Lagoa de Abaeté
The lagoon of Abaeté is a dark lagoon surrounded by white sand, located in the environmental protection area of Parque Metropolitano Lagoas e Dunas do Abaeté.
Considered one of the few Brazilian ecological parks located in a urban perimeter, the Metropolitan Park of Pituaçu occupies 450 hectares of the capital of Bahia, Salvador. For nature lovers, the green area is dedicated to the practice of exercise or just relaxation. It has a race track and cycling clay floor (mud) of 13km in the middle of the forest around the lagoon of Pituaçú.
Lighthouse of Itapuã
Most famous beach of Salvador – immortalized by Vinícius de Moraes and Caetano Veloso – Itapuã is really a postcard: besides the lighthouse, there are green waters, rocks, coconut trees, natural pools and clear sands.
Beach of Piatã
The beach of Piatã is a beach that has a shape that resembles that of a cove, ending in a small rocky peninsula. Crystal clear waters make up its natural beauty.
Stella Maris Beach
The beach at Stella Maris is known for its waters with waves for surfing and its natural pools among the coral reefs at low tide.
Acarajé is a gastronomic specialty of African and Afro-Brazilian cuisines. It is dough made from beans, onion and salt, and fried in palm oil, filled with spices and shrimp.
Made out of shrimp, spicies and coconut milk, this Afro-Brazilian dish with a creamy consistency, also contains a lot of peppers, ginger, ground peanuts or cashews and dendê oil (remember, that’s palm oil).
The simple ingredients are shredded coconut, eggs and condensed milk are combined for a delicious treat. Sometimes made with toasted coconut flakes and brown sugar, which accounts for the difference in color. With a generally soft, chewy texture, cocadas are sold throughout the streets and beaches of Salvador.
Restaurante Mistura Fina
Restaurante Mistura joins the Bahian and Mediterranean cuisine, without the palm oil. Chosen the best fish restaurant in Salvador 8x in a row.
Ki Mukeka Restaurant
A good restaurant option with well-served dishes, typical foods, and good value for money. The restaurant still has a sea view.
Casa di Vina Restaurant (Mar Brasil Hotel)
Bahian cuisine with emphasis on dishes with seafood, elegant atmosphere in the former home of famous poet, internationally known, Vinícius de Moraes.
Restaurant of local Bahian food, outstanding for the seafood, in a cozy atmosphere with art on the walls.