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Picinguaba Beach

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Address: Fica a 40 km do Centro | Litoral Norte, Ubatuba, State of Sao Paulo, Brazil

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Lovely

It's a small fishing village. Very nice, clean beach, totally worth it. calm water, nice little restaurants. When I visited it was very empty, only a few other people, I imagine... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 22, 2015
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Sao Paulo, SP
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Sao Paulo, SP
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34 reviews 34 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2015

It's a small fishing village. Very nice, clean beach, totally worth it. calm water, nice little restaurants. When I visited it was very empty, only a few other people, I imagine that in high season it has more movement, but either way I recommend it. to get to it you can take a local bus from the centre of Ubatuba,... More 

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Oxford, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 23, 2015

The beach is lined by the fishing village of Picinguaba (which apparently means the bay with many fish). One end is used by the fishermen for landing catch, cleaning nets and gutting fish. A lot of dodgy looking vultures hang around that end and keep the beach clean. Overhanging trees supply some shade. There are bars and cafes dotted along... More 

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Clifton, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nice sandy beach with good swimming. Water taxis to take you across the bay to the islands or other beaches. Cafes & restaurants close by. Not at all touristy.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed December 18, 2013

Like the typical atmosphere of a fishing village . The whole community was preparing and cleaning the streets and small beaches to get visitors Holidays fine year . The skilful pilot CACAU of speedboat took us up to the Cabbage Island in 15 minutes . Cool trip. Always wear your life vest and require this from him. Negotiate the ticket... More 

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North Lanarkshire, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 31, 2013

The fishing village of Picinguaba is an half hour drive from Paraty and 4 hours from either Rio or San Paulo. We spent a few hours on the village beach when we were staying at the local Pousada Picinguaba (see my review of that). The village beach shares space with fishermen and their gear and huts and in the bay... More 

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