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Address: Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
Phone Number:
32853503
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It is better, not so dirty like the others beaches of Salvador. A nice beach to go and relax. I recommend.

Reviewed 9 September 2016
Andrenalini
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Santos, SP
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Taubate, SP
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61 reviews
35 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
Reviewed 7 November 2016 via mobile

Itapoa is a pretty beach, in a calm neighborhood. The sea is not so calm though, you better know how to swim. Worth to visit and spend the day!

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Santos, SP
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286 reviews
118 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 628 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 September 2016

It is better, not so dirty like the others beaches of Salvador. A nice beach to go and relax. I recommend.

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1 Thank Andrenalini
Sacramento, California
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23 reviews
18 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 March 2016

Itapoan is a beach town just north of Salvador. It's a pleasant place to say if you are tired of the traffic and noise of the big city, but if you want to go to shopping for Brazilian crafts or if you want to attend musical events it's a long taxi or bus ride to Salvador.

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Thank K C
africanmatrix
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209 reviews
172 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 21 helpful votes
Reviewed 21 November 2015

One of my favorite neighborhoods in Salvador beach, restaurants, shops, Cira acaraje, samba, bars Lagoa de Abaete

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Thank africanmatrix
Las Vegas
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53 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 31 helpful votes
Reviewed 16 August 2015

Its a local beach was not to impressed as one of the safest places. We did not have any problems but were warned by the local. When we were there saw a big police raid on the beach to get rid of the illegal vender and maybe local drug dealers. I would recommend not to stay in this area. I... More 

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1 Thank suite-tools
Fortaleza, CE
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1,049 reviews
887 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 216 helpful votes
Reviewed 8 September 2014

The Itapuã beach is famous because of a music, but the beach is not as beautiful as the music states. The sand has a strange color, the beach is full of rocks and the only thing nice is a walk to the lighthouse

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Salvador
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89 reviews
52 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 73 helpful votes
Reviewed 29 April 2013

I don´tt know why, but I am not a big fan of this beach. many many years ago it used to be a very nice place to go, there is even a song written by a famous Brazilian singer about its beauty. However, it beacame a dangerous place to go due to some robbers. Then it changed a little bit... More 

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1 Thank Ana O
London, United Kingdom
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32 reviews
21 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 12 April 2013

about 40 mins away from the city centre pelourinho.. its the longest beach i have ever seen.. white sand and waves to die for.. if u a surfer then this the spot !

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
Reviewed 9 March 2012

Itapoan is great, the lighthouse is beautiful, there are great restaurants and the best beaches in Salvador (Flamengo)

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Dublin, Ireland
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37 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 116 helpful votes
Reviewed 20 February 2011

Itapuã Beach is an good option for those with children, because is surrounded by reefs that form natural pools. The sea is calm and quiet. but it's certainly not very safe, particularly in the enfd of the day.

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