This fishing village 43 mi north of Salvador de Bahia is one of the cradles of Brazilian civilisation, and is named after the castle - the only feudal building ever constructed in Latin America - built in 1556 by a Portuguese colonist. Brazil's first farm was founded here, and the restored ruins can still be visited, offering a beautiful panoramic view over the surrounding forest and Atlantic Ocean. ...
One of the most visited areas north of Bahia. Most popular for its environmental awareness
Thanks to the constant Atlantic breeze blowing in off the sea, Praia do Forte ('fort beach') offers ideal conditions for surfers and windsurfers.
The TAMAR Project is an eco-museum allowing visitors to observe sea turtles and sharks developing in large outdoor tanks. Its aim is to help preserve several endangered species
It is also worth visiting the little church and magnificent ancient fig tree.
Natural swimming pools are formed at low tide, giving you the opportunity to swim in the crystal clear water. A very lively shopping street passes through the village.
Praia do Forte is known for its charming pousadas, which are both cheap and plentiful in this village.
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