Destination guide

Head to the lively city of Salvador

Come and experience Salvador and its monuments, museums and live music. This relaxing city allures visitors with its beaches and parks. Local cultural sights include Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra and Museum of Modern Art. With a vacation 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 vacation rental, you'll want to experience everything that makes Salvador a fun spot to vacation. These are some of the most popular attractions to see, all within 30 miles (48.2 km) of the city center:

  • 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 vacation, January, February, March and April are the hottest months to visit, when temperatures average 86°F.

Natural features

Exploring the beaches and other natural features in Salvador

Whether you're an adventurous traveler 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 center:

  • 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

Transportation 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 center.

Can I find a vacation rental around Salvador?

Yes, our 2019 property listings offer a large selection of 727 vacation rentals near Salvador. From 419 Condos/Apartments to 272 Houses, find a unique house rental for you to enjoy a memorable stay with your family and friends. The best places to stay near Salvador for a holiday or a weekend are on HomeAway.

What is the best area to stay when traveling to Salvador?

Whether you're traveling with family or friends, here are the areas with the largest selection of vacation rentals for a holiday trip or just for a weekend in Salvador:

  • Barra: 225 vacation rentals
  • Costa Azul: 52 vacation rentals
  • Praia do Flamengo: 79 vacation rentals
  • Rio Vermelho: 82 vacation rentals
  • Itapuã: 41 vacation rentals

For other neighborhoods, please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

What are the popular points of interest near where I can stay when traveling to Salvador?

HomeAway offers a large selection of vacation rentals near lovely places in Salvador. From HomeAway travelers, the most popular points of interest to stay for a holiday trip or just for a weekend are:

  • Lacerda Elevator: 683 vacation rentals
  • Itapua Lighthouse: 719 vacation rentals
  • Porto da Barra Beach: 678 vacation rentals
  • Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra: 677 vacation rentals
  • Garden of Allah: 679 vacation rentals

But there are many other points of interest around Salvador listed on HomeAway where you can find your place to stay. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available near the point of interest of your choice.

Can I rent Condos/Apartments in Salvador?

Yes, of course. HomeAway has 419 Condos/Apartments in Salvador. Our other popular types of vacation rentals in Salvador include:

  • Houses: 272 rentals available
  • Studios: 415 rentals available
  • Villas: 3 rentals available

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

Can I find a vacation rental with pool in Salvador?

Yes, you can select your preferred vacation rental with pool among our 358 vacation rentals with pool available in Salvador. Please use our search bar to access the selection of vacation rentals available.

    Explore destinations around Salvador

    Lauro de Freitas
    369 vacation rentals
    421 vacation rentals
    331 vacation rentals
    Armação do Tairu
    39 vacation rentals
    1,134 vacation rentals
    Mata de São João
    871 vacation rentals
    Busca Vida
    260 vacation rentals
    Vera Cruz
    465 vacation rentals
    Salinas da Margarida
    53 vacation rentals
    Cacha Pregos
    25 vacation rentals
    Simões Filho
    386 vacation rentals
    38 vacation rentals
    45 vacation rentals
    61 vacation rentals
    Castelo da Tôrre
    799 vacation rentals
    Ponta da Cruz
    43 vacation rentals
    Barra de Pojuca
    815 vacation rentals
    17 vacation rentals
    26 vacation rentals
    São Sebastião do Passé
    45 vacation rentals