Recommended Stay 2 days/2 nights.
Situated on a cliff above the Todos os Santos Bay, you will find Salvador da Bahia. Being Brazil’s first capital, this city is a fusion of Portugal and Africa, of the colonial and the modern, a captivating cultural cauldron. It was from here that much of the colony’s wealth originated, and to this day it continues to be the cradle of Brazil’s African cultural heritage. It battles with Rio claiming that Samba was born here, and much of Brazil´s popular music has also been influenced by Bahia’s local traditions. It is even a major birthplace for many of the nation’s African influenced religions such as Candomblé an Macumba. Add
Local Tour Options.
Street Food in Praça Tomé
African Heritage Tour
Day Trip to the Local Islands
Shopping at the Local Craft Market [Mercado Modelo]
Distance from Rio to Salvador:
2 hours direct flight
Why we Love Salvador:
2) forró music
3) afro-brazilian history
4) acarajé street food
Stay. Fera Palace.
Designed by renowned Danish architect Adam Kurdahl, this new luxury hotel in Salvador brings a sophisticated and stylish option located in the very heart of the Historic Center, Pelourinho. Housed in an incredible Art Deco property dating back to 1934, you will feel as if you are stepping back in time, but will have all the comforts of today. The only challenge is that you will find it difficult to leave the Fera Lounge- their signature rooftop bar overlooking the Bay of All Saints, considered by many the boast of the most beautiful sunsets in the city.
Located in the Historic Center | Breakfast Included | Free Wifi | Air Conditioning | Outdoor Pool | On-Site Restaurant & Bar | Safety Deposit Box | Daily Maid Service | Room Service | Local Guide Maps | Dry Cleaning & Laundry Services | 24hr Front Desk | English Spoken
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