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Itajai, Brazil

Itajai is a Brazilian city in the state of Santa Catarina. It is located on the Northern coast of the state on the banks of the river Rio Itajai-Acu. It is home to the biggest fishing port in the country and has many beautiful beaches.

Itajaí beaches include Molhes, Atalaia, Jeremias, Cabeçudas, Morcego, Praia Brava and Solidão. The city also has ample rural areas and a beautiful natural landscape, with a rich heritage of Portuguese and German immigrants. The principal festival of the city is the Marejada, a Portuguese festival of fishing and seafood.

Things to see and do

* Itajai Cathedral
* History Museum
* Beaches

Cruise Season – Jan - Dec
Currency – Real (R$) (BRL)
Language – Portuguese
Population – 168,000 approx
Land Area – 304 km²
Electricity – 2 perpendicular flat pins USA style
Time – GMT minus three hours
International Country Telephone Code – + 55

Port Location – Itajai has a dedicated pier for passenger vessels which is located in the downtown area of the city.

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