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Bahian in Caraíva

Boteco do Pará

A Caraíva classic for more than three decades, Boteco do Pará is the best of several casual eateries specializing in fresh seafood. It's a lovely rustic venue for relaxing by the river and feasting on traditional mo…
Italian in Caraíva

Mangue Sereno

Homemade pastas and creative seafood dishes are locally famous at this lovely restaurant at the pousada (guesthouse) of the same name; the romantic, low-key setting is a great spot for a leisurely dinner.
Cultural Center in Caraíva

Centro Cultural de Tradições Indígenas

On the edge of the river, the Centro Cultural de Tradições Indígenas offers exhibits, performances and more information on the Pataxó. Visit www.caraiva.com.br for more information.
Vegetarian in Caraíva

Canto da Duca

Duca is a local artist who's skilled at creating art-naïf works from her small studio-home; she also whips up enormous vegetarian prato feito lunch plates.