Arraial d ‘Ajuda is one of the most charming destinations of Brazil, presents a valuable historic center, which arose from the construction of the Church of Our Lady D’Ajuda in 1549, as a result of the Jesuit Missions of catechesis of the people oldest of the place, the Pataxós Indians.
The main street, called “Broadway” for its undeniable cosmopolitan visitors, Mucuje Street, main street of restaurants and bars, the paved road that leads to the most coveted beaches of Arraial, sophisticated home shopping to satisfy demanding consumers, “La Plaza de los Artesanos” highlighting the creativity of popular artists. Regional crafts such as wood pieces, made by the Pataxó Indians.
Also artistic events associated with restaurants and bars.
The beaches of warm waters at low tide become natural pools, coral reefs where turtles and colorfull fish are normally sighted. The “Estrada da Balsa” posadas has one foot in the sand. Where is the beach of Posada Morada dos Macacos.
The most famous beaches are Apaga Fogo, Araçaipe, Mucuje, Parracho, Pitinga, Lagoa Azul, Taipei and Rio da Barra.
Arraial D´Ajuda’s special charm brought international visitors, and many of them have taken up residence. Argentines, Italians, Spaniards, Germans, have contributed to the growth of the place.