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Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Salvador

Come and experience Salvador and its monuments, museums and live music. This relaxing city attracts visitors thanks to its beaches and parks. Local cultural sights include Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra and Museum of Modern Art. With a holiday rental, you get a home away from home – many rentals offer full kitchens and outdoor grills for some home cooking.

Activities

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)
Weather

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.

Natural highlights

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)
How to get there

Transport to and around Salvador

Fly into Salvador (SSA-Deputado Luis Eduardo Magalhaes Intl.), the closest airport, located 12.7 mi (20.4 km) from the city centre.

Where to stay near Salvador?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 848 holiday rentals near Salvador. From 488 Condos/Apartments to 316 Houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best place to stay near Salvador for a long holiday or a weekend break is on HomeAway.

What are the most popular destinations to visit in Salvador?

There are many lovely places to stay for a long holiday or just a weekend break in Salvador. From HomeAway travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Praia do Flamengo: 110 holiday rentals
  • Comércio: 36 holiday rentals
  • Jardim Apipema: 145 holiday rentals
  • Ondina Beach: 779 holiday rentals
  • Centro: 62 holiday rentals

HomeAway offers you the possibility to discover many other popular destinations in Salvador! Please use our search bar to access the selection of holiday rentals available in other popular destinations.

What are the main cities to discover in Salvador?

Whether you are travelling solo or with family and friends, here are the cities in Salvador with the largest selection of holiday rentals for a perfect city break:

  • Camaçari: 1,258 holiday homes
  • Valença: 50 holiday homes
  • Barra de Pojuca: 874 holiday homes
  • Arembepe: 375 holiday homes
  • Jaguaripe: 68 holiday homes

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

Near which points of interest can I spend my holidays in Salvador?

HomeAway offers a large selection of holiday homes near great places to visit in Salvador. From HomeAway travellers, the more popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Ondina Beach: 779 holiday rentals
  • Sao Marcelo Fort: 781 holiday rentals
  • Escadas do Carmo: 787 holiday rentals
  • Se Square: 782 holiday rentals
  • Nossa Senhora de Conceicao da Praia Church: 781 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Salvador listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Just write your wanted destination in our search bar and have a look at our selection of holiday homes.

Explore destinations around Salvador

Camaçari
1,258 holiday rentals
Valença
50 holiday rentals
Barra de Pojuca
874 holiday rentals
Arembepe
375 holiday rentals
Jaguaripe
68 holiday rentals
Mata de São João
950 holiday rentals
São Sebastião do Passé
60 holiday rentals
Maragogipe
29 holiday rentals
Vera Cruz
515 holiday rentals
Candeias
71 holiday rentals
Simões Filho
451 holiday rentals
Dias d'Ávila
860 holiday rentals
Saubara
17 holiday rentals
Salinas da Margarida
60 holiday rentals
Itaparica
478 holiday rentals
Lauro de Freitas
446 holiday rentals
Castelo da Tôrre
860 holiday rentals
Barra do Paraguaçu
15 holiday rentals
Ponta da Cruz
53 holiday rentals
Armação do Tairu
47 holiday rentals