Itacaré – Bahia – Brasil

Come and catch waves in one of the most beautiful places on the planet: Itacaré, Bahia, Brasil. A world-renowned destination for surfers and ecotourists, Itacaré is featured in the #1 New York Times bestseller 1000 Places to See Before You Die. You will be in awe of the exotic scenery, the rhythm of the locals, the picturesque white sand beaches, warm water and consistent waves all year long. It's truly a tropical paradise!

Surrounded by pristine Atlantic rainforest along the northeastern coast of Brazil's cocoa zone, Itacaré is an ocean pearl that will capture your heart and leave you without words to describe her magic and beauty. From deserted beaches to world class surf breaks, from zip-lines and suspended trails through lush jungle to enchanting waterfalls, from rustic tree-houses to posh resorts, from an outdoor wonderland to a buzzing nightlife, there are endless possibilities for everyone. All you have to do is get here!

Most travelers enter Brazil via one of the following international airports:

Rio de Janeiro (GIG)

São Paulo (GRU)

Salvador da Bahia (SSA)

From there, you can book a domestic flight to Ilhéus (IOS), which is the closest airport to Itacaré (around 70km north of Ilhéus). IOS receives several daily flights from all major cities in Brazil. The following airlines are currently flying into Ilhéus: Avianca, Azul, Gol, TAM, and Trip.

Travelers can also arrive in Itacaré by land. There is a paved road (BA-001) that directly links Itacaré to Ilhéus following the coastline and to Salvador (via the ferry-boat from Bom Despacho).