Costa do descobrimento
Surrounded by many natural attractions such as beaches, bays, coral reefs, mangroves and navigable rivers, the region has for the practice of adventure tourism and ecotourism.Considered the cradle of history and culture of Brazil, the Discovery Coast was declared a World Natural Heritage by UNESCO in 1999.
Surrounded by many natural attractions – such as beaches, bays, coves, cliffs, coral reefs, mangroves and navigable rivers – the region has favorable conditions for the practice of adventure tourism and ecotourism.Several beaches are enchanting site. In Porto Seguro, the most visited are Tacimirim, and Taperapuã Mundaí; in Cabrália stand out Red Crown, and Mutary Arakakaí; Trancoso’s beaches is the Coconut Native and Nudism as good options for swimming, in Arraial d’Ajuda, Delegate of the beaches, Mucugê and Brill are noteworthy;
Caraíva visitors can not fail to visit the beach of the Mirror, which located in the middle of a cliff, is among the ten best of Brazil, on the Discovery Coast are still , the beaches of St. Andrew, the Turtles and St. Anthony, also very popular.The natural beauty is recognized by visitors, especially among extreme sports, which seem to have a closer contact with such attractions. During tours of ultralight is possible to admire the beauty of the region in a different angle. The Discovery Coast reserve spots ideal for scuba diving, windsurfing, surfing, kite surfing, trekking, horseback riding, among others. It is noteworthy that the fun does not end there.The region has a very distinct nightlife. Unlike what happens in most coastal areas, where the programs carried out during the day are more attractive than those performed at night, the Discovery Coast in the evening entertainment is also important point. The tourist does not know most will prefer to enjoy the day or night. Most often, it ends up taking advantage of the maximum that can both, showing that during the visits, sleep is not the priority.The schedules are so atypical that in many cities in the region, trade works overnight, with selling clothes, crafts. The events promoted by the venues, beach bars and nightclubs, which are always finished at dawn, ensuring the fun late into the night.Fun never stops.
For over 500 years this region is visited by many explorers in search of the most unusual products. Nowadays, the explorers are better known as “tourists” who seek high doses of adrenaline and a lot of history, in a scenario consisting of sun, sea and tranquility.
Costa dos coqueiros
The Coconut Road was built in the late 60th century. It is the first leg, with 53km of ecological highway BA-099, which runs across the north coast of the state. The road starts near the International Airport Luis Eduardo Magalhães, cutting the municipalities of Lauro de Freitas and Camaçari.It is the oldest ecological highway of the country, opened in 1993, when he won the continuity from the Green Line. It extends from the Praia do Forte to the village of Waterfall Itanhim, city of Jandaíra now for a length of 192 km, to the border with Sergipe.The beaches of the Coconut Road are known for providing, visitors and natives bathing in calm waters, warm and often surrounded by natural breakwater. The place still has the presence of lakes, rivers and stunning scenery. Are part of the natural beauty of the area rivers Jacuípe, Pojuca and Joanes, the latter being excellent spot for water sports.The road uncovered areas of natural beauty still primitive of the North Coast of Bahia.Your route allows integration of diverse socioeconomic neighboring counties, enabling the development of the region, mainly in the leisure segment, with a range of tourist facilities that make it easier for visitors to explore the natural beauty and flora, dunes and extensive hydrographic network. Some old buildings have also become major attractions for the region.The Garcia D’Ávila Castle or the Tower, as it is called, is one of the most important and significant monuments of historical and cultural heritage of Brazil, located close to Praia do Forte. It is the first major building military housing Portuguese architecture in Brazil, with features of a medieval castle. Unfortunately, in the nineteenth century, it was a great ruin, being overturned by Iphan in 1938, today in restoration. Its owner, Portuguese Garcia D’Avila arrived in Bahia in charge of real keeper and became one of the biggest landowners in history, with 129 farms occupying 800,000 km ², equivalent to one tenth of the Brazilian territory. His dominions extended into Piauí and Maranhão.
Lagos e Cânions do São Francisco
You need to visit the San Francisco River to understand why so many writers revere.During this exciting contact, which can be done in several cities in Bahia, you can feel a bit of inspiration that the rapture has already taken several composers.
In this area of Bahia, many cities offer a range of leisure programs for visitors, from the famous jumps bungie jump, the high bridges, and various sports until the meetings inbars and restaurants to watch the sunset. Remember that any activity will be chosenespecially because, in the company of ”Old Chico”, everything becomes unforgettable.Among the municipalities that make up the region of the Lakes and Canyons are:Abare, Paulo Afonso, Glory, slices and St. Bridget. Paulo Afonso is one of the citiesthat stand out. It emerges in the tourism scene, as one of the main entrance gates tothe Lakes Region and whose main attraction is the exploitation of adventure tourismand ecotourism. Here, the visitor will find options that explore the practice of extreme sports, hiking in the scrub, hiking in the canyon of the Rio San Francisco and visits to the poles of fish and plants of the Sao Francisco Hydroelectric Company - CHESF.
Vale do São Francisco
Remapping in the tourist state of Bahia, the region of the Lakes and Canyons of theSan Francisco was nominated and approved by the State Forum as a new tourist areato be developed. The destination is in the process of consolidation and is formed by the municipalities of Juazeiro, Casa Nova, Curaçá, Remanso and Sobradinho.
Have Juazeiro of Bahia, the main point of the boundary between the states of Bahia and Pernambuco, remains a thriving trade on the river San Francisco and a modernagro-industrial hub, with intense export activity. The city still has some monuments of civil architecture of the last century, having been modernized with the urbanization of the river shore and the reform of the arches of the bridge Eurico Gaspar Dutra, nowoccupied by small bars and restaurants.