About Canela

Canela is a thriving university district in the south-west region of Salvador, known for its incredible views over Brazil’s sparkling Bay of All Saints.

Visit Gallery Cañizares at the Federal University of Bahia to discover Salvador’s latest art movement and local talent. For a historical look at Salvador’s art scene, head to Bahia Art Museum. The magnificent mansion houses a rich collection of paintings and decorative art from the colonial era, including furniture, porcelain, silver and crystal.

Go swimming and sunbathing at Porto da Barra Beach, where you’ll find calm bay waters, soft white sand and spellbinding sunsets. Make the most a Bara’s lively waterfront bars and restaurants with a caipirinha cocktail at the lively Off Club.

Getting there

The easiest way to reach Canela is by bus, a short 20-minute journey from the city centre of Salvador or a 10-minute ride from Bahia Marina Pier. Porto da Barra Beach is just 15 minutes from Canela by bus.

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