POUSADA ESTRELA D’AGUA - Trancoso, Bahia, Brazil
When you open your eyes just a little wider and listen just a bit more intently, it’s possible to discover a whole new side of the world. And perhaps there’s no more perfect place to do this than Brazil, a place that sometimes feels like ten countries rolled into one. So, open your eyes a little wider when planning to head south, and take time to discover the charming village of Trancoso, and the warmth of Pousada Estrela d’Agua.

Beach bungalow brilliance is at its best here at thus intimate hotel which carefully embraces the region’s natural beauty and shows eternal respect to the environment. It’s all about sophistication with a rustic slant here…where hammocks are the preferred method of seating as opposed to lounge chairs, where brilliant vibrant starkly opposing colors somehow blend seamlessly, dinner is served al-fresco by candlelight and nightlife consists of listening to the sounds of the forest while sipping a local cocktail on the deck bar. Oh, and their Relais & Châteaux affiliation is just another validation of the unique vibe and superior service.

Trancoso is tremendously famous for it’s semi-deserted, pure white sand beaches blessed with unique natural swimming pools formed by reefs at low tide, it’s center known as the Quadrado is home to charming colorful houses, inherently warm and welcoming people, and charming old little white church overseeing the Atlantic.

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EXPLORATEUR EXCLUSIVE- Complimentary greens fees at Terra Vista Golf Course, one of the best in Latin America, when staying at Pousada Estrela D’Agua. Click HERE for more information and as always, be sure & tell 'em The Explorateur sent you!