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nice day at the beach to escape the busy city

just take a bus ride or very easy to grab Uber to the Baleia Beach. Sun beds and small staff with... read more

Reviewed 9 February 2018
Best choice in the area

This exclusive and high profile beach is a rarity amongst its neighbors. Strong association of... read more

Reviewed 6 November 2017
Sao Paulo, SP
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9 Feb 2018
“nice day at the beach to escape the busy city”
3 Jan 2018
“New Year’s Eve”
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Reviewed 9 February 2018

just take a bus ride or very easy to grab Uber to the Baleia Beach. Sun beds and small staff with drinks available at tree line area. Be aware of the strong current and pickpockets!

Thank TNG020
Reviewed 3 January 2018 via mobile

Beautiful place for family with small kids. I recommend you rent a comfortable house, with a nice pool and bring everything you’ll need along with you. It is 5 minutes away from Cambury, where you can find a couple of restaurants, but not walking distance....More

Thank Vivianne V
Reviewed 6 November 2017 via mobile

This exclusive and high profile beach is a rarity amongst its neighbors. Strong association of local property owners had prevented the predatory and unorganized expansion of any kind of business, with the exception of one hotel/pousada. The result is a unique uncrowned and civilized family...More

Thank alvaropachecojr
Reviewed 2 January 2017 via mobile

The best beach at North shore , very clean , not so crawded and a explendid sea.If you look for a calm and nice Beach for your family here is your place !

Thank GuiAmaral
Reviewed 28 January 2016

Have spent years on and off going to Baleia mainly early on with small children the beach is soft the waves are not high and anyone with small kids can really enjoy the family vacation. You can even teach them how to gently surf...!! There...More

1  Thank jacqueline r
Reviewed 24 September 2015

Fantastic place to chill! Camboruzinhio plus all the near by beaches. Great for surfing, family, friends. Safe. Be careful with the drive from Sao Paulo's airport. It took us 2 1/2 going, 8 hours driving back to the airport Sunday night! crazy. We lost our...More

2  Thank Marcelo D
Reviewed 18 April 2015 via mobile

The city of São Sebastião has a few great beaches, and this is one of the best of them. Surrounded by private residencial and summer vilas, the ocean access is easy (although you don't find many parking spaces outside the vilas). Many vendors work on...More

Thank anacarolinaf467
Reviewed 27 February 2015

Water is beautiful, the sightseeing is beautiful, but you´ll feel so alone... there are only big silent houses around, no one in the street (just one street), and no places to buy things. So, if you don´t mind going to a place with no one,...More

Thank margarete p
Reviewed 18 February 2015

Baleia beach is a flat sandy beach, perfect for jogging, cycling or surfing. The left end has beautiful rocks, also nice for diving. Worth a visit.

Thank TheoRibeirodeAlmeida
Reviewed 5 February 2015

This is a very simple and amazing beach, with preserve nature and not so crowned as Maresias or Camburi. There is some soft waves part of the season for all family including children, but must to take care during the autumn and winter, because could...More

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