400km inland from Salvador is the Chapada Diamantina national park, a beautiful area of caves, streams and mesas with excellent trekking, all with comfortable country inns on the doorstep in the old colonial mining village of Lençois.
Our preferred accommodation
Hotel LençoisInn/Posada - LençoisA friendly hotel in a good location 5 minutes walk from the town centre. There is a big outdoor pool with a hot tub and hydro massage area, a games room, sauna and library.
Pousada Canto das AguasInn/Posada - LençoisA pretty colonial hotel just across the river from the main town, next to a beautiful waterfall and surrounded by wonderful scenery. There is a big pool and plenty of space to relax after a hard day's hiking.