Banho Beach (Sao Jose do Ribamar), Sao Luis

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Within walking distance of the city’s main square and the church where, interestingly, locals bring their new cars to be blessed, Banho Beach (Sao Jose do Ribamar) is home to numerous bars selling coconut water and a variety of seafood delicacies. On this beach you can mingle with the locals, who usually drop by in groups for a quick swim or a relaxing day on the sand. Families with small children often choose this place to picnic or grab a hot meal from a food kiosk as they stroll along the sand. You can also buy souvenirs near this beach, as well as visit a statue erected in honor of Saint Joseph, situated in a spot which offers a panoramic view of the entire bay. To visit Banho Beach (Sao Jose do Ribamar) on your trip to Sao Luis, use our Sao Luis trip itinerary maker site .
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  • I found it interesting to religious people, pictures and sculptures that tell stories, very beautiful, simple church more beautiful. interesting to know that the Church has already fallen twice (according to the Guide), and is only found on foot to be front of religious images.,
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  • Sao José de Ribamar allows to change a bit of scenery to take a little break and eat lunch in the restaurants on the seafront. Bathing is easy and the water is quite clean.
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  • Typical of the Northern interior ... little more pleasant ... good food at a fair price, are building a calcadao on the beach and the sight of the statue is really spectacular. Recommend
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The more upmarket and characterful accommodations in Sao Luis can be found in the historical center, with atmospheric pousadas (guesthouses) and hotels in well-preserved colonial-era architecture. Head east of the Centro district to find budget hostels suitable for backpackers happy with simple lodgings, but who wish to be close to the main architectural sights. Larger, modern hotels lie along the island's northern coast, where a cluster of luxury and mid-range options offer rooms with sea views.
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