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Salvador: Morro de São Paulo Island Transfer Service

1. Salvador: Morro de São Paulo Island Transfer Service

Make the most of your trip to Morro de São Paulo Island and avoid the stress of planning your travel to or from Salvador. With your pre-booked transfer service, enjoy pickup from your Salvador hotel or the airport, then sit back and relax as your driver does all the work. After pickup from Salvador before 1:15PM, enjoy a ride in a comfortable and air-conditioned vehicle to the maritime terminal. From here, board a shared boat that takes you over to Itaparica Island. Once there, relax during the 2-hour car drive to Valença city followed by a 15-minute shared speedboat ride to Morro de São Paulo Island. The return journey takes the same route back.

From Salvador: Morro de São Paulo Paradise Island Daytrip

2. From Salvador: Morro de São Paulo Paradise Island Daytrip

Depart Salvador and journey by ferry to Itaparica Island. Then take a short drive to the city of Valencia, and continue by speedboat to what is affectionately known as "The Hill" by Bahian locals. On arrival at Morro de São Paulo, discover beaches of white sand, crystal-clear waters, coconut trees and dense Atlantic forest. Relax in the off-beat location, characterized by beaches with numbers instead of names. Experience the friendly village atmosphere, where cars are forbidden and the hospitable people hang out in the bars and restaurants. Take part in optional activities such as horseback rides and zipline adventures, or just wander among the many enchanting sights. Suitable for all ages and tastes, Morro de São Paulo is home to cheerful dancing and cocktails on the beach. Join the locals and drink caipirinhas, or dip your toes in the calm waters of the ocean. Alternatively, you can take the 2-hour catamaran direct from Salvador to Morro de São Paulo if you want more time on the island. There is also the option to spend the night at Morro de São Paulo should you wish to linger a little longer at the end of the day. Return to Salvador in the late afternoon if you don't want to take advantage of this option.

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What people are saying about Morro de São Paulo

Overall rating

4.2 / 5

based on 20 reviews

The trip is not easy especially if you don't speak Portuguese. At least there is a guide all the time that you can follow. The bus is comfortable. If you have heavy suitcases it might be difficult to carry it from one transportation to another where in some places there is basically no pavements or the road is bumpy. It was pretty exhausting at the end but this option is still better than a direct boat with vomiting people.

I can recommend it. The communication is quite good through whatsapp and they respond in english which is great. There is a guide through the whole journey who you can basically just follow and he can help with any requests. All in all it was quite comfortable and probably better than the direct catamaran for someone who has a seasickness.

It was excellent. I didn't know a single word in Portuguese and the guide was kind enough to translate me everything. Truly recommend it. Sorry I forgot his name (it was an Italian name).

Excellent and reliable transfer. They picked me up at my hotel in Salvador. It was a great way, stress-free, to get to Morro de São Paulo. I definitely recommend them. Thank you

Spectacular Morro de Sao Paulo and the guide always very aware of the group