Apt 50m from Porto da Barra Beach

Apartment - Entire home/apt · Avenida Princesa Isabel, Salvador, Bahia 40140-000, Brazil
Cristina
Your host, Cristina
5 Reviews
Response rate: 33%
Response time: a few days or more

The Space

Stay with your family 50 meters away from Porto da Barra beach, Salvador's most charming beach. It's a recently renovated 3 bedroom apartment, in a great location and with beautiful sea view.

All bedrooms have air conditioners, ceiling fans and quality mattresses. The first bedroom has a double bed, a couch and an ensuite bathroom. The second one has a queen size bed and a flat screen TV, and shares a bathroom with the third one, which has two trundle beds, fitting comfortably four people.

The bedrooms and the living room are very spacious. The living area has a flat screen with Sky cable TV. Wifi internet connection is available. The kitchen is fully equipped. The building has security doormen 24/7 and elevators. A bus stop is comfortably located 50 meters from the building.

Barra, home to one of the most important carnival circuits, is a central location, with lots of restaurants, bars, supermarkets and shopping. Short taxi ride to most tourist destinations and neighborhoods like Pelourinho, Farol da Barra, Cidade Baixa and Rio Vermelho. Porto da Barra beach is considered one of the best urban beaches in the world, and is literally just out the (website hidden)- We have different packages for new year's, carnival and World Cup periods. If you are interested in one of those periods, please consult.

Room type: Entire home/apt
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 8
Bedrooms: 3
Bathrooms: 2
Beds: 1
Extra people: $7 / night after 6 guests
Minimum Stay: 2 nights
Security Deposit: $463
Cleaning Fee: $28
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  • Amazing beautiful light spacious apartment.
    Myself and 3 friends stayed here for some of the World Cup 2014!!! The apartment is in a really safe and fun area and could EASILY sleep 6 people - all the bedrooms are light clean and have good air con.

    The area around the apartment is fab with beach shops and yummy restaurants all within 5 mins walk - with perfect Brazilian feel and very safe. Due to the fab fab location ear plugs were needed to block out the sound but was easy to sleep and would not want this putting anyone off!!

    We didn't meet the host but she left us amazing tips and enough information needed

    Good kitchen and living area would love to come and stay again we were a party of 4 young students which was fun but also would be super good for families !!!!

    June 2014
  • A gente gostou muito da casa. Muito limpa, ordenada, cuidada, tudo novo. Ela deixo detalhes de benvinda para a gente. Acho uma das melhores anfitrioas que eu conheci. A localização e muito boa tb. O salão e um pouco caloroso, mas tem aire acondicionado nos quartos, então, tudo bem.
    O único problema que eu encontrei foi o barulho dos ônibus desde muito cedo e os camiões de limpeza da rua.

    April 2014
  • Cristina was great since the very beginning, excellent communication. I can say she was even better during the check in and all along my stay at her apartment. She helped me to organize the meetups and also invited her family to join us :) The apartment was recently renovated, very clean, spacious and well located, walking distance from the beach, supermarket, bakery, small shops, taxi and bus station. As the apartment is located on the main street traffic can be a bit noisy for visitors with light sleep. I super recommend the host and her place! Thanks for all your support and kindness!

    March 2014
  • Fantastic location a block from tve beach and close to everything. Pictures have an accurate representation of the apartment. Mattresses were on the firm side and there were only blankets on two of the 8 beds. However the sheets were nice and clean and beds accommodated 8 adults. Parking spot was great and everything was as expected or better. Cristina was a gracious host with prompt and helpful communication regarding the apartment as well as salvador specific questions. I would recommend this apartment and would definitely stay here again!

    March 2014
  • Cristina was very responsive and helpful. We stayed at her place during Carnival. She put me in contact with someone regarding tickets, she reserved a driver to transfer us from the airport to the apartment, and provided recommendations of local restaurants. She was a great host.

    The apartment is well situated, near the beach and Carnival circuit. Four of us stayed there, and it was a good size for us. All three bedrooms have air-conditioning and TVs. The living room is not air-conditioned.

    We were generally quite happy with the apartment and location. Our only real problem was being able to sleep throughout the night. It was carnival, so some nights were loud outside, which was expected and fine. However, the insulation in the bedrooms seems different than that of the living room. The living room has a large window, whereas the bedrooms seemed to have the same space for a window, but only 1/3 of it was glass and the remaining 2/3 of the space seemed to be metal blinds. These metal blinds allowed much of the sound to enter the bedroom, making it difficult to sleep. Even without carnival noises, you could hear the smallest noise from outside. If this insulation/noise issue was fixed in the bedroom, it would be the perfect place.

    March 2014
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