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Mangue Seco Travel guide
Mangue Seco : Michelin's recommendations
The hamlet of Mangue Seco stands at the tip of a peninsula at the mouth of Rio Real. It is renowned for its giant dunes that can be explored by buggy. You get here by taking a boat from Pontal, once you and the captain have organised a time for the return journey. The village is laid out around a square shaded by a giant mango tree and has a few pousadas along the river bank. On the beach, which is easy to reach on foot, food is served up in the straw huts. If you set off early from Salvador, you can do the round trip in a day.