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Customer Travel Tips for Salvador

78% Avg. city rating Rated by 215 customers

Activities / excursions 79%

Restaurants / eating out 80%

Shopping 71%

Chilling out / relaxing 76%

Getting around / public transport 69%

Sightseeing 82%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 80%

Value for money 75%

Customer Travel Tips for Salvador

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87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
87% Avg. rating


12 May 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sports, adventure or outdoor activities Visiting friends or family

Age Range:
31-40

Customer Travel Tip: Pretty safe. Food is good.

Liked: Food

Disliked: The hills

93% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 100%
93% Avg. rating


03 Mar 2018

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Partying / nightlife

Age Range:
25-30

Customer Travel Tip: Take care of your belongings ;)

Liked: ...

Disliked: ...

56% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 20%
56% Avg. rating


18 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture Visiting friends or family

Customer Travel Tip: Besides the very nice old town (which you have seen in one day), there is not much to do and see there. Better move on! ;) The beaches in the city are not worth it to stay another day!

Liked: The old town is really pretty!

Disliked: It's kind of a sleepy city... And were everyone tells you: It's really unsafe here!

56% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
56% Avg. rating


13 Aug 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: O

Liked: O

Disliked: O

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
71% Avg. rating


28 Apr 2015

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Go for a couple days, visit the museum of modern art and sculpture part and sit in a restaurant with a bowl of traditional bahian stew and a few caipirinhas listening live music until they ask you to leave. It's wonderful.

Liked: The culture and history is great. Lots of beautiful architecture.

Disliked: It is very hard to go abut a normal day with out many homeless people begging for money or food. It can get a little tiring.

56% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 40%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 60%
56% Avg. rating


05 Mar 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Do a drumming or percussion class to learn about the music

Liked: Culture, music, music shops

Disliked: Supposedly very dangerous, people asking for money a lot and always saying to not walk down certain streets. This makes for a tense atmosphere which is not very comfortable. We also had food poisoning on our first night!

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 40%
  • Value for money - 40%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 40%
  • Shopping - 80%
60% Avg. rating


27 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing

Customer Travel Tip: Do not stay too long in Salvador and go to Praia do Forte, Imbassai or Itapua

Liked: People is very nice

Disliked: Too much trash and smelly

87% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 100%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
87% Avg. rating


06 Jan 2015

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Watch your belongings

Liked: Amazing vibe, lovely people, lively music/ nightlife, beautiful setting and architecture

Disliked: It can be a bit dangerous

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  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
100% Avg. rating


19 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: fique na Barra, vai no centro historico de dia,so na terça é bom de noite,

Liked: praias,musica,arte,pessoas,comidas

Disliked: o centro historico é perigoso à noite,os domingos as praias estão lotadas e não tem muito para fazer à noite

71% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 80%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
71% Avg. rating


12 Sep 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: Fort on the coast

Liked: Downtown

Disliked: Not so safe at night

93% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 40%
93% Avg. rating


07 Aug 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing City break Events / festivals Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Walk, walk, walk!!

Liked: Culture, culture, culture!

Disliked: NO

78% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 100%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 60%
78% Avg. rating


25 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
Alone

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing City break Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Stay at Galeria13 especially if you are traveling alone, you will for sure meet cool people over there;)

Liked: The hoste, the area where it is located.

Disliked: N/A

73% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 80%
  • Sightseeing - 80%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 40%
73% Avg. rating


25 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Beach / sunbathing Partying / nightlife Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: Beauty and fun

Liked: Walkable center, free music show at night, good beaches for relaxing or surf

Disliked: Little bit unsafe, the public transport was a crazy thin

60% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 60%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
60% Avg. rating


23 Jul 2014

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62% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 60%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 60%
62% Avg. rating


23 Jul 2014

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91% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 80%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 100%
  • Shopping - 100%
91% Avg. rating


16 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
With my spouse / partner

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year

Customer Travel Tip: enjoy!

Liked: atmosphere

Disliked: crack heads

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 80%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 40%
  • Nightlife / partying - 60%
  • Shopping - 80%
60% Avg. rating


11 Jul 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Backpacking / gap year Sightseeing & culture

Customer Travel Tip: stay for the beaches, but get out to smaller parts of the coast

Liked: the city beaches were fantastic and the barra area provided some excellent sunset watching.

Disliked: the bus transportation was awful

60% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 40%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 60%
  • Sightseeing - 60%
  • Value for money - 60%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 80%
  • Getting around / public transport - 60%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 40%
60% Avg. rating


28 Jun 2014

Customer Travel Tip: Learn Portuguese and keep your wits about you

Liked: Pelourinho, the beaches

Disliked: Every restaurant adding and over charging on the bill, pick pockets everywhere. Not organised or prepared

20% Avg. rating
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  • Chilling out / relaxing - 20%
  • Culture - 20%
  • Sightseeing - 20%
  • Value for money - 20%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 20%
  • Getting around / public transport - 20%
  • Nightlife / partying - 20%
  • Shopping - 20%
20% Avg. rating


26 Jun 2014

Customer Travel Tip: Nothing

Liked: Nothing

Disliked: Nothing

89% Avg. rating
  • Activities / excursions - 80%
  • Chilling out / relaxing - 60%
  • Culture - 100%
  • Sightseeing - 100%
  • Value for money - 100%
  • Restaurants / eating out - 100%
  • Getting around / public transport - 100%
  • Nightlife / partying - 80%
  • Shopping - 80%
89% Avg. rating


23 Jun 2014

Travel Type:
With friends / other travellers

Trip Type:
Events / festivals Partying / nightlife

Customer Travel Tip: Try to discover the beaches outside of Salvador as well

Liked: Old town

Disliked: no

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78% Avg. city rating Rated by 215 customers

Activities / excursions 79%

Restaurants / eating out 80%

Shopping 71%

Chilling out / relaxing 76%

Getting around / public transport 69%

Sightseeing 82%

Culture 88%

Nightlife / partying 80%

Value for money 75%

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