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One of the nicer beaches in the area

The next bay along past bay of dolphins. Has stair access. Surrounded by cliffs. Nice sea temp... read more

Reviewed February 28, 2019
Sydney, Australia
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Beautifully agrest with palm trees

Beautiful option if you want to stay away from the center beach, this beach has access through long... read more

Reviewed February 25, 2019
Buenos Aires, Argentina
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Reviewed February 28, 2019 via mobile

The next bay along past bay of dolphins. Has stair access. Surrounded by cliffs. Nice sea temp. Bigger selection of food like beef, chicken, rice, chips, etc. It takes approximately 20 mins to walk across the rocks to dolphin bay on a low tide. A...More

Date of experience: February 2019
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Reviewed February 25, 2019

Beautiful option if you want to stay away from the center beach, this beach has access through long stairs that go down from the rute, there are restaurants, beach bars, surf schools, and anything you could need. The down side is that this bay is...More

Date of experience: January 2019
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Reviewed February 18, 2019 via mobile

We spent a day there. The service is great you eat grilled fish. Waiters take care of everything with kindness. The beach is beautiful clear blue with nice waves.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Ilane2001
Reviewed February 13, 2019 via mobile

The Beach offeres for every taste his Place. For Surfers (left or right side). For Dolphin Lovers. For quite places more to the left of the beach or stay in the Center and joy the crowd. Enough Bars. But no Toilette on the whole Beach....More

Date of experience: February 2019
1  Thank m8eleven
Reviewed January 20, 2019 via mobile

Beach itself is ok. If you're looking for a cozy beach with just a few people rather go somewhere else. In the middle of the beach are lots of sunbeds and umbrellas, bars etc. On the right and left there is a bit more space...More

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank Marlen G
Reviewed January 18, 2019 via mobile

This beach is 15 min away from pipa but was worth it! It was beautiful,calm,not to many people and the best thing that we saw dolfins swimming!!

Date of experience: January 2019
1  Thank 75tamare
Reviewed January 16, 2019 via mobile

Is easy to decide which one is the most beautiful beach from Pipa. This one you can get the best of both worlds, surf, dolphins and also, on the high tide, a flat and relaxing sea. Is beautiful

Date of experience: January 2019
Thank victorko23
Reviewed December 11, 2018 via mobile

Best beach near Pipa. Learn surfing with the most relaxed instructors and with dolphins around you. Does it get any better?

Date of experience: May 2018
Thank gerbenk2013
Reviewed August 5, 2018 via mobile

Nice beach with lots of shacks offering nice food, umbrellas and chairs, showers. Nice waves and at low tide some parts of the beach turn into a pool just in case you get tired of the waves.Very nice. Beware of the steep stairs to reach...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank CC0909
Reviewed July 6, 2018

Excellent beach, with the possibility of shade without paying, surf lessons (paid, from 50 reais), dolphins all day. Transport in van from Pipa (3 reais)

Date of experience: June 2018
1  Thank Kika P
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