Coconut trees and beautiful beachesLocated in the southern region of Brazil, Ilheus was once a major producer of cocoa and is now a key vacation destination and one of the most important tourism centres in northeast Brazil.
Once you’ve caught a glimpse of Ilheus’s beaches you’ll soon see why! These are among some of the most beautiful and renowned in the world, many lined with picture-postcard coconut trees.
A day lounging in the sun will, for many passengers embody the ideal day away from the ship as they choose to spend their day off the cruise liner soaking up the rays. However, as always, MSC Cruises has laid on an exciting package of activities and tours that represent the best deals and day trips that make the most of what this city has to offer.
Why not take the city tour and enjoy Ilheus’s elegant Portuguese architecture, finishing off the day with a dip in the warm seas.
Visit the home of Brazil’s best-known and most popular writer, Jorge Amado, whose books have been on the bestseller list in 52 countries. Epicureans will be delighted to learn more about the city’s cocoa heritage and the stopover at the Ilheus’ Chocolate Homemade Factory is always popular!
Pick up a souvenir of your vacation with some pretty handicrafts and go home with something that will always remind you of Ilheus.
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