Itacaré

OVERVIEW OF ITACARÉ

Itacaré is known for its diversity of beaches that nature lovers will appreciate. It is a paradise for surfing and ecotourism. Itacaré meets nature, adventure, fun and sun all year. The municipality is located in an Area of Environmental Protection, heritage of Unesco. Many rivers, trails, beaches and waterfalls, which allow you to practice numerous sports, including rafting, rappelling, tree climbing, zip lining and hiking.

Who are looking for excitement, the nightlife of the city is quite trendy. Numerous of bars, restaurants and cafes encourage tourists with music ranging from jazz to forró, in addition to electronic or reggae music.

From July to November, it is possible to see humpback whales, who choose the region to play.

 

WHEN TO GO

It is possible to go anytime of the year as the temperature is always pleasant.

The dry season runs from August to February, but in summer the town is packed, including excursions. From April to June and from August to November the movement is less, as well as the prices in hotels and restaurants.

For wave lovers, the swell go through the coast from March to October. The month of July, the better to catch waves, also has intense movement.

 

GETTING THERE

Itacaré is located in the BA-001 highway, between Sierra Grande and Camamu, about 70 km from Ilheus where is the nearest airport.
The BR-101 is the main access for those coming from south Brazil. For those coming from the northern region the best access is by the BA-001.

In general, coming from Salvador and Ilheus the roads are in good condition and well signposted, however, attention must be paid towards many curves and small communities make up the road scenario, so the importance of reducing speed .

By plane

Arrive in Ilheus (IOS) daily flights of TAM airlines, GOL, AZUL and AVIANCA originate from Sao Paulo, Brasilia, Belo Horizonte and Salvador.

 

WHAT TO DO IN ITACARÉ

Itacaré is just one more perfect beach destination. There are unlimited kilometers of sandy beaches, reefs and natural pools. Perfect to relax or enjoy some tours of the region. Perfect for surf lovers as the waves are world class in a fantastic landscape. Some are isolated for a pure experience.

Below is the description of available tours in Itacaré.

Ecological walk traversing two beautiful beaches: Jeribucaçú and Arruda, located 8 km from the center. Beach considered by many as the most beautiful beach in Itacaré. Highlights are the nature of the place with lots of greenery and fantastic landscapes. Excellent bath in the river mouth of Rio Jeribucaçú.

Natural trail traversing four wild and pristine beaches. The Engenhoca beach is special for surfing with its perfect waves. After walking Hawaizinho and Camboinha, you´ll reach Itacarezinho where we have a good infrastructure of bar and restaurant. After the beach, stopping to enjoy a relaxing bath in the waterfall Tijuípe.

Quiet and relaxing canoe trip along the mangrove of Rio de Contas. On the way up are small sandy beaches and arms of river and islands allow the appreciation of a rich mangrove. Visit the Cleandro´s waterfall with typical restaurant on the riverbank.

Ride traversing the shores of the Marau Peninsula. The new paradise of Bahia reserves several surprises: trails, gazebos, ponds and the famous natural swimming pools.

For those who like intense adventure, rafting descent of the rapids of the Rio de Contas guarantees to experience great emotions. Located 28 Km from Itacaré, Taboquinhas reserves a stunning setting in the Rio de Contas. It’s two hours of pure fun on a journey of 3km descent.

From the second half of JULY, starts the expedition to have the chance to encounter whale their natural environment on the coast of Itacaré.

 

TRAVEL TIPS

What to consider before traveling?
  • Pay by credit or debit card is not a problem for those visiting Itacaré as many establishments accept cards.
  • The village of Itacaré has ATMs of several banks and the 24h cash machine.
  • If traveling during the rainy season, expect to find mud puddles on the streets of Itacaré.

 

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