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Ilha dos Frades

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Address: Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil
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Schooner Tour to Ilha dos Frades and Itaparica from Salvador
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Wonderful beach

We took a boat tour in the All Saints Bay and Ilha dos Frades was the first stop. We throughly enjoyed it because it was a white sandy beach with coconut trees and the water was... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 4 weeks ago
Izmir, Turkey
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Izmir, Turkey
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took a boat tour in the All Saints Bay and Ilha dos Frades was the first stop. We throughly enjoyed it because it was a white sandy beach with coconut trees and the water was warm so we swam like two hours without being cold. I haven't tried the food there but the food seemed to be good as... More 

Thank sinlak
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 October 2016 via mobile

Our tour took us to a few beaches! It was incredible. Best beaches ever - the water was warm! I didn't want to leave! I love that everywhere we went we had live music.. just Bahianos sharing their culture and passion. It was an amazing experience. Highly recommend it.

Thank Chris L
Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

We rent a boat and spent the whole day around the bay, visiting islands including Ilha dos Frades, where we had an amazing lunch. Get to couples and groups of friends.

Thank Petroneo P
Rome, Italy
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 September 2016

This little island is really well kept. the waters are nice and clean and also the beach has all services. You have to pay a fee when you land. Best thing to do is to go to the imbarcadero and buy a gulf tour . when you see the weather is nice.

Thank Franco C
Chios, Greece
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 9 September 2016 via mobile

It is paradise one and a half hour from busy Salvador. This excusrion is a mast. Beautifull beach beautifull enironment. It is a must see place.

Thank John V
Santos, SP
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 8 September 2016

Nice place to go, beautiful beach, good food and nice environment. I recommend this tourism place to go.

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Sydney, Australia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 August 2016 via mobile

This place was as tranquil as can be. Not to many people, access to umbrella and a table, drinks, food, but the beautiful beach, just lovely.

Thank Carolyn P
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 June 2016

the place has been remodeled why ? no clue, I know this place for 35 years and the charm is the same, clean beach, sometimes croudy, but worth to stop and profite the tropical paradise

Thank cerq
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 30 May 2016

Took a day long boat tour, took over an hour to reach this island from the mainland salvador. We stayed about 2 hours here before going to Itaparica. The bees almost ran me off the island though... good thing I'm not allergic.

Thank 229lynnw21
Sao Paulo, SP
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 May 2016

Incredible experience by boat, a day long trip that leaves the old docks in a "escuna", large long wood boats, through the Santos' bay, one stop is the Frades island (Frey's island), where it is great to stop by enjoy the nice beach there and maybe a quick tour on the old church. The trip usually takes you to Itaparica... More 

Thank Cantharino

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