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Barra Velha Beach

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Address: Soure, Ilha do Marajo, State of Para, Brazil

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Great Day or Late Afternoon at the Beach

I can't say enough about this beach. The water was warm and you just soak in the beautiful atmosphere around you. I choose to go later in the afternoon because the sun in intense... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 27 December 2016
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 December 2016

I can't say enough about this beach. The water was warm and you just soak in the beautiful atmosphere around you. I choose to go later in the afternoon because the sun in intense in Marajo because its so close to the equator, a wise choice because i meet some people the had gone mid afternoon and got burned and... More 

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Sao Paulo, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 July 2016 via mobile

We took a moto taxi from Soure for r$8. The ride was gorgeous through the outskirts of town. We got stopped by some buffalo in the road! Arrange a pick up time with your driver before he leaves. I get the impression that this beach changes dramatically depending on the tide. We got there at high tide. We took a... More 

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Berg
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 24 February 2016 via mobile

Nice beach close to the mangroves so it has some cool looking trees around. There are plenty of Restaurants with food and drinks. A mototaxi is about 6 reais or you can walk in about 45min from town. Because it is close to town it can get very busy. On weekends all the Barracas have very loud music.

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Vancouver, Canada
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 26 October 2015

The Barra Velha beach is not to far from the town of Soure. You can walk on the main beach in the low tide hours or walk over the pathway in the high tide hours. I did the pathway even with the tide low, because you can see the nature around the mangroove, see the forest and finally get to... More 

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Macae, RJ
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 January 2015

There is a nice suspended track made for motorbikes that ends on the beach. It also makes a very good walk. If you go early in the morning you will find the beautiful red guarás (a local bird).

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2015

Less people makes this a lovely quiet option. We cycled for miles along, watching the wildlife and wallowing in the shallow waters (watch out for Rays). There is excellent fresh fish at some of the barracas and cheap strong caipirinhas.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 October 2013

A stunning beach with plenty of room - the day we went it was just us, the fishermen and one or two other tourists. Plenty of birds to be seen. Some simple places to eat and drink there.

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