Trancoso’s Best Beach Experience | Praia Tortuga

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Trancoso is full lf hidden places to relax and enjoy the day in – and Praia Tortuga is my favorite. A private beach that isn’t well known, this little paradise offers a cliffside grassy knoll where sun beds and tables await. Stoll down the dirt path and enter one of the most blissful places you’ll find in the area.

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There is a bar, wooden tables, sun beds and waiters that come to take your order. A caipirinha? Yes, please. Bahian seafood moqueca? It’s some of the best you’ll eat. And, all of it is served so effortlessly in an environment that looks like an editorial out of Vogue.

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It will cost a few dollars to enter this place, but it’s well worth it. With a cocktail in hand, after lunch, jump on the small tram that will take you down the cliff and to the most stunning beach.

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On the beach, you’ll find a a mobile bar, comfortable lounge chairs and the softest sand.

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I spent six hours here and could have stayed longer. To me, this Praia Tortuga is pure heaven.

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