and yes a small shopping mall is available in PORTO SEGURO, but with, the passarella to alcool, a couple hundreds meters away sure is not a must do activity. anyway ( tip for girls...) you can see a dozen shops and take a cup of coffey.
when i was there it was here that i got the best deal changing currency. no need to go to a bank ( they offer less, anyway...! ).
passarela do alcool: capeta
a big camelot street you´ll be abble to buy almost everything.
even food and drinks are available i strongly recomend "capeta", sold mostly, on colorfull stands, like in the picture, along the "passarela do alcool".
passarela do alcool by day
side by side, along the "passarela", with camelot standigs selling a little bit of everything, there are these colorfull shops selling mostly t shirts, shorts and clothing items.i have here a travelogue in my porto seguro pg.