tropico Tenorio is ideally located on a residential street near supermarkets, banks, restaurants and clothing stores, making our cosy hostel the ultimate home away from home. Spend time at Projeto Tamar where you could have the unique opportunity to see Sea Turtles up close or join in on the fun with the lively group of travellers that have created a family bond in this unique hostel, perfect for creating memorable experiences. 

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With a lively beach vibe, plenty of popular beach bars where you can explore the nightlife of Ubatuba, and dozens of kiosks on the beachfront that serve delicious local seafood and drinks, you can easily spend your time soaking up the sun a few minutes walk away from home. It’s easy to socialise at our hostel poolside or up in our unique loft-style chill area. Catch a local bus from nearby to explore the abundance of beaches and hiking trails that Ubatuba is known for, or challenge yourself by taking a cycle along the coast. If you’re interested in exploring the touristy places you can spend some time across from the beach where you’ll find many clothing stores and supermarkets. 

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If you’re looking for a more premium option, our location in Vermelha do Centro is the perfect place for you! Some of the best beaches for surfing; Praia Tenorio, Vermelha do Centro and Praia Grande, are just a short walk away. There you can also enjoy your days soaking in the sun on pristine paradise clearwater beaches or hang out at our poolside, surrounded by trees and forrest. With unique lounging areas, a full BBQ set up, a luxury outdoor dining space, rooms connected to a large upstairs balcony and a large open plan interior, our hostel is the perfect environment to meet and connect with other travellers and likeminded people.

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Set out in a natural paradise that is located between Central Ubatuba and Paraty, Tropico Ubatumirim offers guests a unique stay in the jungle, aiming at showcasing Bio construction and permaculture through invaluable experience and courses for people who are looking to gain knowledge on sustainability while enjoying an enchanting holiday. We are located near Praia Picinguaba, last beach in Ubatuba, where you can book a boat trip to Ilha das couves, well known for clear water beaches and snorkelling or you can spend your time surfing, stand up paddling or kayaking. Our location provides access to waterfalls and hikes through the Mata Atlantica, where you can experience unique wildlife and have the opportunity to birdwatch in unspoiled nature. 

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Tropico Barra da Lagoa is located right by the Aquarium in Ubatuba, and a short walk from many popular restaurants, making it a perfect location for anyone looking to enjoy some nights dining out in the bustling hub of Ubatuba. Within 5 minutes by foot you can take in a breath-taking view of the ocean with mountains and islands layered in the distance, or go cycling along long bicycle paths. Our hostel offers everything from camping to a delux or family suit, with the priority of the hostel being to provide a comfortable stay for our guests, in a homey setting, surrounded by unique hostel staff that create an unforgettable stay for all travellers passing through!

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