From Itanhaem, the well-known city of Sao Paulo is approximately 45 miles (72 kilometers) to the north.
While it may be a temptation to limit yourself to just the local sights while vacationing in Itanhaem, remember, the surrounding region's many natural sights, cities and towns await. You'll also find Salesopolis, 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southwest, and Praia Grande 25 miles (40 kilometers) to the southwest.
Approximately 30 miles (48 kilometers) to the north of Itanhaem is Morro de Sao Paulo, a regional center and the home of Third Beach, Fourth Beach and Saudade Island. Second Beach, Garapua Beach and Morro de Sao Paulo Lighthouse are other good places to visit.
Immerse yourself in Itanhaem's heavenly side at the region's cathedrals and other sites of spiritual significance. To really get an understanding of the present, it helps to understand the past. Sao Paulo 's colorful historic mansions are a marvellous place to start.
Discover the region's much-loved waterways. Snorkeling and canoeing are some of the popular ways to get wet here. There are times when one of the most effective ways to get a feel for a place is by hiring local guides. This region has a number of city walking tours, culinary tours and wildlife spotting tours.
At the end of your stay in Itanhaem, use your last reals on last minute keepsakes and say Adeus (farewell).