A blend of old-world class and modern sustainability, this Brazilian paradise goes hands-on with its 5-star service—no indifferent concierge, no army of eye-rolling bellboys.
It's all smiles, suggestions, and savvy conversation here, whether it's the rustic beach lounge or the innovative organic spa. Inner peace is a constant guest to play alongside you, as your skin melts between the hot stone massages at the spa or long reads in your vibrant private garden.
It’s no question that Bahia = sun + sand + lush vegetation. UXUA brings that equation to life with its beautiful beachfront lounge, a mere 7-minute walk from the Quadrado.
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Estimated Price Per Head
from $100 to $500
Additional Insurance Is Not Required To Host An Event Here
Celebrations Hosted Here Since
Indoor & Outdoor Venue Spaces Available
Client Must Use The Catering Provided By The Venue
Provided By Venue For Fee – You Must Use The Venue For All Alcohol Services
Corkage/Bottle Fee – You Can Bring Your Own Alcohol For A Fee
Designated Smoking Areas Only
UXUA, which currently has 17 suites distributed among 12 houses totally unique in architecture in decoration, providing space and privacy of a private home complemented by hotel services, spa facilities, fitness center, beach lounge, restaurant, pool quartz and library with the typical hospitality of the region. The hotel accommodates up to 34 people, you can still accommodate an extra bed in some of our houses.
Ask the bartender to make the greatest tribute to the coconut, worldwide wonder, the UXUA Caipicoco, a variation of Brazil's iconic Caipirinha (not listed on the menu)
Authenticity is the greatest luxury a visit to Brazil's Bahia state can offer, and living among native families in the heart of old Trancoso delivers the experience naturally, in style and comfort, and with an ethos of sustainability. 5-star hotel service, a stunning rustic beach lounge, and an innovative organic spa complete the perfect wedding location. Among any location in the world, perhaps the aspect making UXUA the ideal place for hosting events is the comfort and flexibility for groups staying at the hotel. Being in the car-free center of picturesque Trancoso, all guests enjoy total independence with shops, restaurants, galleries, and of course the beach, all just steps away and available any time. At the same time the hotel environment is totally private and exclusive to hotel guests, so a casual, intimate atmosphere reigns within UXUA’s lush property in which members of groups can enjoy each other’s company and grow friendships - and the coordinating of group activities is amazingly simple. Brazil is a land of incredible natural beauty, but among all the attractions across the vast land, there is one destination recognized as the premier setting for weddings: Trancoso The entire village, even while being an authentic Bahian town, seems a stage-set for an enchanting event
UXUA’s design recalls Trancoso’s 500-years of history. Portuguese adventurers, Jesuit missionaries, Indian tribes, African slaves, and even Brazilian hippies have influenced in some way the architecture, art, and antiques that make each UXUA a unique expression. The casas range from authentically restored fisherman houses facing the town’s 16th century Quadrado, to a sleekly opulent but ecologically-conscious treehouse and other distinct homes hidden around a lush garden. Featured in design magazines worldwide, the innovative aesthetic has been labeled ‘rustic modernism’, a simple tropical fusion of indoor / outdoor space capturing the appeal of the southern Bahian lifestyle.
Standout Venue Features:
UXUA is a tribute and a love story of smalltown life in Bahia, the most historic and well preserved part of colonial brazil,famed among brazilians as “the world capital of happiness” Sub-tropical weather - VERY GREEN - the perfect weather all year round 5 Star hotel luxury, services and design, spectacular beach lounge, spa, concierge services endorsed by renowned publications as Conde Nast, National Geographic and Vogue Luxury with a espetacular balance of authenticity and nature, a setting where nothing is staged, no theater but only pure authentic experience in a intimate small town with windows and doors open day and night
- Elaborate Bahian breakfast for hotel guests - Reserved sofa at UXUA Beach Lounge for hotel guest - Gym, Wi-Fi & Parking for hotel guests - Tropical flower decoration - Torch decoration over mangrove bridge
Awards & Notables
Number 7 on World’s 50 Best Beach Bars – CNN Conde Nast Traveller Gold List 2015 Jetsetter: Best Hotel on the beach 2015 Mr & Mrs Smith: Best Hotel 2014
Small (35-seat) boutique restaurant facing charming Trancoso’s historic Quadrado. The restaurant, simply named UXUA QUADRADO, is located among one of the historic fishermen’s houses that surround the famous square, the famed Casa Frozina, once home of Trancoso’s oldest resident, the much-loved Dona Frozina
- View: With its stunning, stylishly-relaxed atmosphere by day or night, spectacular view of the Quadrado, and the simple white Igreja de Sao Joao Batista (Saint John’s Church), the second-oldest church in Brazil.
- Max Capacity: 50 UXUA PRAIA:
UXUA is defined by authenticity, and our beach lounge is its pure expression. We restored an old fisherman bar, and serve still from an antique wooden boat topped by a canvas roof. Low impact, sustainable, and delightful. Bahian cuisine and innovative tropical cocktails, all UXUA standards.
- View: Between the river and the sea
- Max Capacity: 180 UXUA JARDIM:
For small events or sophisticated dinner; perfect place for wine tastings and degustation menu
- View: The lake-like pool was created entirely from 40.000 specimens of unique Green aventurine quartz, a native Bahian Stone considered by many to have powerful healing qualities and be among the most therapeutic minerals in the world
- Max Capacity: 50
Eats & Drinks
Food, Restaurants, Cafes, Bars & Lounges
Food, Restaurants, Cafes:
UXUA QUADRADO UXUA’s culinary approach is simple but very, very authentic, continuously searching for the harmony between the roots of the Bahian culinary history and the innovation of the modern international cuisine. Just like with the hotel, made with local techniques and artisans, the local influence on UXUA cuisine is notable. We truly emphasize 'localism' as we do in all of the UXUA project since the beginning. Ingredients emphasize local seafood and organic produce, various kinds of spices, fresh baked goods, local cacao, coconut, and tropical fruits for drinks and the famed UXUA ice cream. UXUA PRAIA The menu is filled with a sophisticated version of the typical bahian food, while our guests enjoy the pleasant atmosphere, only hearing the best of Brazilian music and world music as well, and also enjoying the natural sound of the ocean. Number 7 on World’s 50 best beach bars – CNN The menu is filled with a sophisticated version of the typical bahian food, while our guests enjoy the pleasant atmosphere, only hearing the best of Brazilian music and world music as well, and also enjoying the natural sound of the ocean. “Stunningly located beach bar, which is close to both the town and the seafront” (Mr & Ms Smith) UXUA JARDIM With a cushion-filled raised mezzanine, sofas that are lined with recycled canvas, a hand-carved hardwood bar and an exquisite table 3 meters long which lays on top of a cashew tree trunk. The walls are made out of pau a pique, which is a natural construction method that are built by native tribes such as Pataxo, from the south of Bahia, that also contributed to the lamps and decoration for this space. Tamara’s text suggestion to complement as I think it’s missing a second paragraph about the menu: Our menu is inspired on the pride in Bahian cooking that is so strong and vivid among the people of Trancoso. There's few regional cuisines in the world with such complex historical roots, with African slaves and Portuguese colonial traditions fused with Native American influences.
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