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Pousada Praia das Ondas

Salvador & the North East

Rating: Deluxe    

Pousada Praia das Ondas overview

Pousada Praia das Ondas is located on the shores of the South Atlantic Ocean and offers friendly service in an informal and relaxed setting, where guests immediately feel at home. The pousada has extensive grounds, with lush vegetation, vivid flowers and tall palm trees. As a guest you are welcome to stroll through the gardens at your leisure, enjoying the restful atmosphere, listening to the birdsong. 

Accommodation is in bungalows scattered throughout the grounds, and all suites are equipped with kingsize beds, ensuite bathroom, air conditiioning, satellite TV, minibar and safe. Each suite has a balcony or veranda with hammock and views of either the gardens or the ocean. The cottages are painted in bright, cheerful colours.

There is a swimming pool surrounded by a sundeck with chairs, tables, loungers and sunshades. There are also loungers and sunshades on the beach, which stretches for miles in each direction, and is perfect for relaxing walks. There are several beach bars in the vicinity of the hotel, which serve cold drinks and fresh seafood snacks, and the pousada has its own restaurant, serving both local specialities and international cuisine.

Swimming, surfing, beach volleyball, kitesurfing and mountain biking are popular activities. Boat trips can be arranged, and visits to a nearby lagoon and the Sapiranga Ecological Reserve with its Atlantic Rainforest and mangroves. While here you can visit the neighbouring village of Itacimirim and the town of Praia do Forte just 5kms away, with its restaurants, bars and shops. The historic city of Salvador is only 50kms from the pousada and makes an interesting excursion.


Open:  Pousada Praia das Ondas is open all year.

Location:  Pousada Praia das Ondas is set on Itacimirim Beach surrounded by palm trees, 50kms north of Salvador, site of the nearest airport, and just 5kms from Praia do Forte. It is set in lush tropical gardens. This is a quiet location with little or no nightlife, suitable for those in search of a relaxing break.  

Rooms:  Accommodation is in a range of categories. All are air conditioned and have private bathroom, TV, minibar, safe and a veranda or balcony with a hammock. In addition bungalows have a kitchen.

Activities:  Guests can relax on the beach, sunbathe, swim, snorkel and stroll along to beach bars. Mountain bikes and surfboards are available for guests. There is a lagoon and Sapiranga jungle reserve to be explored. Guests can explore the mangroves by boat. The famous turtle project TAMAR is at Praia do Forte just 5kms away.

Facilities: The restaurant serves local and international cuisines and is open for breakfast, lunch and dinner. There is a good-sized outdoor pool and a partially shaded deck where guests can enjoy refreshing drinks. There is a second, newer pool, surrounded by palm trees and with views of the ocean. Nearby is a Jacuzzi.  

Dining:  Meals are taken at separate tables.

Children: Children of all ages are welcome. Some rooms are suited to families.

Health:  Bahia is not a malarial area.

Communication:  There is Wi-Fi internet access in public areas.

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