Ilheus is a major city situated in Brazil's southern coastal region of Bahia, 211 kilometers south of Salvador, state's capital. Originally, the city was founded as Vila de Sao Jorge dos Ilheus in 1534 and is known as one of the major tourism centers of northeast of Brazil.
Ilheus has approximately 223,000 inhabitants and an area of 1,841 km2 (711 ml2). Its downtown is situated one kilometer away from the Atlantic. Once among the biggest exporters of cocoa beans, today the city of Ilheus depends almost entirely on tourism. Its economy is based on tourism as a result of its beautiful beaches and cultural heritage which includes early Portuguese history, buildings and culinary distinctions, bringing many Brazilian and foreign tourists to the city.
Ilheus is the home town of Jorge Amado, the most popular writer in Brazil, who wrote more than 25 novels, translated into 48 languages and on bestseller lists in 52 countries. The novels, including Gabriela, Clove and Cinnamon and Dona Flor and Her Two Husbands describe life and customs in Brazil's Northeastern region. The plots of Amado treat the lives of poor rural and urban mulatto and black communities of Bahia, as well as land wars raged in Ilheus, where cocoa barons killed for cocoa plantations and power.
Highlights: Beaches, Sao Jorge & Sao Sebastiano churches
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Port Ilheus cruise ship schedule shows timetable calendars of all arrival and departure dates by month. The port's schedule lists all ships (in links) with cruises going to or leaving from Ilheus, Brazil. To see the full itineraries (ports of call dates and arrival / departure times) and their lowest rates – just follow the corresponding ship-link.
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