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It's a small fishing village. Very nice, clean beach, totally worth it. calm water, nice little... read more

Reviewed April 22, 2015
Sao Paulo, SP

The beach is lined by the fishing village of Picinguaba (which apparently means the bay with many... read more

Reviewed February 23, 2015
Oxford, United Kingdom
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Apr 22, 2015
Feb 23, 2015
Rod. Rio Santos Km 11, Ubatuba, State of Sao Paulo 11680-000, Brazil
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Reviewed April 22, 2015

It's a small fishing village. Very nice, clean beach, totally worth it. calm water, nice little restaurants. When I visited it was very empty, only a few other people, I imagine that in high season it has more movement, but either way I recommend it....More

Date of experience: July 2014
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Reviewed February 23, 2015

The beach is lined by the fishing village of Picinguaba (which apparently means the bay with many fish). One end is used by the fishermen for landing catch, cleaning nets and gutting fish. A lot of dodgy looking vultures hang around that end and keep...More

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed February 19, 2015

Nice sandy beach with good swimming. Water taxis to take you across the bay to the islands or other beaches. Cafes & restaurants close by. Not at all touristy.

Date of experience: February 2015
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Reviewed December 18, 2013

Like the typical atmosphere of a fishing village . The whole community was preparing and cleaning the streets and small beaches to get visitors Holidays fine year . The skilful pilot CACAU of speedboat took us up to the Cabbage Island in 15 minutes ....More

Date of experience: December 2013
Reviewed January 30, 2013

The fishing village of Picinguaba is an half hour drive from Paraty and 4 hours from either Rio or San Paulo. We spent a few hours on the village beach when we were staying at the local Pousada Picinguaba (see my review of that). The...More

Date of experience: January 2013
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