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Top 10 Places to Stay in Salvador, Brazil


Salvador da Bahia is a fascinating city, abounding with it's Afro-American heritage, great beaches and a tropical feel. In addition to its own attractions, and the old city of Pelourinho, it's the gateway to the Parque Nacional Chapada Diamantina via Lençóis, and it hosts a great carnaval.

1. Mercure Hotel Salvador Rio Vermelho

"The Hotel is located at seaside in Rio Vermelho, one of the best regions of Salvador. It is close to Barra beach and to other beaches around the city's seashore. It is 20km from Dep. Luis Eduardo Magalhães International Aiport and 15km from downtown Salvador."

2. Praia do Forte Resort

Brazil's first Eco-Resort is located on the east coast of the state of Bahia in 155,000 square miles of pure tropical nature in harmony with the customs of an old charming fishermen's village.

4. Bahia Othon Palace

278 rooms, all facing the sea, on Ondina Beach, with a convention center, swimming pool with a deck bar Bahia Master Gymnastics, sauna and massage, tour and car rental, night club.

5. Catussaba Resort Hotel

Five minutes drive from the International Airport with an easy access to the historical centre of Salvador as well as the convention center, shopping and tourist attractions. Surrounded by tropical gardens, it features well-equipped bedrooms and suites with many amenities including a private balcony.

6. Salvador Praia Hotel

Next door to the Bahia Othon Palace, with 163 rooms the 31-year-old Salvador Praia Hotel offers all the amenities of a top hotel at lower rates than most full-service hotels.

7. Ibis Salvador Rio Vermelho

2 star hotel offering 252 rooms in a suburb of Rio Vermelho close to Salvador historic center and 5 km from the Porto da Barra beach. The Ibis hotel features a restaurant and a bar.

8. Best Western San Marino Hotel

"The Best Western San Marino Hotel is the best place to stay if you want to feel the essence of Salvador, Bahia."

9. Hotel Lagoa e Mar

On beautiful Praia de Jauá, the hotel has twelve spacious circular bungalows, a swimming pool with a separate pool for small children, sun terrace (with bedchairs and sunshades), bar with reading-room, playground and a restaurant with Bahian and international cuisine and vegetarian dishes.

10. Ville Gaignon Resort

Beach access, Horseback riding, Pool (outdoor), Tennis (outdoor), Pool
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