Trancoso is a trendy beach destination located on the coast of the state of Bahia and offers an excellent infrastructure.
It is a popular destination to spend the holiday season.
Top Things to do in Trancoso
1. Enjoy the Beaches
Trancoso has beautiful beaches, to the south are the beaches of Praia dos Coqueiros, Praia do Rio Verde, and Praia de Itapororoca, and to the north are the beaches of Praia dos Nativos, Rio da Barra, and Taipe.
2. Visit the Quadrado – The Main Square of Trancoso
The Quadrado is considered one of the most beautiful squares in Brazil, with a perfect blend of rustic charm and sophistication.
The area has restaurants, cafes, designer stores, and guesthouses.
The Quadrado also houses the Igreja do Quadrado church, built at the beginning of the 18th century on the ruins of a Jesuit convent.
3. Hang Out at the Beach Clubs
©Pousada Bahia Bonita
Beach Clubs are also a popular attraction in Trancoso, offering lounges on the sand with lots of drinks and snacks.
4. Relax at the Hotel
Top Things to do in Trancoso – ©UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa
Trancoso has excellent hotel options, and it is worth relaxing and enjoying the hotel structure during your stay.
5. Take a Day trip to Arraial d’Ajuda from Trancoso
©Arraial D’ajuda Eco Resort
Arraial d’Ajuda is one of the districts of Porto Seguro and has beautiful beaches, mostly calm seas, and a water park.
Trancoso is 28.2 km (17.6 miles) from Arraial d’Ajuda, providing an excellent day trip option.
6. Take a Day trip to Praia do Espelho from Trancoso
©Pousada Brisas do Espelho
Praia do Espelho is a dream destination, located between Trancoso and Caraiva. The beach has good restaurants, kiosks, a transparent sea, colorful cliffs, and natural pools.
Best Accommodations & Hotels in Trancoso
Trancoso offers excellent options for hotels and accommodations. Below is a list of 10 hotel options with great guest reviews.
1. Pousada Tutabel Trancoso
Best Accomodations & Hotels in Trancoso – ©Pousada Tutabel Trancoso
Located 5.3 km (3.3 miles) from Quadrado de Trancoso, Pousada Tutabel offers comfort and elegance.
Rooms have a flat-screen TV, minibar, and balcony.
Estr. do Rio Verde, 3000 – Zona Rural, Porto Seguro – BA, 45818-000
2. UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa
©UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa
UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa is located in the center of Trancoso a short distance from Praia dos Nativos.
The accommodations feature rustic and elegant decor and have a sitting area, flat-screen TV, coffee machine, and minibar.
The hotel has an outdoor swimming pool and a spa.
Rua da praça do bosque 10, Estr. de Trancoso, Porto Seguro – BA, 45810-000
3. Pousada Villa Bahia
Best Accomodations & Hotels in Trancoso – ©Pousada Villa Bahia
Pousada Villa Bahia is a guesthouse located a short distance from the Quadrado de Trancoso and offers excellent value for money.
Rooms have flat-screen TV and minibar.
The guesthouse has an outdoor swimming pool and a spa.
Jovelino R. Vieira, 174 – Centro, Porto Seguro – BA, 45818-000
4. Trancoso House – Hotel Boutique
Trancoso House – ©Hotel Boutique
Trancoso House – Hotel Boutique is another excellent value-for-money accommodation option in Trancoso.
The rooms are cozy and have a flat-screen TV and minibar.
The guesthouse has a swimming pool and a spa.
Jovelino R. Vieira, 24, Porto Seguro – BA, 45818-000
5. Soleluna Casa Pousada
Best Accommodations & Hotels in Trancoso – ©Soleluna Casa Pousada
Soleluna Casa Pousada is an elegant guesthouse with 2 pools and a spa.
The accommodations are spacious and feature a sitting area, flat-screen TV, and a large balcony.
Jovelino R. Vieira, 167, Porto Seguro – BA, 45818-000
6. Villas de Gaia hotel Boutique
Best Accommodations & Hotels in Trancoso – ©Villas de Gaia hotel Boutique
Located on Praia do Rio Verde, 1.9 km (1.2 miles) from Quadrado, the Villas de Gaia Boutique offers cozy accommodation.
Rooms have a flat-screen TV, coffee maker, and minibar.
The guesthouse has an outdoor swimming pool and a bar.
Estr. do Rio Verde, 300, Porto Seguro – BA, 45810-000
7. Pousada Estrela D’ Água
Best Accomodations & Hotels in Trancoso, Brazil – ©Pousada Estrela D’ Água
Pousada Estrela D’Água is located on Praia dos Nativos and features a rustic and colorful decor.
Rooms have a sitting area, TV, coffee machine, and minibar.
It offers an infinity pool.
Estrada Arraial D ajuda, s7n, Porto Seguro – BA, 45818-000
8. Pousada Bahia Bonita – Praia
Best Accomodations & Hotels in Trancoso, Brazil – ©Pousada Bahia Bonita – Praia
Pousada Bahia Bonita is located on Praia do Rio Verde and offers outdoor lounge areas.
Rooms feature elegant rustic decor and are equipped with flat-screen TV and minibar.
Estrada Itaquena, 9997, Porto Seguro – BA, 45818-000
9. Pousada Mundo Verde
©Pousada Mundo Verde Trancoso Brazil
Pousada Mundo Verde is located in the center of Trancoso, just 15 minutes’ walk from the beach.
All rooms feature a private balcony with a hammock, sitting area, TV, and minibar.
do Telégrafo, 43 – Centro (Quadrado, Porto Seguro – BA, 45818-000
10. Villa dos Nativos Boutique Hotel
Best Accommodations & Hotels in Trancoso, Brazil – ©Villa dos Nativos Boutique Hotel
Villa dos Nativos Boutique Hotel is a charming guesthouse located a short distance from Praia dos Nativos.
The rooms have a flat-screen TV, coffee maker, minibar, and balcony.
The guesthouse has an outdoor pool and a spa.
Rua dos Cajueiros Praia dos Nativos, Porto Seguro – BA, 45818-000
How to get to Trancoso
Trancoso is located 47 km (29.2 miles) (via ferry) and 77 km (47.8 miles) (via road) from Porto Seguro, and 28.2 km (17.6 miles) from Arraial d’Ajuda.
The closest airport to Trancoso is Porto Seguro Airport (BPS). From the airport, there is a bus, taxi, or private transfer to Trancoso. Some hotels offer a transfer service.
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