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Gamboa Beach

Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare, State of Bahia, Brazil
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The quiet place you want to go but never find

Relaxed atmosphere and affordable food. Take a walk in the quiet streets behind the beach. It's... read more

Reviewed July 4, 2016
aaseip
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Oslo, Norway
via mobile
The less known beaches of morro

Gamboa is were the locals of Morro live. It's more down to earth and less wealthy but more... read more

Reviewed June 23, 2016
TheCoursey_London
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London, United Kingdom
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
  • Terrible1%
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“by foot” (3 reviews)
“clay” (3 reviews)
“boat” (13 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare, State of Bahia, Brazil
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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.

Thank aaseip
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...More

1  Thank TheCoursey_London
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...More

2  Thank ceci1967
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...More

Thank chelseamaya
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!

Thank albertsquarebcn
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...More

3  Thank JoergRausch
Reviewed September 9, 2015

Arriving from Morro San Pablo by boat, great beach,warm transparent water, no crowded by people,just a very good place to swimm and enjoy the brazilian sun

1  Thank sitesone
Reviewed August 10, 2015

It's not close to the crowded ones. Good to relax. Be careful with the restaurants. We had a terrible lunch and almost sold a kidney to pay for it.

Thank Daniel_de_Pinho
Reviewed March 14, 2015

Whichever your age is, you should definitely take one day of Morro's fun to go to Gamboa. You can rent kayaks and go to the sand bank a couple hundred meters away from the shore. You can also put some Argila (pink natural and regenerative...More

1  Thank AgostinaArdenghi
Reviewed January 15, 2015

But good if you want to make a beauty treatment with the pink mud you find on your way, it's pink argile

Thank mbekto
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