Home to some of the world’s greatest natural beauty, the Bahian coast will enchant you with its lush vegetation, miles of virgin beaches, exquisite gastronomy and stunning pastel-colored colonial architecture. This is the land where European and African heritage have come together to form an exceptional way of life. Explore UNESCO World Heritage Sites, visit spectacular deserted beaches and snorkel in protected offshore reefs.
Please note: this private Brazil tour is an example, as all of our luxury journeys are custom-made.
On arrival in Bahia, your host will take you to Convento do Carmo, a historical convent in Salvador converted into a first-class hotel. On your luxury Bahia tour, you will experience the thriving culinary, religious, dance and musical traditions of Salvador.
Learn about the country’s colonial history on a private guided tour of the city’s highlights which include: the Old City known as Pelourinho and its stunning gilded churches and colonial architecture; the Mercado Model, a former customs building and slave warehouse turned into a local market known for its handicrafts; and the Farol da Barra, a picturesque lighthouse with beautiful views. You will have the option to take part in an authentic afro-Brazilian drumming class followed by a capoeira show – the acrobatic martial art form – in the evening.
Continue your luxury Brazil tour by flying to Porto Seguro where you will be greeted by your host and transferred to the small historical town of Trancoso. Stay on the Quadrado itself at the UXUA Casa Hotel & Spa. Frequented by Brazilian elite and Hollywood movie stars, Trancoso has been claimed as a hidden paradise reminiscent of St. Tropez. Named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO, its main plaza, the Quadrado, is home to a beautiful church and small colorful houses surrounded by charming restaurants and bars which make it a lively summer getaway.
During your time in Trancoso, enjoy an exciting biking excursion through the Valley of Buffaloes, go kayaking along Rio da Barra, surf with a professional on Itapimirim Beach, golf on one of the most beautiful courses on the continent, and of course, take advantage of the extensive coastline of spectacular deserted beaches.
Take a private boat to the secluded premises of the luxurious beachfront boutique resort Fazenda São Francisco do Corumbau. On this boating experience you will be able to visit neighboring estuaries and beautiful, deserted beaches of southern Bahia. Visit the virgin beach and natural pools of Itaquena for some snorkeling and anchor at Praia do Espelho (Mirror Beach) where you will enjoy a delicious lunch by the sea. Later, continue onto Corumbau.
The Fazenda is located across the river from the Pataxó Indian Reserve, facing the ocean and surrounded by palm trees. Explore the hidden natural paradise of Corumbau, meaning “distant place” in the local Pataxó native language.
Settle in to your new environment by enjoying an invigorating walk, bike ride or jog along the 15km of deserted white sand beaches, then swim or snorkel in the ocean. During your time at Corumbau, you will be able to relax on the beach or poolside at your hotel. Sample delicious meals with organic fruit juices and vegetables supplied by the village farms and fresh seafood caught by local fishermen.
Your luxury Brazil tour ends with a private helicopter ride back to Porto Seguro airport for your departure flight.
|Recommended stay||6-9 days|
(8 days, private party of 2)
|$11,000-$13,000 per passenger|
Note: Prices will vary based on the specifics of your itinerary. Parties of 4 or more will benefit from lower prices per passenger.
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