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Gamboa Beach

Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Cape Town Central, South Africa
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50 reviews 50 reviews
20 attraction reviews
35 helpful votes 35 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 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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Rome, Italy
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 31, 2013

During High tide you can reach Gamboa by boat in 5 min for just 2 BRL while on low tide just walk from Morro, 15 min. It is a beautiful walk, rocks, fishermen taking fish from permanent nets underwater, peers looking at the orizont, pink and yellow clay mountains where you can have clay bath while sipping fruit juice or... More

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Victoria, Canada
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14 reviews 14 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 20, 2013

Fun, laid back, casual. 40 min walk from 3rd beach "mario" was a great host (the red umbrella place)

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Morro de Sao Paulo, BA
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9 reviews 9 reviews
8 attraction reviews
1 helpful vote 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2013

I believe that in a near future Gamboa will be the place for living here with quality of life. In Morro everything is double price compared to Gamboa. And the nature is becoming dirty because of us. The Fountain of Water of Morro de São Paulo, important 300 hundred years as the principal fountain of water of Bahia, now is... More

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Manaus, AM
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24 reviews 24 reviews
9 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 10, 2013

Such a nice beach one of the best option , my daughters felt very happy it an excellente place for travellers with children I do not remember the name of the Restaurant but just infront of the beach a very good one friendly staffs Wifi for free , my children happy , happy a charming hammock under green trees We... More

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Oslo
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29 reviews 29 reviews
9 attraction reviews
20 helpful votes 20 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 24, 2012

We really liked this beach. Relaxed with an autentic feel too it. Good seafood. Walk from Morro at low tide and get the ferry back, really easy. Just make sure you check the times of the ferry, the locals keep claiming that it goes all day all the time but this is a slight exaggeration.

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Netherlands
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17 reviews 17 reviews
6 attraction reviews
15 helpful votes 15 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 26, 2012

Forget beach 1,2,3 etc and take a walk to Gamboa Beach. When we visited there were 10 umbrellas from two restaurant with good food from an italian lady with her brazilian husband. Sometimes a tourist boat stops for one hour and you can get on the boat back to the village centre with is 30 minutes by foot only on... More

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Santiago, Chile
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4 reviews 4 reviews
10 helpful votes 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 20, 2012

This beach is the perfect alternative if you want to be away from the noise and just enjoy the warm waters of the ocean. The only ¨but¨ is that the food is not very cheap. Highly recommended.

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Athens, Greece
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25 reviews 25 reviews
13 helpful votes 13 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2012

The best way to reach the beach in walking. You have to do it early in the morning though as the tide will cover the walking part. It takes about an hour to reach it, but on the way you see beautiful sceneries and you can even get a mudbath experience. We went there after our late night - morning... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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23 reviews 23 reviews
4 attraction reviews
18 helpful votes 18 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 12, 2012

It is very hard to try and find something to dislike about this place... Excellent seafood, ice cold beers, beautiful beach and lots of sun... what's there to complain about?!! Nothing

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