Immerse yourself in vibrant and delicious Brazilian culture, with a wonderful cookery class at Uxua Casa Hotel. Join the expert, local chefs as they share the African, Portuguese, and Native American influenced secrets of southern Bahian cuisine, teaching you the art of creating some of their most-loved traditional dishes - including moqueca, the traditional fish stew of Bahia; bobó de camarão, a creamy dish of shrimp and coconut; and acarajé, black-eyed pea fritters. After the hard work, enjoy your exquisite culinary masterpieces for lunch, accompanied with some zesty caipirinha cocktails.
UXUA Beach provides the perfect, convenient location for undisturbed beach lazing just a seven-minute walk away from the hotel. Snack on fresh coconut, grilled lunches and cashew nuts through the day while dozing on the hotel's massive day-beds, or enjoy an ice-cold beer from UXUA Praia Bar, made from reclaimed fisherman's boats. Alternatively, travel for an hour towards the beautiful Espelho Beach, which offers pure Robinson Crusoe escapism amidst exotic palms and a handful of laid-back restaurants. If you can't bear to leave such an idyllic location, however, activities available on UXUA Beach include volleyball, sea-kayaking and capoeira (the Brazilian martial art).
Spa & Wellness
The green Adventurine Quartz used in the swimming pool is believed to have therapeutic healing properties - a great excuse to spend as much time in the pool as possible! In addition, the spa offers indoor and outdoor treatment rooms, a Jacuzzi and yoga studio. Treatments include massage, acupuncture and simple beauty rituals using 100% organic soaps and oils. Why not try a spot of Capoeira (African-Brazilian martial arts dancing)? Alternatively, the spa offers this and many other popular Trancosco dances. It’s a great way to keep fit, but if you prefer to exercise by yourself, stick to the simple fitness facilities in the UXUA Casa Hotel's gym.