Villas de Trancoso

Trancoso, Brazil

Villas de Trancoso is an intimate boutique hotel set back from the beach on miles of unspoiled Bahian coastline near Trancoso, one of the earliest settlements founded by the Portuguese and now one of Brazil's top beach destinations.

At a Glance

  • One of the few boutique hotels in the Trancoso area to have direct beach access - miles of unspoiled beach to explore

  • Only 2km from Trancoso's Quadrado with its laid-back open air restaurants and funky boutiques

  • Set amongst palm groves and beautifully landscaped tropical gardens

  • Tranquil atmosphere and great for honeymooners and couples looking to escape it all however, also offers superb two bedroom villas, which work really well for families

  • Charming owner and staff who will ensure your stay is relaxing and as enjoyable as possible

Beach, Honeymoon, Family, Golf

Insider's View

Definitely try the sweet treats at the Brazilian-style breakfast! The buffet is delicious and brimming with homemade breads and cakes

Scott Dunn team

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Villas de Trancoso with its privileged, unspoiled beach location provides the perfect romantic retreat amongst lush tropical gardens. Each villa has its very own private deck or outdoor lounge area with hammocks for relaxing, spacious bedrooms and bathrooms furnished with rare and exotic Brazilian hardwoods.

The beautifully landscaped gardens provide a lovely setting for the hotel’s marble swimming pool and there is a small restaurant and bar serving international and Brazilian cuisine such as Moqueca, a classic seafood stew in coconut sauce which is a must-try when in Bahia. Villas de Trancoso also boasts a fitness center and offers spa treatments in the comfort of your own room or on the beach.

There are miles of golden sand beaches to be enjoyed and longer walks will bring you to river estuaries which form pools of clear water at low tide. Other activities include body surfing, cycling, riding, kayaking, tennis on the nearby clay courts and there is also a world-class golf course overlooking the ocean only 2km away.


Villas de Trancoso offers five one- and two-bedroom individual villas and four adjoining suites that are slightly smaller in size. All have spacious bedrooms and bathrooms decorated with Brazilian hardwoods and boast a private deck with seating or hammocks to relax and unwind.


Children are welcome at the hotel, and babysitting can be arranged upon request, but there are no specific facilities or inter-connecting rooms. Both cots and extra beds are available should they be required.


The facilities at Villas de Trancoso are excellent and include a restaurant serving delicious ethnic dishes and a wide selection of international and local favorites, a bar, lounge area, swimming pool and health and fitness center.


Villas de Trancoso offer activities such as surfing, cycling, horseback riding, kayaking through pristine Brazilian rainforest, tennis, golf, and snorkeling in the crystal clear waters of the ocean.

Location & Directions

Trancoso, Brazil

Villas de Trancoso is located 2km from the village of Trancoso, south of Porto Seguro in the Brazilian state of Bahia.

When to go

Temperatures in Bahia vary little from month to month and it's warm all year round, with average highs hovering around 30°C. April to July is the wettest season (though it can rain at any time) and June to September bring slightly cooler evenings. Salvador goes mad during Carnival (February or March depending on the year) - more than 2 million party-goers hit the streets for a colorful riot of dancing and drinking - expect prices to hike and availability to fall dramatically.

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