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30 Aug 2018
“Best beach to go in Salvador”
6 Aug 2018
“Too wavy”
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Reviewed 31 August 2018

It's calm and not filthy like other Salvador beaches (Ex.: Itapoã). Tip: go there before 9h30 AM: water is calmer and there are lots of "natural pool" all over de place. Great for swimming! In the afternoon the waves are higher and good to see....More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank Fernandosouzafilho
Prefeitura_Salvador, Gerente at Stella Maris Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

Fernandosouzafilho, The Stella Maris Square is one of the most beautiful in Salvador, as you mentioned at low tide, there are natural swimming pools, excellent to take the children, but the high tide is an excellent request for surfers. One thing is for sure, the...More

Reviewed 7 August 2018

Not good for kids at all. Too wavy and not very safe because it is a little desert. We spent some time there in April and our resort was facing the beach but the resort's guard said to dont walk far from there because people...More

Date of experience: April 2018
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Prefeitura_Salvador, Gerente at Stella Maris Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 3 October 2018

camaralrs, With a paradisiacal look, the place is surrounded by a beautiful coconut grove and native vegetation. For those who are strolling with family and friends. There is a river that runs through the sand and goes towards the beach. The open sea has beautiful...More

Reviewed 7 November 2017

One of the best beach in Salvador. Far from the centre, with few people. The are natural pools between the rocks but also places to surf. There are places to seat, drink and eat regional staffs like coconut, caipirinha, acarajé and seafood.

Date of experience: November 2017
1  Thank Chris F
Reviewed 18 May 2017

We had been at the hotel for our first anniversary, it was good stay, it is a nice beach and well set building but needs a renovation, it seems abandoned !

Date of experience: February 2017
Thank Kedma
Reviewed 29 March 2017

The beach has strong current and ruffle waves. There is a dangerous part with weird people. Be careful.

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Alexandre M
Reviewed 8 September 2016

A typical beach of the city of Salvador, very dirty, smells bad, grease food and lots of people. I do not recommend.

Date of experience: August 2016
1  Thank André N
Reviewed 14 March 2016

my fiance and i have stayed here about 5-6 times. everytime has been GREAT!! very good prices good room service nice pool and the beach location cant be beat!! rooms are a little dated but comfortable.

Date of experience: February 2016
Thank crestwar
Reviewed 21 September 2015

Stella Maris beach is probably what you'd call blend and generic. There's nothing special about it - Sand is okay, the sea is okay, the public is okay, nothing stands out. However on the other hand, it does not suffer from the crowded environment, and...More

Date of experience: August 2015
Thank costafinkel
Reviewed 12 September 2015

I enjoyed daily walks on the beach. During the week there were very few people but on the weekend it was packed. Ocean is warm but you need to be careful entering the water as it is very rocky at places. There are tables and...More

Date of experience: September 2015
Thank Zana M
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Open Ocean Can have strong tides and hi waves I like this beach that is far from Salvador's center Enjoy typical fish and seafood fare at beach front restaurants

Date of experience: June 2015
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