Morro de São Paulo is located on the island of Tinharé, formerly with Tynharéa, which in Tupi means "what comes forward in the water", was named by Martim Afonso de Souza in 1531. It is part of Cairu archipelago, which has 26 islands.
A place marked by a lot of history, where you can view in today some of that context. When visiting the Fort, a place that was the scene of several battles in colonial Brazil, the Great Fountain, which was the largest water supply system of Bahia Colonial. The Church of Our Lady of Light and the Big House that stand out for baroque architecture.
In the historical context of the island Tinharé excels in natural beauty, very green and beautiful beaches are part of the landscape, making the visit unforgettable. In Morro de São Paulo's most famous beaches are:
The first beach is ideal for boating fun. You can take a ride on Banana boat, surfing and diving. It is also the arrival point for the zip line, where the jump is made in the top of the lighthouse.
The second beach is where gastronomic the walkway is located, with dining options for all tastes, always with live music. It is the beach of clubbing, the capoeira, volleyball, futvolei, beach soccer and racquetball.
The third beach is more discreet and has hostels, hotels and restaurants, and quieter than the second beach is characterized by touring kayaks and diving on the island of Caitá, an island of stunning beauty, worth far worth checking.
The fourth beach is the most quiet of all, with few hotels and some dining options, is perfect for those who want to relax in the sea breeze. It is important to learn about the tide of taboo before you go. When the tide is too high there may be difficulties in the way.
On the left side of the Hotel Portaló, is the tranquil beach of Puerto up. Your Access is easy, when the tide is low you can make a beautiful walk, but requires a bit of attention with stones! This beach, gives access to the beach clay and the beach of Gamboa, noting that if desired, the back can be done by boat leaving the Gamboa pier.