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 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.

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.

How many holiday accommodation are available around Salvador?

Our 2020 accommodation listings offer a large selection of 935 holiday rentals around Salvador. From 531 flats & apartments to 350 holiday houses, find unique holiday homes for you to enjoy a memorable holiday or a weekend with your family and friends. The best place to stay around Salvador is on Stayz.

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 Stayz travellers, the popular destinations to visit are:

  • Imbui: 37 holiday rentals
  • Garcia: 69 holiday rentals
  • Jardim Apipema: 151 holiday rentals
  • Farol da Barra Beach: 850 holiday rentals
  • Rio Vermelho Beach: 856 holiday rentals

Stayz 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: 1,294 holiday homes
  • Valença: 54 holiday homes
  • Mata de São João: 976 holiday homes
  • Jaguaripe: 81 holiday homes
  • São Sebastião do Passé: 76 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?

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

  • Farol da Barra Beach: 850 holiday rentals
  • Rio Vermelho Beach: 856 holiday rentals
  • Ondina Beach: 857 holiday rentals
  • Garden of Allah: 860 holiday rentals
  • Administrative Center of Bahia: 948 holiday rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Salvador listed on Stayz 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.