Where to stay around Salvador?

Our 2018 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 359 holiday lettings near Salvador. From 211 apartments to 113 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Salvador is on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when travelling to Salvador?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of holiday accommodations for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Salvador:

  • Costa Azul: 22 holiday homes
  • Barra: 122 holiday homes
  • Pituba: 25 holiday homes
  • Rio Vermelho: 33 holiday homes
  • Santo Antônio Além do Carmo: 17 holiday homes

For other neighbourhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

What are the most popular points of interest and landmarks to stay near when travelling to Salvador?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Salvador. From HomeAway travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Our lady of the Rosary of Black People: 342 holiday lettings
  • Bahia Marina: 339 holiday lettings
  • Barra Shopping Mall: 335 holiday lettings
  • Paciencia Beach: 341 holiday lettings
  • Dique do Tororo: 340 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Salvador listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent apartments in Salvador?

Yes, of course. HomeAway offers 211 apartments in Salvador. Our other popular types of Salvador holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 113 self catering accommodations
  • Condos: 12 self catering accommodations
  • Villas: 3 self catering accommodations

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Salvador?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 243 holiday homes with pool available in Salvador. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.

    Salvador World Cup Accommodation

    Salvador is a distinctive city that still wears its colonial origins; African and Portuguese influences are everywhere, especially in the Pelourhino. This historical centre is famed for its churches and brightly coloured colonial buildings that have made it a World Heritage Site. A few more colours will be added to this vibrant city when the World Cup kicks off in June. Spain v Netherlands gets the group stages going on 13th, followed by Germany v Portugal on 16th. Four days later Switzerland take on France before Bosnia-Herzegovina play Iran on 25th. On 1st July, the winner of group H will take on the group G runner-up, while four days later Salvador will host a quarter final tie.

    World Cup accommodation in Salvador features a good selection of beachfront apartments and villas. At the upper end of the market, there’s a duplex penthouse with private pool, maid service, beach access and private garage – though it comes at premium. Affordable apartments are also available within 100 metres of the beach, however, as well as town houses equipped with games room and all the conveniences the modern traveller could wish for. For those who prefer a more traditional abode, the old town has grand colonial houses that are brightly painted and full of character.

    Things to Do on Holiday in Salvador, Brazil

    Tourists spending their holidays in Salvador will find that they are spoilt for choice when it comes to finding things to do when in Brazil’s 3rd largest city. Beach lovers are well catered for here - Salvador boasts over 30 miles of coastline. This means that there are beaches for all activities. There are coves sheltered by reefs, ideal for children’s bathing or for snorkelling. There are also long stretches of beach exposed to the Atlantic, ideal for surfers and more lively water sports activities. Visitors looking in indulge in some retail therapy will be pleased to discover that the city is well endowed with shopping malls and centres. These include Shopping Iguatemi, Shopping Paralela and Salvador Shopping to name but a few.

    Places to Visit on Holiday in Salvador, Brazil

    Visitors spending their holidays in Salvador who wish to discover the city’s long and varied history may wish to visit the city’s Historic Centre. Here visitors will find a wealth of brightly coloured colonial style buildings, along with a number of architecturally fascinating churches and palaces, earning the whole area UNESCO World Heritage Site status. Salvador also boasts numerous museums, displaying a diverse range of subjects which reflect the city’s cultural and historic heritage. Of particular interest is the Museu de Arte de Bahia, where collections of paintings, porcelain and artefacts from the 17th and 18th century are displayed. The Museu de Cidade is also well worth a visit, with its large collection of artefacts reflecting the city’s long history and heritage.

    Weather in Salvador, Brazil

    Visitors spending their holidays in Salvador will discover that the city enjoys a tropical rainforest type climate. Average temperatures in the early to mid 30s degrees Celsius, as well as the warm and humid conditions are relatively constant throughout the year. The city receives an average annual rainfall of around 75 inches.

    Travel to Salvador, Brazil

    Tourists looking to spend their holidays in Salvador will need to first fly to Rio de Janeiro-Galeao International Airport(GIG). British Airways operate regular flights here from London Heathrow (LHR). They will then need to take one of the many connecting flights to Salvador International Airport (SSA).

    Activities and attractions in and around Salvador

    Are you hoping to find things to do while you're in the area? Although it can be tempting to stay in your comfortable holiday rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Salvador a fun spot to go on holiday. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Salvador Zoo (2.5 mi / 3.9 km)
    • Joventino Silva City Park (3.1 mi / 5 km)

    Seasonal weather in Salvador

    If you're hoping to enjoy some warm-weather activities on your holiday, January, February, March and April are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 30°F.

    Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Salvador

    Whether you're an adventurous traveller or just want to take in the scenery, Salvador is a great place to get outside. These are some of the area's most enchanting sights, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

    • Porto da Barra Beach (2.4 mi / 3.9 km)
    • Hill of Christ (2.6 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Farol da Barra Beach (2.7 mi / 4.3 km)
    • Dique do Tororo (0.8 mi / 1.3 km)
    • Ondina Beach (2.5 mi / 4.1 km)
    • Rio Vermelho Beach (2.7 mi / 4.4 km)