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Praia do Porto da Barra

av. sete de setembro, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-110, Brazil
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Absolutely love this beach, it's sometimes crowded in the weekends butt what do you expect from... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Liban M
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Excellent beach to crowded

The beach is amazing, but there are to many people around and people offering you stuff all the... read more

Reviewed 20 March 2017
stevenellice
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Aracaju, SE
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av. sete de setembro, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-110, Brazil
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Absolutely love this beach, it's sometimes crowded in the weekends butt what do you expect from bahaians on a day off. Friendly workers on the beach and safe.

Thank Liban M
Reviewed 20 March 2017 via mobile

The beach is amazing, but there are to many people around and people offering you stuff all the time, but its a must go while in salvadr!!

Thank stevenellice
Reviewed 24 February 2017 via mobile

Best sunset and good for carnival u can't sleep there till morning , walk drink dance eat and enjoy , must go there and leave the moment

Thank Ranyhowayek
Reviewed 3 February 2017

I have a love/hate relationship with Porto da Barra. Some of my happiest moments have occurred in Porto: swimming in the calm, warm waters, spending the day on Barra beach drinking caipirinhas and watching the the gorgeous sunset, sitting in an outdoor cafe and laughing...More

Thank Michael A
Reviewed 30 December 2016

Really Calm Waters, Perfect for Swimming!! I really enjoyed this beach for an early morning swim or float!! Its defiantly the best beach for relaxing, well protected from waves making it the locals favorite!! Also check out the Paddleboard shop near here for the best...More

Thank Senhorpowers
Reviewed 25 December 2016 via mobile

This beach is the main public space of Salvador and where you will see different social groups and ages together. Nothing about this beach is peaceful or calm, but that is not the point. This is great people watching as well as a great swim...More

Thank withpanamahaton
Reviewed 20 November 2016 via mobile

The whole area of Barra is a good place to stroll across the port, the beaches and the different forts than fringes the area. A great place as well to savour local culture

Thank Ricardo B
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Great view, good vibes!! Local shopping, good to walk and vibrate with God's creation. Nature fans, must come!

Thank Marina P
Reviewed 3 November 2016 via mobile

It is a nice place to visit . The sea water is cristalline turquoise and the nature is beautiful. The beach of Barra is one pf the most beautiful there is. The downside is that the place is always overcrowded at every hour, it makes...More

Thank NA N
Reviewed 25 October 2016 via mobile

When I walk along the beach sidewalk I pass by this beach. It has a beautiful sunset. It is always very crowded. It is safe in the water. Don't bring any valuables because there is some unsavory characters. It is in the heart of Nbarra...More

Thank Ron M
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Erikavelozo
Hola gente me hoy a Salvador en unos días.. tenía otro destino pero debido a cancelación de la agencia me ofrecieron Salvador en hotel MONTE PASCOAL. Lo que necesito saber es si las playas d barra son aptas para baño ya que veo diversas opiniones con respecto a cloacas... a camiones con residuos. Agradecería a los que viajaron puedan contestarme gracias
14 March 2017|
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Response from MabelNeuquen | Reviewed this property |
Hola! estuvimos en Porto do Barra en noviembre 2016 , justo frente a la playa, y vimos que en días de semana hay gente, pero en el finde se pone Intransitable. TAMBIÉN VIMOS QUE LA GENTE SE BAÑA ,AÚN DE NOCHE. Hay suficiente... More
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Jeffinhö J
Que vai ter no porto dá barra nesse fim de semana. ? Porque tem um palco lá
6 January 2017|
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Response from Jadilson o | Reviewed this property |
Boa noite Jeffinho? Na verdade estar tendo um evento esse final de semana aqui no farol, chamando "Brasil guitarra" Com os melhores guitarristas.
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RosangelaPaz
zouk próximo
12 September 2016|
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Response from Antonio Carlos S | Reviewed this property |
Não entendi
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