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Address: Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare, State of Bahia, Brazil
Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours

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Praia calma e linda

You can reach gamboa beach on foot when the tide is low. It's calmer than the other beaches but not less charming, there is very good restaurants beach front

5 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
Gaobinna
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Calvia, Spain
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Calvia, Spain
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

You can reach gamboa beach on foot when the tide is low. It's calmer than the other beaches but not less charming, there is very good restaurants beach front

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 15, 2016

I loved this beach, its white powder sand, the colorful fishing boats, the tranquility, plus it is walking distance to the thermal mud.

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Thank FollowTheStars17
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 13, 2016 via mobile

Gamboa is a bit far from the very touristic areas. It's beautiful and has very calm waters between river and ocean. I recommend walking there in the morning or beginning of the afternoon and coming back by boat by sunset (because of the high tide)

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California
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 15, 2016

better than praia 1 and 2, even better than three, four or five. the unspoiled beauty of this natural area is fabulous to experience. Walk from town on the beach at low tide. Avoid the crowded area of gamboa beach. Just enjoy the unspoiled people-less parts of the long shore.

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Oslo, Norway
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 4, 2016 via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere and affordable food. Take a walk in the quiet streets behind the beach. It's possible to walk to Gamboa from Morro on the beach at low tide, but don't miss the opportunity to hike along the dusty road. Approximately 45 min each way.

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Thank aaseip
London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed June 23, 2016 via mobile

Gamboa is were the locals of Morro live. It's more down to earth and less wealthy but more authentic. The beach here is a long stretch of white sand. You'll find beach huts ( less sophisticated than the Morro ones) were you can grab cold drinks and grilled Brazilian prawns at a fraction of the price of the places in... More 

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Buenos Aires, Argentina
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 4, 2016 via mobile

You can walk from the village in Morro to Gamboa in about 30 minutes along the beach. Nice adventure for children! Then once there you can have your skin improved for free with the local mud from the wall in the Morro, just follow the locals! You can come back to Morro by boat if you do not want to... More 

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Santa Cruz, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2016

What a treat to get away from cars and motorcycles! The water is like bath water with no waves or rocks or seaweed. And the mud baths are fun. Wish I was there longer to see if a daily treatment could really be therapeutic. The people are so nice. A real village with fishermen, kids playing soccer on the beach,... More 

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Berlin, Germany
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 26, 2015

Perfect combination of white sand beach, beautiful views, food and drink, and relaxation! Gamboa was a relief to find after being first shocked by the scene at Beach 1. The walk from the harbour to Gamboa takes about 40 minutes and is breathtaking...worth every step!

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Goettingen, Germany
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 2, 2015

The best way to go to Gamboa is along the beach when water is low from the port of Morro de Sao Paulo. It takes about 40 Minutes and is one of the nicest beach walks on this planet. Trip back can be same way or by boat from Gamboa harbour. A "must" is the fallen rocks left end of... More 

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