Morro de São Paulo is a village located on the island of Tinharé, in the municipality of Cairu in the Brazilian state of Bahia.
The place is strongly linked to the Brazilian history of discovery because it was settled in 1531 by the Portuguese conqueror Martim Afonso de Sousa.In 1845 the church and monastery Convento Santo Antônio and later the lighthouse, which can be seen from afar, were completed. The historical buildings of the Morro de São Paulo are now listed as historical monuments.
Today the place is considered an insider tip for Brazilian tourism because the island’s beaches are considered very beautiful. Morro de São Paulo has its own tourist infrastructure with many guesthouses and restaurants.
Access : Coordinates: -13.381667, -38.913889 /
- The four beaches of Morro de São Paulo, named “The First Beach”, “The Second Beach”, “The Third Beach” and “The Fourth Beach”, are a focal point of attraction for tourists from around the world. In honor of the tourists, beach parties are organized, especially in the Brazilian summer (from January to Carnival).
- Top sights in Morro de São Paulo : Historic sites: the Fonte Grande of Morro de São Paulo, / Fortaleza do Morro de São Paulo / the Morro de São Paulo Lighthouse. / The beaches of this region are among the most esteemed in Brazil. / The top of the hill, from the lighthouse, has a bird’s-eye view of interest to tourists. The ruins of an ancient Portuguese fortress can be visited on foot.
Go next : The beaches of Los Encantos, Garapuá, Boipeba, Punta de la Piedra. / Zimbo, a small town / The village of Gamboa.