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Address: Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare, State of Bahia, Brazil

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Well located.

The centre beach but not bed. The beach is good, calm and with services around. Wonderful view from the lighttower.

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 10 February 2016
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Hamburg, Germany
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 days ago NEW

Well, f you com eto Morro ypou don' tget around to pass here. This is the part where all the restauranst and shop sare. This beach is small but quiet in the evening.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Morro de São Paulo is a popular attraction in the area . BUT I do not recommend you to reach the place from a far localization. For exemple, I was in ITACARÉ. It is a 3 hours journey by van , a very crude harbor station, a few minutes by boat AND a steep staircase to reach the Farol (... More 

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Barendrecht, The Netherlands
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

You need water shoes for this beach. The area is known for the many pousadas and small shops that attract tourists. Also plenty of resto's and bars in this area. Be careful with "taxi drivers" that take your luggage in wheel barrels from the port to the pousada or bus stop to more remote places at 2a praia.

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California
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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 July 2016

I would not waste my time here if you're looking for a peaceful beach. The sellers hound you in their attempt to sell various foods and material goods. We walked from the 1st to the 5th beach. 4th and 5th beaches are definitely better. But do the natural shoreline going towards gamboa beach during a low tide, and THAT is... More 

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Aracaju, SE
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 May 2016 via mobile

But basically this is the only good thing about it. Swimming here can be quite dangerous as there are rocks all around. Nice to see the zipline people coming down the hill. No bars, no restaurants (one actually).

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Germany
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 February 2016

The centre beach but not bed. The beach is good, calm and with services around. Wonderful view from the lighttower.

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2016

The first beach of Morro de São Paulo is the best one to stay. It's close to the harbor and to many great restaurants.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 July 2015

The Pimeira Praia is the one closer to the village centre but compared to Segunda Praia is a lot quieter. At low tide it is a large sandy beach with big beautiful rocks and direct access to Segunda; at high tide the beach is obviously much smaller and gets busy with surfers (mostly local kids).

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Washington DC, District of Columbia
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 June 2015

As you walk you can see many boutiques, with very high prices. Is not a place to buy. You can avoid the first beach, and go straight to the second beach, don't loose your precious time.

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Nairobi, Kenya
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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 December 2014

The Primeira Praia Beach on Morro de Sao Paulo is the first beach you encounter after you arrive on the island and you make your way to your accommodation. It is rater small and easy to miss as it is not really popular. However it offers great photo opportunities when observed from the height of the walkway.

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