Getting There

By Car -- Praia do Forte is 50km (31 miles) north of Salvador on the Estrada do Coco highway, which starts just past Itapoã beach by the airport.

By Bus -- The Nossa Senhora das Graças bus company provides regular service between Praia do Forte and Salvador, leaving from the Salvador Rodoviaria. Buses run almost every hour between 6am and 6pm. For exact times phone tel. 071/3676-1607. Fares are R$8. The trip takes 2 1/2 hours.

By Taxi -- Centro Turistico (tel. 071/3676-1091 or 9989-9864; offers transfers to Praia do Forte from anywhere in the city of Salvador for R$65 per person or R$60 per person from Salvador airport.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.