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Prainha Beach

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Address: Itacare, State of Bahia, Brazil

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Best beach

Best beach on Itacaré, good for those who love hikes and adventures! The hike is 1.6 miles lengh, and a guide is only necessary if you are not used to hike.

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 22 July 2016
Ana Luiza L
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 22 July 2016 via mobile

Best beach on Itacaré, good for those who love hikes and adventures! The hike is 1.6 miles lengh, and a guide is only necessary if you are not used to hike.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 29 June 2016

Prainha Beach was the nicest beach we encountered in Brazil, and the walk to it was quite pleasant as well. We went to Jeribucacu Beach the next day and were definitely less impressed by it. We walked from the centre of Itacare, so I'd guess it took about 1.5 hours each way. The beach itself had nice sand, and the... More 

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Huanchaco, Peru
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 May 2016

I hiked for about 45 minutes to an hour. The scenery was stunning as was the beach itself. Get up early, pack and lunch and go! A must see of Itacare.

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Greater London, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 April 2016

Long walk to get to this beautiful, peaceful beach. Best to go early in the morning. Take lots of water and some snacks as at the beach all you can buy is coconut water and drinks !

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 March 2016 via mobile

So pretty and peaceful, our photos look fake. Postcard material. Best beach of the entire Northeast coast. The trail from the last of the city's beaches (ca. 40 minutes) through Atlantic rainforest is beautiful and can easily be done without guide. Cross at the waterfall, and when there's a Y-junction, go right.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 March 2016

Prainha Beach is really worth taking the 3 km trail. It is the most beautiful beach I have ever seen and I would go here again although we got lost 3 times on the way there :) just make sure you cross the waterfall and then on the trail further on, choose the path to the right up the hill...that... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 March 2016

Great walk to the most beautiful beach in the world. Go with a group or a tour guide. Bring water and a good book.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 23 October 2015

With no doubt, worth the walk. Paradisiacal desert beach, with only one house. small cabin offers delicious fruit and coconut water as well as grilled local cheese. constant waves for surf enthusiasts and good sand for jogging . make sure it is a sunny day.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 31 August 2015

It's worth the effort to visit. We did the hike without a guide, but this made it a bit more interesting. We didn't cross over at the falls, so we ended up arriving at the town water treatment plant (where that blue pipe originates). From there we wandered around a dusty plateau populated by 3 horses, and then backtracked to... More 

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 28 August 2015

Beautiful hidden Beach. Only reachabel by feet, what makes it so special and not crowded. Walk approximativ 40 min.

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