5-Day Salvador de Bahia, a Jewel by The Sea – From $979 Adults Double Basis
AVAILABLE FOR DAILY ARRIVALS IN SALVADOR DE BAHIA THROUGH DEC 22, 2018
Salvador da Bahia has an energy and unadorned beauty that few cities can match. Once the magnificent capital of Portugal’s great New World colony. Salvador is the country’s Afro-Brazilian jewel. Its brilliantly hued center is a living museum of 17th and 18th century architecture and gold-laden churches. More importantly, Salvador is the nexus of an incredible arts movement with frequently scheduled festivals with drum corps pounding out powerful rhythms against the backdrop of colonial buildings. But there is another side to Salvador; its beautiful beaches of Ilha dos Frades and Itaparica, just two of the 56 islands in the Bay; this and more waits for you in this magical place.
- 4 Night accommodations in Salvador da Bahia at your choice of hotels
- 6 meals (4 Breakfast, 1 Lunch and 1 Dinner)
- Private round trip airport transfers Salvador Airport/hotel/ Salvador airport
- A Guided Day Excursion of the city
- A Bay and Island Cruise with time for swimming and snorkeling, and lunch on the beach
- Private transfers hotel/pier/hotel
- A Night on the Town with a great dinner
- Entrance fees during excursion
- All transfers and sightseeing in A/C vehicle
- English-speaking local hosts and guides
- Personalized service of our Rio-based partners, and on-site logistical support to quickly address any unforeseen situation and provide the necessary assistance as the case may require
DAY 1 | Welcome to Salvador de Bahia, Brazil!
Upon arrival at the Salvador airport, meet and greet service and private transfer to the hotel of your choice for a four-night stay with breakfast included.
- Standard Class: Wish Hotel da Bahia (Classic Room)
- First Class: Pestana Convento do Carmo (Deluxe Room)
- Deluxe Class: Villa Bahia Hotel (Deluxe Room)
DAY 2 | Discovering the Charm of Salvador da Bahia | B.
After breakfast at your hotel, your guide will lead you through the modern suburb of Barra to the mouth of All Saints Bay where you can take pictures of the famous lighthouse standing watch over where the bay and the Atlantic Ocean join together. You will continue to Pelourinho, where your walking tour begins at the Rio Branco Palace, one of the oldest palaces in Brazil. From there you can admire the panoramic view of the lower city and All Saints Bay. You will visit Saint Francisco Church, with its gold leafed interior and Jacaranda wood furniture and pass various museums and historical buildings, until you reach the ”Largo do Pelourinho”, the most famous picture postcard of Salvador. After lunch (not included), you will travel around the beaches of Salvador You will continue to the Montserrat district with its panoramic view of the city and end with a visit to the Modelo Market, the old slave trade market which is now one of the oldest and most traditional commercial zones of the city of Salvador. The building holds 263 arts and craft stores where you can fulfill your curiosity looking around! Balance of the day is at leisure.
DAY 3 | Sailing the Bay and its Islands | B.L.
After breakfast at your hotel, you will be picked up by your private guide and driver for a shared schooner experience in Bahia. This sailing experience will give you a taste of the lovely beaches of Ilha dos Frades and Itaparica, just two of the 56 islands in the Bay while enjoying a unique view of Salvador. Our first stop is for a refreshing swim in the warm waters of Ilha dos Frades. Then a visit to the most famous of the bay’s islands: Itaparica, whose beaches feature calm tide pools. You have the choice of light trekking, horseback riding, a city tour, and other fun activities, all optional. Enjoy a buffet lunch in a local restaurant on the beach. You will have an outstanding view of the Upper and Lower Cities, as well as the other islands in the bay.
DAY 4 | Day at Leisure – Enjoy a Baiana Night with Dinner on the town! | B.D.
After breakfast at your hotel, spend the day at your leisure enjoying the city. This evening you will be picked up by your driver and guide and transferred to enjoy a typical Baiana night in the Pelourinho district, boasting a large complex of colonial architecture. You will have dinner in one of the many first class restaurants in the area. After dinner stroll the busy streets where many of the bars offer live music.
DAY 5 | Continue to your next destination | B.
After breakfast at your hotel, at the designated time you will be driven to the airport for your onward flight and continue with the next Insider Journey of your choice.
PRICES PER PERSON IN US$ – NO MINIMUM GUESTS REQUIRED
AVAILABLE FOR DAILY ARRIVALS IN SALVADOR DE BAHIA UNTIL DEC 22, 2018
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Salvador de Bahia, a Jewel by The Sea Lodging
STANDARD CLASS HOTELS
In Salvador da Bahia: Wish Hotel da Bahia has a privileged location, close to the Historical Center, Arena Fonte Nova, museums, theaters and less than 3km from the main tourist attractions of the city. A building completely revitalized made to be the best option for business or leisure trips. Its interior features impressive restored works of art by Carybé and Genaro de Carvalho and the complete infrastructure of a grand hotel of magnificence.
The restaurant “Genaro de Carvalho”, located on the ground floor of Wish Salvador, is a gastronomic space that has an exquisite decoration with a very contemporary design. Its distinguishing feature is the large painted mural symbolizing the Regional Festivities, designed by the Bahian artist Genaro de Carvalho in 1950. The ideal place for events, breakfasts, brunch, business lunch or a sophisticated dinner. In the Lobby Bar, you find the ideal place to socialize at any time of the day, after a meeting or at the end of the work day, while listening to the music from our classic piano.
FIRST CLASS HOTELS
In Salvador: Pestana Convento do Carmo. Located in the historic center of Salvador, the Pestana Convento do Carmo combines tradition, luxury and modernity in a 16th-century building featuring spacious, high-ceiling rooms. This hotel is a journey in time and space that takes you to the absolute quiet of the rooms and cloisters, while maintaining access to the most interesting center of Salvador da Bahia: the Pelourinho and Santo António.
In addition to its stylish architecture and decoration, the hotel offers many options for your leisure and relaxation, including a sauna, spa, gym and swimming pool. And best of all is that in the end, after all the sightseeing, exploring and experiencing, you will always have your piece of heaven waiting: the Pestana Convento do Carmo, where tranquility, elegance and sobriety prevail, a stark contrast to the living in the city. Undoubtedly, here you will spend an unforgettable vacation.
DELUXE CLASS HOTELS
In Salvador: Villa Bahia. Located in the heart of historic Salvador, the charming Villa Bahia Hotel is set in 2 traditional colonial houses featuring a terrace with panoramic view to the Pelourinho. The boutique hotel also has a swimming pool, restaurant and exuberant courtyards, as well as luxurious rooms that have restored and fitted with modern amenities.
The hotel is within walking distance of popular churches, stores, bars, restaurants, art galleries, banks, exchange offices and capoeira, samba and music schools. The Vila Bahia also provides babysitting services, and free wireless internet connection 24 hours a day.
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- Meal Codes:B = Breakfast. L = Lunch. D = Dinner.
- All tour services are SIB shared basis (unless otherwise indicated).
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