About Ilheus


Let's have a look around into background of Ilheus
  • Region:Bahia
  • Country:Brazil  
  • Latitude:-14.8166667 
  • Longitude: -39.0333333
  • Time zone: America/Bahia
  • Current time zone offset: UTC/GMT -3 hour

Weather in Ilheus

  • Climate: Humidity
  • Best Time to Visit: March, January, and then February 

Location

Ilheus is a major city located in the southern coastal region of Bahia, Brazil, 211 km south of Salvador, the state's capital. The city was founded in 1534 as Vila de Sao Jorge dos Ilheus and is known as one of the most important tourism centers of the northeast of Brazil. Ilheus has approximately 222,000 inhabitants, with an area of 1850 km sq, and its downtown is located 1 km away from the Atlantic Ocean.

Distance from Ilheus center to Airport

  • Airport: Ilheus/Bahia-Jorge Amado Airport 
  • Driving Distance: 3 miles / 5 km
  • Driving Time: 10 minutes
  • Languages: Portuguese

Modes of transport

Airport: Ilheus/Bahia-Jorge Amado Airport 

Customs and Tipping

For Restaurants and Bars:

  • Waitress and Bartender – 15-20% of the Bill.

For Hotels:

  • Room Service: $3-5
  • Housekeeper: $3-5
  • Concierge: $3-5

Valet Parking:

  • Parking or Returning Car: 15-20% of the Bill.

Nearby Tourist Cities

  • Ibirapitanga,
  • Mascote,
  • Ubata

Emergency Contact Numbers in Ilheus city

  • Fire / Police/ Ambulance: 211
  • Airport: Ilheus/Bahia-Jorge Amado Airport(+55 73 3234-4000)
  • Hospital:Hospital of Eyes of Ilhéus (+55 73 3634-3959)

Events

Let’s step into extensive list of To Dos in Ilheus.

  • Universo Paralello Festival
  • Convention Center 
  • Guimarães Event Space

Tourist Attractions

  • Alava Beach
  • Tent of the Teatro Popular
  • Christ Beach

Theatre & Concerts

  • Santa Clara Cinema
  • City Hall of Ilheus

Visit Top Restaurants in Ilheus

  • Cabana da Empada
  • Bataclan
  • Sorveteria Ponto Chic

Top Shopping Centers in Ilheus

  • Memory One Brasil Ind e Com de Informática
  • Maanaim
  • Virgilio Amorim Building

Museums, Galleries and Gardens

  • Jorge Amado Culture House
  • Condomínio Jardim Atlântico
  • Frei Vantuy Settlement

Iconic Delicacies of Iconic Restros

  • Cabana da Empada - Snack
  • Sorveteria Ponto Chic - icecream
  • Bataclan - Steak

Sports Club

  • Master Karate Club
  • Academia Celebrity Fitness

Shelling Out Dollars

  • Imported beer: $6.50 
  • Taxi: $5.00 
  • 3 BHK (Downtown): $1733.33 
  • Cheap meal: $18.00 
  • Gasoline: $3.93
  • 3 course meal: $90.00 
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