About Ilha de Boipeba

The island of Boipeda located in the municipality of Cairu, on the coast of the state Brazilian from Bahia.

Its name comes from the Tupi language, meaning "a bored snake", indigenous name for the sea turtle.

It is the neighboring island of Tinharé ( Morro de São Paulo ), becoming a popular tourist spot of Bahia . Presents vegetation typical of the Atlantic Forest, with fruit trees native , several species of palm trees , sandbanks , reefs of coral and one of the largest