Uxua Casa Hotel & Spa
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Located on the UNESCO protected ‘Quadrado’ (or village square) in sleepy Trancoso, Uxua Casa hotel and spa is the passion project of designer Wilbert Das, the creative director of the Diesel fashion label. Wilbert first visited the area in 2004 and decided that in collaboration with the local community he would renovate several old fishermen’s cottages, transforming them into a collection of private houses.
The trend setting Uxua Casa hotel oozes style and is undoubtedly one of the most unique and in vogue hotels in Brazil
These individual ‘casas’ of one, two and three bedrooms are what make up Uxua Casa hotel and spa. The casas are hidden among coconut palm trees and lush gardens in a quiet and beautiful setting. Decorated using recycled materials, old vintage furniture and pieces of local art, there is a strong rustic, organic and authentic theme to the design. The hotel has its own open air restaurant and a fantastic beach bar crafted from an old boat. Private chefs can be arranged to cook for you in your own casa and the Almescar spa offers a variety of treatments.