Very good place to relax and enjoy the beach and The all saints bay. Good place to go with friends and family.
Itaparica is a large island, so visiting on the day trip from Salvador you don't get to see much of it. The beach is pleasant though, and a stroll through the village where you have lunch makes you kind of envious of these simple, carefree people who are happy with an old house by the sea and a group of... More
If you wanna see simple life,; poor, happy and simple people, and paradise scapes, water and views, go there.
Touristic, first visited another island Ilha dos Frades, than coming to Itaparica. We did not plan to go here, however the booking agent booked us on the trip with a boat, 'a diesel schooner'. Spent 4.5 hours on the boat. Arriving at Itaparica, we had to board a smaller vessel to get to the beach. We were guided to a... More
It a very poor Island of the coast of Salvador - you get the ferry over which goes every hour or so. Once there you are faced with much poverty, harassing taxi drivers, and many stray dogs and horses walking the streets freely. The City of Itaparica is quite nice, but one has to keep there whits about them. Safe... More
This is not a safe place, If your looking to relax somewhere go elsewhere. Numerous people were robbed here at knife point, if you resist they will not hesitate to stab you. It looks like a beautiful place but be under no false ideas, the island is riddled with con men and criminals. even if you stick to touristy areas... More
The trip to Itaparica was organised by Sankofatours and our Guide Joel Gondim showed that he was knowledgable and passionate about the history and culture of the place. We landed on the less developed side of the island where there are no docking facilities so we had to hop on to a small dinghy to take us the final 200... More
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