Surf, beaches and waterfalls
Ubatuba is known as the “Capital of Surf” and features 70 beaches that please all types of tourists.
Itamambuca is the right place for those looking for the best waves in the area. It hosts national and international championships and is usually packed with beautiful people flirting on the sand. Travelers who prefer a peaceful environment and a place to open up their parasols and enjoy the view, Picinguaba or Almada beaches are the best choices. For those who are traveling with children the charm are the calm waters of beaches such as Lázaro, Maranduba and Lagoinha. Nightlife is around Itaguá and Cruzeiro.
Tourists can also visit waterfalls and treks amidst the Atlantic Forest.
Lagoinha Ruins, Ilha Anchieta State Park, Tamar Project, Aquarium / Sea Life Museum, Porto Manor, 102 beaches.
Summer Festival, Meeting of Folias de Reis (January), Carnival and Traditional Marchinha Songs Festival, Staging of the Passion of Christ (March), Atlantic Forest Festival, Saint Peter the Fisherman Feast (June), Divine Holy Spirit Feast, Amada Shrimp Festival (July), Caiçarada (August), City Anniversary, Festival of the Nations (October), Several sports events: swimming, surf, stand up paddle, sailing, running, biking.
City Hall: www.ubatuba.sp.gov.br
Tourist Office: (55 + 12) 3833-9007
Tourist Information: (55 + 12) 3833-9123
Ubatuba is 234 km from São Paulo.
Car: Ayrton Senna-Carvalho Pinto System (SP-070) until you reach exit 96 and then take Rodovia dos Tamoios (SP-099) until you reach Caraguatatuba and then take Rio-Santos (SP-055).
Bus: Viação Litorânea - www.passaromarron.com.br - Phone: 0800-2853047
Buses depart from Terminal Rodoviário Tietê (São Paulo - SP).
Hotels and Restaurants
Itamambuca Ecoresort - R. Manoel Soares Filho, 755, Itamambuca - (55 + 12) 3834-3000 - www.itamambuca.com.br
Hotel São Charbel - Praça Nobrega, 280, Centro - (55 + 12) 3832-1090 - www.saocharbel.com.br
Ubatuba Palace Hotel - Av. Cel. Domiciano, 500,Centro - (55 + 12) 3832-4500 - www.ubatubapalace.com.br
Hotel Giprita - Rua João Ramalho, 201, Parque Viva Mar - (55 + 12) 3832-2011 - www.giprita.com.br
Água Doce Praia Hotel - Rodovia SP 55 Caraguá – Ubatuba, Km 68,5 Praia Dura - www.aguadocepraiahotel.com.br
Recanto das Toninhas - Rodovia Rio-Santos, Km 55,5, Praia das Toninhas - (55 + 12) 3842 1425 - www.recantodastoninhas.com.br
Rei do Peixe - R. Guarani, 480, Itaguá - (55 + 12) 3832-3272 - www.reidopeixe.com.br
Ubapirá - R. Guarani, 335, Centro - (55 + 12) 3832-4632
Peixe com Banana - R. Guarani, 255, Centro - (55 + 12) 3832-6873
Perequim - R. Guarani, 385, Centro - (55 + 12) 3832-1354 - www.perequim.com.br
Pizzaria São Paulo - R. Dr. Esteves da Silva, 26 - (55 + 12) 3832-7457
Sabor do Mar - Avenida Leovigildo Dias Vieira, 326 - (55 + 12) 3832-3732 - www.sabordomarubatuba.com.br