People looking for nice beaches will not be disappointed by Salvador. Everybody will find one to his taste. Small, with calm and clean water good for swimming and oriented towards the bay, the Porto da Barra beach is undoubtedly very charming and highly frequented by the people from the city, in particular during week-ends. The Ondina and Pituba beaches with its strong waves are mostly chosen by surfers; to the north, finally the most famous Brazilian artists have song of the beauty of the Itapuã beaches.
By car it is also possible to reach the magnificent beaches north of Salvador to spend the day. The most heavenly beach is Guarajuba’s one. At the other side of the All Saints’ Bay the superb and quiet beaches of the Itaparica Island can be easily and rapidly reached by ferry-boat, leaving the harbour of Salvador, at a few minutes distance from the hotel, several times a day (the timetable is available at the reception).