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Most Bahia State hotels offer free cancellation. Consider booking refundable hotels rather than non-refundable ones. Just look for the ‘free cancellation’ message during your hotel search. Prices can vary, but right now we believe that flexibility matters.

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Top Hotels in Bahia State

Wish Hotel da Bahia
Wish Hotel da Bahia
4.5 out of 5
Avenida Sete de Setembro, 1537, Salvador, Bahia
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $89 per night from Jun 16 to Jun 16
4.3/5Excellent! (719 reviews)
"The hotel was beautifully decorated with art and very stylish furniture. The staff was very nice."

Reviewed on Feb 2, 2021

Wish Hotel da Bahia
Tivoli Ecoresort Praia Do Forte
Tivoli Ecoresort Praia Do Forte
4.5 out of 5
Av. Do Farol, Praia do Forte, Mata de Sao Joao, BA
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4.6/5Wonderful! (300 reviews)
"Great resort overall. Beautiful views, big rooms, amazing landscaping. Staff always helpful and friendly. Lots of activities to choose from. My wife and I had a wonderful time and we’ll come back next year."

Reviewed on Oct 4, 2020

Tivoli Ecoresort Praia Do Forte
Iberostar Selection Praia do Forte All Inclusive
Iberostar Selection Praia do Forte All Inclusive
5 out of 5
Rodovia BA 099, Km 56, Praia do Forte, Mata de Sao Joao, BA
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4.4/5Wonderful! (549 reviews)
Familia, diversao e descanso
"É a 2a vez que nos hospedamos e, mais uma vez, saimos pensando nosso próximo retorno neste hotel. O atendimento é sempre cordial e eficiente em todos os setores do hotel, as instalacoes sao amplas , bonitas e bem conservadas. Recomendo de olhos fechados. Descanso e diversão garantidos"

Reviewed on Feb 5, 2021

Iberostar Selection Praia do Forte All Inclusive
Lowest nightly price found within the past 24 hours based on a 1 night stay for 2 adults. Prices and availability subject to change. Additional terms may apply.

Top things to do in Bahia State


Swim in the crystal-clear water by pristine beaches, try the Afro-Brazilian cuisine and dance the capoeira at a carnival.

Bahía is a fascinating state with indigenous and African traditions complementing the beaches. It also has historic mining towns and mountainous wilderness. Learn about the Candomblé religion practiced here, with impromptu street dancing, musical displays and traditional clothing. 

Visit the state capital of Salvador, which has urban beaches and Afro-Brazilian culinary delights, featuring lightly spiced seafood. Appreciate the coastal views as you ride the outdoor glass elevator to Pelourinho, Salvador’s historic center sitting on the top of a cliff. Watch drummers and parades on the cobbled lanes of the Terreiro de Jesus square, which is flanked by colorful buildings.

Attend the Salvador Carnival in February to be here at the city’s most intense and exciting time. Enjoy the year-round warm temperatures with a trip to the suburban beaches, such as Ribeira, Pituba and Barra. Ride a boat to the nearby islands in All Saints’ Bay. Ilha de Itaparica and Ilha dos Frades are covered in pristine, white-sand beaches.

Make daytrips inland to Jacobina, Lençóis and Ibotirama to learn about Bahía’s history of gold mines. Nearby Cachoeira and Santo Amaro offer an insight into the colonial past.

Make your way south along the Atlantic Coast to the quaint fishing village of Valença. Visit the stunning island town of Morro de São Paulo and try watersports in Itacaré, further down the coast.

In the southernmost part of the state is Porto Seguro, where Portuguese explorers first arrived to Brazil. See the Discovery of Brazil Memorial, comprising a replica of the ship in which the settlers traveled.

For a change of pace, hike along trails leading to caves and waterfalls in the Parque Nacional da Chapada Diamantina and go scuba diving in the Parque Nacional Marinho dos Abrolhos.

The state of Bahía is just north of Minas Gerais and south of Sergipe and Alagoas on the Atlantic Coast. Fly to Salvador International Airport and get around the state with long-haul buses or with a rental car. 

Bahía has quaint colonial villages, a gold-mining past and idyllic beach islands. 

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