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Porto da Barra is one of the few points of land in Brazil that face west over the Atlantic Ocean (due to its unique geography near the entrance to the Bay of All Saints). Because of this, Porto da Barra Sundown Show features sunsets which are both...more
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Av. Sete De Setembro, Salvador, State of Bahia 40140-110, Brazil
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Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

I flew to Salvador to spend a week enjoying the culture, the sun ,the people and the beaches. The beaches are crowded, covered in litter and stink of urine. The culture and people, with a few exceptions, seems to be one of scams extortion and...More

Thank Andre H
Prefeitura, Gerente at Praia do Porto da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 weeks ago

Thank you very much for your comment. Studying your testimony, we are already working to fix it this soon. Thank agian for your comment, and really sorry for the problems. Be welcome to back soon, Follow Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed 2 October 2018 via mobile

When visiting Salvador Bahia Porto da barra is the main place to go where it’s safe at night and full of nice and tasty restaurants. The beach is small but will do as a first day visit or evening walk.

Thank KhuramM
Prefeitura, Gerente at Praia do Porto da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. Cause we are working for make you feel that Salvador is positively different city. Follow Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed 25 September 2018 via mobile

A very interesting place for a tourist to visit especially at the weekends when it’s absolutely heaving. Don’t go there expecting a relaxing beach and you won’t be disappointed. It feels like a beach for locals and was packed wall to wall with lots of...More

Thank Chief_Scone_Baker
Prefeitura, Gerente at Praia do Porto da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded 2 October 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. Cause we are working for make you feel that Salvador is positively different city. Be welcome to back soon, Follow Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed 10 September 2018

One of my favorite beaches in Salvador. It's look like a lake and the view of the island is nice. However be aware, it's nice during the week because basically you have the local residents and a better setting. Over the weekend, it's extremely crowded,...More

Thank cesnov46
Prefeitura, Gerente at Praia do Porto da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded 13 September 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. Studying your testimony, we are already working to fix it this soon. Be welcome to back soon! Follow Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed 12 July 2018

thats main beach in Salvador sometimes very crowded and dificult to find place..specialy weekends.this beach has everything..familys,tourists,gays,prostitutes......its interesting beach to watch all this people and beach is realy nice,no waves but i miss showers there.

Thank MITJA R
Prefeitura, Gerente at Praia do Porto da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. Studying your testimony, we are already working to fix it this soon. Follow Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed 10 July 2018 via mobile

Small cozy beach, you might get interaction with others so it is nice... but special? Don’t think so maybe in the summer time..

Thank airerik
Prefeitura, Gerente at Praia do Porto da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Thank you very much for your comment. Cause we are working for make you feel that Salvador is positively different city. Follow Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed 13 May 2018 via mobile

Nice beach, beautiful sunset. A little full of people, but if you get you spot you will enjoy at sunset time.

Thank Guillex13
DITUR S, Gerente de relações com clientes at Praia do Porto da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded 15 May 2018

Thank You for your comment and evaluation, feel welcome ever in Salvador Ass.: Salvador City Hall

Reviewed 15 March 2018

Wanted to see the beach in Salvodor. Not a good experience. We had our rucksack lifted from us. We tried to catch the thief a young tall black man and shouted to stop him. People made no attempt to stop him. The police do not...More

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Prefeitura, Gerente at Praia do Porto da Barra, responded to this reviewResponded 4 September 2018

Deeply regret Thank you very much for your comment. Studying your testimony, we are already working to fix it this soon. Follow Salvador: @visitsalvadordabahia #visitsalvadordabahia Prefeitura Municipal do Salvador

Reviewed 5 March 2018 via mobile

Great way to spend the day and go to the Nautical museum. Wear loads of sunscreen and make sure to drink some fresh coconut juice.

Thank mfrou
Reviewed 4 January 2018 via mobile

Perfect picturesque beach in the middle of the city. Best during week days when it is no so crowded there are 2 forts/ museums. O e in each side of the 500 m beach! Absolutely unique

Thank Rogerio M
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Response from MITJA R | Reviewed this property |
I have to say I never saw one but i do not swimm far away.....
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