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Dende Coast Guide
(just south of Salvador, Bahia)
 
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Boipeba Island ||Cairu ||Camamu || Ituberá || Morro de São Paulo || Maraú || Valença
CARN017.jpgTo the south of Salvador, located beyond Itaparica Island on the other side of All Saints’ Bay, is the coastal region known as the Dendê Coast (Costa do Dende), named after the African oil-palm tree that is prevalent there. From its fruit is extracted an oil, much used in local cooking, as well as for manufacturing steel. Besides oil-palm cultivation, the region also grows black pepper, cloves and piaçava (palm)
Valença ||TOP|| 270 km (160 miles) southeast of Salvador
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At the mouth of the Uno  river, the City of Valença acts as a Gateway to this vibrant southern coast of Bahia named after African palm oil-Dende (Eleis guianensis) so important in the regional cuisine. Valença is a City of 70,000, founded in 1799, in an area once inhabited by three Indian tribes—the Gueréns, Tupiniquins and Aymorés.
This historic colonial town (population = 67,000) was the first industrial center in Brazil, with its first cotton textile mill, among other industries.

Valença is also known for its natural resources, which include 15Km of the Guaibim beaches, the Candengo waterfalls, the Ponta do Curral, as well as the Una River with its mangroves.

Ponta do Curral
In front of Tinharé Island’s northern edge with a terrific view of Farol do Morro de São Paulo. It’s an open-sea beach, with mild waves, great for surfers and thus, where surf championship takes place. It’s also a place for sea turtles spawning. A tractor (Beetle) ride, from Guaibim village, with a local guide, enables visitors admire all diversity within the area, composed by woods and sandbanks.
Praia de Guaibim (Guaibim Beach)
Highly sought and a stage for surf regional championships. The sea, with warm and greenish waters, is proper for bathing in all tide periods, but, during the high tides, the waters’ palling is common. The beach has lifesavers, well-equipped tents and showers. At the end of the northern portion you can find the Jiquiriça River mouth, a good place for fresh water bathing, fishing and nautical sports.
There is also a major handmade naval construction center bordering the Una River, in Valença, where schooners can be hired for tours along the islands, to Morro de São Paulo and Boipeba.

Beaches
Guaibim - swimming, clear & calm waters, coconut trees, forest, near mouth of Guaibim River
Ponta do Curral across from Morro de São Paulo village on Tinharé Island - swimming, small waves, fronting coconut farms

Banks : Banco do Brazil, Caixa Econômica Federal, BANEB, Bradesco e Excel-Econômico, there's at least on ATM too.

Hotel Posada Pedra Branca Av. Antônio Carlos Magalhães, 255 - Valença - Bahia - Brasil Telefone:
(0xx75) 641-5203 / 9147-9021
www2.uol.com.br/mochilabrasil/hotelpedrabranca.shtml



GETTING THERE: From Salvador:
By Salvador - Bom Despacho ferryboat system, in the Ilha de Itaparica (Itaparica Island). Once in the island, you can take the BA-001 road, going through Nazaré, to the city of Valença, for 105 km.
When leaving Salvador through BR-324, you can drive 81km to the BR-101 crossroad (before Feira de Santana), going 95km to Santo Antônio de Jesus, where you can choose one of two ways:
1)BA-245, driving 30km to Nazaré and driving 45km along BA-001 to Valença;
2)still on BR-101 for 47km and, afterwards, driving 30km along BA-542 to Valença.

 
Valenca Airport now open and it's possible to get to Morro de São Paulo in just 5 minutes by embarkations/launches if charters are scheduled.
More Visitor Info:
VALENÇA -BAHIATURSA
End.: Av. Antônio Carlos Magalhães, s/nº - Jacaré
Tel.: (75) 641-3312
Posto Central: Comendador Madureira, nº 01
Horário: Segunda a sexta das 08h às 18h

bahiatursa.ba.gov.br
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Valença Region: Valença , Cairu, Camamu, Igrapiúna, Ituberá,
Maraú, Nilo Peçanha, Piraí do Norte, Presidente Tancredo Neves, Taperoá

 

Morro de São Paulo ||TOP||  
People from all over the world are attracted to the spectacular landscape and international scene of Morro de São Paulo. The largest town on the island at the historic most northern point on the island of Tinharé, Morro de São Paulo village is famous for its five beaches facing the open sea, miles and miles of beautiful deserted beaches with clear turquoise waters, natural swimming pools, coral reefs, and coconut trees, not to speak of flora and fauna found inland, such as wild orchids and lush ferns, monkeys and birds.

"One of the best times for going is after the Carnival, when the city is full and the night is great. It is the famous "Ressaca de Morro" (Morro Hangover).
however you're likely to run into a requires a minimum 5-day stay  

A true ecological paradise and internationally famed tourist mecca is the main village on the island of Tinharé (Municipality of Cairú) Discovered in 1531, Tinharé Island is about 22 kms long and 15 kms wide (433 km). The direct distance to Salvador is 70 km, which makes it easily accessible.
There are no vehicles on the island, the only transport available there are horses, donkeys and tractors pulling wagons with seats to take tourists to the most distant points on the island. The village’s principal attractions are a fort near the harbor built in 1630, a lighthouse dating from 1835, and a church—Igreja Nossa Senhora da Luz—built in 1855.


As you approach from the sea you'll see the ruins of the old fort which stood guard for many centuries on the hill (morro) opposite the main City of Salvador guarding the gate to the Bay of Saints.

Upon arrival locals with wheelbarrows vie for your business, offering to take your bags to your pousada for R$5 (US$1.65) per bag. A steep uphill trail takes you from the docks to the main village.Up this ramp from the harbor pier, through an old gateway, is a winding street, passing the lighthouse and church going south, with scores of handicraft shops, small restaurants and bars on both sides. Further down the street are the beaches where there are a resort and many small inns.


 After a day on the beaches, or hiking through the nearby tropical forest, the village’s nightlife is one for drinking and eating, either where you are staying, or at one of scores of restaurants in the main street and along the first couple of beaches. Beyond Gamboa, a nearby beach just west of the village, are four beaches that are numbered: Primeira Praia (First Beach), Segunda (Second), Terceira (Third) and Quarta (Fourth); each one has an extension of between 500-800 meters (1,641-2,625 feet).

The island menus offer typical regional fare and especially fresh seafood. The summer months Dec.-Feb. are the most popular ones for tourists and room reservations are strongly recommended.

ATTRACTIONS:
you can visit "Cairu" city, "Garapua" Village, "Boipeba" Village, "Galeão" Village and "Ponta do Curral" and "Coroa" beach.

Farol (Lighthouse)
Morro de São Paulo’s Lighthouse was built in 1855. According to the legend, during the visit of Royal Family to the island, in 1859, D. Pedro II was impressed with the monument, making a big note about it on his diary.

The belvedere located next to the lighthouse is part of the island’s group of historical monuments. Hidden in the tropical vegetation, it allows a panoramic view of the beaches, and it is one of the best places for observing the island’s curves and tides.


Ruínas da Fortaleza (Ruins of the Fortress)
For many, many years, the bay of Morro de São Paulo was the place of pirates, who used this passage to the Baía de Todos os Santos (Bay of All Saints) to pillage French and Dutch merchant ships - this fact explains the presence of the island's two Forts. Visitors can enjoy a panoramic view and observe the dolphins during the sunset. The governor Diogo Luiz e Oliveira ordered the construction a fort in 1630.  to guarantee the safety of the island from possible battles

Fonte do Céu Trail

This trail goes through 4km of forest; from Morro de São Paulo till Gamboa do Morro. On the way there is a little and refreshing fall and a belvedere, from where you can see the nice Cairu Canal.

 

WEB GUIDES

Morro de SP by TripToBrazil.com
MONEY: no bank agencies Many places accept credit card, but you must bring cash. You have to pay a maintenance tax when leaving, so keep about 2 or 3 bucks in cash for that expense. You can get cash in Valenca

CELL/INTERNET
There are cell phone signal and several public phones. Easy internet access at cafes  
"Segunda Praia" (Second Beach) - it is the beach where the things happen. There the nightlife takes place, that begins late, around 1:30, 2:00 and it goes until the morning. In the daytime, it is the beach of the young and of the chicks. There people play foot volley, volley, racquetball, capoeira, drinks some beer, or a coconut and search a target for night, in other words, it is where the flirting is.

Beaches on Tinharé Island:
Gamboa near Morro de São Paulo - swimming, no waves, rustic village
Primeira Praia at Morro de São Paulo - swimming, lighthouse, no waves
Segunda Praia at Morro de São Paulo- swimming, coral reefs
Terceira Praia at Morro de São Paulo - swimming, fronts Amores Island
Quarta Praia at Morro de São Paulo - swimming, transparent waters, deserted with topless or nude bathing
Guarapuá 2 hours by boat from Morro de São Paulo - snorkel fishing, calm waves, fishing village

 

Frommer's calls
Morro de São Paulo

 
the best beach in Bahia
more

 

"BRAZIL'S 10 MOST BEAUTIFUL BEACHES Cover of "Revista Terra" Magazine- January/96 Edition
Quarta Praia, Morro de São Paulo.

This is the sensational Quarta Praia, the most untouched of all: 20 kilometers of sea, white sands, coconut trees and a whole lot of peace.
 

Pau brasil (Caesalpinia echinata ), the national tree of Brazil , is a globally endangered species confined to the Brazilian Atlantic Rainforest. Pau brasil is of great historical and cultural importance. It represents one of the first economic resources used by the Portuguese during colonization when its importance as a source of red dye was recognized. Huge quantities of wood were exported between 1501 and 1850, especially to Europe , which contributed to the wholesale loss of forest areas. In 1850, synthetic dyes (such as aniline) were developed, but from the mid nineteenth century to the present, pau brasil wood has continued to attract economic interest as the only wood suitable for the manufacture of violin bows. more
Mangrove trees grow where no tree has grown before. They are able to survive inundation by salt water twice a day, and in "soil" which is unstable and poor in oxygen (anaerobic). They also have to deal with swollen rivers carrying silt during the wet season, as well as violent storms that hit the coasts. more
morrodesaopaulo.com.br/ · How to Get There ·
About Morro Tips · Accommodations .Agencies · Restaurants · Leisure & Shopping
Excellent site with outside links and much up to date information
morrosp.com.br/ official site
Morro do Sao Paulo by trip advisor 1st & 2nd beach are noisy at night, bring mosquito repellent. Get your boat trip ticket locally to avoid mega markup

PLACES TO STAY

Morro de São Paulo - Bahia by Hotels Brazil

"sun-and-beach international get-down party-hearty town. It is less of the kind of place to meet the locals and take in local culture than it is to soak in natural splendor and party all night long with people from all over the world. These beach parties really heat up during the Brazilian summer (January until after Carnival) and happen every night. During the rest of the year they take place on Saturday nights, though not with the same intensity. Morro's drinks de rigueur are roskas, tropical fruits (your choice!) crushed in with sugar and vodka -- powerful and seditious.Download

The "main street" of the village is a sandy path lined on both sides with restaurants and bars, and the beaches are generally referred to with an un-Brazilian pragmatism as "first", "second", "third", or "fourth". The first beach (small) is lined with pousadas; the second beach (wide) is the party beach; the third beach (somewhat smaller again) is lined with more pousadas; and the fourth beach is extensive, beautiful, Caribbean-like tropical paradise." bahia-online.net
 

www.hotelportodozimbo.com.br/ English
Morro de São Paulo - Quarta Praia Ilha de Tinharé - Cairu/BA

RESERVAS Tel(75)483-2030 / Fax (75)483-1278 / cel (75)9981-1039

www.ilhadasaudade.com.br/ Two minutes from the Vila, three from Second Beach, and one from the Fourth Beach

"In Gamboa, native people, descendent from Aimores and Tupiniquins tribes, are extremely friendly and so glad to receive the visitors" from their history in English
www.gamboa.com.br/pousada/

www.hotelnatureza.com/

www.faroldomorro.com.br Located at the 1st beach in English & Espanol

www.cantodasereia.com.br/

 

by Boat
Daily boats leave from Valença and Salvador

By plane
Landing on the International Airport, Deputado Luís Eduardo Magalhães, in Salvador you can take a direct flight to Morro de São Paulo. The trip takes approximately 20 minutes.
The quickest way to get to Morro de São Paulo is to fly (20-25 min.). Two companies fly the route, Adey (tel. 071/377-1993) and Aerostar (tel. 071/377-4406). There are at least three flights a day, more on weekends and in high season; 

There are charter flights from Buenos Aires/ Argentina.

By sea
From the Modelo Market, in downtown Salvador, many ships go to Morro de São Paulo.
take a fast motorboat (2.5 hours), or a slow boat with a bus between Itaparica & Valenca (4 hours), :
Catamarã Farol do Morro:
Phone: 55 75 483-1036
Catamarã Gamboa do Morro:
Phone: 55 75 641-2254
Graman
Phone: 55 75 483-1080/1081
Ilhabela:
Phone: 55 75 9989-4282/ 9118-2393/ 9132-8262

From Valença, your options can be:
Regular embarkations:
Bio Tour/ Marbel
Phone: 55 75 483-1062
Miliquita Master
Phone: 55 75 9147-0911

Fast embarkations - Launches:
Atobás/ Jaçanã
Phone: 55 75 641-3011

Embarking areas:
Maritime Terminal in Valença
Maritime Terminal in Morro de São Paulo

By land
From Salvador
: by Bom Despacho ferryboat, through Itaparica and BA-001, till Valença. Along BR-324, BR-101, and BA-542 or BA-001.

By Bus
-- From Salvador,
 Viação Camurujipe (tel. 075/642-3280) runs a daily service to Valença (approximately 4 hr.). From Valença there are two ferry options: the regular service,


From the South of Bahia: towards BR-101 and BA-001 or BA-542, till Valença.

 

Valença CAR PARKING:
Central
Phone: 55 75 641-3783
Da Praça
Phone: 55 75 641-4243
Do Luis
Phone: 55 75 641-1927
Duduzão
Phone: 55 75 9981-9950
Kon-Tik
Phone: 55 75 641-1366
Localizar
Phone: 55 75 641-4990
Morro de São Paulo
Phone: 55 75 641-1459
Sol e Lua
Phone: 55 75 641-1366
Turismo
Phone: 55 75 641-5294



BUS: there are daily departures from Valença’s Bus Station, all day.

Boipeba Island ||TOP||
Boipeba Island is south of Tinharé, a two-hour boat trip from Morro de São Paulo and three hours from Valença. The island has 20km (12 miles) of very beautiful semi-deserted, coconut tree-lined beaches, with weak waves and transparent water pro-tected by coral reefs, which are located near a fishermen’s village.
The island contains  the villages of Velha Boipeba, Moreré and São Sebastião (aka Cova da Onça.) Velha Boipeba hosts the Mother Church of Divino Espírito Santo (from the beginning of the XVII century) and, in São Sebastião, the Church of São Sebastião . Boipeba offers ecological tracks that go through Mata Atlântica.

It has a beach that’s good for surfing—called Cueira—another one that’s fine for snorkeling—known as Ponta de Castelhanos—and a third one that’s excellent for fishing—by the name of Cova da Onça. Access between beaches is by boat, or by foot, the latter only when tides are low. The island has only one small inn, located on
Tassimirim Beach (or Praia Primeira, First Beach).

Barra do Carvalho near Nilo Peçanha - swimming, coconut trees, fishing village, across from Boipeba Island and Pratigi Beach
Beaches On Boipeba Island:
Tassimirim (or Primeira Praia) - swimming, coral reefs, calm waves, transparent waters, coconut trees
Cueira - surfing, swimming
Morerê - swimming
Bainema - swimming, strange coconut tree with two crowns, deserted
Ponta de Castelhanos - snorkeling, coral reefs, ship wreck
Cova da Onça with a fishing village - fishing, rustic village
 

PLACES TO STAY

GETTING THERE: Valença  motorboat, for about 3 hours, through Inferno’s River. Another option is going through Cairu road until Torrinhas’ crossing way, and taking a small motorboat from there, for more than 1 hour and 20 minutes.
Leaving Barra dos Carvalhos and Torrinhas, a fishermen village located in Ilha de Cairu (at the south), the tourist can take a motorboat (for about 25 minutes) or a conventional boat (for 1 hour). There is a parking area in Torrinhas, available for the ones visiting Boipeba.

Ituberá ||TOP||

Stuck between the steep hillsides and the great mangroves of the Canal of the Serinhaém, cut to the way for the River Santarém, Ituberá is an important city for the region of the low south of the State. In one of the stretches of the River of the Cágados, in the urban area, it is the Waterfall of I castrate Alves.

In 1909, the Village of Santarém was raised to the category of city. In 1943, its name moved for Serinhaém and, in 1944, it passed if to call Ituberá. Its most prosperous period was during the sugar cane boom in colonial times which was fueled by black slave labor.

Píer moorings onthe Canal of Serinhaém has opportunities for some out of the way towns.  The First Church of Our Lady of the Conceição, dated from the first half of XIX century is a beautiful monument  Constructed in middle of XVIII century, the Church of Saint Andres is also  distinguished in the urban landscape and has a panoramic view of the city.


Beaches (praias) near  Ituberá:
Pratigi - swimming, big waves, fishing village, coconut & banana trees
Boca da Lagoa - swimming, slight waves, coconut & banana trees
Barra do Serinhaém - fishing, swimming, slight waves

Near Nilo Peçanha:
Barra do Carvalho near Nilo Peçanha - swimming, coconut trees, fishing village, across from Boipeba Island and Pratigi Beach

Bahia.com.br - Destinos - Ituberá - [ Translate this page ]

Cairu
Cairu is the 3rd major island of the Una River archipelago, with the islands of Tinharé and Boipeba.

The city is endowed with good tourist infrastructure, with hotels, inns, restaurants and moorings for exits of boats freighted for Valença.

Cairu does not possess good bathing beaches but is an important historic town where the past is still deeply felt particularly during religious ceremonies. The coconut and piaçava provide basic elements to the artesian. Fishing and boat construction are important industries.

Bahia.com.br - Destinos - Cairu


POUSADA ESTEVÃO::: CAIRU ::: BAHIA ... - [ Translate this page ]

Camamu 3rd largest bay in Brazil ||TOP||
Camamu Bay is the third biggest one in Brazil, after All Saints' Bay and Guanabara Bay, in Rio de Janeiro. Camamu city is full of Natural wonders, such as Âmbar, Sapo, Flores, Grande e Pequena islands and Acarai, Santa Isabel and Salto Pinaré waterfalls.


Founded in 1560 from what used to be an indian village catechized by the Jesuits, Camamu is one of the oldest cities in Brazil. The town has a rich architectural and urbanist heritage and ", built in the XVIII century. It is located in front on a bay full of mangroves. Among the churches is one of the biggest churches in Bahia countryside, the " Matriz de Nossa Senhora da Assunção also Nossa Senhora de Assunção, São Benedito,  and Nossa Senhora das Candeias are worthwhile visits.


Camamu follows the Portuguese-Brazilian tradition of being divided into two different cities: the upper city and the lower city. In the lower city is situated the port and in the upper city there is a belvedere.

Cajaíba do Sul Village  is 7km by boat from the Camamu. It's  local economy is based on fishing, painting, joinery and the construction of ships. The beach of the village is very calm and good for swimming.

Visiting the Islands of Camamu Bay
The most interesting attractions of Camamu Bay are its beautiful islands. There are more than ten islands: Grande, Pequena, Acaraí, Âmbar, Sapo, Flores, Coqueiros, Tubarão, Pescaria, Maçaranduba, Tubarão, Campinho, Tanque, Meca, Ponta do Santo, Pedra Furada, Goió, Cajaíba and Kieppe – the only one located on open sea, on the entrance of the bay.

Beaches (praias) near  Camamu:
Ponta do Contrato - swimming, fishing village, calm waves
Ponta dos Tubarões - swimming, fishing village, calm waves
Ponta do Santo - swimming, fishing village, calm waves

Kiaroa Beach Resort: www.kiaroa.com.br/  close to Camamu
"the pearl is the result of the natural partnership between nature and chance" opened Dec-2003


GETTING THERE: From Salvador (326 km):
 Take BR-324 and, before getting to Feira de Santana, take BA-001 towards south until it meets the road to Valença. Here, take BA-001 to the south.
You can also cross All Saint's Bay on a ferry-boat. Then take ba-001 until Camamu. This route has 180 km.

Maraú ||TOP||
The Peninsula of Maraú has beautiful untouched beaches, tropical forest, rivers, waterfalls and preserved nature. On the peninsula Maraú, at whose end the Ponta DO Mutá and the village Barra Grande its found at the end of a long not asphalted road. There's a handful of small fishing villages mostly not on any maps. A perfectly unspoiled area with breath-taking beaches.
The Camamu Bay, with its many islands, is the third major bay in Brazil and is good for sailing. Barra Grande is the main village of the Peninsula and the starting point to discover this paradise
On the upper city, the belvedere offers a great view of the Maraú's estuary and of the lower city. Maraú was an important city in the 18th century as the Portuguese influenced architecture reminds you. Its nearest beach is 17 km (10½mile) away, at Guaibim.

The tourists began to pay attention to Maraú only a few years ago but the French writer Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, who wrote "The Little Prince". bought a house and lived there for a while.

The Portuguese influence is seen on many of the old buildings that the city houses. A lot of them were built during the XVIII century, when Maraú was an important city. On the upper city, the belvedere offers a great view of the Maraú's estuary and of the lower city.

The local handicraft is made with coconut, straw and wood. The main crops in the area are rubber tree, dende, cloves, pupunha, cocoa, guaraná and pepper. On Saturdays there is a big street fair where it's possible to by fresh fish.

GETTING THERE: Access to the historic town is by paved road from Salvador, 272 km (169 miles) away, or by small aircraft. Leaving from Valença through BA-001 towards south, drive 63km until Camamu, where you'll have to take a boat to cross Contas river. Then take BR-030 and drive 37km to get to Maraú.

Tremembé waterfall
5 meters high with a big lake, excellent for swimming, above.
How to get there: Take a boat on Jobel quay, which is situated on the center of the Maraú peninsula. By land: leave Maraú through BR-030 and drive for 25 km.

Cassange lagoon and Bela Vista Belvedere
It is a beautiful dark lagoon surrounded by white sands. Its calm waters are perfect for a pleasant ride on a canoe.
GETTING THERE: Go walking from the Cassange beach.

Track Barra Grande - Pontal
The track, which is almost 40km long, starts in Barra Grande and passes through all the beaches in the peninsula. On the way to the beaches of Cassange and Saquaíra there are inns, restaurants and bars by the sea. From here to the Pontal beach, the region is mostly deserted except for the Promar Institute.
GETTING THERE:From Barra Grande, there are 40km towards south to get to Maraú.


Barra Grande village
This is the biggest village on the peninsula.
GETTING THERE: accessed either from the Camamu bay or from the road BR-030. Take a boat on the Jobel Port and follow to the north or leave from Maraú through BR-030.
Maraú - Bahia by Hotels Brazil

Marau is located in the middle of the peninsula, on the Camamu Bay. Known as a fishing village with old houses, stone-paved streets and gentle people who maintain typical traditions from Bahia. Rio Maraú, which is the part of the Camamu Bay that separates the Peninsula and the rest of the continent. Rio Maraú.  Visitors are very fond of the beaches of the Peninsula

Pousada Ponta do Mutá : pousadapontadomuta.com.br In Barra Grande

Ilha do Goió - swimming, calm waves, coconut trees, forest, summer homes
Ilha do Campinho - swimming, calm waves, coconut trees, forest, summer homes
Barra Grande - swimming, fronts bay, village, summer homes
Três Coqueiros - swimming, open sea, big waves, coconut trees, summer homes
Taipus de Fora - swimming, coral reefs, many small fish
Cassange - swimming, sailing, weak waves, coconut trees, lagoon nearby
Saquaíra - swimming, weak waves, coconut trees, rustic village
Arandi - swimming, weak waves, raft rentals
Algodões - swimming, weak waves, raft rentals


 

 

Download barragrande.net
BARRA GRANDE, CAMAMU BAY & MARAÚ in English Portugues & francais
Barra Grande, Bahia, Brazil - Some travel information about Barra Grande: location, accommodation, food, activities, and maps. Provides a few photos. www.barefoot.8k.com/


GETTING THERE:
 
By Air
There is now an air-taxi service from Salvador (contact Carlos Martins on 71-6368331 or 71-99812544) to the airfield of Pausada Taipu de Fora (contact Aroldo who speaks English on 73-2552276 or 2552301, web:  www.taipudefora.com.br ). You can also contact Aero Star at Salvador airport. (editor's note per barefoot.8k Dec-2004)
From Salvador by BR-101: 345km; by ferry-boat Boats to Morro de São Paulo leave from the Centro Náutico da Bahia, the beautiful blue-and-white building on the water behind the Mercado Modelo. Tickets can be purchased at the L.R. Turismo window (telephone: 216-7045) in the lobby. One-way is R$45.00 to R$50.00 reais. A launch leaves daily at 8:30 a.m. and 9:00 a.m., and a catamaran leaves daily at 1:30 p.m. and 2:00 p.m. The journey takes two hours for both type of craft. and Itaparica: 190km.
From Itacaré: 31km. From Ubaitaba: 63km. From Camamu: 102km.
From Barra Grande:
40km. BY LAND FROM ITACARÉ
Some agencies based at Itacaré provide transport service to the Peninsula of Maraú by off-road vehicles, from Itacaré and the airport of Ilhéus.  THE BR-030  is an unpaved road in very bad state that links the town of Ubaitaba, on the BR-101 interstate road, to Barra Grande. The BR-030 is not practical for to common cars.T
o the beach at Saquaira in a 4 x 4 takes almost 3 hours
By Boat It is possible to shorten the way driving by the BA-001 until Itacaré, then taking a boat to cross the river and going on by a dirt road until the BR-030. [
MAP From Camamu is 2 hours from Salvador by the ferry-boat and the road BA-001. A boat transports passengers several times a day from the port of Camamu to Barra Grande. It takes approximately 1 hour and 30 minutes. Agencies of Camamu and Barra Grande provide faster transport in quick boats    

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