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Barra do Cunhau

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Address: Praia da Pipa, State of Rio Grande do Norte, Brazil
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Mood: laid back, local. Very pleasant

We drove down from Pipa to spend half a day, with a local buggy driver. This is a very relaxed place, very windy, yet that doesn't hinder a great stay at the inside lagoon beach... read more

4 of 5 bubblesReviewed 2 January 2017
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Lisbon, Portugal
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Lisbon, Portugal
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 January 2017

We drove down from Pipa to spend half a day, with a local buggy driver. This is a very relaxed place, very windy, yet that doesn't hinder a great stay at the inside lagoon beach, after taking the ferry across the bay. Fresh coconuts and drinks available from local providers.

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Canton of Appenzell, Switzerland
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 December 2016

Go on low tide to Barra and you will find flat water in the well protected lagoona as well as waves in the open sea. Kite Extreme Point offers kite equipment if required, a shower, kite repair (hope you don't need it).

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ft. lauderdale
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 December 2016

Nice break from the buggy ride to get to the other side of river. Comfortable and relaxing while you wait to get to the other side.

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Gävle
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

Not many international tourists at all. Nice beaches, very few stores. Some small food stores. Warm weather.

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3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

Nice lake, nothing very special though. Went here while driving around the whole area, when you pass here it's nice to make a stop.

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Rio de Janeiro
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 March 2015

I liked the simplicity of the facilities, and the opportunity to enjoy the water sports: cayaks, stand up paddles, just bathing and walking around. The food is simple but well prepared. Coconut water is always a good drink, and those who praise caipifrutas, were very pleased.

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 October 2014

Barra do cunhau is on the other side of the river. You can go with a balsa to the other side of the river and you will see a beautiful beach with kitesurfers and hardly anyone on the Beach. Enjoy this quiet place

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Falkenberg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 May 2014

A nice Little fishing village...slow mode just 30-35 km from Pipa. The small bars by the ocean is good and cheap.

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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 March 2012

If you came to Brazil for the wind - you should definitely spend a few days here. Flat water and waves - take your pick! :-)

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