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“nice to see but...” 3 of 5 stars
Review of Espelho Beach (Praia do Espelho)

Espelho Beach (Praia do Espelho)
Trancoso, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Ranked #1 of 16 things to do in Trancoso
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Salvador, BA
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“nice to see but...”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed March 20, 2012

it is worth the trip but it's not as great as you would expect

Visited March 2012
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“Mirror beach a must see!”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2012

Absolutely a must see! beautiful views, water, and coral

Visited September 2011
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“Ok, but nothing really special”
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2012

I went by little boat (owned by a guy from Trancoso, group of 5 persons - paid 400 reals) to this beach - wanted to see if that is really so beautifiul. And it is not in my view. The boat ride (from Trancoso) took more than one hour at very storm waters. When we arrived there were already a lot of people sitting on the beach or in the restaurants - obviously the place is very popular. I chose a little beach aside (direction Trancoso) and was almost alone there for couple of hours. The water was lovely, very warm and quite - and that is the best. Reading reviews I had no wish to sit and eat anything.

Visited January 2012
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“Overrated”
2 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2012

We went to Praia do Espelho to spend the day. We went to Silvinha’s restaurant where she only had 4 tables and you absolutely need to reserve. Very rustic...and a great place to hang out for the day. Around the beach, they ask you for a 30 Reais minimum to sit down for a drink. I am Brazilian and I’ve never seen that in a beach ! It is a famous beach and I think it has got over their head. Hopefully this bubble will one day burst.
I was staying at Trancoso and I have to say the beach is much more beautiful than Praia do Espelho. If you can avoid it, I would.

Visited December 2011
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Salvador, BA
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“The best beach in Bahia”
5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 12, 2011

Nice warm water, Paradiscal beach. The acess is pretty hard, but once u get there it will worth

Visited January 2011
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