Gorgeous beaches, tropical forest, waterfalls, surf, capoeira, adventure sports... Come to Itacaré!


If Itacaré was a song, it would carry the bass line of the hottest funk rhythm, the melody of a beautiful love ballad and the lyrical prose of your favorite Bob Marley tune.

© itacare.com Located in the cocoa region of Bahia state, Itacaré is a small town just south of Salvador.

At first encounter, Itacaré may seem like many other small coastal towns but dig deeper and you'll find a multi-layered microcosm of everything that makes this world a beautiful place.

White sand beaches, pure, un-adulterated nature, gorgeous people, delectable food, tranquility, and most importantly, sunshine and waves. A surfer's delight, Itacaré offers 20 miles of picture perfect beach.

Itacaré attracts adventure seekers, eco-enthusiasts and urban dwellers alike. Whether body surfing in the warm ocean water, riding a barrel, or practicing yoga on the beach. Itacaré is animated during the day and veers into over drive after midnight.

Most people find it hard to leave, which is evident by its large community expats.

Come to Itacaré to re-connect with your inner child and get lost in the beauty of life.


Like the weather, the ocean water is warm in Itacaré all year round! Itacaré is the ultimate destination for surfers from all over Brazil.

Waves arrive on the coast of Itacaré with consistency, strong impact and immense force. For experienced surfers, Brazilian autumn and winter are the best seasons as the waves are the strongest starting in July.
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Neutral Carbon Tourism Certification Building a Carbon Free Destination

In Itacaré and Serra Grande, look for the «Carbon Free Tourism Certification Program» seal exposed in hotels, restaurants and other services.

The funds gathered through the program are redirected to traditional small-scale farmers to plant trees which will neutralize CO² emissions of the program contributors.

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Program directed by the Movimento Mecenas da Vida (Patrons for Life Movement)