Bahia, Brazil

Uxua Alma A Casinha

Style

All white for the night

Setting

Palmed off

Sleeps

4

Set within its own private tropical gardens, A Casinha in Bahia blends traditional Brazilian architecture with local designer Manoel Amorosino’s chic contemporary style. Below tall pitched ceilings and against an all-white backdrop, you’ll find distressed-wood counters in the kitchen, dark wood furnishings in the airy living and dining room, and unique works of art alongside giant stone vases filled with tropical flowers dotted throughout. The bedrooms are equally as chic with four-poster beds draped in flowing white linens that billow in the breeze when you slide open the glass doors. Stepping out, the private terrace has several sun-kissed spots for leisurely afternoons outdoors, ample alfresco dining space and a secluded shower surrounded by large palms and vibrantly-coloured flowers – fresh as a heliconia. 

Smith Extra

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A bottle of champagne; members staying five nights or more will also get a Smith cocktail each and one free candlelit meal for two on the Quadrado

First Glance

  • Decorated by local designer Manoel Amorosino this light-filled villa has tall pitched ceilings and white-washed interiors brightened by large stone vases filled with tropical flowers, rustic wooden furnishings and limited-edition works of colourful art from UXUA Casa’s collection.
  • There’s an open-plan dining room, living room and kitchen, complete with a blender, toaster, dishwasher, hob and oven and fridge.
  • There’s a guest WC off the dining room.

Villa highlights

  • Interiors with local flare
  • Private tropical gardens
  • Fully-equipped kitchen for alfresco feasts

Sleeping arrangements

  • With tall pitched ceilings and floor-to-ceiling windows, the light and airy master bedroom has a four-poster king-size bed with elegant white linen drapes.
  • The light-filled second bedroom also has sliding glass doors, plus twin four-poster beds.
  • Both bedrooms have their own ensuite bathroom with a rainfall shower.

Key kit

  • Free WiFi
  • TV
  • DVD player
  • iPod docking station
  • Air-conditioning
  • Minibar with free bottled water
  • Tea- and coffee-making facilities
  • Daily housekeeping
  • Gardener
  • For extra costs, a private chef, yoga and pilates instructor, massaeurs and babysitters can be arranged

Grounds

  • The bedrooms and open-plan kitchen and living room have sliding glass doors that lead out onto a large decked terrace with a shaded seating and dining area on one side and a sun-kissed veranda on the other.
  • A secluded shower is tucked away amid large palms and vibrantly coloured tropical flowers.
  • There’s parking in the main hotel.
  • Guests can use the hotel’s gym for a daily fee. You’ll need to book a treatment to get into the spa, but many can also be done in villa.

Location

  • Porto Seguro Airport is an hours’ drive away. Our Smith24 team are on hand round the clock to book your flights and arrange transfers to the hotel (from BRL$330 each way for two guests, or $484 for up to four guests).
  • Should you be flying in on your own private jet, Terravista Airport is just over a 15-minute drive away and is open day and night for private aircraft landings. Transfers can be arranged from $165 for two guests or $220 for up to four.

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