Destination guide

Travel to lively Barra

Come and experience Barra and its live music, monuments and history. This city is well-known for its beaches and parks. Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra and Hill of Christ are just a couple of the must-see attractions. Many of our holiday rentals offer full kitchens, spacious living quarters and sometimes even a hot tub—perfect for a relaxing getaway.


Activities and attractions in Barra

Are you looking for things to do in the area? Venture out of your cosy holiday rental and experience everything that makes Barra a fun place to get away to. Here are some of the most popular attractions to explore, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Salvador Zoo (1.5 mi / 2.4 km)
  • Joventino Silva City Park (3.7 mi / 5.9 km)
Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Barra

Whether you're looking for adventure or just want to take in the scenery, Barra is a great place to get out in nature. These are a few of the area's most enchanting natural features, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city centre:

  • Hill of Christ (0.4 mi / 0.6 km)
  • Farol da Barra Beach (0.4 mi / 0.7 km)
  • Porto da Barra Beach (0.5 mi / 0.8 km)
  • Ondina Beach (1.2 mi / 1.9 km)
  • Dique do Tororo (2 mi / 3.1 km)
  • Rio Vermelho Beach (2 mi / 3.2 km)
How to get there

How to get to and around Barra

The nearest airport is in Salvador (SSA-Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes Intl.), located 14.3 mi (23 km) from the city centre.

How many holiday rentals are available around Barra?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 254 holiday lettings around Barra. From 219 flats & apartments to 17 houses, find unique self catering accommodation for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends for a long holiday or a weekend break.

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

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 Barra:

  • Stella Maris: 117 holiday homes
  • Vilas do Atlantico: 90 holiday homes
  • Itapuã: 47 holiday homes
  • Rio Vermelho: 99 holiday homes
  • Pituba: 93 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 Barra? offers a large selection of holiday accommodations near great places in Barra. From travellers, the most popular points of interest to stay near are:

  • Farol da Barra Beach: 848 holiday lettings
  • Porto da Barra Beach: 852 holiday lettings
  • Hill of Christ: 852 holiday lettings
  • Sao Diogo Fort: 853 holiday lettings
  • Barra Shopping Mall: 853 holiday lettings

But there are many other points of interest around Barra listed on 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 Flats in Barra?

Yes, of course. offers 219 Flats in Barra. Our other popular types of Barra holiday rentals include:

  • Houses: 17 self catering accommodations
  • Studios: 229 self catering accommodations
  • Hotels: 2 self catering accommodations

But you can also enjoy a great stay in one of our other holiday rentals including Guest houses and more.

Can I find a holiday accommodation with pool in Barra?

Yes, you can select your preferred holiday accommodation with pool among our 93 holiday homes with pool available in Barra. Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available.