Boipeba Island and the region has a dense rainforest with its salt marshes, sand dunes, mangroves, reefs, and coconut-palmed beaches. The reefs up and down the coast, protect the beaches from ocean currents, which makes for ideal swimming.
Boipeba still retains its tranquility and small fishing village even with growing tourism. The island of Boipeba is located about 180 km south of Salvador, Bahia. The most economical way to get to Boipeba takes about 5 hours. Take the ferry boat at Sao Joaquim in Salvador to Bom Despacio on the island of Itaparica and then another boat to Boipeba.
The long boat ride is worth it for taking photographs and seeing various kinds of mangroves and fauna. Boipeba Island is a hidden paradise in northern Brazil that is well worth visiting.