UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa , Brazil

Authenticity is the greatest luxury a visit to Brazil's picturesque and historic Bahia state can offer.

And no place delivers the experience like Trancoso's Quadrado, its car-free, UNESCO-protected town square.

Half of UXUA's casas here date back 500-years to the village's founding. They were restored by designer Wilbert Das in collaboration with local artisans using traditional techniques and reclaimed materials.

 

These casas have a soul, each with legends and family history, every detail uniquely crafted by caring hands. UXUA's rustic beach lounge, Almescar Spa, Quadrado restaurant and 5-star service complete the perfect holiday.

Selected Casas:

UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa

Seu Pedrinho

Its the largest one-bedroom casa on the Historic Quadrado, with an airy, bright interior no less colorful than its exterior. Accented with smooth wooden floors, each room offers a Quadrado view. Vast living area with deep sofas, open kitchen and dining room, bar, cozy private garden, two bathrooms – one with a double shower – and a spacious bedroom with canopy bed.

UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa

Gulab Mahal

The casa is rich with authentic details, including the traditional rustic table and chairs sitting on the Historic Quadrado. Views of the square are enjoyed throughout, including the large living room and pillow-filled mezzanine with carved hardwood accents, plus a sunken outdoor kitchen. Two split-level bedroom suites feature stunning reclaimed hardwood floors.

UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa

Zé E Zilda

A table in front of the casa invites al fresco dinner parties or cocktails on the historic square, while a rustic table inside offers a more intimate option. Quadrado views from the kitchen, dining or the airy living room with its deep sofas. 2-bedrooms in the main house with the 3rd a garden suite, separated by a patio filled with cushions and covered by a flowering pergola.

UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa

Seu Irênio

Legend goes that Seu Irênio burned the musky resin of almescar trees each evening in front of his large, white casa on the Historic Quadrado, hypnotising children with stories and performing tricks, gaining him the affectionate nickname ‘the magician of almescar’. The warmth felt for Irênio by the community inspired a very loving restoration of his home by local artisans.

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UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa

Be on your own schedule. Activities or day tours can be private or shared. Join a scheduled, multi-day group tour. All-inclusive travel by cruise ship.

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Try to pick up at least a few basic greetings, directional questions, and common curiosities in the native language(s) before you leave for your trip.
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