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Just fabulous and journey not bad

I was a bit nervous about going to this beach as other reviews say how bad the road is. We took our... read more

Reviewed 3 weeks ago
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Best at low tide

We stayed in a house immediately on this beach for a week. As such we could enjoy and see the beach... read more

Reviewed 16 July 2018
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45810-000, Brazil
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

I was a bit nervous about going to this beach as other reviews say how bad the road is. We took our 3&5yr olds, leaving trancoso at 9 with Amaral taxis. Cost R250 for the day. We didn’t want to use the restaurants you get...More

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Reviewed 16 July 2018 via mobile

We stayed in a house immediately on this beach for a week. As such we could enjoy and see the beach in all its different conditions. I feel pity for day trippers that only passed 5 hours here at high tide. Aside from the palm...More

Thank DutchCarioca
Reviewed 24 April 2018

Nice clear water to see the small tropical fish who dont seem to be afraid of us at all. We got to see what we thought was a snake, but turned out to be a gold spotted eel... nice deserted beach, but took an hour...More

Thank Joanna F
Reviewed 18 April 2018 via mobile

Water is not crystal clear like the beaches in Cabo Frio. The affordable road trip there is rather bumpy and merchandise along the way is geared towards tourists with corresponding prices. In my opinion, the abundance of restaurants on the beach has ruined the water...More

Thank Inspire286783
Reviewed 2 April 2018

very nice beach but could not see expected effect. Great place for a walk on the beach. Not too far from Trancoso but roads are not good.

Thank Marcos B
Reviewed 19 February 2018

Pros: amazing beach, really beautiful. Try the day use at the Cala & Divino. Cons: the road to get there.. be careful no celular coverage so if you get lost no waze to help you out..

Thank pedossantos
Reviewed 11 February 2018

Not easy to get there and you must be able to claim stairs to get to and from the beach. Beautiful and quite. Just a few bars catering for the tours. We went with Pataxo Turismo whom we recommend. Great Beach for walks and swimming....More

Thank Greg R
Reviewed 3 February 2018 via mobile

This beach is really terrible. It is not possible to swim cause it has a lot of stones under the water and the sea is really shallow. The strip of sand is not flat, it is short and sloping. Besides, be aware that on holidays...More

Thank patvarel
Reviewed 23 January 2018

This was our nearest beach but how lucky were we! To sit and sip a cold beer with this view is one of life's delights. Strolling along from one end to another gave us a pleasant morning or two. The lapping water, the back of...More

Thank SueWithaView
Reviewed 16 January 2018

20km south of Trancoso, you can get there by car or (if you like a bit more adventure) by motorized bikes, fantastic beaches (Espelho, Amores and Outeiro) to walk around and to sip on caipi's until sunset.

Thank Lieven C
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Response from carinajuliana | Reviewed this property |
Porto Seguro Airpot to BALSA (boat): 20 reais. Then balsa: 3.5 reais. Then white vans to Trancoso: 8 reais. From Trancoso to Praia do Espelho taxi or Vans (cheaper option). Taxi: 250 reais