When Uxua’s Dutch owner arrived in Trancoso in 2004 his ambitions for a private retreat soon escalated into creating a wonderful hideaway hotel with 11 casas instead. All are individually designed and beautifully restored by local artisans using traditional techniques and reclaimed materials. A few days to fully enjoy this special hotel is definitely needed.


  • Honeymoon suite is built into the trees
  • All the casas are unique & different sizes
  • Secluded location in bohemian beach town
  • Pool lined with aquamarine stones
  • Spa using indigenous ingredients
  • Reserve specific casa
  • 10 minutes walk to beach
  • Ethos of ethical tourism
  • Exclusive beach bar with casitas
  • A hip and stylish vibe
  • Impeccable service
  • Indoor & outdoor living design
  • Nearly all come with kitchenette

Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil

The secluded casas are close to Trancoso’s beautiful UNESCO protected town square and some of them date back almost 500 years to when the town was founded. It has a somewhat bohemian and exclusive reputation, attracting Brazilian as well as foreign tourists. There are plenty of excellent restaurants and shops in strolling distance, as is the fabulous beach.

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