Trancoso

Brazil
Caribbean & American coasts

Welcome to your Brazilian bungalow between forest and sea

This is Brazil for nature lovers. Trancoso is located south of Salvador de Bahia, off the beaten track. Perched on a sublime clifftop overlooking a vast, magnificent beach, this holiday Resort has something for all ages and tastes.
Tennis and flying trapeze are two of the family activities offered at Club Med, and golfers have a heavenly course close by, with a perfect panorama overlooking the sea.

What's included in your Club Med holiday

  • Kids Clubs 4-17 years old

  • Gourmet cuisine - Breakfast, lunch & dinner

  • Open Bar & snacks

  • Sports & Activities - Watersports & landsports

  • Day & Night Entertainment

Amongst the exuberant, untamed vegetation lie two storey bungalows in bright colours. Yellows, pinks and blues stand out against the green of the eucalyptus all around. The rooms are inspired by traditional Brazilian styles, and the rustic furniture is a nod to local craftsmanship.

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Club

The Club Room is a vast, tranquil room where you can enjoy the magic of Brazil at an unbeatable price.

The Family Club Room is in a fabulous location in the heart of the gardens or the central bungalows, between forest and sea.

Also available with interconnecting rooms.


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Deluxe

Between forest and sea, these bungalows in the centre of the Resort are in a fabulous location. Inter-connecting rooms also available.

With the benefit of over 40 years’ Club Med experience behind it, our Resort proposes innovative clubs for children and teenagers:

Dedicated areas specifically designed for their needs, and equipment designed with a view to comfort and safety. In bungalows inspired by the native Indian huts, the children (aged 2 to 3) discover the rich flora and fauna of the region in a fun way.

G.O®s with a passion for their job(1)

Numerous activities for all ages: sport, creative activities and games for the different age groups

Opening hours that allow parents to make the most of their stay, and respect the children’s desires and sleeping patterns

For information: the children’s clubs are open all week, except Sunday.
Junior Club Med is proposed only during the Brazilian school holidays.

(1)In France, G.O®s with a BAFA (State diploma for youth group leaders) or childcare qualification, depending on the age of the children; in other countries, an equivalent local diploma or relevant experience.

on demand

Petit Club Med® (2 to 3 years)

To be sure your children’s holiday experience is as unique as yours, we’ve devised a Club Med tailored just for them!
Run by experienced G.O®s, Petit Club Med® proposes a host of different activities for all age groups – creative, artistic, active and fun.
The children explore and discover talents and friendships in an environment made to measure.
At Petit Club Med®, our G.O®s cater to their needs all day long, with a children’s lunch menu and specially devised evening activities.

Nappies and baby milk are not provided by Petit Club Med®.
Places are limited, so we advise you to book early!

6 days out of 7


included

Mini Club Med® (4 to 10 years)

We've thought of everything possible to ensure your children have a unique, adventure-packed holiday, with discovery, sports and activities for each age group:

Sport: Little Tennis, Little Circus, etc (a fun learning approach to these sports)
Making things: cookery lessons (e.g. Petit Chef Program®), art and crafts
Expression: dance, preparing and taking part in shows, crazy signs
Play: group games and activities
Lunch and tea
Evening: after dinner with their friends, the children enjoy specially devised evening activities

6 days out of 7


included

Junior Club Med (11 to 17 years)

Teenagers can meet up and take part in the activities that interest them most, in the company of their G.O®:

Sports activities: cirque, archery, tennis etc
Artistic activities: dance, shows, crazy signs
Evening: entertainment, films, shows
Junior Club Med is proposed only during the Brazilian school holidays.

6 days out of 7

Babysitting

From 4 months

on demand

To enjoy a moment of total freedom, take advantage of the babysitting service (subject to availability).
For information: Club Med provides a list of baby sitting services but has no responsibility for the service provided.

Club Med Baby Welcome® (from birth to 23 months)

Until 23 months

included

We’ve done everything in our power to ensure the comfort and well-being of parents and babies.

Personal welcome, baby-care material available in your room and/or in the baby feeding and equipment room (cot, baby bath, high chair on request, bottle-warmer), sweet and savoury baby foods, baby corner equipped to prepare babies' meals, high chairs and/or booster cushions in the restaurant.
Spare pushchairs are also available if required.

Pyjamas Club®

From 4 months to 7 years

on demand

The Pyjamas Club® leaves parents free to organise their evening as they wish. This group babysitting service run by experienced G.O®s in a dedicated area provides all the necessary comforts (beds, daybeds, video area, etc).

Baby corner

included

This baby corner, located in the main restaurant, provides a special service for babies, with sweet and savoury baby foods and all the equipment necessary for preparing your baby's meals.

Baby feeding and equipment room

Until 23 months

included

Open 24 hours a day and equipped with all the utensils for preparing babies' meals: blender, steriliser (only on request), microwave, refrigerator, bottle warmer (provided in the room for all GM®s who have reserved the Baby Club Med® or Club Med Baby Welcome®), plus additional products such as mineral water, fruit, long-life milk (baby formula milk is not provided).

Located next to Reception.

Playground

included

The playgrounds independent from the children's club facilities are open to all children, accompanied by their parents.

Little Tennis

From 3 to 4 years

included

Through role play, children get to learn tennis the fun way, from Petit Club Med®.

Little Soccer

From 3 to 7 years

included

A half hour lesson with equipment, facilities and method devised specifically for children.

Petit Chef Program®

From 4 to 10 years

included

Your children have great fun in the kitchen, proud as punch to be real little chefs. The cookery activity is part of the Mini Club Med® programme - they learn to make pastries. And the icing on the cake is that parents can come and taste what the children have made.

Little Circus

From 4 to 5 years

included

Circus workshops for children at Mini Club Med®, to discover the joys of the circus in small groups, with G.O®s trained in their discipline. The children take part in a show, where they can demonstrate what they have learnt.

"Teen Spa"

From 11 to 17 years

on demand

The SPA now proposes specific beauty treatments for teenagers (except massage**), at set times in the day, to introduce them to the World of Wellness. An experience to try on your own, with Mum or with your friends.

Reservations on site only.

** For information:
The term "massage" implies a superficial manipulation of the face or body, solely for aesthetic purposes, sometimes to ensure good penetration of a cosmetic product, or for comfort. The massage referred to is an external massage of the skin, with no medical or therapeutic aim. It may be done manually or with mechanical aids, exclusively by qualified, trained professionals.

Main restaurant

This tradtional style buffet restaurant at the centre of the Resort has a thatched roof and plenty of local colour. It welcomes you for breakfast, lunch and dinner, with a wide selection of international dishes.


The Lua

With its intimate and elegant atmosphere, table service and magnificent setting, this speciality restaurant is open in the evenings only for a delightful end to your day with family or friends. Booking is required, at Reception.

Main bar

Whether you're lounging by the pool, on your way to the Boutique or restaurant, you can stop off at our spacious main bar for drinks and light snacks.


The Nightclub bar

Let loose after a super day on the golden sands at Trancoso's nightclub bar. There's a great choice of cocktails, so enjoy your night!


Beach bar

No need to leave the golden sands as our inviting beach bar provides the ideal spot to relax with family and friends. Enjoy a refreshing drink and relax in style.

Brazil

Brazil in brief

- Surface area: 8,514,876 sq km

- Capital: Brasilia

- Official language: Portuguese

- Currency: the Real.

Make the most of your stay at Trancoso to discover the natural beauty and fascinating culture of the region.

Towns nearby:

- Trancoso is 6 km from the Resort.

Trancoso has preserved its authenticity, with a charming main square, a UNESCO heritage site, overlooking some of the finest beaches – Nativos, Coqueiros and Petra Grande are all nearby. The historic centre has preserved traces of its colonial history; it has colourful houses and a white church looking out over the ocean.

Travel time: a 15-minute drive

Arraial d’Ajuda is 8 km from the Resort.

The town is perched on the clifftops, surrounded by the Mata Atlantica and numerous beaches – Praia Mucuge, Do Parracho, Piting and d’Ajuda …. It is renowned for its fountain, its church built in 1549 (one of Brazil’s first Catholic churches) and the charming Mucuge Street.

Travel time: a 25-minute drive

Porto Seguro is 45 km from the Resort.

A very popular seaside resort with superb beaches. This is where the lambada comes from, and where Brazil was discovered, on 22 April 1500 by Pedro Alvares Cabral and his Portuguese expedition. There are many things of interest including the remains of Brazil’s first town; the cidade alta has national monument status, with 3 churches to visit. There are many beaches.

Travel time: a 1-hour drive.

Vaccinations and medical treatment

It is your responsibility to check all the necessary formalities before departure.

Vaccinations recommended:
Polio
Tetanus
Hepatitis A and B
Yellow Fever (since January 2018)
Vaccination against yellow fever (in an approved centre) is compulsory in the Amazon region only, even if there is no official obligation.

Mosquitos can transmit certain viral or parastic diseases, so the use of tropical mosquito repellents for the skin and clothing is recommended.

Risk of the most dangerous form of malaria (falciparum) means that serious prevention is necessary (chemoprophylaxis and mosquito repellents). This risk concerns the Amazon region only.

The Resort has a resident nurse.

For all UK citizens, a valid passport is essential when you travel abroad. A full 10-year passport is required for holidays to all countries featured on our website. The passport must be valid for at least 6 months beyond your return date with one blank visa page. Make sure your passport is valid and check with the embassy or the consulate of your destination country if you need a visa for your chosen destination prior to travel. It is vital that the name given when booking your holiday (printed on the ticket and itinerary) is exactly the same as written on your passport. Any child, however old, must have his/her own passport.
Please note Club Med cannot be held responsible for any issue with regards to passport or visas.


Trancoso

This is Brazil for nature lovers. Trancoso is located south of Salvador de Bahia, off the beaten track. Perched on a sublime clifftop overlooking a vast, magnificent beach, this holiday Resort has something for all ages and tastes.
Tennis and flying trapeze are two of the family activities offered at Club Med, and golfers have a heavenly course close by, with a perfect panorama overlooking the sea.


  • Strolling along the beach, practising your golf or experiencing the thrills of the flying trapeze
  • Trying your skill on the Terravista Golf Course, one of the most spectacular courses in South America
  • Leaving your 2 years old to enjoy their day at Petit Club Med®
  • Treating yourself to sheer luxury at 5 MONDES Spa at Club Med
  • Discovering Trancoso, Porto Seguro and Arraial d’Ajuda

Wellness activities

The best treatments and massage techniques from around the world.
CINQ MONDES invites you to a journey of discovery, quite simply the best beauty rituals in the world.

Equipment

  • Bathrobe on loan
  • Duo treatment rooms for tandem treatments
  • Individual and duo treatment rooms
  • Relaxation area and tea room
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath (steam room)

Package for two 2 days

on demand

Age : adults only

The best of CINQ MONDES for wellness.
4 treatments
1 Sublime Smoothing Scrub® with Natural Noni and Tahiti Monoï (20')
1 Toning Indian Ayurvedic Massage (50')
1 Relaxing Bath (20’)
1 Flowers of Bali Ritual Radiance Facial Massage Treatment® (20')
1 Relaxing Sauna and Turkish Bath recommended

Time for You 4 days

on demand

Age : adults only

Perfect for recovering after sports or restoring energy.
Treatments
1 Refining and Energising Aromatic Scrub with Precious and Rares Spices (20')
1 Club Med by CINQ MONDES Energy Massage (50’)
2 Relaxing Baths (20’)
1 Sublime Smoothing French Polynesia Massage Ritual (50')
1 Five Flowers Ritual Illuminescence Facial Massage treatment (50’)
1 Toning Indian Ayurvedic Massage (50')
1 Relaxing Sauna and Turkish Bath recommended


Golf & Relax 2 days

on demand

Age : adults only

An ideal combination for relaxing after sport and restoring energy and vitality.
Treatments
2 Golfer Massages (50')
1 Spa Pedicure (20’)
1 Delights of Trancoso Massage (50’)
1 Relaxing Sauna and Turkish Bath recommended

Magnificent Sun ritual 4 days

on demand

Age : adults only

Discover a new beauty ritual of the world every day.
Treatments
1 Sublime Smoothing Scrub with Natural Noni and Tahiti Monoï (20')
1 Toning Ayurvedic Indian Massage (50')
2 Relaxing Baths (20')
1 Relaxing Traditional Oriental Massage (50')
1 Relaxing Foot Massage (35')
2 Hair and Scalp Beauty Rituals (20')
1 Flowers of Bali Ritual Radiance Facial Massage treatment® (50')
1 Global Anti-Age Precious "KO BI DO®" Japanese Ritual Massage treatment (50’)
1 Relaxing Sauna and Turkish Bath recommended

Your package includes

GOURMET CUISINE, CHILDCARE, ENTERTAINMENT...

It's all included in your Club Med holiday

☼ Full board Gourmet cuisine and all day snacks
☼ Open bar - Branded drinks throughout the day
☼ Kid's Clubs - 2 to 17 years old*
☼ Evening entertainment

* Petit Club Med® (2 to 3) at extra cost

Practical information

KM 18 FAZENDA TAIPE S/N
TRANCOSO, PORTO SEGURO BA CEP 45810-000
State of Bahia - Trancoso Brazil
Porto Seguro international airport
70 minutes

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