10 Best Airbnb Vacation Rentals In Salvador, Brazil - Updated 2024

Contributing Writer
| 4 min read

If you are looking to enjoy a bit of foreign culture when visiting Brazil, Salvador is one of the best places to get a large dose of it. Salvador is the capital of Bahia, which is one of Brazil’s northeastern states and is heavily influenced by Portuguese architectural stylings and what is known as an Afro-Brazilian culture. You’ll want to visit the city’s historic downtown and check out some of the area’s beautiful sandy beaches. Depending on the time of year you’re traveling to Salvador, you might get to experience the Bahian Carnival, which typically takes place in early March and lasts for a total of six days. No matter your reasons for traveling to Salvador, Brazil, you’ll want to make sure you book an excellent place to stay. Read on to find out more about the best Airbnbs in Salvador, Brazil.

We handpicked these listings carefully, considering (wherever possible) Superhost status, recent guest reviews, location, accommodation type, prices, availability of dates, decor, and amenities. The image galleries get refreshed with the latest updates regularly. They were last updated on June 25, 2024.

1. Spacious apartment with amazing beach views (from USD 31)

Enjoy fantastic views of blue ocean waters when you stay in this apartment. The apartment features two bedrooms and two bathrooms, allowing up to four guests to stay at once. The kitchen is fully equipped and a washing machine is available within the apartment. Other amenities within the rental include air conditioning, smart TVs and access to Wi-Fi. While staying here, you’ll be within walking distance to some of Salvador’s best restaurants and nightlife.

Stayed at this property?
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
7.35 km (4.6 mi) from Praça Mãe Preta
245 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
positives include the incredible views and spacious nature of the apartment
place: strong internet and a/c
the view from this apartment is stunning
the best is the view which made breakfast and diner great moments
the apartment is beautiful everything is just as described and as shown in the photos
it was a good clean apartment
the apartment is really clean and well equipped
the place is clean
beautiful beach and the flat is clean with modern apppiances
the place itself is super clean and well decorated
david was a wonderful host
david is an amazing host
david was a great host
david was a great host
david was a great host
the location of the property was perfect for me
location: totally sentimentally fixated on the location which is right above one of the nicest neighborhood beaches
this apartment is located very close to several pretty beaches restaurants and bars
very good bus connections in front of the house (including direct bus to/from airport for only € 1
the location is awesome and literally across the street from the beach shown in the picture
Read more reviews

2. Hotel flat with pier and water access (from USD 25)

Located within a four-star hotel, this flat is akin to a studio-style apartment and can accommodate up to four guests at a time. Inside the rental, you’ll find a small kitchenette for basic food prep and a bathroom that has a shower and tub. Guests will have free access to the outdoor pier, which has a slide, as well as swimming pools and on-site restaurants. Parking is available in the hotel’s garage for guests with a car. Nearby, you’ll find movie theaters, grocery stores, banks and museums to explore.

Stayed at this property?
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
9.49 km (5.9 mi) from Praça Mãe Preta
227 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
besides the hotel has continental breakfast and you can pay a little amount of money to enjoy it
there's also a very nice pool with a bar and a restaurant
the staff in the building is very helpful
the hosts were exceptionally attentive and generous and made my stay extremely enjoyable thank you
i felt safe secure and the hotel staff was really nice
it is in a great location and the hosts are superb and very attentive
it was super helpful to have kitchen things like pots and pans
great location easy walking distance to the beach
the apartment is in a great location
the apartment is extremely pleasant and in a great location to access all parts of the city
very well located always someone at the reception to ask about tours or different activities around the city
i recommend this apt and place
Read more reviews

3. Recently renovated apartment in historic building (from USD 119)

Located in a historically recognized building in Santo Antonio, this apartment has been completely renovated to give it a wonderfully modern minimalist look. The apartment is on the upper floor and has a fantastic view of the bay and the city below. Up to four guests can be accommodated at once, with one bed and one sleeper sofa. The beach is only a 15-minute drive from the room, making day trips to the beach a breeze.

Stayed at this property?
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
7.36 km (4.6 mi) from Praça Mãe Preta
127 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 1 Bed 4 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 4

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
great apartment and incredible view
the apartment was super spacious and had an incredible balcony view
the space has an amazing balcony too in general the apartment is reco
the wifi is super speedy and never let us down
the wifi worked great antonella was the perfect host
the place is beautiful clean and has everything you need
the space is so clean comfortable bright and super stylish
gorgeous wood lovely decor large comfortable bed spotlessly clean
antonella is just a wonderful host she is so kind/helpfull
antonella is a great and helpful host
the host was very responsive to any of our needs and helped with requests
and antonella is a perfect host very helpfull
antonella was there for any questions i had and was wonderful and hospitable
the location is amazing
location is great
the location is also wonderful
the location is great too
therefore we recommend this place
Read more reviews

4. Charming one-bedroom apartment (from USD 30)

If you happen to be looking for a great apartment in Salvador for a couple’s getaway, you don’t need to look any further. This one-bedroom apartment is the epitome of comfort and available for both short and long term stays. A fully equipped kitchen, dining, and living room greet you as you walk in through the door, and a vibrantly colored bedroom and single bathroom await you in the rear of the apartment. The dining room window has a picturesque view of the town and waters, making for the best sunset backdrops during dinner time.

Stayed at this property?
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
7.9 km (5.0 mi) from Praça Mãe Preta
121 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 1 Bed 2 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 2

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
wifi was great no issues at all
the apartment is as described with a view that is even better than the photos show
the wifi worked very well and the kitchen was fully equiped
the apartment has a/c and fan both in bed room and living room
the wifi was pretty fast you won't be disappointed staying with daniel
clean sheets and towels at arrival
the apartment is clean and comfortable
the house was super clean and spacious
the apartment is immaculately clean and features everything you need for comfortable stay
the apartment itself was great very clean and with everything you need for a short stay
daniel is the perfect host
daniel is a great host
daniel was a great host and his friend randy who checked me in was an awesome guy
i can confidently say that daniel is the most professional host i ever met on airbnb
as a host daniel was absolutely fantastic
the location is perfectly situated in pelourinho and you're steps away from all the action
it is within walking distance from all te major tourist attractions
location is perfect for pelourinho the lacerda elevator is blocks away
location is the best and description is really accurate
great location for some local flavor of salvador
Read more reviews

5. Comfortable three-bedroom apartment

This spacious three-bedroom apartment has all the amenities of home that are sure to guarantee a successful stay in Salvador. Up to four guests can be accommodated within the apartment, and there are two bathrooms available to guests. The kitchen is fully equipped and there is a large dining room table for a cozy dining experience. There is also an outdoor terrace to sit and enjoy watching as the world thrives around you.

Stayed at this property?
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
696 meters (0.5 ft) from Praça Mãe Preta
Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 2 Beds 4 Guests 2 Bedrooms 2 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 4

6. Large house with easy beach access

The perfect rental for a large party of travelers, this gorgeous beach house can sleep up to 10 guests at a time across 5 bedrooms and 3 accompanying bathrooms. Located within a gated property this house is a short 1300 foot (400 meters) walk from Jaguaribe Beach. Inside, you’ll find a fully equipped kitchen and cozy living and dining areas. Step outside and you’ll find even more space to relax in.

Stayed at this property?
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
6.46 km (4.1 mi) from Praça Mãe Preta
9 reviews   Wifi Available
ENTIRE HOME 5 Beds 9 Guests 4 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 9

7. Stunning penthouse with ocean views (from USD 149)

Designed with comfort and relaxation in mind, this penthouse has great views of the blue ocean waters. And when you factor in the fact that those blue waters are only about a minute’s walk from the front door, you simply won’t find a better rental than this one. Up to eight guests can be accommodated at once here, with three bedrooms that each feature their own private bathroom. The well-equipped kitchen should have everything you need to make it through your getaway and there is a grocery store just down the street to keep you well stocked. Upstairs on the outdoor terrace, you’ll find plenty of places to lounge and relax while enjoying your beautiful view.

Stayed at this property?
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
10.45 km (6.5 mi) from Praça Mãe Preta
120 reviews   Superhost Wifi Available
ENTIRE RENTAL UNIT 8 Beds 8 Guests 3 Bedrooms 3 Bathrooms

Accommodates: 8

Top guest reviews
Amenities & Room:
stunning views great locations and modern facilities
great bed lot of space complete kitchen (only missed an espresso machine)
amazing views extremely comfortable and a wonderful breeze
the views from the top floor of the apartment are pretty incredible in person
the apartment is even nicer than the photos it is simply gorgeous
spacious spotlessly clean and well equipped
very clean and luxurious for an amazing price
the place is clean and tidy and decorated with great taste
the apartment was clean and exactly what you see in the pictures
as for the facilities we were very satisfied as everything was clean and working efficiently
jon was a great host
they were just amazing hosts
secondly jon and rosana are the perfect hosts
jon was a great host too
the hosts went out of their way to accommodate special requests we had
great location in a safely guarded building
superb location with lots to do in walking distance
the location of the apartment was great
location is super in the neighborhood of barra with the beach and lots of restaurants close by
the place and the location were perfect
Read more reviews

8. Bright and inviting beach house

If you’re looking to stay beachside during your trip to Salvador, this beach house has everything you could possibly want in a vacation rental. It is located in a gated community and can sleep up to eight guests across four bedrooms. Each bedroom has its own private bathroom, allowing everyone to have room to stretch out. The beach is just beyond the edge of the yard and is one of the best stretches of shoreline in Salvador. You’ll be a short 10-minute drive from the local airport, making arrival and departure a quick affair.

Stayed at this property?
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
10.25 km (6.4 mi) from Praça Mãe Preta
14 reviews  
Entire house 4 Beds 8 Guests 4 Bedrooms 4 Bathrooms

9. Super cozy studio apartment

This studio-style apartment has everything you need for a cozy stay while in Salvador. Inside, you’ll find room for up to four guests, with sleeping accommodations including a double bed and sleeper sofa. The kitchen is fully equipped and ready to handle any cooking needs you may have. You and your guests will have access to the complex’s swimming pool, sauna, and gym as well as the shops and restaurants that are based in the apartment’s common area. You’ll be next door to a shopping mall for any shopping you may want to do during your stay.

Stayed at this property?
Salvador, Bahia, Brazil
2.29 km (1.5 mi) from Praça Mãe Preta
161 reviews  
Entire apartment 2 Beds 0 Bedrooms 1 Bathroom
Top guest reviews
place is clean and has many facilities
rogerio was a great host an this place has everything needed
the host was able to turn things around and was very supportive
great location fantastic space in a secure building
Read more reviews

10. Bright and lively guest room

This rental is for a private guest room in a hotel-style environment. You can sleep up to three people here, and as a guest, you’ll have access to the kitchen, library and internet room. A commons area is available for guest use as well, which includes a number of chairs and tables in an outdoor covered patio setting. The host provides a listing of the area’s best restaurants, taxi services, and bus stops in addition to a map of the area.

Stayed at this property?

9.12 km (5.7 mi) from Praça Mãe Preta
7 reviews   Wifi Available
PRIVATE ROOM IN HOME 3 Beds 3 Guests 1 Bedroom 1 Bathroom

Accommodates: 3

Top guest reviews
marlene and pietro are great hosts i'm so happy i've chosen to come here
Read more reviews

Stay in Salvador in easy comfort at one of these rentals

Any of the above listed Airbnb vacation rentals would make for a great home base for your trip to Salvador, Brazil. Be sure to book your stay soon, a great visit to Salvador awaits you!

Any must-sees we missed? Tell us about them in the comments section or write a post here to help out fellow travelers!
Disclosure: Trip101 selects the listings in our articles independently. Some of the listings in this article contain affiliate links.


Get Trip101 in your inbox

Unsubscribe in one click. See our Privacy Policy for more information on how we use your data

Amber has enjoyed being an office manager at a geotechnical engineering firm for seven years and has a Bachelor's degree from Tarleton State University in Marketing. When not working or wrangling...Read more

 Want to contribute as a Local Expert?
Explore Salvador
Good things are meant to be shared!
Back to top
Visited any of these places? Click this button to activate our "Add a Tip" feature to share your experience.