Trying to figure out where to stay in Salvador? There are a dizzying array of lodging choices in Salvador. I have searched AirBnB, aggregator, and pousada sites more times than I care to count. You are not alone. With a population of almost 3 million people covering 268 square miles (4 million people and 1.7 […]
Tag Archives: Barra Hotels & Pousadas
In-depth reviews of hotels and pousadas in the Barra neighborhood of Salvador, Bahia, Brazil where we have personally spent one or more nights.
Sadly, Estrela do Mar has closed, but we also love Pousada Papaya Verde and Barra has lots of other great housing options. I stayed in Pousada Estrela do Mar my very first trip to Salvador so it will always have a special place in my heart. It is this pousada where I roomed with the woman […]
The Hit Hotel in Barra, Salvador is located at the port of Barra, a fantastic location, right on the Orla across from the famous Porto da Barra beach. When you leave the hotel you literally cross the street and you are at the steps leading down to the beach. And I do mean “literally”, not […]
When life hands you lemons, you make lemonade — or, in our case, green papaya juice. Our (mis)adventure started when we had our apartment painted and the strong smell of fumes drove us out and we had to find a new place to sleep while the fumes dispersed. Since staying in a hotel or pousada […]