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Reasons to Visit

Salvador da Bahia

At once laid-back and energetic, the colourful heart of Salvador da Bahia is a treat for the senses; the sound of rhythmic music, the sight of acrobatic capoeira dance performances and the warm sea breeze perfumed by the tempting aromas of Afro-Brazilian Salvadorian cuisine. Salvador is a mix of African and Portuguese influences and the colonial architecture here demonstrates the huge wealth generated in the area in the eighteenth century from its plantations of sugar-cane and tobacco. Salvador is also home of the biggest carnival in the world where, unlike Rio, everyone joins in the throngs and floats which carry musicians through Salvador's streets. Please contact one of our consultants if you would live to attend the Carnival in Salvador. 

You might also want to venture across the bay of Salvador and stay in the idyllic small town of Morro de Sao Paulo or head five hours inland to explore the breathtaking table top mountains and colourful caves of the Chapada Diamantina.

Specialist Knowledge

Need some help with your trip? Berenice Roure has travelled extensively across Brazil and can help with his knowledge and expertise of the attractions and services available.

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Salvador da Bahia
Excursions & Attractions

Special tour of Salvador

Our special tour of Salvador, for a more in-depth perspective on the city's culture, local life and history.

Pelourinho By Night

Enjoy an evening in the colourful Pelourinho district in the company of a local expert guide, who will show you the best plac…

Olodum Rehearsal

Join the crowds at the weekly Olodum rehearsal and enjoy the music that provides the soundtrack to Salvador.

Folklore Show & Dinner

Attend a Bahian folklore show, complete with acrobatic dancing, traditional dress and vibrant music.

All Saint's Bay

Board a schooner boat to cruise around the All Saint's Bay, visiting idyllic islands and relaxing on-board.

Cachoeira & Recôncavo

Journey down the Bahian Recôncavo to the historic town of Cachoeira, visiting a cigar factory and vibrant fruit market.

Accommodation
in Salvador da Bahia

Zank by Toque Hotel

The Zank is a modern "Hip" Hotel with a minimalist decoration in harmony with the Brazilian way of life, elegance and sophist…

Convento Do Carmo Hotel

The warm and refined, elegant hotel set in a former convent dating 1586 is short walk away from Cruz do Pascoal square.

Villa Bahia

This chic, upscale hotel consists of adjoining 17th and 18th-century Colonial-era homes, and retains a historical vibe.

Casa do Amarelindo

Small Boutique hotel is a fully restored 19th century building in the heart of Pelourinho, the historical district of Salvado…

Monte Pascoal

This straightforward hotel overlooking the Atlantic Ocean is across the street from Praia do Farol beach.

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