THE ENCHANTMENT AND MYSTICISM OF THE CAPÃO VALLEY
With a pleasant climate and an average annual temperature that doesn’t pass 19 degree Celsius (66 degrees Fahrenheit), the magical Capão Valley, belonging to the municipality of Palmeiras, attracts people from around the world looking for naturism, spirituality, health and adventure. In between the mountains of the valley, quaint bed and breakfasts can be found for those who want contact with a healthier life, experiences with healing, self-knowledge and relaxing. This mystical atmosphere of peace and tranquility is what most attracts people to this ecological sanctuary of the Chapada Diamantina.
The Capão Valley is surrounded by countless eye-opening landscapes and natural beauty. The Fumaça Waterfall is the most famous. It is the second highest in Brazil with a free fall of 340 meters (1,115 feet) and a breathtaking view. The Pai Inácio Mountain with its 1,150 meters (3773 feet), is a fantastic place from which to contemplate the region. It is also the picture postcard of the Chapada and belongs to the municipality of Palmeiras.
Most of the bed and breakfasts offer therapeutic services like meditation, hydrotherapy, relaxation, walks, yoga and saunas. They also give tips on natural nutrition, massages, and other methods of healing. While in tune with the environment, the Capão Valley promotes sustainable activities like beekeeping and organic agriculture.