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Bessa Beach

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Jul 9, 2018
“Unfit for bathing.”
Mar 10, 2017
“A Great Beach”
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Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba, Brazil
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Reviewed July 9, 2018

I stayed in a hotel opposite Bessa Beach in November 2017. The local authorites have an almost permanent ban on tourists and locals using the beach because of pollution (sewage from the town running into the sea). I was pointed to a more suitable beach...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank John P
Reviewed March 10, 2017 via mobile

We are staying in an apartment on Bessa Beach and love our view every morning. The water is warm and refreshing. Love this spot.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank enzo_stewartee
Reviewed January 22, 2017

Bessa Beach is located in the northern part of Joao Pessoa, an easy twenty minutes walk along the shoreline or a short taxi ride away from the more central Tambau Beach. The coastal road is running a hundred or so meters inland from the beach,...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank dbruszies
Reviewed September 13, 2016 via mobile

This beach hasn't got a road along the beach, which means less people, less commerce and more nature, in the middle of the town....loved it!!

Date of experience: September 2016
Thank victorsvd
Reviewed February 18, 2016

Excellent beach to be with the kids, nice warm water, polution free, and has a nice old man portuguese to rent chairs...

Date of experience: January 2016
Thank Fcastro1974
Reviewed December 30, 2015 via mobile

Long nice beach, not too crowded but still not deserted. Some restaurants and bars. You want to run on the beach? Here it is. Long.

Date of experience: December 2015
Thank Jazz N
Reviewed March 9, 2015

This is a really nice and beautiful beach. Easy to choose if you like the more crowded spots with restaurants, or you bring your own chair, parasol and book. Perfect to relax, for families as well as singels. A must if u are in jp.

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed September 14, 2013

If you are visiting Joao Pessoa, you have to visit the beaches in Bessa. This is the place to go, especially in the weekends. However weekdays in my opinion, is the best(less people). WOW

Date of experience: February 2013
2  Thank 526jans
Reviewed January 10, 2013

Beautiful, peaceful, wide sand strip, calm waters. Before anyone disagrees I will make a remark that Bessa beach extends for kilometers so you have to look for the best spots as in some areas of the same beach you might find some strong waves (during...More

Date of experience: December 2012
2  Thank engped
Reviewed January 8, 2013

Bessa Beach is a urban beach of Joao Pessoa with clean water. It placed near Meg Shopping Center. It is a beach without the tipical coral banks of the region. I was during a morning on it. It is possible to find little white crabs...More

Date of experience: January 2013
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