What are the best places to visit at Porto Seguro? Heading to Coroa Vermelha beach is a nice option?
Those wanting to take a ride around Porto Seguro must know the best places to go and also if they are secure. It also worth knowing the main tourist attractions in advance.
Firstly, we present you the Coroa Vermelha beach: Santa Cruz Cabrália. This is a place that also represents Brazil’s history.
The Coroa Vermelha beach is considered to be one of the greatest beauties of the city, mainly taking into consideration the translucent waters that exhibit clearly the orange coral reefs.
These corals give name to the place.
The fish can be seen from afar, and because of that the waters always seem very colorful. It is surely one of the most enchanting places with respect to Porto Seguro’s natural beauty.
Everybody knows that the state of Baia is regularly crowded, always hosting dance spectacles and cultural parties. Therefore, the beach we’re talking about seems the better one if you want to relax and embody calmness.
However, do you know what you might do going to Coroa vermelha?
What to do when in Coroa Vermelha beach?
We won’t mentioned the diving activity because it is pretty obvious. We want to inform you on the several different activities that are available there.
Perhaps you’re not aware of it, but Coroa Vermelha beach is the place that saw the first catholic service in Brazilian lands, in 1500. Thus, it is a historical place and is full with cultural content.
At the place you can visit the Museu Indígena, which presents various content from indigenous people, like bows, arrows, spears, paintings and even representative sculptures.
Actually, the beach has a great amount of sculptures presenting Portuguese people and the service or the indigenous people and their admiration, doubt and respect for the european christian religion.
In the museum you will find tools that were important for indigenous history in its evolution.
Indigenous pictures were also main features at the local museum. For instance, their tribute to their Sun Protector: Niamussu.
Kitchen utensils made of clay are enchanting, mostly taking into consideration that in the indigenous culture, the format of clay can tell stories.
When the shape is different, the stories around it are different and the period of time changes as well.
There are still pictures that represent the changings that happened to this people since the sixteenth century and their interactions with the europeans.
Several sentences written in the museum walls tell the visitors about the place and about how the indigenous felt when experiencing the colonization of Brazil in 1530.
Other sentences present declarations of indigenous living in this century. They tell about how their ancestors and culture made them look to the world from other perspective. Some of them give little statements on how they feel:
Daniel C Biá (indigenous) affirms that his only wish is that his people receives comprehension worldwide.
The place also has antique local art of the Pataxó people.
These are just a part of the many things that you may know coming to the museum of Coroa Vermelha beach.
Those who visit the Coroa Vermelha beach also have the option of taking a nice kayak ride through the see, which makes possible to see the regional coral reefs even closer.
Just to keep the ride safe there are safety vests available.
You can also enjoy the beach market, where you will find several tents with indigenous objects, for instance: imitation jewelry, clothes, baskets, nets, and masks.
There are many options of things to take home as a souvenir so you can remember how enchanting and beautiful your trip was.
Bamboo crafting are are largely sold, just like some objects in which the indigenous apply the technique of weaving straw, The selling of straw hats is very attractive to tourists.
Beyond the craftings you will also be able to try the typical food of the region and, of course, Bahia’s typical dishes. Oysters and crabs are among the main interests of the place.
Eating there offers many possibilities for you to choose, so you can pick snacks, salads, set meals or even barbecue depending of the restaurants.
The indigenous village of Pataxó:
At Coroa Vermelha beach it is also possible to visit the indigenous village of the Pataxó people, where you can be in contact with the culture.
You will see the ocas, their habitation. The houses are made mainly of straw and palm tree leaves and they’re structured on little wooden foundations.
An oca may have bigger dimensions. Some of they might be 30 meters high.
The best is that you can visit them and also meet their inside. Usually this is done with the company of a guide that will tell you a little bit of the structure.
If you’re lucky you may even attend to a indigenous lecture where one of them will teach you about the culture, history, and leisure activities of his people.
You may take pictures with the indigenous.
Is the Cora Vermelha beach good for children?
Yes, it is a nice place for children, mainly because there is a calm tide which is also still and shallow.
The sand trails that cross the sea is a clear invitation for short walks, don’t you think?
How do I get there?
The beach is approximately 14 kilometers away from Porto Seguro, therefore being hosted at this city may be good for reference.
It is recommended that you go by the express bus, which will take you to the main tourist spots of the city. Of course, that includes the Coroa Vermelha beach. The ride will cost you 4,50 reais.
If you want to go by car, go through the BR 367 road.
Other tourist spots:
Porto Seguro has a lot of other tourist spots that you can enjoy, mostly buy the Rota do Descobrimento (the discovery route) where you can find: the historic center, the discovery place and the Memorial da Epopéia.
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