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Cocoa Coast

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Cocoa Coast

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Cocoa Coast (Costa do Cacao) is a part of coastal line of the state of Bahia in Brazil. The name comes from 17th century cocoa plantations, which used to be the base of local economy.


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The Costa dos Coqueiros of area comprises all the northern coast of Bahia, in Brazil, spanning one hundred ninety-three kilometers. In the state, between the tourisical area of ​​the Bay of All Saints / Salvador and the state of Sergipe, ie the Ipitanga until Mangue Seco.

Having been part of the land of Garcia D'Avila, the Costa dos Coqueiros still has remnants of the old allotment of Ávila as the House of Garcia d'Avila Tower Residence with the Great House of function, strength and surveillance post.

The Tower House or Garcia d'Avila Castle served as the base for the colonization of the north coast and the expansion of cattle ranching in Brazil's Northeast region shaped like a sort of feud. The allotment of Garcia D'Avila and later his heir, also grandson of Caramuru and Catarina Paraguaçu, continued to expand with the installation of corrals to the land of Pernambuco and the West to Jacobina.

The Costa dos Coqueiros is cut by BA-099 in its two sections the Coconut Road and Green Line extension to equipped with numerous lodging facilities in a total of 11,611 beds according to SCT.


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  • ETIV do Brasil [1] offers meaningful volunteer opportunities in the stunning tropical surf town of Itacaré. Volunteer with projects in Youth Development, Environmental Conservation and Women's Empowerment whilst spending your free time on one of Itacaré's many breath taking beaches.

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