Activities

There are plenty of places to visit here.

Forró Festival
Forró Festival

Annually Itaúnas receives the visit of tens of thousands of forrozeiros from all regions of the country, who travel to the village to enjoy the authentic forró pedestrian. Every July, the "Forró de Itaúnas National Festival" is held in July.

Dunes
Dunes

The dunes make up a beautiful landscape. The dune cord extends from the extreme south of Bahia to the slopes of the Rio Doce, being fixed by vegetation most of the way. From the top of the dunes, you can see the beach on one side and the river on the other. Its sand is fine and white and very hot during the day, even burning its bare feet.

Trails
Trails

Within the Itaúnas State Park are several trails. The main ones are: Buraco do Bicho Trail, Tamandaré Trail, River Trail, Butterfly Trail, Ruins Trail, Fisherman's Trail and Alméscar Trail.

Beach
Beach

The beach of Itaúnas stretches for 25 km, starting at the natural mouth of the Itaúnas River (south) and heading north to Riacho Doce, a waterway that separates the Southeast and Northeast regions of Brazil, between the states. from Espírito Santo and Bahia. The entire coastline, including beach, mangrove, sandbank, dunes and mosaic areas is within Itaúnas State Park, an indirect use Conservation Unit established in 1991. Three kilometers of beach are reserved for public use.

Itaúnas River
Itaúnas River

The Itaúnas River springs at the foot of the mountain that separates capixabas and miners, shortly before reaching Bahia. It bathes eight municipalities in its watershed, covering 34 km to reach the sea. Part of the route is within Itaúnas State Park. By the sea, it still feeds and helps in the formation of a huge mangrove swamp.

Riacho Doce
Riacho Doce

Riacho Doce Beach is located on the border of the states of Bahia and Espírito Santo, in Brazil. It is exactly the stream that gives its name to the place that divides the two states. The Bahian part is in the municipality of Mucuri and the capixaba in the municipality of Conceição da Barra. Going by car, it is about 30 minutes from Itaúnas.