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Island of the Friars

Todos os Santos Bay, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Ranked #14 of 137 Attractions in Salvador
Type: Islands, Outdoors
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Fortaleza, CE
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58 helpful votes 58 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 7, 2014

The Frades isle can be reached by boat leaving from Salvador. The isle has a pleasent beach where you can swim in calm waters. It is a nice boat trip, but nothing too much special.

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Niteroi, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

It is a beautiful place to go by boat outside Salvador. Good beaches, white sand, and if you can go by private boat even better.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 8, 2014

Excellent day trip to Friars and Itaparica. Leaves Salvador port at 9am and returns at 17:30. On time too! Travelling time is about 90 minutes to Friars where you dock at a small beach and have to go ashore by small boat. The beach is samll and sandy and there is a bar and several vendors coming round selling the... More

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