The former hippy villages of Morro Branco and Canoa Quebrada are famous for either their magnificent beaches and popular amongst both Brazilian and foreign tourists. Bordered by magnificently coloured dunes, lagoons and canyons, these beaches offer spectacular views. The canyons were created by the ocean which over millions of years deposited all types of algae, which cause the sand in the wlls to be coloured. The local population uses the sand from these layers to artistically fill glasses, jars and vases.
Along the beautiful, vast beaches there are many barracas where the food is delicious. Canoa Quebrada is a nice fishing village with many pousadas, restaurants and bars where you can go out until deep in the night.