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Brazilian Beaches - Praia do Forte

Salvador-BA

4 DAYS / 3 NIGHTS

DAY 1

Salvador - Praia do Forte

Just an hour north of Salvador, Bahia, Praia do Forte is situated in a protected environmental area with 12 kilometers of semi-deserted beach bordered by lush groves of coconut palms and enjoys a pleasant tropical climate. The resort occupies a privileged location, in close proximity to the ecological preserves of Mata Atlântica (Atlantic Forest), lagoons, beaches where sea turtles lay their eggs, and observation areas of humpback whales and coral reefs. Also, in the area are the charming Vila de Pescadores (Fishermen's Village) and the ruins of the Garcia D'Avila Castle, the only example in the country of medieval architecture. Overnight at the hotel.

DAY 2

Praia do Forte

Breakfast at the hotel Day at leisure to relax at the hotel or take an optional tour (at additional cost). Optional tour: After a transfer to Praia do Forte, we will visit the Tamar Sea Turtle Protection Project to get to know a little about the several species of sea turtles that spawn on the Brazilian coast and the Project's mission. We then take a stroll through the village of Praia do Forte itself, after which we will go up to the ruins of the Garcia d'Ávila Castle, one of the oldest Portuguese structures in Brazil, dating from the 16th century. Return to resort. Dinner is included at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. (B)

DAY 3

Praia do Forte

Breakfast at the hotel Day at leisure to relax at the hotel or take an optional tour (at additional cost) Optional tour: Mangue Seco SIB The tour begins with a 2-hour transfer to the town of Pontal from where we take a 15-minute motorboat ride across the Real River. We then arrive at the last beach on the Bahian coast, Mangue Seco, where Jorge Amado's famous novel, "Tieta of Agreste" is set. We will then take a buggy ride over the dunes, which can reach a height of 30 meters. We will stop at the beach for a swim and then have lunch at a local restaurant offering a seafood buffet and other local dishes (not included). Capacity: 40 persons / Age: 2 years or older / Included: Transfer, guide, boat cross, buggy on dunes. Bring with you: sunscreen, light cloths, swim suits and towel. Dinner is included at the hotel. Overnight at the hotel. (B)

DAY 4

Praia do Forte

Breakfast at the hotel Transfer to Salvador airport to take your connecting flight back home.

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