Ilheus-Itacare is situated 660 miles (1062 kilometers) northeast of Rio de Janeiro and 600 miles (966 kilometers) east of Brasilia, the national capital.
To relax in nature on the waterfront, set aside a day or two to explore at least one of the beaches and lookout points in Ilheus-Itacare. North Beach and Praia do Norte are two of the more popular spots for sunbathing in this coastal location. Prainha Beach and Concha Beach are the other fine coastal destinations in this region.
The Sao Sebastiao Cathedral is a well-preserved religious building that is well worth checking out. Visit the site to explore its symbolic significance and then take your time to admire the architecture.
The Comandatuba Island Pier and the Serra Grande Lookout, are two more interesting attractions sure to delight visitors in in the Ilheus-Itacare area.