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Engenhoca Beach

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Address: Itacare, State of Bahia, Brazil

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Secluded beach

This secluded beach is surround by beautiful jungles and a stream that runs into it. You can only get to the beach by walking about 15 mins down a trail that follows along a nice... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed 3 weeks ago
TrotaAye3
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

This secluded beach is surround by beautiful jungles and a stream that runs into it. You can only get to the beach by walking about 15 mins down a trail that follows along a nice stream. It's a "beginner" surfers beach but the waves were a little rough when I went. There are nice palm trees to throw up a... More 

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Thank TrotaAye3
Zurich, Switzerland
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4 reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2016

If you surf or not, you just have to visit Engenhoca! its a remote and very nice beach to spend the day

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Thank sarahycedi
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 112 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2016

Bit of a hike to get there but once there you are in paradise. Beach surrounded by tropical forest. Hardly anybody there. A few surfers and us. There is a small bar for drinks and some snacks.

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Thank IpanemaBoy
Canton of Bern, Switzerland
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25 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed February 21, 2016 via mobile

We've been there a lot for surfing! beautiful short walk of 15 minutes through the jungle, the beach is lovely, nobody is bothering you with selling something! 👍🏼 There is a small tent (family business) where you can eat good tapioca, order coconuts and drinks, but that's all, beside that, pure nature, definitely our favourite beach in Itacaré! You can... More 

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Thank Natalja Lara v
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15 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 17, 2016 via mobile

We went with our two little girls. The trail was fine for them. The beach is beautiful, but take your food. There is one place that sells some food, but it doesn't seem to be good. It is a good place for surfing, but the place is very inviting for kids as well!

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Thank Camilla F
Oakland, California
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 13, 2015

My surf school spent most of our surf sessions here when conditions permitted. A long, scenic walk through rainforest. Its a great place to learn surfing and there is a small food stand that sells tapioca and coconut drinks, which is a must in this tropical weather.

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Thank Jane H
Zurich, Switzerland
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 23, 2015

just perfect. best taipiocas ever. nice conditions. beautiful place. wonderful nature. lovely People.

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Thank minumeno
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 5, 2015

After an amazing walk through the jungle, you find this lost paradise, an exotic extremely beautiful beach

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Thank Alejandra Q
Leeds, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 6, 2015

A short bus ride from Itacare takes you to the point where you can walk to Engenhoca beach. Give it about 30 mins to descend down the path through the trees which run parallel with a small river. Once you arrive there is a shack selling tapioca. Refuel here, the tapioca with coconut and banana is not to be missed... More 

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Thank HelenKirkyB
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 8, 2015

Great beach for surf. After a 15 minutes of a light trail, you will find this very beautiful beach and a small river where you can swin. There is only one tent to sell water and coconut water, so remember to bring your food if you decide to spend the day, and don´t forget to pick up your trash. ;)

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