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“Relaxing beach close to Salvador”
Review of Ilha dos Frades

Ilha dos Frades
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US$68.98*
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Schooner Tour to Ilha dos Frades and Itaparica from Salvador
Ranked #4 of 255 things to do in Salvador
Certificate of Excellence
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Recommended length of visit: More than 3 hours
Washington DC, District of Columbia
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13 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
“Relaxing beach close to Salvador”
Reviewed 18 June 2014

This beach can be reached in about 1.5 hours from Salvador and has gentle waves (compared to Atlantic beaches in Salvador), soft sand for playing beach football and services if desired (food, drinks, umbrellas, chairs).

Visited June 2014
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Sao Paulo, SP
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39 reviews
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“Great beach”
Reviewed 29 December 2013

It is not a calm place, because there is a lot of people and loud music, but it is worth going for the amazing view.

Visited October 2013
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Haifa, Israel
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“Great beach with clean water”
Reviewed 16 December 2013

The beach is very clean and beautifull, but we didn't like all the pushy vendors that walked by and try to sell you weird stuff... it was really annoying and damaged a bit the time there.

Visited December 2013
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105 reviews
52 attraction reviews
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“Very beautiful escape point”
Reviewed 23 November 2013 via mobile

Beautiful beach with just a people living there, the water is warm, you have a small church on the top of the island that worth the view. And to arrive there you need to go by boat that is a good experience also. The best thing to do is to take a "tour" going from "porto da Barra" to Frades Island and then Itaparica Island. Very good day trip.

Visited December 2012
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Ploiesti, Romania
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136 reviews
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“If you have nothing better to do”
Reviewed 15 November 2013

Best swimming and gems shopping in Brasil. Nice beach, but the only one in Brasil where they lacked coconuts!!! Strange....Being located in a gulf, the waves are gentle or downright absent, which provides great swimming. Nice view from the hill where the church is located.

Visited October 2013
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