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Contrasting nature and petrochemicals

You know what, I with I could give it a five stars. Access is challenging; driving through the city... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Salvador, BA
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I could stay there forever!

This island is protected then you pay a fee to step there. Fair enough! The beach is amazing, I... read more

Reviewed August 30, 2018
Sao Paulo, SP
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

You know what, I with I could give it a five stars. Access is challenging; driving through the city to take the boat to reach this island is an eye opener to poverty. The crossing itself is very pleasant and enjoyable. The breeze magnificent. Once...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank nelsoncerq
Reviewed August 30, 2018

This island is protected then you pay a fee to step there. Fair enough! The beach is amazing, I could stay there forever! Fresh food and beverage are expensive over there, but they are good enough. There's nothing like swimming over there: an experience for...More

Date of experience: August 2018
1  Thank Fernandosouzafilho
Reviewed July 29, 2018

This island with only 70 inhabitants has a peaceful beach to relax and spend the day, it also possible to buy beverages and food in the beach.

Date of experience: July 2018
1  Thank romuloromeu
Reviewed May 23, 2018 via mobile

We paid $65 through viator for this trip (included hotel pick up and the boat ride) however we quickly learned after talking to others you can pay approx $10USD for the boat ride if you buy the ticket at the marina; near the lower area...More

Date of experience: May 2018
1  Thank Tasha W
Reviewed February 12, 2018

This place was so beautiful I wish I had made the plan to stay all day. The boat ride does two islands, the second is not as nice but has an amazing buffet. Know that when you dock to the island, you have to pay...More

Date of experience: January 2018
3  Thank Mothers5
Reviewed December 22, 2017

We did a day-trip on a schooner to the islands of Frades and Itaparica. The beaches are interesting and with clean water. The only thing was the boat was pretty much crowded, with loads of noisy festive people and our toddler was not always happy...More

Date of experience: December 2017
Thank Dru_Floche
Reviewed September 16, 2017 via mobile

Ilha do frade e ilha Itaparica . Do not loss your time. This tour take whole day. Nothing to see. At Itaparica the tour group put you in a place that only has there restaurante and you need to pay 45 real for the meal....More

Date of experience: August 2017
1  Thank IsabeteN
Reviewed September 7, 2017

The amazing and beautiful marine nature reserve in the Baia de Todos os Santos is in danger because of the predatory tourism and environmental devastation. A large consortium, years ago, tried to (and continue trying) to dominate the entire island to build a resort. That's...More

Date of experience: November 2016
Thank Clarice B
Reviewed April 11, 2017

The island is just stunning! i've been a few times it's definetly one of my fav places in Bahia. You have to pay a 6 reais fee to acess the island! You can just relax on the beach or do some snorkeling, diving, standup pandle...More

Date of experience: March 2017
Thank Daniel S
Reviewed January 13, 2017 via mobile

We rent a boat among a group of friends and I fully recommend this trip for anyone. ~45 minutes far from Salvador in the quiet waters of the Baia de Todos os Santos. Water and sand are awesome with few people in the beaches. You...More

Date of experience: December 2016
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Rayhan B
January 22, 2017|
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Response from rsaenz | Reviewed this property |
You need to rent a boat directly or indirectly. You can check at +55 71 98881-9374. The price will depend on the boat size