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Prado offers inumerous sightseeing options.

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Prado has a lot to offer for the traveller, remarkable are the Coral Reefs Timbebas and Guaratiba, the Abrolhos Archipelago, the Monte Pascoal, the river Jucuruçu with its mangroves, the atlantic, indian villages, more than 20 tropical beaches and more.

The reefs Guaratiba and Timbebas

Excellent for diving, snorkeling and deep sea fishing. The transparent waters facilitate diving and snorkeling, the fauna and flora with turtles and colored fish is enchanting. The boat departures at high tide, reaching the reefs when tide is already lowering making it easier to explore the underwater flora and fauna.

The Abrolhos Islands

Composed of five islands of volcanic origin, located 52 kilometers from the coast. Being part of the National Marine Park of Abrolhos access is limited and controled by the IBAMA. The shallow, clear waters let the visitors feeling like in a giant marine aquarium. From June to November humpback whales appear in the region, in search of warm waters for their reproduction.

The Monte Pascoal

With its 536 meters, the Monte Pascoal is a sharp contrast in the coastal plain of the Prado county. The National Park of Monte Pascoal was created in 1961, thus preserving most of its biodiversity with practically virgin Atlantic Forest. There is a trail that gives the possibility to hike to the top, from there you can enjoy an unforgettable view to the atlantic.

The mangroves of the Jucuruçu River

Tours to the mangrove are made by local guides by using mostly small boats. You´ll discover three different mangroves: the red, black and white mangrove swamp, each with their different characteristics.

The Prado beaches (north to south):

PONTA DO CORUMBAU

Certainly among the most beautiful in Bahia. Clear water and lots of tranquility, white sand, coconut and almond trees. There is a good infrastructure with beach bars, hotels, resorts and inns.

CORUMBAU

Fine white sand, calm waves and transparent waters. Semi-desert, has some inns around the coast.
Access is by a dirt road starting from the Guarani village 12 kilometers from Itamaraju. There is a regular bus service from the city of Itamaraju.

DO TAUÁ

Deserted, calm waters, palm trees and sand. No infrastructure.

BARRA DO CAÍ

Among the most beautiful of the Whale Coast, cut by the river Cahy. Coconut trees, cliffs, natural pools and lots of tranquility. With some infrastructure.

CALAMBRIÃO

Deserted, cliffs and a calm sea. Access by walking from the nearby beaches or a sandy dirt road.

IMBASSUABA

Deserted, cliffs and small waves. Cut by the river Imbassuaba.

DO MOREIRA

Calm water, cliffs and palm trees dominate the beach. No infrastructure.

RIO DO PEIXE

North of Cumuruxatiba, the beach has a rich vegetation and some inns.

CUMURUXATIBA

The beach of the village with restaurants and beach huts. Calm, shallow waters, good for swimming and bathing.

DOIS IRMÃOS

Shallow waters, calm sea and cliffs.

AREIA PRETA

Cliffs of impressive heights dominate the site. With weak waves, good for swimming and hiking.

JAPARA GRANDE e MIRIM

Coconut trees, creeks and cliffs. Of calm and clean waters, perfect for swimming. With infrastructure.

RIACHO DAS OSTRAS

Semi-deserted, with cliffs and fine sand. The Oyster Creek cuts the beach.

TORORÃO

With a small freshwater waterfall. Some reefs and stones, be careful when bathing. With a restaurant and a beach hut.

DA PAIXÃO

Crossed by a stream, with fine sand and cliffs. Infrastructure with several beach huts and a hotel.

DA AMENDOEIRA

Cliffs, semi-deserted and without infrastructure.

DO FAROL

With cliffs, coconut trees and infrastructure with a beach hut, a Bed and Breakfast and the camping area Camping Club Brazil. 5 kilometers from Prado.

DA LAGOA GRANDE

With a lagoon formed by a stream, some rustic infrastructure with beach huts.

BASEVI

Deserted outside the summer. With some hotels and beach huts.

LAGOA PEQUENA E NOVO PRADO

Urban with most inns, hotels and beach huts.

DO COQUEIRAL

In the south of downtown Prado, with beautiful coconut trees and strong waves, there are lodges and beach huts.

DA BARRA

Cut by the Rio Jucuruçu. Semi-desert and good for walking. With dunes and shallow in places.

GUARATIBA

The beach of the Balneário Guaratiba, a closed community. With infrastructure, the community is open to visitors. Ten km from Prado.

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