Luxury Bahia: Salvador, Trancoso & Corumbau boutique break

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Duration (in days): 9

From: Salvador

To: Porto Seguro

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£2,770

Exc. International flights (per person, based on 2 sharing) 
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Overview

Enjoy a luxury Bahia stay visiting hand-picked boutique hotels - perfect for a honeymoon, romantic retreat or special occasion. Staying in Salvador and the lazy beach towns of Trancoso and Corumbau in Brazil’s north eastern state, you’ll visit charming seaside villages, have lunch and people-watch in colonial squares and combine sunbathing on some of Brazil’s most spectacular beaches with luxury stays on the ocean’s edge. Every hotel in this itinerary has been hand-picked for its location, great service and exquisite décor, so you’ll be experiencing some of the finest accommodation and scenery that Brazil has to offer.

This itinerary can be tailored to suit your requirements; please contact one of our consultants to start planning your dream trip.

Highlights

  • Stay in three magnificent boutique properties
  • Discover the pretty, colonial centre of Salvador with a private tour
  • Visit the charming village of Praia do Forte
  • Relax and sunbathe on Trancoso’s glorious sandy beaches
  • Spend three nights in a luxury boutique Fazenda that was once a coconut farm
Itinerary

 

Itinerary in brief:

  • 3 nights in Salvador
  • 2 nights in Trancoso
  • 3 nights in Corumbau

 

Day 1: Arrive in Salvador   

On arrival at Salvador airport, you will be met and taken by private transfer to your hotel where you will check in for a 3-night stay.

Zank hotel is in the sought-after Rio Vermelho district, a few steps from Patience Beach. It’s a sophisticated property with stunning sea views and elegant rooms, and you’ll be served a delightful breakfast in the morning, all included daily with your stay.   


Day 2: Private Salvador city tour

This privately guided tour is a journey through the history of the city of Salvador as well as Brazil, visiting the most important monuments in the colonial centre.

Your tour begins at Farol da Barra and continues to Porto da Barra, with its two protecting forts of Santa Maria and San Diego. Next, you’ll visit the neighbourhoods of Corredor da Vitória, Piedade and Campo Grande, before heading to colourful Pelourinho, with its charming colonial houses and stone-paved streets. Pelourinho is an important centre of culture and entertainment, with many museums, restaurants, theatres and squares, so we’ve included lunch at a local restaurant here. Pelourinho is one of the most beautiful districts and the symbol of the city, with a great collection of colonial architecture, including the baroque church of Saint Francis Church, with its gleaming gold leaf interior.


Day 3: Praia do Forte

This morning you will be picked up by private transfer and taken to Guarajuba Beach for some relaxation. Swim in the crystal clear waters, practice some water sports or simply unwind and enjoy the downtime. This idyllic beach has a colourful combination of coconut trees, white sand, blue sea and rustic beach huts on the shore that serve delicious seafood snacks.

Early in the afternoon you’ll be picked up and taken on a tour of the lovely village of Praia do Forte where we’ve included lunch at a local restaurant. Don’t worry; there’s more beach time! Why not clock up a few more hours in the sun and make the most of the natural beauty that makes this place wonderful!


Day 4: Salvador to Trancoso

Today you’ll be collected from your hotel and taken by private transfer to Salvador airport for your flight to Porto Seguro. Once you arrive, you’ll be met and driven by private transfer to your hotel where you will check in for a 2-night stay.

Your hotel, Pousada Tutabel enjoys a privileged position right on the beautiful sandy shores of Itapororoca beach. It’s a cosy, boutique property with excellent service and first-class gastronomy with plenty of opportunities to relax and take things easy - breakfast will be served any time of the day and wherever you wish within the pousada.


Day 5: Free day

Why not spend today making the most of your pousada’s setting and beautiful beach? If you fancy a break from the sun and want to try a local restaurant for lunch or dinner, we suggest visiting the town of Trancoso, only 8 km away. 


Day 6: Trancoso to Corumbau     

You will be collected from your pousada today and taken by private transfer to Corumbau, approximately 150 km away. On arrival, check in your hotel for a 3-night stay.

Fazenda Sao Francisco is a beautiful boutique property with an eco-focus with just ten rooms, all with porches looking out to the ocean. The hotel is part of an old coconut farm located in a paradisiacal setting, surrounded by colourful cliffs, white sand beaches and turquoise sea. Breakfast is included daily with your stay, and the restaurant offers lunch and dinner characterised by regional dishes made with local produce. The Fazenda’s organic farm provides most of the fruits and vegetables on offer, which makes your stay even more local and authentic.


Days 7 & 8: Free days

Spend these free days soaking up the Brazilian sun and making the most of the lush surroundings and your Fazenda’s facilities.

We can add several activities if you wish, for instance, why not sail in a private motorboat and visit the nearby village of Caraiva to enjoy a delicious north eastern Brazilian meal? You can also explore the beaches by bike or on horseback, or kayak through Corumbau River and mangroves. If you visit between July and November, it’s the humpback whales season in the nearby Abrolhos archipelago, and you can add a boat excursion to see these gentle giants!


Day 9: Depart Corumbau    

You will be collected from your Fazenda any time today and taken by private transfer to Porto Seguro airport to connect with your onward travel plans. 


 

Info

The destinations featured in this itinerary can be visited all year round, however, from April to June there is a higher chance of rain and humidity.      

This itinerary is purely a suggestion and can be tailor-made to your requirements, so please contact us with your dates and requests, and we’ll put together a bespoke quotation for you.

What's included: 

  • 8 nights accommodation with daily breakfast
  • All private transfers
  • Domestic flight from Salvador to Puerto Seguro
  • Meals as mentioned in the itinerary
  • Excursions as mentioned in the itinerary

Not included: 

  • Flights
  • Any meals not mentioned
  • Any excursions not mentioned
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips & gratuities
Accommodation

Eight nights in 5* luxury accommodation.

Hotels in this category include:

  • Zank Boutique

  • Pousada Tutabel

  • Fazenda Sao Francisco

 

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