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Casa do Amarelindo

Salvador, Brazil

Casa do Amarelindo is a charming 10-room hotel with plenty of character, set within a restored 19th Century colonial townhouse in the heart of the historic Pelourinho district of Salvador, a cultural gem in the Brazilian state of Bahia.

At a Glance

  • Located slap bang in the historic Pelourinho district of Salvador. Can be a little noisy as so central but such a vibrant and buzzy city

  • Good value for money and friendly service from French owners Gilles and Didier

  • Simple but stylish decor, and the hotel is well maintained throughout

  • Small roof top pool - one of the few in Pelourinho

  • A courtyard garden and a roof terrace with a panoramic view of Todos os Santos Bay

Culture

Insider's View

If staying on a Tuesday, keep your ears open for the group of local drummers which pass by right outside the hotel! It's a great way to experience the local culture and enjoy some energetic Bahian music!

Scott Dunn team

Insider's View

The bar serves up a fantastic range of caipirinhas, mixing rare cachacas with tropical fruits you may never have heard of!

Scott Dunn team

Call us on 858 345 1763 to start planning your vacation to Casa do Amarelindo or take a look at our itineraries to Bahia

Description

Casa do Amarelindo is a boutique property located just off the main square (Quadrado) in the historic quarter of Salvador, classified a UNESCO World Heritage site in 1985 for its colorful houses, beautiful baroque churches, museums and cobbled streets, echoing batucada rhythms and capoeira shows.

Casa do Amarelindo has only 10 guest rooms which are simple yet luxurious, some with private terraces and bathrooms featuring either hydromasage bath tubs or rainfall showers. The interior decor has been inspired by Bahia's fascinating colonial history and African influence. The hotel benefits from a fantastic roof top terrace where you can enjoy an evening caipirinha while watching the sunset. It also has a small pool which has a gorgeous view over the rooftops and the sea beyond.

Walk the streets of Salvador and soak up the local culture with its baroque churches and cobbled streets lined with market stalls selling intricate local artifacts. Salvador is also renowned for its Afro-Latin music and there are often groups of musicians playing in the squares giving a vibrant, jazzy feel to the place.

Accommodation

Casa do Amarelindo offers guests 10 rooms that are simple, follow a uniform decor but are comfortable all with air conditioning, plasma TVs and DVD. Antique dark wood furniture evokes Brazil's colonial past. Bathrooms have tropical rain showers, some with waterfall features and jets.

Childcare

Children under 16 years of age are not accepted at the Casa do Amarelindo, and there are no specific facilities.

Facilities

Casa do Amerelindo features a small pool, panoramic roof terrace, two bars (don't miss their cashew fruit Caipirinhas), restaurant serving delicious Bahian classics and a small gym.

Activities

Given the hotel's central location, the cultural delights of Salvador are right on your doorstep. The historical Pelourinho district is famous for its beautiful colonial architecture, cool bars, street stalls and art galleries. Head out on All Saint's Bay for sailing and get stuck into the famous Bahian culture which blends African heritage with its Brazilian roots to create an exciting fusion, famed for its percussion and capoeira. Try lessons in either and discover the traditions of this cool and unique city.

Location & Directions

Salvador, Brazil

In Salvador’s historical Pelourinho district within easy reach of restaurants, bars and art galleries. Many of the rooms afford fabulous views over Todos Santos Bay and its islands.

When to go

Temperatures in Bahia vary little from month to month and it's warm all year round, with average highs hovering around 30°C. April to July is the wettest season (though it can rain at any time) and June to September bring slightly cooler evenings. Salvador goes mad during Carnaval (February or March depending on the year) - more than 2 million party-goers hit the streets for a colorful riot of dancing and drinking - expect prices to hike and availability to fall dramatically.

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