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Engenhoca Beach

Itacare, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Ranked #6 of 22 Attractions in Itacare
Type: Beaches
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12 reviews 12 reviews
5 attraction reviews
8 helpful votes 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 30, 2014

This beach was basically designed for surfing. Given the amount of waves it receives and the force at which they approach, not necessarily great for swimming. However, as a beginner surfer it provided the perfect classroom for a full day of learning to ride the waves due to the protected nature at least on one side. Not much infrastructure which... More

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New York City, New York
4 reviews 4 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 21, 2014

Another amazing dream beach. Just avoid it at high tide, specially full moon high tide, as then the beach dispppears

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Aracaju, SE
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64 attraction reviews
30 helpful votes 30 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 28, 2014

There are a lot of groups that start the day going to Praia da Engenhoca before heading down to other beaches. So if you manage to get there after lunch it is very likely you'll have the beach to yourself. Not much structure there though, so better to take water and some food with you.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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9 reviews 9 reviews
4 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2013

For me for sure the best beach to surf. Im still learning to surf and I got my first waves on this beach. Its also a really beautiful scenery. Love how the rainforest meets the beach. You have to walk about 30 min before you arrive on the beach but it's all worth it! There is a small cabine that... More

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Fribourg, Switzerland
2 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 8, 2012

The most beautiful around Itacaré. You can eat very cheap tapioca, only 15 minutes by walk in the forest. There is very few people there, you feel like it's your private beach. Good waves for surf beginners. Nice beach for kids with a river. 15 minutes from Itacaré by car. Our favorite beach there

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Brisbane, Australia
13 reviews 13 reviews
5 attraction reviews
12 helpful votes 12 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2012

This beach is beautiful and secluded, it was our favourite close to Itacare. The beach is safe and has great long waves that seem to roll on forever, it reminded us of waves in Waikiki, Hawaii. The walk is easy to get there and takes about 20 mins from the drop off point, we felt like we were on the... More

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Sao Paulo
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93 reviews 93 reviews
43 attraction reviews
36 helpful votes 36 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 30, 2012

in a stunning bay we find this paradise, surrounded by atlantic forest

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