In or around Praia do Forte, you should visit the Turtle Protection Project (Tamar), where you will learn about sea turtles and see some different sizes and species. Also take the opportunity to walk to the Castelo Garcia D´Avila which is the fort on the hill behind the beach. This fort is being restored and will be for some years, the original building was started in 1551!
Some of the beaches in the region are worth visiting, some are unspoiled but offer few facilities. Check the Praia da Espera (a few miles south), where there is at least a bar!
In Salvador, there are a few places that you should not miss. The first is the old center of the town which has been selected by the Une...Read More