Vila Gale Salvador is in Ondina, home to one of Salvador's most famous beaches. This oceanfront hotel's back patio offers a dramatic view of the Atlantic Ocean and the rocky beach below, and you can follow a walkway from the pool area to direct access to a sandy beach suitable for swimming. The 500-year-old Forte Santo Antonio da Barra, veteran of centuries' worth of wars, is less than 1.5 miles (2.25 kilometers) west. Estadio de Esportes UFBA, the stadium of the Universidade Federal da Bahia, is 2 miles (3.5 kilometers) away. The Jardim Zoologico is 3 miles (4.5 kilometers) east. Limited garage parking and valet are available.
You can start your morning at Vila Gale Salvador with a trip to the complimentary breakfast buffet, a generous spread that includes hot dishes and fresh fruits. The hotel restaurant, Dunas, serves traditional Portugese cuisine. The 2 on-site bars have menus of cocktails, and one offers poolside service.
Vile Gale Salvador has an outdoor pool that offers panoramic ocean views. The hotel also has fitness equipment, a spa tub, and a sauna. The hotel also offers massages. Need to research other family-friendly attractions? Wireless Internet access is available throughout the hotel (surcharge), and the business center is open 24 hours a day, offering computers and technological assistance. Other amenities includes currency exchange, luggage storage, translation services, and an Internet point.
In your guestroom, you can watch cable and free movie channels on TV, while also taking advantage of the free WiFi. Guestrooms were renovated in 2011. Amenities include hair dryers, minibars, and laptop-compatible in-room safes. Free cribs/infant beds are available.