Hostels in Itacaré, Brazil

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Get to know Itacaré (no more "I wish I knew this before")

This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Itacaré.

Guess what? Itacaré is also named and spelled Itacare - It is the same destination. Goodbye confusion.

Itacaré is a tiny surf city located in a really special region in the southern Bahia state where the Brazilian coast started being discovered centuries ago. Most of the city still has structures of that time, including the first church and colonial mansions.

In this region, featuring extensive sand beaches and high coconut trees, there are rock formations that are unique within kilometers of the coast, allowing Itacaré to be one of the most famous Brazilian surf spots. Together with good waves and a stunning nature, you'll have a very easy time finding Itacaré hostels, bars, and restaurants; there is also a very special handmade eighty-five-percent-cocoa chocolate in this region known by Cocoa Coast.

The hostels in Itacaré are all well located since the town is very small and walking distances are short between the town and the five closer beaches named Praia da Concha, Resende, Tiririca, Costa, and Ribeira. Itacaré also has other six must-go beaches, some of them accessed by road and some only by trail. You can visit Prainha, Jeribucaçu, and Itacarézinho beaches as well.

The most promising street on the Itacaré tourist route is called Passarela da Vila, a new charming boardwalk that offers high quality hostels and restaurants in addition to diverse tourist commerce and services. It is the open gate to the Itacaré tourist area, so it is good to find a place to stay around and it is an easy task. Arriving at the bus station you can walk about five minutes until you reach this point and from there you will have all you need and want after traveling. A good idea is to stay in one of the first few hostels you find -- just choose one you like and then explore the area as you go and discover the other places. Just relax -- put down your bags, take a shower, and go out to Passarela da Vila and Pituba streets (where there is a tourist information office) and you will find your way.

Written by local enthusiast for Itacaré hostels

Written by local enthusiast for Itacaré hostels Dan C.

FAQ about Itacaré Hostels

We've collected the most common questions for hostels in Itacaré. The more you know, the better you can plan with confidence and ease, right?

A hostel in Itacaré costs $16 for a dorm. A private room in a hostel in Itacaré costs $55. (based on price comparison)
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Mais Que Nada Itacaré - Hostel, Bar & Breakfast is the best hostel for partying in Itacaré.

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Itacaré Hostel Cheatsheet

Above we list every single hostel there is in the city. Let us take a broader look at what you can expect - and what not. We created this cheatsheet for you to get a more complete picture of the hostel quality in Itacaré, average prices and types of hostels to choose from.
14 Total number of hostels
$16 Average dorm price
$55 Average private room price
$10 Cheapest hostel in Itacaré
LahSelva Pousada Hostel is the cheapest
8 Party hostels in Itacaré
8.3 Average rating of all hostels

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Travel Tips for Itacaré - from the Community

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