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Itapoan, Salvador
(2.8/5 based on 460+ reviews on the web)
Itapoan, a pleasant beach dotted with rocks, tide pools, and towering coconut palms, was immortalized in verse by Brazilian poet and composer, Vinicius de Moraes. A charming red and white lighthouse presides over the beach, providing a photogenic backdrop as you swim or sunbathe. Many beach shacks offer snacks and the best in Bahian cuisine. To visit Itapoan on your trip to Salvador, use our Salvador itinerary planner.
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  • Beautiful beach and not too full, the sea is a bit violent didn't see saves lives in the excerpt that I attended, people with children should get plenty of attention. Enjoy enjoy to go in the lighthouse. $$
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  • Many wonderful places for a good chat with friends, grab a cold beer and enjoy with good music and a delicious cuisine as the mushroom of the Moon at the Mocambo and the crepe bar at best Creperie in Itapuã.
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  • I guess that when Vinicius wrote the song (40 years ago), it would have its charm, today maintains some of its clean sandy beaches and some coquerales, but also full (even out of season) full of makeshift stalls that within all the keep clean, however it is worth visiting it
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