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Trancoso, Brazil

Located just south of the historic town of Porto Seguro, this sleepy village is rapidly becoming one of the most sought-after beach destinations in Brazil.

The original small fishing village still exists, and life there is centered on the main grassy square, with its charming whitewashed 17th century church, which claims to have held the first mass in Brazil.

Stretching away from the village are miles of wonderful beaches and some of the most chic beach accommodation in the country.

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Suggested itineraries featuring Trancoso

This sample itinerary will give you an idea of what is possible when you travel in Trancoso, and showcases routes we know work particularly well. Treat this as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.

Map of Trancoso

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    Places near Trancoso

    Accommodation choices for Trancoso

    We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Trancoso. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.

    • Pousada Etnia, Trancoso

      Pousada Etnia

      First Class

      Located in the small village of Trancoso, Pousada Etnia is a truly delightful place to stay.

    • Uxua Casa, Trancoso

      Uxua Casa

      First Class

      Uxua Casa has nine individually designed cabins, located around the town and including historic casas right on the famous 'Quadrado', pool side studios and a unique tree house.

    • Estrela D'Agua, Trancoso

      Estrela d'Agua

      First Class

      Situated right on the golden sands of Nativos beach, Estrela d'Agua has 28 suites combining simple, almost rustic design with every modern comfort.