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Cachoeira do Rio do Engenho ( Cachoeira do Cleandro )

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Address: Estrada de Taboquinhas | Rio de Conta, Itacare, State of Bahia, Brazil

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We went by boat and this is a very humble place with a post where you can by Cachaça ( local destilado of Cane ) , Chocolate & banana sweets ( bananada ) I think this place need a... read more

Reviewed 19 November 2016
Ilzo A
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Reviewed 19 November 2016 via mobile

We went by boat and this is a very humble place with a post where you can by Cachaça ( local destilado of Cane ) , Chocolate & banana sweets ( bananada ) I think this place need a little of physical effort , but my group was well over 50 years and no complaints. Enjoy the vegetation , the... More 

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San Diego, California
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Reviewed 7 January 2016

The trip to get there is an adventure apart, the place itself is a private property where the owner (Mr. Cleandro) greets you with a variety of naturals products for sale that are made in his property. He is a delightful person, who is willing to let people into the trail for mere R$10 (about 3 dollars right now). The... More 

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Reviewed 30 June 2015

if you want to take a break from beach life.... get into a small motorboat or canoe and get up the river, feeling like you are in another world, passing mangrooves full of crabs, to get to Cleandro waterfall where you enjoy the fresh clear water leaving all your stress and worries behind.

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Brasilia, DF
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Reviewed 1 February 2015

You can easily find a native at the harbour who could take you there in a small canoe. Negotiate the price first. You have to go up the Rio das Contas to get there. The river ride by itself is already amazing. Bring some spare clothes, food and water if you are in a short budget. Once you arrive the... More 

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Sydney, Australia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
Reviewed 22 February 2012

do this in the evening - great to return on sunset!! very relaxing and chilled. waterfall & little swim is lovely, but the highlight is the canoe trip back. extra paddles if you want to have a go also!

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Portsmouth, United Kingdom
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Reviewed 21 January 2012

it's great to feal the contact with nature!! Brazil is such an amazing place for this kind of activities, but this one you must enjoy it!

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Thank Anne W
Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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Reviewed 7 January 2012

the river Rio de Contas reminds me of the Amazon, and the arrival at the Cocoa farm through the mangroves on a genuine canoe, made out of one tree, is like in a movie. The waterfall is inmidst the jungle and has a nice pool with refreshing water.

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