About Bahia

The gentle sea with the purest water and the magnificent sandy beaches of Bahia attract more and more tourists yearly. The crystal turquoise color of the seawater sets the level of your vacation somewhere between stunning and perfect. So if you are looking for the perfect sea, this is your place!

Senior friendly
Very good
8.5
Free entrance • Amenities beach • Easy access • Bright fine sand • Crowded in season • Large low tide
4.4 Amenities index
Senior friendly
Very good
8.5
Free entrance • Amenities beach • Easy access • Bright fine sand • Turquoise water • Crowded in season
5.5 Amenities index
Good for Relax

Praia Das Neves

Santana Itamoabo 1.2 km
Very good
8.5
Free entrance • Amenities beach • Easy access • Bright sand • Crowded in season • Large low tide
2.7 Amenities index
Senior friendly
Very good
8.5
Free entrance • Amenities beach • Easy access • Bright fine sand • Crowded in season • Large low tide
5.5 Amenities index
Senior friendly
Praia do Mucuge

Mucuge Beach

Arraial D'Ajuda 1.3 km
Very good
8.4
Free entrance • Amenities beach • Easy access • Crowded in season • Large low tide • Sand & Rocks bottom
6 Amenities index
Senior friendly
Very good
8.4
Free entrance • Amenities beach • Easy access • Bright fine sand • Turquoise pure water • Large low tide
5.4 Amenities index

Calm, measured rest and the sound of waves are perhaps the most common associations that arise with the word "beach". This is not surprising, as relaxation is exactly what many beach travelers are looking for. If you associate your vacation primarily with such activity, choose one of the 187 beaches in the state.

To make your choice easier, we have prepared a list of the best beaches for relaxation in Bahia.

Attraction and Infrastructure

As for the main features of the beaches of Bahia, they are as follows:

  • The state's beaches are mainly wide, moderate length and have a high level of cleanliness. The most common surface is sand of bright color.
  • Usually, entry into the water is gentle, which is very good for kids. There are 116 such beaches.
  • An important clarification, 137 beaches in the state have a long intertidal zone, which means that during low tide hours you may have to travel a considerable distance. This is also something to consider if you don't want to suddenly be in the water at high tide.
  • The average distance from the road to beach in Bahia is less than 500 meters. 182 beaches are relatively easy to access, 3 beaches are difficult to access, which in most cases means that you have to walk a quite long distance, and 2 beaches are only accessible from the water. The latter include both island beaches and beaches with no land routes due to the natural borders.

The vast majority of Bahia beaches have the necessary amenities, such as sun loungers, umbrellas, beach cafes, showers and toilets.

Latest reviews on Bahia's beaches

Jaua - Camacari Beach
8 Arturo Silva

Just normal

Apaga Fogo Beach
10 marcos the magician

Top

Jacuipe Beach
10 K JN

This is the perfect beach for families with kids, it has a relaxed atmosphere.

Baneb Beach
10 Liana Monteverde

The service was excellent, the prices were reasonable, and they offered a wide range of food and drinks. Guaimum is a perfect 10!

Boa Viagem Beach
6 Mau Pere

Top

Inema Beach
10 KELSON mires

Top d+

Please note that lifeguards supervise 43 beaches in the state, but you should rely on more than just them, remember the elementary rules, as lifeguards are not on duty around the clock, even on equipped beaches!

Finding hotels in relative proximity to the beaches is usually fine. Many beaches have enough nearby accommodation, which gives good opportunities to choose the right place to stay.

Do you know how many beaches there are in Bahia? In total there are 187 beaches and the most popular is Barra do Cahy Beach.

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

What are the main features of best beaches in Bahia?

When it comes to finding the best beaches in Bahia, the following aspects should be taken into account.

There are 187 beaches in total, of which about 96 can be called high-rated.

The best beaches in the majority:

They are also usually:

The best beaches in Bahia:

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How to view only nearest to me beaches in Bahia?

To find the beaches closest to your current geolocation, click the Nearby Beaches icon in the search box. You will see the nearest beaches sorted by distance from you.

Note, that if you only want to see the beaches closest to you in Bahia, you must be in that area to get the correct results.

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What are all easy accessible beaches in Bahia?

Most of the beaches located in Bahia are easily accessible, but there are also hard to reach beaches among them. Use the filter to sort the beaches by access details (parking, distance etc.).

Popular categories of beaches in Bahia by access:

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Top 5 popular beaches with easy access in Bahia:

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How to view all sandy beaches or beaches with other natural features in Bahia?

Use the "Main features" section of the filter in search results to see all the beaches with the feature you're interested in.

The most popular selections of beaches with natural features are listed below. Don't forget that you can create your own selection with any combination of features

Beach coverage and water

Natural scenery

Other popular categories

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How to find uncrowded beaches in Bahia?

The presence of crowds of tourists on the beach these days is becoming a mass character, and sometimes you want silence and solitude. Use the filter in search results to view the beaches in Bahia by occupancy.

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If the presence of a crowd on the beach is critical for you, pay attention to where you should not go in the season.

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Which beaches in Bahia are kid-friendly, good for relax, pet-friendly, naturist-friendly, camping-friendly?

How to view all beaches by amenities details in Bahia?

Use filter in search results to select a beach according to your preference for amenities.

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How to view all beaches by activity of interest in Bahia?

Use the "Activity" section of the filter in search results to view the selections of beaches by one or multiple activities. Below are a few popular selections that you can change as you like using our filter.

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