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Rio da Barra Beach

Porto Seguro, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Be ready to spend the day, the restaurant is good but don't be in a hurry. You can enjoy sun beds... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Alexandra M
Bordeaux, France
Fabulous beach

Yes, praia do espelho looks prettier but Rio da Barra is a small paradise. Not so crowded, a lot of... read more

Reviewed December 12, 2017
Coimbra, Portugal
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Porto Seguro, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Be ready to spend the day, the restaurant is good but don't be in a hurry. You can enjoy sun beds, tables and all needed facilities. The beach is long and good for walks, quite empty, with a fuchsia cliff dominating.

Thank Alexandra M
Reviewed December 12, 2017 via mobile

Yes, praia do espelho looks prettier but Rio da Barra is a small paradise. Not so crowded, a lot of sand to walk, a great bar in the Rio da Barra Pousada, and nice wave. If you drive, enter in the complex of Rio da...More

Thank FlyingTuga
Reviewed October 18, 2017 via mobile

It is one of the most beautiful, isolated and quiet beaches of Trancoso. Worth the visit, even if you must submit yourself to the very expensive parking and consumption fees at the local restaurants.

Thank Adolfofurtado
Reviewed August 21, 2017

To get to this beach from Arrial you need to have walked about two hours. Then you come to this moving very refreshing river ( you see it in the photo) and you cross and then come across this piece of heaven. An isolated beach...More

1  Thank jjy88sm
Reviewed February 12, 2017

The beach is very nice, but the problem is that is not possible to income with the car, because you must to pay for the income!! It is necessary to walk from the Nativos beach, two or three kilometers.

Thank AlejandroLB
Reviewed September 2, 2016

sun, white sand. look out for the small rivers with sweet brown water once your done with saltwater for the day, you can wash of the salt. as with all places in the north watch out for the current. this beach is flat, but there...More

1  Thank DerGauda
Reviewed August 12, 2016 via mobile

Great beach with comfortable chairs, lounge and tables. Staff is very nice and the restaurant offers great food. A place to spend all day!

Thank Luciana S
Reviewed January 29, 2016

Simply one of the best beaches Iv'e seen during our one month travel around Brazil. Very very beautiful, quiet and all equipped beach area. The only problem is that you'll have to make a looong walk (almost an hour) to get there if you stay...More

Thank Anastasia M
Reviewed November 11, 2015 via mobile

Close to trancoso and absolutely stunning! One of the best beaches ive been to. It's quiet and you can have a lot of privacy. The sea can be wavy but there is a natural pool/river on the sand which is great for swimming/dipping in! It's...More

Thank Winter_wonderlands
Reviewed October 26, 2015

When the tide is in or if you don't feel like getting your feet wet by wading across you can pay the ferry man R$5 and he will pole you across the Rio Trancoso. At low tide large expanses of sand embrace tidal pools among...More

Thank ajaceman
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