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Bahia Vacation Packages

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Most Bahia 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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Where to stay in Bahia

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Top Hotels in Bahia

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 $62 per night from Mar 2 to Mar 3
4.3/5Excellent! (669 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
Iberostar Bahia Hotel All Inclusive
Iberostar Bahia Hotel All Inclusive
4.5 out of 5
Rodovia BA 099 KM 56, Praia do Forte, Mata de Sao Joao, BA
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4.4/5Wonderful! (604 reviews)

"Nice resort, good food and drinks, nice pool. Beach not so much. Good measurements against COVID-19. Good shows at night. Overall pleasant stay, i would stay again."…"

Reviewed on Jan 12, 2021

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Fera Palace Hotel
Fera Palace Hotel
4.5 out of 5
Rua Chile 20 Sala 01, Centro Historico, Salvador, Bahia
Free CancellationReserve now, pay when you stay
The price is $150 per night from Mar 29 to Mar 30
4.5/5Wonderful! (258 reviews)

"Ir was very pleasant. Hotelmis beuatiful, new, modern and very well located"…"

Reviewed on Mar 21, 2020

Fera Palace Hotel
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Top things to do in Bahia


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.

Frequently asked questions

How much does a Bahia (state) vacation package cost?
We make it easy to explore the world, with Bahia (state) vacation packages starting from as little as $554. You’ll have the flexibility to bundle your favorite hotels, airlines and car rental. For the ultimate escape, why not add a few tours and activities to your travel itinerary?
If I'm not able to travel, can I cancel my Bahia (state) vacation package?
Whether it’s your hotel or flight, yes, you can cancel or amend it. Booked your Bahia (state) vacation package in the last 24 hours? You may be able to make changes at no cost. If it’s been longer than that, you may be charged a fee by your airline, hotel or car rental company. For more information, look up our Customer Service Portal. We’re here to help you every step of the way.
How do I get a cheap travel package to Bahia (state)?
Track down flights that fit your schedule, add a hotel to your booking and see how much you save. It’s that easy! With a Bahia (state) vacation package, you can save up to $583 on your next awesome escape. From hotels and flights to activities and rental cars, Expedia makes it simple to travel cheap. And with more than 550 partner airlines and 1,000,000 hotel options all over the world to pick from, you won’t be short of choice.
Where should I stay in Bahia (state)?
To see well-known attractions such as Forte de Santo Antonio da Barra and Farol da Barra Beach, Salvador is the place to be. Many travelers also rave about Lencois, home to Chapada Diamantina National Park and Mosquitos Waterfall. If time isn’t an issue, why not check out both cities?
What are the top hotels in Bahia (state)?
Best Western Shalimar Praia Hotel and Quinta do Sol Praia Hotel know how to make their guests feel welcome in Porto Seguro. If you also plan to visit Salvador, check out Pestana Convento do Carmo Hotel and Wish Hotel da Bahia. Both are top picks with travelers.
When is the best time of year to visit Bahia (state)?
January, July, February is considered to be the busiest season in Bahia (state), while September, October, November is generally quieter. If you’re searching for a terrific deal on your escape, consider the month of May. It’s also worth bearing in mind that July is usually the priciest time of year to visit.
How far in advance should I book my Bahia (state) vacation?
It’s difficult to pick the best time for airfares, but we generally say the earlier, the better. Most international flights on Expedia become available up to a year in advance. If you’re unable to do so, don’t fret. Budget prices occasionally appear within a few weeks of departure dates.
What does an Expedia Bahia (state) travel package include?
Rental cars, hotels and flights, or any combination of the three — it’s up to you! Whether you’re headed to Bahia (state) with the whole family or adventuring solo, there’s a bundle to match every style and budget. Once you’ve made your booking, why not add on a few tours or activities?
What should I know before booking a Bahia (state) travel package?
You’ll score big savings when you combine your flights, hotels and rental cars into a package. Not just that, booking everything in one place will make your trip planning easier. So why waste time or money? Whether you’re organizing a luxury city stay with your love or a low-cost family break, have a look at our package deals today.
Does Expedia offer Book Now, Pay Later Bahia (state) vacation packages?
Your bank balance shouldn’t prevent you from getting the best out of your trip, so Expedia has come up with a plan to help. With the assistance of online lender Affirm, it’s easier than ever to book an amazing getaway that won’t break the bank. Just Book Now, Pay Later and take the financial stress out of planning for your journey.
Can I choose my airline with a Bahia (state) Expedia vacation package?
Expedia offers access to more than 550 partner airlines worldwide, so you certainly can. Simply pick the airline you want and create the perfect Bahia (state) escape.

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