Some mansions built during the period when cocoa brought wealth to the region, between the 19th and 20th centuries, are still standing, restored. A single street, Pedro Longo, concentrates commerce. At night, she shares the excitement with Praia da Concha, where most of the hotels are located, as well as bars. Dream hotels and resorts are located on the beautiful and almost private Itacarezinho Beach, offer not only comfort and stewardship, but tours that explore the mangroves, rivers and waterfalls of the region. With sun shining practically all year, you can even plan your trip for the months when the city is quieter, between July and October. In addition, there is an opportunity to spot whales, which appear in the region for mating.