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Tambau Beach

Tambau, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba, Brazil
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Central location and good services

It´s the closest beach in the city with good bathing quality and has lots of hotels, kiosks... read more

Reviewed February 27, 2018
Mário Sérgio R
,
Juiz de Fora - MG
Sewage drains directly on the beach.

Tambau and adjacent beaches are beautiful, unfortunately, the city does not care about the... read more

Reviewed January 28, 2018
lovetotravelwithhim
,
Chico, California
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Tambau, Joao Pessoa, State of Paraiba, Brazil
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Reviewed February 27, 2018

It´s the closest beach in the city with good bathing quality and has lots of hotels, kiosks, restaurants and other touristic services at hand.

Thank Mário Sérgio R
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Reviewed January 28, 2018

Tambau and adjacent beaches are beautiful, unfortunately, the city does not care about the cleanliness of the beaches and dumps raw sewage directly on the sand. I had the most horrific experience this January right after new years day. After a great number or tourists...More

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Reviewed August 29, 2017

Stayed in the Ibis hotel...30 yards from the front door is this beach and walkway. Pleasant place to walk and with the number of local tourists about, a safe place to be. Plenty bars and places to eat. Loved it.

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Reviewed August 4, 2017 via mobile

It's a calm beach in the most famous neighborhood of Joao Pessoa. It's clean and has many trips and boats that can take you to beautiful spots offshore.

Thank Paola B
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Reviewed April 11, 2017 via mobile

In the mornings, the avenue along the beach is closed for traffic and people use it to run, skate, cycle, walk... there are gym lessons and places where one can weigh in and have one's blood pressure taken for free. There are many kiosks selling...More

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Reviewed March 26, 2017

This is the beach for me. Calm relaxed and above all SAFE. lots of "bars" along the beach. water warm and it was not filled with tourists. Highly recommend a visit to Tambau.

Thank UlrikJr
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Reviewed March 25, 2017 via mobile

The beach is nice in general. Clean and with a lot of umbrellas and people selling things, but they do not disturb you so much... The beach itself nothing special but the promenade near the beach is nice and safe, at night you have local...More

Thank Bárbara F
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Reviewed February 21, 2017 via mobile

There is a wide golden sand with a very clean beach and a warm sea. You can catch a boat to visit the coral area about a kilometre from the beach, although we didn't use this activity people appeared to enjoy themselves has the boats...More

Thank recife233
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Reviewed January 23, 2017

Tambau Beach is the central beach area of Joao Pessoa. Its wide, sandy and busy. You will find a lot of restaurants, bars shops and hotels along the road parting the beach from the city. The beach is wide and sandy, the water here is...More

Thank dbruszies
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Reviewed December 28, 2016 via mobile

My wife, my son and I are spending a week in this beach. It is nice, but it is still with marks of poorly educated people, who throw empty bottles and trash in the sand. During the morning, with the low tide it has plenty...More

Thank GuimaraPerpetuo
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