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Address: Alter do Chao, State of Para, Brazil
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Alter do Chao *****

Well after traveling so so so very much I found a place that is simple, easy, quality of life and a excellent place to chill out... Alter do Chao is a magical place, a place that... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed April 27, 2015
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Alter do Chao, PA
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8 reviews 8 reviews
3 attraction reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 27, 2015

Well after traveling so so so very much I found a place that is simple, easy, quality of life and a excellent place to chill out... Alter do Chao is a magical place, a place that you feel like a human because is so peaceful and the natural beauty I could not describe in a thousand pages. I am here... More 

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Brasilia, DF
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 2, 2015

It has all the advantages of a beach, white sand for instance, and does not have the disadvantages, like the salt water. The war is warm, there are no mosquitos, it is a quiet place, there good places to eat.

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Dallas, Texas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 21, 2014

We walked to the beach from our cruise ship early on the morning of the docking and the locals were already coming to the beach for the day. Very nice looking area with several boats just off the beach. Downtown is just a block away and lots of locals were seen going to an from downtown with their families. We... More 

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Brasilia
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22 reviews 22 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2014

I can't think of a better place in Brazil to a week or just a quick weekend. Plenty of things to do good food and friendly people

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Santarem
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11 reviews 11 reviews
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 10, 2014

Last year I had a chance to work on a brief documentary for a cool German producer which created the opportunity for taking a closer look at Saire Festival, a folk-religious...event that takes place at Alter doc chao in SeptemberI must say I had always neglected it since i dont like crowds much. Despite the fact that the village gets... More 

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed June 11, 2014

It´s unbelievable that a river can be like that! White sand beaches, warm water! At night you have the small town atmosphere. You can enjoy music in the main square, some restaurants with different kinds of fishes.

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Sydney, Australia
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 7, 2014

We stayed in Alter Do Chao for a week and wished we'd stayed longer. We'll definately go back some day. Fantastic beaches, warm water and great people. The music in the square at night and the restaurants were excellent. We even danced the local Carimbo!! While we were in the square we met a guide called Ohad. He was brilliant.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed January 20, 2014

While on an Amazon river cruise, we (6 adults) independently booked a guided tour with Gil Serique. This was our second time using Gil (we also booked him when in Santarem on same cruise). He lives in the area, is aware of the local sights to see, is extremely knowledgeable of area wildlife. Gil is very personable, eager to share... More 

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Palm Bay, Florida
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed January 7, 2014

Alter do Chao Beach is a beautiful beach area where you can take boat rides or just relax on the beach and enjoy the scenery.

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Calgary, Canada
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed December 13, 2013

Alter do Chao, “alter of the church”, in Portuguese, because of the shape of the overlooking hill, is 20 km from downtown Santarem. It has spectacular white sand beaches with clear blue water that rivals some of the best beaches in the Caribbean. It is hard to believe that you are in afresh water river! It is accessible by road... More 

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