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Imbassai - where the river meets the sea.

A nice long sandy beach, with good places to eat local food. The ocean is alittle rough for... read more

Reviewed 4 October 2017
Nice at sunset

This beach has some construction going near where the Imbassai river meets the ocean, so it is a... read more

Reviewed 29 December 2016
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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4 Oct 2017
“Imbassai - where the river meets the sea.”
29 Dec 2016
“Nice at sunset”
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Praia do Forte, Mata de Sao Joao, State of Bahia, Brazil
Most Helpful Positive Review
Reviewed 9 August 2014

The Imbassaí beach is one of the most beautiful northern coastline of Bahia. A river that flows into the sea and several coconut trees. A peaceful and quiet place. If travelling in low season can have the whole beach only for you, as we have...More

2  Thank vagalugo
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Reviewed 23 August 2012

After hiring a car and walking to the beach we were very disappointed, it was an immediate turn around...:-( sorry. Stay at Praia do forte,or Flamenco...

1  Thank McGreevyTeam
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Reviewed 4 October 2017

A nice long sandy beach, with good places to eat local food. The ocean is alittle rough for youngsters, but there is the river they can go in and have lots of fun !

Thank KathrynC1514
Reviewed 29 December 2016

This beach has some construction going near where the Imbassai river meets the ocean, so it is a bit noisy and ugly at first but once you pass that, as I went right at sunset (behind the beach) the colors of the sand, sea and...More

Thank FairGlobalTraveler
Reviewed 24 October 2016 via mobile

It was a fairly small beach area which was crowded but the water was nice and the people were friendly. It's a great area with the shops and beach.

Thank SportingClays3200
Reviewed 3 October 2016

Imbassai is about 3 walking hours from praia do forte - along the beach - is fantastic. Imbassai is growing, the Restaurants are nice. But for our taste, there is to many waves and a strong current in the water. Not yet so fancy like...More

Thank Gregory W
Reviewed 26 July 2016

It is a good beach for eating, spending time, there is a river just on the coast. But swim in the ocean in the area is a bit dangerous.

Thank rafancampos
Reviewed 28 May 2016 via mobile

A quiet and peaceful place where you can enjoy the fresh water and beach with sand. You can sit down at the barraca and relax as well.

Thank Connector289931
Reviewed 26 February 2016

It's a wonderful place to visit in Bahia. We can stay all the day long inside the river. It is also possible to go to the beach because both are next to each other. It is a relaxing place.

Thank Renata M
Reviewed 18 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful beach with a few bar/restaurants providing food/drink/beach chairs. Swimming limited by strong currents and waves, but overall more enjoyable than nearby Praia do Forte beach

Thank Marylebonedan
Reviewed 26 December 2015 via mobile

It's a cool beach town. I like how I had the option to take a boat to the beach. Also, there is a freshwater lake directly next to the main beach. The freshwater lake is not pristine blue, but the waters are warm.

Thank 849rafiqj
Reviewed 23 September 2015

I was pleasantly surprised by the changes that happened in Imbassai, but it is still retaining its natural charm. A beautiful tropical paradise, a village divided in two by a river, with beautiful small falls and the end by the ocean with a lovely beach...More

Thank ErPasquino
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