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Gamboa Beach

Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare, State of Bahia, Brazil
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A place to relax

Upon arrival to the island, several people sell the tour that passes through Gamboa and the clay... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
Aline C
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Brasilia, DF
Praia Gamboa

This is the beach that you see when you arrive by boat or catamaran to Morro de Sao Paulo Island... read more

Reviewed 14 September 2017
africanmatrix
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  • Excellent56%
  • Very good32%
  • Average10%
  • Poor1%
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“by foot” (2 reviews)
“clay” (2 reviews)
“locals” (4 reviews)
Suggested Duration: More than 3 hours
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Morro de Sao Paulo, Ilha de Tinhare, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Reviewed 1 week ago

Upon arrival to the island, several people sell the tour that passes through Gamboa and the clay bath. But it was a surprise when we discovered that the way can be done by foot or boat, for a price well in mind. This part of...More

Thank Aline C
Reviewed 14 September 2017

This is the beach that you see when you arrive by boat or catamaran to Morro de Sao Paulo Island. This side of the island is more tranquil than the party intensive second and third beach of Morro de Sao Pauo

Thank africanmatrix
Reviewed 18 July 2017

This beach is located on the opposite side on the island, and is only accessible by foot in the morning, before the tide gets too high.

Thank Johan P
Reviewed 22 April 2017 via mobile

The village of Gambia is very small..and within a hour walk from Moro de sao Paulo. Water taxi's running between site's every halt an hour. Beaches are quiet with some local bars and restaurants. Some water activities : kayaking , SAP, boat touring.

Thank elbx88
Reviewed 12 April 2017

Walk right from the harbour along the beach. Check in your hotel when the tide is low. Get you body covered with the clay and take some brilliant shots and videos. From Gamboa take the boat back.

Thank Jos_Rita_B
Reviewed 18 September 2016

You can reach gamboa beach on foot when the tide is low. It's calmer than the other beaches but not less charming, there is very good restaurants beach front

Thank Gaobinna
Reviewed 16 August 2016

I loved this beach, its white powder sand, the colorful fishing boats, the tranquility, plus it is walking distance to the thermal mud.

Thank FollowTheStars17
Reviewed 13 August 2016 via mobile

Gamboa is a bit far from the very touristic areas. It's beautiful and has very calm waters between river and ocean. I recommend walking there in the morning or beginning of the afternoon and coming back by boat by sunset (because of the high tide)

Thank carlosonmars
Reviewed 16 July 2016

better than praia 1 and 2, even better than three, four or five. the unspoiled beauty of this natural area is fabulous to experience. Walk from town on the beach at low tide. Avoid the crowded area of gamboa beach. Just enjoy the unspoiled people-less...More

Thank Paprika25
Reviewed 5 July 2016 via mobile

Relaxed atmosphere and affordable food. Take a walk in the quiet streets behind the beach. It's possible to walk to Gamboa from Morro on the beach at low tide, but don't miss the opportunity to hike along the dusty road. Approximately 45 min each way.

Thank aaseip
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