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Ilheus played an important role in the history of the Brazilian economy during the 19th century is a major city located in the southern coastal region of Bahia. It is also known as the “Land of Chocolate” and “Cocoa Capital” was the main port of cocoa production from Bahia port to the world. The city’s reputation as a tourist destination has recently touched new heights due to Cocoa Coast and its sandy beaches that appeal surfers and divers from all corners of the world. This Brazilian city represents a perfect balance for those looking for some relaxation as well as fun. So if you want to feel relaxed and at the same time want to indulge in fun-filled activities then fly to IIheus now.
Enjoy your sightseeing trip to Ilheus with a visit to Cathedral Sao Sebastiao which was inaugurated in 1967 after 36 years of construction with a height of 47 meters, it is one of the landmarks of the Ilheus. Visit the other major attraction of the city the former residence of the Amado family where Jorge Amado began his early writings is now reformed and transformed into the Jorge Amado House of Culture. If you want to go to the beach then there are so many to choose from to enjoy a variety of activities. If you are an adventure lover and love jet skiing, kayaking then Do Cristo beach is a perfect choice for you as the beach is renowned for water sports. Do Norte beach offer its visitors the options to enjoy fishing, swimming, surfing etc. Don’t miss a visit to the Sacred Art Museum which carries sacred documents and valuable items form 16th, 17th and 18th centuries. If you love shopping then do visit Mercado de Artesanato, a bustling market showcasing the lovely white dresses, crocheted textiles and beaded jewellery is a great place to pick up Bahian souvenirs.
IIheus and Comandatuba are tropical destinations are year-round destinations but with differences in weather you can enjoy more amusement opportunities over here. The months of October and November are typically low-season months and are great months for vacations. December to March is the high season to visit and is the best time to visit IIheus where you can enjoy lots of entertainment opportunities and fun.
There are various airlines that offer flights from London, United Kingdom to IIheus are LATAM, Air France, British Airways, AZUL GOL Airlines, TAP Portugal and Alitalia. The most popular connecting city when flying from London to IIheus is Lisbon. Airports serving London are Southend, Heathrow, Gatwick, Luton and Stansted and the airport servicing IIheus is Jorge Amado, Ilheus (IOS).
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