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Etnia Pousada & Boutique

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Reviewed 14 February 2010

As a gringo living in Sao Paulo I have been lucky enough to travel to several fantastic hotels in Brazil that are often highly recommended. Etnia tops them all. It's beautiful, the rooms are imaginative and unique the staff are great, the food is fairly simple but lovely and Trancoso itself is idyllic. I can't wait to go back.

Thank Sebastian1980
Reviewed 13 January 2010

This place is incredible. It's very well run - the owners/management are both friendly AND efficient. The staff are charming AND competent. It's simply one of the best places I've ever stayed at. Great rooms (we stayed in both "Tribal" and "Cottage" rooms). The pool is lovely (and frequently cleaned of leaves - the pool is surrounded by lots of...

2Thank coops9999
Reviewed 30 November 2009

Overview: Etnia provided a terrific Trancoso experience. In a nutshell, the rooms are stylish and comfortable, the staff & owners are extremely helpful and their recommendations for dining, etc are very good. Trancoso is defined by its "Quadrado", an area of restaurants, shops, and a place to congregate, Etnia is a 5 minute leisurely stroll away. headed the other way,...

Thank DreadPirateRoberts42
Reviewed 1 September 2009

We stayed at the Etnia for 5 nights and thoroughly enjoyed our stay. The staff were extremely welcoming and always at our disposal. The rooms were spotless and original with each cottage offering plenty of privacy as they are set in a delicious tropical garden. The pool area is really beautiful with fantastic caparahini's at the bar!!! The breakfasts each...

Thank Anonymous072
Tel Aviv
Reviewed 27 April 2009

We spent the 2nd week of our honeymoon in the little known Trancoso at the Etnia Pousada. The place is simply stunning. Built into a tropical forest and with only 8 villa's, the place is calm and your every whim is catered for. We had the Goa Suite, with touches of India all around. The pool and bar/restaurant is the...

2Thank Tal1976
Reviewed 3 March 2009

had a very enjoyable 5 nights at pousada etnia. Lovely place, attentive staff. Transcoso is a great place to visit.

Thank oyetey
Reviewed 19 February 2009

My mother and I stayed at Etnia for a week having heard about it on i-escape and it really lives up to it's reviews. The hotel is a beautiful retreat away from the hustle of town, set amidst gorgeous gardens (mind the mozzies - they are rampant!). The staff were fantastic - Paulo does indeed make a mean caipirinha and...

1Thank sophym
Sao Paulo, SP
Reviewed 24 January 2009

only three days in Etnia for a wedding in July 2008. We stayed in Trancoso room, every 8 room has a different theme. The hotel's owners are very friendly and willing to help the guest in every aspect. The rooms are very well decorated, with large bathrooms and very good amenities. The swimming pool is great. The location is very...

Thank Zamorano
Reviewed 28 November 2008

we spend a wonderful week at the pousada. from the minute we walked in it was just perfect for us. the way everything is set up, the villas, especially the pool area - its just wonderful. the description of the pousada does not come close to the real beauty. perfect to relax, you don´t feel like staying at a hotel,...

Thank RobEdAustria
San Francisco, CA
Reviewed 24 November 2008

I had the pleasure of staying 5 nights at Etnia Pousada and can't wait to go back there again to enjoy the beauty of Trancoso and the gracious hospitality of Andre, Corrado and their superbly trained staff. Both Andre and Corroda are perfectionists who are highly attuned to every detail of their guests' experience. I felt like if I was...

Thank shirazandtango

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  • Bar/Lounge
  • Breakfast included
  • Room Service
  • Free Parking
  • Free High Speed Internet ( WiFi )
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  • Air Conditioning
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  • Breakfast included
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  • Multilingual Staff
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  • Free Parking
Official Description (provided by the hotel)
Internationally known as an oasis in the middle of the jungle and for combining comfort with unique ethnic decoration, Etnia was elected one of Brazil's four best hotels by the prestigious German publisher, Taschen, in the book 'Great Escapes of the World,' which shows a selection of the 90 best hotels around the world. It has also been featured in Hip Hotel's 'Atlas,' in Taschen's 'Great Escapes South America,' in Conde Nast Johansen's 'The Americas Recommended Hotels, Inns, Resorts & Spas' and was the winner of Elle's chic shack awards 2007. Besides getting special coverage in newspapers such as The Sunday Times and The New York Times, Etnia makes part of Andrew Harper's Clud, among others.A Swimming pool with bar and lounge, a 7000m2 garden, secured parking lot, access to the beach (15 minutes walking) and to the town (5 minutes walking), restaurant and boutique are part of the hotel’s structure. In each bungalow, a stained glass window facing a private garden makes the guests feel even more in touch with the local nature. ... more   less 

Additional Information about Etnia Pousada & Boutique

Address: Avenida Itabela 25 | City Center, Porto Seguro, State of Bahia 45818-000, Brazil
Region: Brazil > State of Bahia > Porto Seguro > Trancoso
Price Range: ₹ 15,352 - ₹ 87,123 (Based on Average Rates for a Standard Room)
Hotel Class:3 star — Etnia Pousada & Boutique 3*
Number of rooms: 11
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“all rooms have different themes with different decor,”
Helen189117, 3 Dec 2016 | Read review
“Splurge for a master suite, especially the Gipsy!”
  • Gipsy room
michellekP8935DS, 21 Mar 2016 | Read review
“Loved the Mediterraneo suite - white and blue decor, very fresh and beachy.”
Sandrita11, 15 Jan 2016 | Read review
“We've stayed at the Marrakech Room. Lovely!! ;-)”
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Operatica, 29 May 2014 | Read review
“Each room has a different layout. May want to request a quite room further away from the neighboring school.”
  • Kyoto room bed
  • Kyoto room stairs to bathroom
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senator_traveller, 16 Mar 2014 | Read review
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