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Pitinga Beach

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Located in the District of Porto Seguro, and very close to Arraial Ajuda, Pitinga Beach is certainly one of the most beautiful beaches in the state of Bahia, which means, one of the best beaches in Brazil. In front of the beach is a big mountain, full of green vegetation, which gives the idea as he is swimming to be in a lost paradise. There are many natural pools Pitinga, and you can swim there while colorful fishes swim around the bather.

The beach has an infrastructure, and even to access it you have to walk quite by sand, which can hinder the passage of seniors. Anyway, you can do ahead of time.


It is advisable to book your accommodation before you come because you will not find good hotels in the beach Pitinga, although inns and lodges excellent, which strongly interact with nature.

The best way to reach the beach is Pitinga fly to the city of Porto Seguro, provided that there are connections from their home country. If not, the connection will be via Sao Paulo, Recife and Rio de Janeiro and from there to Porto Seguro. Varig Airlines, Gol and Tam economic offer flights.

Porto Galinhas


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Porto de Galinhas is without doubt among the best beaches in Brazil. This amazing beach changed from a fishing village to a popular destination for Brazilian travelers, who are mesmerized by its beauty and convinced by the average level of the infrastructure that has developed the beach, offering good accommodation options and maintaining the natural state of place.

The history of the name of the beach is very interesting. In the 19th century, the Brazilian government banned the slave trade, which was very common in Recife before. Thus, hackers had to create a solution to keep bringing slaves to Brazil, and then began to deliver slaves deserted beaches such as e Ipojuca Suape. When the “black ships” (the name given to the ships that traded in slaves) arrived at the port, to avoid suspicion the coded message was “no new chickens on the beach,” meaning that the chickens were obviously slaves; hence, the beach became known as Porto de Galinhas.

Porto de Galinhas offers over four miles of stunning white sand, palm trees and clear water. Its length allows, even in high season you can find a quiet place alone to enjoy the beauty of this beach.

The inn Canto do Porto is without doubt one of the best lodging options in Porto Galinhas. Its location stuck excepecional sea, excellent rooms offering every imaginable service, Personal care provided to their staff and tasteful decor make this one of the better hotels in Porto de Galinhas.

In Porto de Galinhas, no big hotel chains. The largest hotel concept is not suitable for this type of beach, so you will not find here the big hotels that abound in Brazil. The interesting thing about the beach of Porto de Galinha is that there are many hotels in the city center, but you have to consider that in the middle of the night there are many festivals and bands playing in the streets. The downtown hotels are cheap and if you want to be in the middle of the party, is a great option, but if you are looking for peace and quiet, you should go to the inns distant from downtown.

The inns have a great comfort level, and most of them are decorated in a very tropical, well used space and are usually very close to the beach. It is not difficult to find a room with a sea panorama a very reasonable price.

Morro de Sao Paulo

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The Morro de Sao Paulo is one of the most desired tropical destinations in the world, because you still have the clean sand, palm trees and spectacular warm and clear water invites you to know these beaches semidesert. Just to get an idea, the Morro is a kind of volcano, with beaches at the foot, and the houses (or “pousadas”, as locals call it) on top. So you can live at the top of the hill with fantastic scenery, and down to the beach quickly.

To make the place a destination quiet cars are prohibited in Morro do Sao Paulo. Only buggies and tractors are used to get access to the most remote, and no streets, only paths.

The beach has a good infrastructure, and in recent years has had a great development, but it is still advisable to book your accommodation before you come. No big hotels in Morro, though excellent lodges can be found in several areas of the island, especially at the top of the mountain, where you can live comfortable inns rodeades of nature and wildlife.

The best way to get to Morro do Sao Paulo is to fly to the city of Salvador, if there are direct connections from their hometown. If not due to fly to Sao Paulo, Recife and Rio de Janeiro and Salvador there. You can check the airline Varig, Gol or TAM. From Bay is accessible via Morro Catamaran, a journey of one hour.

The Catavento Praia Hotel is one of the best and most complete lodging options in the Morro do Sao Paulo. Its infrastructure is 5 estrellaso: a beautiful pool with ocean views, tennis courts, restaurant, games room. Furthermore the rooms are simply amazing because in an environment close to nature offer all the advantages of the modern world: air conditioning, minibar, safe, etc.. For all this and much more, is that Catavento Praia Hotel is one of the best options for a memorable holiday in the Morro do Sao Paulo.