Itaparica Island - Brazil
almost half of the South American continent and it is bordered to the north,
west and south by every country in South America, except Chile and Ecuador. To
the east is the Atlantic Ocean.
The most famous island in Bahia, Itaparica Island is divided into two Districts: Vera Cruz and Itaparica – which means “stone circle”. The island is surrounded by coral reefs and great natural tide pools in the Atlantic Ocean.
Itaparica boasts a beautiful tropical vegetation and a rich cultural and natural heritage. The beaches surrounding the 240 km2 of shoreline offer great diving, walks, horse riding, biking and kayaking, among other activities.