Welcome to Bahia, Brazil – fabulous vacation rentals are awaiting you! Bahia, Brazil is in of the 26 states in Brazil, located along the eastern coastline of the Atlantic Ocean. The population of this region is nearly 14 million people, one of the most populous states in the country.
The capital city is Salvador, short for São Salvador da Bahia de Todos os Santos, which stands for Holy Savior of All Saints. The city is located at the junction of the Atlantic Ocean and the Bay of All Saints. The city is sometimes referred to as the capital of happiness in Brazil as a result of the relaxed, friendly and easygoing people that reside here. It is also a host to numerous outdoor parties and street carnivals, which makes for a fun and attractive place to find a vacation rental or condo rental for a few days. The city is also one of the oldest in the country, which translates into a large amount of historical importance that can be found here.
The Bahia region is a main tourist center in Brazil, with most people stopping in Salvador for accommodations and lodgings. However, outside this city center, one can find natural landscapes and a unique culture throughout the countryside. There is colonial architecture to observe and study, as well as many historic and culture attractions to see.
The food is definitely an attraction of its own. There is a strong European and African influence in both the food and the culture, seen throughout the carnivals and culinary arts. Exploring the restaurants and bars will be sure to satisfy any cravings. If you are looking for vacation rentals or condo rentals to experience the thrilling festivities of carnivals, the summer months between December and March is the best time to book. The Carnival is the highlight, which attracts more than one million tourists in Salvador and other key cities in Bahia.
In addition to the carnival excitement, there are many other activities to experience as well. While the coastline offers a long stretch of beach, there are also many islands offshore to explore. Some of these islands offering lodgings as well, which may be worth while checking out for something more off the beaten track. Beyond cultural attractions and delving into the local cuisine, there are many waterfront activities to partake in along the coast.
Bahia is definitely a fascinating place to visit and is well worth the stay. Accommodations can be found throughout the region, particularly in Salvador. Book early if you plan to visit during carnival.