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Address: Bairro Mont Serrat, Salvador, State of Bahia, Brazil

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Hidden gem in Salvador

While in Salvador, take a detour to Ponta de Humaita. It is a small corner in Salvador that faces the Bay with rustic but beautiful scenery !

4 of 5 starsReviewed January 9, 2015
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 9, 2015

While in Salvador, take a detour to Ponta de Humaita. It is a small corner in Salvador that faces the Bay with rustic but beautiful scenery !

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Kalamazoo, Michigan
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

It was a cloudy and raining day when we stopped here and ate our lunch. There was nothing open that we could get into, but it was interesting to see the old fort.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed November 30, 2014 via mobile

A lovely place to end the day, watching the sun sink into the sea while sipping a cold beer. Teenagers strum their guitars while pregnant ladies come for photo-shoots of their bellies. A relaxed place to be among relaxed locals.

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London, United Kingdom
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55 helpful votes 55 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 21, 2014

Located in lower Salvador, not too far from Bonfim Church; Humaitá is a real look at how the Sotero Politano's relax, with ind if the few beaches you can actually jump into, and views from up the hill of the city, marina, or sunset to die for. As usual, only Portuguese is spoken so come with your phrase book, but... More 

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Salvador, BA
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3 of 5 stars Reviewed September 20, 2014

The place is so beautiful, but unfortunately it seems that was left behind and no one cares about the maintenance. Also it is really hard to find parking spots. It is also very dirty.

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Salvador, BA
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 9, 2014

Try to go there at the sunset time. It's awesome! Very beautiful.located on Bonfim zone (lower city), You find there usually a very nice atmosphere not so crowded as Pelourinho or other turistic points of Salvador.The beautiful lighthouse among palm trees offers from there, the most beautiful view of the wonderful see of Bahia de todos os Santos. Humaitá is... More 

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Niteroi, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 5, 2014

The Ponta de Humaitá is one of the most beautiful places in all of Salvador. It is located in one of the projections on the peninsula. For this reason it has a lighthouse, signaling danger area for navigation and nautical orientation generally.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 28, 2014

Located in an opposite direction from Farol da Barra, it is less touristic but still a great place to visit. A 10 minute walk from Bonfim church takes you to this place where you can enjoy great views of Salvador from distance. I really enjoyed it !!!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed July 26, 2014

It's a really nice place to see the sunset but It's hard to get there because the bus stop is a bit far, however if you're good walking you might try the route I did: Ribeira (Nice Ice Creams), Igreja do senhor do Bomfim and the Humaita...

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 24, 2014

Salvador is a lovely city - full of charming sites to be discovered around every corner. Ponta de Humaita gives a beautiful seaside vista of the city. Well worth a visit.

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