Leisure Guide in Barra do Sahy
Apart from wonderfull beaches, there´s a lot to do in Barra do Sahy. You may explore the sea, the islands close by, walk through treks, visit waterfalls... There´s fun for all ages, tastes and budgets. We´ve listed a few ideas and adresses. Have a great time!
TRIP TO "AS ILHAS" WITH LOCAL BOATSMEN
As Ilhas is an island that has 2 beautiful sandy beaches. The trip takes about 10 minutes. The boats stay by the river and it´s easy. Just set with them. The trip costs about R$ 40,00 per person. Information - Cati 12 99145-7880 Lili 12 99749-0639 Haroldo 12 99715-1477
LOCAL TREKS WITH NO GUIDE - SANTANA CHAPEL
Walk by the sea to the left, follow the river and cross the wooden bridge. That is an old local caiçara chapel. Masses Sunday mornings.
LOCAL TREKS WITH NO GUIDE - NATURAL POOL AT CANTO BRAVO
At Canto Bravo (right side of the beach), go to the end of the beach and follow the dirt trek that go towards the rocks. You get to a natural rock pool. In calm days you can view sea turtles. Lovely place to watch the sunset.
The biggest waterfall in the region, with several falls. The first fall is 30 minutes by foot and it is possible to go without a guide if you have a little treking experience. It´s wise to use tennis or boots. Guides and information in Estacionamento do Cícero,that stays at the end of Estrada do Cascalho at the entrance of the treks. On the way back, try a Sapoti caipirinha.
PRAIA BRAVA - a desert beach treck
Praia Brava is a deserted beach in a National Park area. You can get there by foot - one hour walking trek, leaving from Boiçucanga, that is 15 minutes by car from Sahy.
How to get there: after Boiçucanga, driving towards Maresias, turn right at Estrada da Praia Brava. Park your car and follow by foot.
SURF AND STAND UP CLASSES
Learn how to surf or improve your techniques.
Escola de surf Canto Magico - com Isley (CREF 080034/SP) tel 12 99732-0771 Escola de Surf Sahysurfando - 12 97817-4700
RIDES WITH GREENWAY AGENCY
The agency offers a number of tours, such as walking through the forest and Barra do Una rivers in canoes, kayaks and sups, stand up classes, walk through Sitio Jatoba. More information on www.greenwaybrasil .or at tel 12 3863-2422
MARINA VITÓRIA - BOAT TRIPS
Motorboat BRM 31´cabinada,visits several islands in the area, like Ilha dos Gatos, As Ilhas, Ilha das Couves.More information at Marina Vitória 12 3865-1748
Prices from R$ 150.
Standing behind the islanda "As Ilhas", Couves is a paradise, hidden and preserved. It´s the bas of Projeto Rios e Montanhas that does hawaian canoe trips and snorquel diving in aquatic trek.
Informations with Betinho: 011 97891-2277
MARINA CANOA - BOAT RIDE
Boat rides to island like Montão de Trigo or beyond.
Informations Marina Canoa 12 99770 0444