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Address: Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare, State of Bahia, Brazil

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Amazing and quiet

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... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed March 14, 2015
AgostinaArdenghi
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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5 reviews 5 reviews
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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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4 attraction reviews
21 helpful votes 21 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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20 reviews 20 reviews
3 attraction reviews
11 helpful votes 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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83 reviews 83 reviews
44 attraction reviews
51 helpful votes 51 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
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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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15 reviews 15 reviews
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13 helpful votes 13 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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11 reviews 11 reviews
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3 helpful votes 3 helpful votes
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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28 reviews 28 reviews
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10 helpful votes 10 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
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25 helpful votes 25 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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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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