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About this listing

Independent, but not alone: spacious suite, with indoor bathroom, ventilator & a small garden in front. Very quiet and near to nature.
Central location in the city center in a simple & peaceful community. Welcome to real Brazil!

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great view from a cool place to work.

great view from a cool place to work.

The Space
Room type: Private room
Bed type: Real Bed
Accommodates: 2
Bedrooms: 1
Bathrooms: 1
Beds: 1
Check In: 11:00 AM
Pet Owner: Cat(s)


Extra people: $8 / night after the first guest
Cleaning Fee: $13
Cancellation: Strict


The Space

This one is special! Staying in a house-community in good company while having an absolutely private space!

We are renting an independent suite (ca. 30m2 room with private bathroom) with a small garden, facing Bahia de Todos os Santos. The room is simple, but has what you need - you hear the click clack of the sea and the chant of the birds, the green of in the garden comes right into the room. (and of course, you have a real bed …)
But be aware: there's no TV, no Air Condition or Stereo-Sound. We have a Top-Ventilator.

Our house has 2 more floors, the central one is a loft with american kitchen for shared use. The upper floor has 3 single bedrooms.
The house has a lot of open verandas on each floor, everybody has a private space - and the sunset is inclusive everywhere!

That sounds good for you? And we have even more to offer: Living in the city-center, absolutely quiet, in a green area, with direct sea access.
Our house has a million dollar view - and is located in a very simple neighbourhood, right in between the most expensive districts of Salvador - Vitoria, Barra, Graça!
The neighbourhood is a bohemian place - where people of all kinds come together! It is green, quiet, with direct sea access - a small urban community with a 200 inhabitants. But don't fear to be in touch with poor people! You can come home late, as everybody knows each other - it's like in a village on the country side.

Just around the corner, you'll find supermarkets, cultural institutes, theaters, language schools. . . Barra Beach or Campo Grande are just 10 minutes walk away. . .
there is a direct bus from the aiport, a lot of other busses in all directions. . . taxi to pelourinho is just 10- 15 reais, direct bus to rio vermelho. . .

please note: we have NO TOLERANCE FOR DRUG- or SEXTOURISM, we don't accept it when people is very loud and unrespectful !!! you cannot bring guests from outside! and NO DOGS!
we are an absolutely LGBT friendly house.
To share our living situation, we prefere artists, scientists and open minded worldtravellers and can offer special deals therefore.
As we are building up a community center, we like it when our guests volunteer in cultural, educational, art or social work - sharing knowledge is the principle!
Prices depending on length of stay. ps send some informations about you as well. . .

Be aware that Salvador is a violent city - but our community is proud to be one of the communities with the lowest violence-index of Salvador - since 70 years!
we are looking forward to meet interesting people!
PS: we speak portuguese, english, french, italian, spanish, german… and communicate in any langage!

ATTENTION: Check-In only possible between 10:00 a.m and 6:00 pm.
Drinking water
Cleanig fee / 50.- / week;
using the washing machine is 10.- Reais/wash
Stable WIFI: 10.- / week
If you stay longer, we make special deals.

Guest Access

We have a complex of two houses; there are a lot of common spaces, like verandas and livingrooms.
Since 2014, we even have a huge terrace (not children safe) offering a gorgeous view over the bay.
Everybody respects the privacy of the other guests - there is enough space for being alone or sharing good company!
We provide:
• a private room with a real bed & linnen
• no towels!
• a kitchen to use
• no food!
bathrooms are or individual or in common, you'll see in the ad.

Interaction with Guests

Just like we feel it! Communication is one of our passions – and being on our own as well…
Everybody is free.
It's just like it happnes, no rules… !

The Neighborhood

Vila Brandão is one of the best neighborhoods in Salvador. Located in between the most expensive and central areas of Salvador (Vitoria, Graça, Barra), it offers the feeling of a small village: 200 inhabitants, just a few houses near the sea, in the middle of a green aerea. Real Brazilian life, a bohemian mixture of fishers, working class people, some students, some workless guys, a few strangers… teachers and dreamers.
We have a community "Mini-shop and instant food", a few bars and a lot of fresh fish and fresh fruits…
And all the urban infrastructure just up the hill.

Getting Around

airport bus and a lot of busses stop on our square Largo da Vitoria (5 min. walk)

Other Things to Note

We are living in a community (favela). It is not dangerous, we know all our neighbors personally. For our community, the interaction with you, our guests, is very important. They have the oopportunity to talk normally to strangers and middle class people, to have a beer together at the local bar, to get informations about other ways of living.
For you, it is an unique opportunity to break prejudices. If you stay longer with us, we organize projects together.

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House Rules

Respect. Respect. Respect.
And pleasure!

No guests from outside, if not accorded with the house mates.
no tolerance for sextourism or drugtourism at all.
we are open minded and GLBT friendly.
If something breaks, please replace it.
Please don’t take the books away, our library is part of our work.

You can also leave something personal so that you are part of our story.
Everybody is responsable to keep the the kitchen, bathrooms and livingrooms clean!
Please take care of our plants and animals; you will enjoy your stay even more!
the costs for drinking water are divided with your housemates.
Using the washingmachine is 10.- reais.
Special deals for monthly rent.

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Safety Features
Smoke Detector
Carbon Monoxide Detector
First Aid Kit
Safety Card
Fire Extinguisher

1 night minimum stay

view from the garden

About the Host, Silvia

Salvador, Brazil
Member since March 2012
Response rate: 60% (last 10 contacts)
Response time: within a day


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