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Reviewed June 7, 2018

Tropical nature and landscapes are the most atractive points. Quite beach and transparent Waters, fish ponds, coconut palm trees, hibiscos everywhere... Amazing place with amazing people! This beach conect direct to Morro de São Paulo center and beaches. It is 30 minutes walking among amazing...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Anna I
Reviewed March 13, 2018

Nice long beach near Gamboa village, quieter than all others on the other side with fewer services yet quite attractive. If you're staying in Morro, hike to it, swim and then take the boat back if you wish.

Date of experience: February 2018
Thank WorldTravelerBert
Reviewed January 31, 2018 via mobile

In the morning, with the low tide, we took a walk from Morro to Gamboa. Very enjoyable. Not as dirty nor as hot as 1st, 2nd and 3rd beaches. Stayed there until sunset when a local boy took us back on his boat for a...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Riagranado
Reviewed January 29, 2018 via mobile

Went walking from Morro de São Paulo, took around 45 min with 6 year old daughter, it’s recommend to do this only while low tide. The walk was pretty fun actually. You’ll walk besides breathe taking clay cliffs that are worth the visit on your...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank nicolasbS397MK
Reviewed January 24, 2018

For the lover of a quite beach but with all the service, food and drink this is for me the best beach in Morro, lovely amac hanging on the sea, nice athmosphere.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank acampora54
Reviewed January 21, 2018 via mobile

We took a regular service boat from the Morro pier for 4 reais each way, each person. The beach is not comparable to the Fourth and Fifth beaches on the opposite side of the island in terms of natural beauties (personal opinion, of course), but...More

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank robertocQ7329EK
Reviewed January 11, 2018 via mobile

It's a very quiet beach, with only nessesary to enjoy it. Is next to the noice and tourist atention of morro de sao Paulo, from where is 40 min beach walking.

Date of experience: January 2018
Thank Cecilia P
Reviewed November 13, 2017

Upon arrival to the island, several people sell the tour that passes through Gamboa and the clay bath. But it was a surprise when we discovered that the way can be done by foot or boat, for a price well in mind. This part of...More

Date of experience: September 2017
Thank Aline C
Reviewed September 13, 2017

This is the beach that you see when you arrive by boat or catamaran to Morro de Sao Paulo Island. This side of the island is more tranquil than the party intensive second and third beach of Morro de Sao Pauo

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank africanmatrix
Reviewed July 18, 2017

This beach is located on the opposite side on the island, and is only accessible by foot in the morning, before the tide gets too high.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Johan P
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