A family-friendly neighborhood, Praia do Forte is known for being relaxing and upscale, while offering convenient options for restaurants and seafood. In addition to its small-town vibe, the neighborhood has many charming qualities. Take in the natural beauty of the sea, beaches, and gardens—or broaden your horizons with some local entertainment. Start by booking your hotel in Praia do Forte, and then enjoy the sights in the greater Mata de Sao Joao area.
Sightseeing around Praia do Forte
Garcia D'Avila Lighthouse, Sao Francisco Church, and Tower House of Garcia d'Avila are well-known local landmarks. Project Tamar Turtle Sanctuary provides enjoyment for the whole family.
There's plenty to do in the area, such as shopping, swimming, and snorkeling. Soak up some sun at Praia do Forte Beach, Guarajuba Beach, and Diogo Dunes. You can spend a leisurely afternoon outside at Humpback Whale Institute, Timeantube Lagoon, or Sapiranga Ecological Reserve. With a shopping trip to Armazem da Vila Shopping Mall, Alameda do Sol, or Vila Nova da Praia, you might find that perfect souvenir. A visit to Costa do Sauipe Golf Links won't disappoint either.
Don't miss Reserva de Sapiranga, Genipabu Beach, and Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres Chapel while you're here. Barra do Jacuipe Beach, Praca de Meio Dia, and Praia da Barra em Sauipe are also favorite places to visit.
Getting around Praia do Forte
The Salvador (SSA-Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes Intl.) airport is 33 miles (53.1 km) from Praia do Forte.