Trancoso

4 Tridents
BrazilSun

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 vacation 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.

Club

The Club Room is a large room in a quiet location to enjoy the magic of Brazil at an unbeatable price. The Family Club Room, located in the heart of the gardens or in the resort central bungalows, between forest and sea; let yourself be transported by the magic of the place.

Also available as two bedroom club rooms .

Surface 34 m² - 42 m², 366 - 452 sqft
Guests 1 - 4 persons

Deluxe

In the centre of the Resort, the bungalows located between the forest and the sea; let yourself be transported by the magic of the place. Also available as interconnecting units.

Surface 42 m², 452 sqft
Guests 1 - 4 persons

Impeccable table art and attentive staff are what first hit you when you walk into a Club Med restaurant. Then comes the smell of delicious food from the kitchen where our chefs put their heart and soul into creating wonderful cuisine just for you. A great atmosphere and flavoursome food will take you on a culinary journey leaving you wanting more... now, how about desert?


The main restaurant

Enjoy your meals in a setting with a local flavour at this buffet restaurant located at the centre of the Resort. Built in the local style with a thatched roof, it welcomes you for all your meals and has a wide selection of international dishes on offer. This restaurant is non-smoking. Tables sit 4 to 8 people and high chairs for babies are available.


Lua

With its intimate atmosphere of quiet refinement, sit-down service, and a magnificent setting which will transport you, this speciality restaurant is open in the evenings only for a delightful end to your day with family or friends. Reservation at Reception is required. This restaurant is non-smoking. Tables sit 2 to 8 people, and high chairs for babies are available.

Price includes

Included in your offer are a selection of refreshing drinks and sweet and savory snacks, so you don't have to worry about carrying your wallet around with you. Choose from a selection of sodas, cocktails with and without alcohol, water and local wines or spirits. Staff are on hand to make you a nice hot drink if you’re feeling a little chilly.

With supplement

Bottled and canned drinks can be brought from vending machines placed around some Resorts and/or the Club Med Boutique. These are not included in your offer as neither is champagne or wines from the à la carte menu. VSOP and XO spirits come at an additional cost as do quality drinks from a selection of super - premium brands.


The main bar

Whether you're lounging by the pool, enjoying the boutique or dining in the restaurant, our well-equipped main bar can serve whatever beverage you desire. Cigar humidors and a wide variety of snacks are available at extra cost, and smokers are free to use the terrace.


The Nightclub bar

Let loose after a relaxing day on the golden sands at Trancoso's nightclub bar. The extensive cocktail menu and non-smoking area are perfect for everyone - enjoy your night!


Beach Bar

There's no need to leave the golden sands as our inviting Beach Bar provides the ideal spot to relax with family and friends poolside. Enjoy a refreshing drink as you relax in style.

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.

(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.

Petit Club Med® (from age 2 to 3 years old)

Fun and spacious premises with plenty of outdoor space. Your toddlers will have a great time with their friends, and explore a wide range of activities designed to introduce them to new experiences:

From 9 am to 5.30 pm and from 7.30 pm to 9 pm, 6 days a week


Mini Club Med® (from age 4 to 10 years old)

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

From 9 am to 5.30 pm and from 7 pm to 9 pm, 6 days a week


Juniors' Club Med® (11 to 17)

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

6 days out of 7

Baby sitting

From 4 months to 7 years

To enjoy a moment to the full in complete freedom, take advantage of the baby-sitting service.

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

Until 23 months

Personal welcome, baby-care material available in your room and/or in the baby feeding and equipment room:

Baby Corner

From 4 to 23 months

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 Room

Until 23 months

Open 24 hours a day, it provides all the utensils necessary to prepare meals:
mixer, sterilizer (provided only on request), microwave, fridge, bottle warmer (systematically provided in the room for the G.Ms® who have reserved a Baby Club Med® or Club Med Baby Welcome® service) and additional products such as mineral water, fruit, full-fat and semi-skimmed long-life milk (formula not provided).

Located next to reception.

Playground

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

Petit Tennis

From 3 to 4 years

Through role play, children aged 4 to 6 get to learn tennis the fun way, from Petit Club Med®.

Petit Soccer

From 3 to 7 years

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

Petit Chef Program®

From 4 to 10 years

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® program - they learn to make pastries. And the icing on the cake is that parents can come and taste what the children h

Petit Circus

From 4 to 5 years

Circus workshops for children aged 4 to 6 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

BIOTHERM Spa at Club Med now proposes specific beauty treatments for teenagers 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.

SPORTS SCHOOLS

The largest Sports School in the world is all yours!
Exceptional sports and group lessons for all levels of skill. Beginners and experienced sportsmen enjoy state-of-the-art equipment and exclusive, fun teaching from G.O®s trained in their discipline. Indulge yourself to the extreme and discover new emotions.

  • Archery school
  • Flying Trapeze School (with circus activities)
  • Golf School
  • Tennis School

SPORTS

  • Basketball
  • Beach volleyball
  • Football
  • Volleyball
  • Waterpolo
  • Aquafitness
  • Mini football
  • Fitness School
  • Fitness walking
  • Club Med Gym® Cardio training and Weight room
  • Beach Tennis School
  • Slackline

SPORTS

  • Golf

Brazil

Brazil in brief

- Surface area: 8,514,876 sq km

- Capital: Brasilia

- Official language: Portuguese

- Currency: the Real

- Religions: Catholicism (64.6%), Protestantism (32.2%)

Useful facts for your stay at Trancoso Club Med

Main public holidays and events in Brazil

There are numerous festivals throughout this vast country. Besides the Rio Carnival, many towns also have their own carnival.
Each town also celebrates its own “anniversary” date, and that of its patron saint:

- in January: New Year (1 January)

- in February: the Rio Carnival takes place every year between Epiphany and Lent, 4 days before Ash Wednesday (in February or March)

- in March: Good Friday and Easter Monday (March or April)

- in April: anniversary of the death of Tiradentes, martyr of Brazil’s Independence, considered a national hero (21 April)

- in May: Labour Day (1 May)

- in June: Festas Juninas, a celebration of the saints of the month (Anthony, John and Peter), in many towns throughout the country / Bumba Meu Boi, a Brazilian folk theatrical tradition of death and resurrection, featuring human and animal characters (end of June to August)

- in August: Assumption of the Virgin Mary (15 August)

- in September: Independence Day (7 September)

- in October: our Lady of Aparecida, the patron saint of Brazil (12 October)

- in November: Day of the Dead (2 November) / Anniversary of the Proclamation of the Republic in 1889 (15 November)

- in December: St Nicholas (6 December) / Christmas (25 December) / New Year’s Eve is also the Festa de Iemanja, goddess of the water, in the Umbanda religion.

Brazilian culinary specialities

- Starters: Salgadinhos (assortment of savory snacks with meat, fish, etc), frango a passarinho (small pieces of chicken with garlic and black pepper, caldo de sururu (mussel soup)

- Dishes: rice and beans are the staple ingredients of Brazilian cuisine: feijoada (red or black beans, rice and pork), churrasco (beef, lamb, pork or poultry), virada a paulista (beans, rice, cabbage, garlic sausage, thin steak, banana and fried egg), carne do sol (salted or smoked beef with manioc puree)

- Desserts: pudim (milk flan), pé de moleque (a peanut and caramel sweet), romeo e julieta (sweet fruit paste with cheese) and exotic fruits (acai, acerola cherries, caja, mangaba, passion fruit

Flora and fauna in Brazil

- Flora: partially covered by the Amazon forest, Brazil is one of the richest countries in the world in terms of biodiversity, with savannah, pampa, tropical forest and marshland

- Fauna: toucans, colibiris, pumas, jaguars, dolphins, monkies, turtles, lizards, snakes

Shopping in Brazil

- Craftwork: precious and semi-precious stones (amethyst, diamond, emerald…), ceramics, Brazilian sandals, lace doilies or table mats, Havaianas flip flops, wooden objects…

- Local produce: chocolate-covered fruit jellies, cashew nuts, mangoes, cachaça (sugar cane liqueur)…

A few useful expressions for your stay in Brazil

- Hello (in the morning): bom dia

- Hello (in the afternoon): boa tarde

- Good evening, Goodnight: boa noite

- Thankyou: obrigado (pronounced by a man), obrigada (pronounced by a woman)

- Yes / No: sim / nao

- Please: por favor

Places of interest to discover in the area surrounding Trancoso Club Med

Make the most of your stay at Rio Das Pedras Club Med to discover the natural beauty and fascinating culture of the region.

Towns nearby:

Trancoso is 6 km from Club Med

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 Club Med

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 Club Med

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, preventative treatments against diseases...
It is essential that you check the required procedure before your departure.

Recommended vaccinations:
Polio
Tetanus
Hepatitis A and B

Vaccination against yellow fever is essential only in the Amazon region, even where there is no mandatory government required (at an approved centre).

Some parasitic or viral diseases are carried by mosquitoes; we recommend that you use insect repellent for your skin and clothing suitable for the tropics.

There is a risk of the major form of malaria (falciparum) which requires strict preventative measures such as chimio prophylaxis and repellents (in the Amazon region only).

A nurse is available in the Resort

Proof of citizenship, passports, visas, tourist cards, health recommendations, inoculations (where required) and compliance with customs regulations are the responsibility of the member. Club Med Sales, Inc., shall not be responsible if boarding or entry is denied or delayed or if cancellation charges are imposed or additional costs incurred as a result of the failure to provide required travel documents. All information should be confirmed directly with the appropriate government consulate or tourist office in advance of departure. If a birth certificate is being used, please make sure it is an original or certified copy with raised seal, and bring an additional government issued picture I.D. (such as a driver's license).

New passport requirements: For travel outside the United States including Mexico and the Caribbean, a passport is now required. Please check www.travel.state.gov for complete travel information. Some countries may also require a Visa. Verify that your passport/visa has not expired (some countries will not allow you to enter on a passport that's due to expire in six months or less). Check with the Tourist Board to find out the requirements of the particular country you are visiting. You may check specific consular information for any country at www.travel.state.gov.


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 vacation 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 * At extra cost

Trip Advisor award: Traveler's Choice 2016
Trip Advisor award: Certificate of Excellence 2016

Well-being 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.

To help you organize your Spa sessions, consult the Wellness center on the relevant Club Med Resort page.

Equipments

  • Duo treatment rooms for couples
  • Individual treatment rooms
  • Loan of bathrobe
  • Relaxation area and tea room
  • Sauna
  • Turkish bath

Package for two 2 days

Age : adults only

The best of CINQ MONDES for wellness.
4 treatments per person
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

Age : adults only

Perfect for recovering after sports or restoring energy.
7 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

Age : adults only

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

Suns of the World Ritual 4 days

Age : adults only

Discover a new beauty ritual of the world every day.
10 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

For information:
The term massage implies a superficial manipulation of the face or body, solely for aesthetic purposes, sometimes to ensure optimal 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.

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