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How to Get to Porto Seguro:
Normally there are no international flights to Porto Seguro. The easiest way of getting in is through São Paulo or through Belo Horizonte. If coming in through Rio, the most common connection is through Belo Horizonte.
To learn which companies Fly to these cities, see the “about” section of each city or scroll down below to the "Learn More About Related Destinations".
The city is is a mix of history and natural beauty made in a unique way. The nature is so preserved, with its sand dunes, warm and clean waters. In the city center, the historical buildings are everywhere, and you can also enjoy live capoeira shows on the streets.
But the high point of the trip is definitely the beaches! They are so many and so beautiful that you will have a hard time to decide where to go! This charming city will win you over.
What to see:
Porto Seguro is a beach destination, so you can look forward to surround yourself in clean and warm waters. Beaches like Taperapuã, Itacimirim, Mundaí, Barramares, are one of the most famous beaches in the city. And at the city center you will have an experience to see preserved buildings and churches.
Cross the ferry to Arraial D´Ajuda and you will discover many more breath-taking destinations. The rustic city of Trancoso, the amazing Praia do Espelho (Mirror beach) and the several beaches in Arraial d´’Ajuda are just a few of the incredible options you will have there.
Climate and Temperature in Porto Seguro:
Rainy winter, sunny summer.
The water temperature is around 27 Degrees Celsius or 81 Degrees Fahrenheit. The temperature average throughout the year is of a maximum of 32 Degrees Celsius and the minimum slightly above 22 Degrees Celsius or 78 Fahrenheit.
Is slightly colder from May through August.
The rainy season is from February through May. The months of August through December get the less rain.
Average Minimum and Maximum Temperature Over The Year In Celsius
Average Minimum and Maximum Temperature Over The Year In Fahrenheit
The best time to go:
Go in the Summer, from December through March and enjoy its incredible beaches.
What to try from the local cuisine:
Acarajé: dish made from peeled beans formed into a ball and then deep-fried in dendê, with dried shrimp, onions, and vatapá.
Caruru: typical dish made from okra, onion, shrimp, palm oil and toasted nuts
Local Time is UCT/GMT – 3. During Daylight savings, from mid-october through mid-February. Exact dates vary as the time change is always on Saturdays.
Currency is the same all over Brazil - BRL – R$ - Brazilian Reais. Pronounced as Re-eyes (plural) or Re-owl (singular). No establishment accepts payment in any currency other than BRL.
Tap water is not drinkable. You should only drink bottled water. That is what you’ll be served when you ask for “water” anywhere you go.