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Address: Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Nice beach for a change

You can walk from the village in Morro to Gamboa in about 30 minutes along the beach. Nice adventure for children! Then once there you can have your skin improved for free with... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 days ago
ceci1967
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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219 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 days ago NEW via mobile

You can walk from the village in Morro to Gamboa in about 30 minutes along the beach. Nice adventure for children! Then once there you can have your skin improved for free with the local mud from the wall in the Morro, just follow the locals! You can come back to Morro by boat if you do not want to... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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40 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 4 weeks ago

What a treat to get away from cars and motorcycles! The water is like bath water with no waves or rocks or seaweed. And the mud baths are fun. Wish I was there longer to see if a daily treatment could really be therapeutic. The people are so nice. A real village with fishermen, kids playing soccer on the beach,... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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115 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Perfect combination of white sand beach, beautiful views, food and drink, and relaxation! Gamboa was a relief to find after being first shocked by the scene at Beach 1. The walk from the harbour to Gamboa takes about 40 minutes and is breathtaking...worth every step!

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Gottingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

The best way to go to Gamboa is along the beach when water is low from the port of Morro de Sao Paulo. It takes about 40 Minutes and is one of the nicest beach walks on this planet. Trip back can be same way or by boat from Gamboa harbour. A "must" is the fallen rocks left end of... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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21 reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2015

Arriving from Morro San Pablo by boat, great beach,warm transparent water, no crowded by people,just a very good place to swimm and enjoy the brazilian sun

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Belo Horizonte, MG
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2015

It's not close to the crowded ones. Good to relax. Be careful with the restaurants. We had a terrible lunch and almost sold a kidney to pay for it.

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 14, 2015

Whichever your age is, you should definitely take one day of Morro's fun to go to Gamboa. You can rent kayaks and go to the sand bank a couple hundred meters away from the shore. You can also put some Argila (pink natural and regenerative mud) on your skin and enjoy the beauty of this little fishermen's town. Go back... More 

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Zug, Switzerland
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 15, 2015

But good if you want to make a beauty treatment with the pink mud you find on your way, it's pink argile

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London
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Take you mineral water with you, they are charing whatever they want for both drinks and food. I was charged Paris prices.

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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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102 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 55 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 19, 2014

My wife and I took a walk round to the other side of Morro De Sao Paulo to visit the Gamboa Beach, but we were not very impressed with the beach. It is not the prettiest of beaches and was hit by a wind that swept through, the other side of the island is sheltered from the wind. The little... More 

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