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Reviewed 24 June 2018 via mobile

The ferry boat is a basic transport system across the bay of Santos to the island of Itaparica. It takes an hour but with loading and unloading plan on a few hours. Don’t expect luxury but it works it’s very dependable there is also a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
4  Thank stanbow
Reviewed 19 January 2018

This terminal take you to Itaparica, and it is a real mess. It is cheap, so lot of people gather here. When the boat comes the mess starts. There is no line, little information.

Date of experience: January 2018
2  Thank fabianof45
Reviewed 19 November 2017

While I really enjoyed the ferry ride to Itaparica, the island itself wasn't particularly interesting. I was there in off season (November), so that might explain it. I went to Barra Grande Beach and also to the Fortaleza de Sao Lorenco. The beach was not...More

Date of experience: November 2017
Thank Andrea B
Reviewed 16 August 2016

It 's probably the only place where you can catch a boat to Morro de São Paulo. The facilities are not comfortable. The stafff is rushed and unfriendly. Unfortunately there is no alternative

Date of experience: June 2016
Thank Luiz C
Reviewed 20 March 2016

Itaparica island is the large island in Todos os Santos bay where Salvador is located. It is abou one and half hour boat trip, but the warm and quite waters in Itaparica beaches with restaurantes serving in the beach it is a good experience. It...More

Date of experience: March 2016
1  Thank AntonioAGSC
Reviewed 8 December 2015

dancing in the boat while crossing the sea to reach the island. have a peaceful relax day in a white and soft sand while admiring the ocean.. simply smiling to a cancer that is welcoming you at the arrival. tasting the brasilian bahian cousine. nothing...More

Date of experience: December 2015
2  Thank autogrillo
Reviewed 22 November 2015

Take a ferry over to the island for a cheap price. Once you get there, know where you're going and don't hang out at the dangerous train station. A local driver toured us around the island a bit and took us to an unspoiled stretch...More

Date of experience: November 2015
Thank Meaghan F
Reviewed 23 October 2015

Take a ferry to the island from the terminal maritime in Cidade Baixa. The crossing only takes about 45 minutes and boats go roughly every half hour. Once there you can explore the beaches on foot or take a taxi for a tour of the...More

Date of experience: October 2015
1  Thank ajaceman
Reviewed 17 October 2015

Excellent weekend retreat. It has a great beach on a short distance from Salvador by boat. It has good restaurants, hotels,

Date of experience: July 2015
1  Thank MrNandoJr
Reviewed 31 July 2015

Good day trip or research one of the beach areas and stay there for a couple of nights R&R, typical Baian foods, quiet lifestyle in comparison to Salvador

Date of experience: April 2015
1  Thank africanmatrix
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