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Address: Trancoso, State of Bahia, Brazil

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PARADISE ! ! ! !

one of the most beautiful place in earth ,the beach was very clean and peaceful, the restaurant " ouribar " has a excellent food and drinks, the manager of the place "Claudio... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed May 26, 2016
Antonio C
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New York
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3 reviews
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

We had just spent 3 days in Trancoso and decided to stop at Praia do Espelho on the way to Caraiva. It was a very scenic drive on dirt roads. It had not rained in the area in a while so the roads were very dry and dusty. Arriving at Praia do Espelho we parked in the upper parking lot... More 

Thank msidel
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016 via mobile

one of the most beautiful place in earth ,the beach was very clean and peaceful, the restaurant " ouribar " has a excellent food and drinks, the manager of the place "Claudio Vieira " was very friendly and helpful with us. The fish was great and the price spicy, but worth it

Thank Antonio C
Sao Paulo, SP
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 26, 2016

I don´t know if it was not a good day, but I didn´t like it, I already saw beaches much more beatiful in BR, but eve like it, it is good to visit ....

Thank apippa
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26 reviews
9 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 25, 2016

Worth the drive down the unmade roads south of Transcoso. Some small restaurants on the beach to be able to make a full days visit. Worth walking north along the beach and around the headland to another big bay. Quiet and peaceful with lovely clear water and no one else really there.

Thank Robert E
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47 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 35 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed April 11, 2016 via mobile

The beach was kind of a let down. HOWEVER... We did the trek to Praia do Espelho from Caraiva. This is HIGHLY recommended. People at our hotel told us it was a 9km walk on the beach... I think it might be more, and it's not all on the beach (you have to go up one of the "morros") but... More 

Thank Angie D
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 6, 2016

Its about 1 hour by car on an unmade road to get here from Transcoso. The beach is not great, plenty of rocky areas and rock pools, noisy restaurants, quite busy on weekends. Silvanhas beach place is good for lunch but reserve ahead, and you only get 1 hour for your food etc. Better off staying in Transcocs.

Thank peterah
Munich, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 9, 2016

Hard access? Yes... but no worries to drive. Make sure that it hasn´t rained a few days before or it is raining, than the access is hard. The parking log is charged (around R$ 20 per car) and the access to the beach is by stairs... The "barracas" (restaurants by the beach) charge a minimum per person, but the price... More 

Thank Raphael D
London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 12, 2016

Feels like you've stumbled on a hidden beach (off season so hardly anyone around). Amazing Ceviche (expensive, but nothing compared to London prices). Walk up the top to get a great view of the sunset (apply lots of insect repellent, luckily we had).

Thank Lily M
London, United Kingdom
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2 of 5 stars Reviewed February 8, 2016

I don't get it - this beach is promoted as one of the 'best beaches in Brazil' - why is that? Maybe we had taken the hype too literally but we were expecting a deserted tropical paradise - instead we found a 'not thrilling but nice' beach which stretches across several bays. The beaches are by no means deserted -... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 26, 2016

If you want to relax, that's the best place you ll go in Trancoso. Calm-blue-greenish-waters and good food everywhere!

Thank Ramon B

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