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Alter do Chao Beach

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Address: Alter do Chao, State of Para, Brazil
Phone Number: 9335271157
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Super relax and gorgeaus place

Spent 4 days in Alter. The beach is a paradise. The river water is clean and warm. The sand very fine and delicious to walk on. Highly recommended, but not on weekends when it is... read more

4 of 5 starsReviewed 2 weeks ago
State of Sao Paulo
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State of Sao Paulo
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194 reviews
65 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 92 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Spent 4 days in Alter. The beach is a paradise. The river water is clean and warm. The sand very fine and delicious to walk on. Highly recommended, but not on weekends when it is packed. The kiosks sell delicious finger food. The main square is nice, with many stands selling sweets.

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Jundiai, SP
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51 reviews
24 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed 2 weeks ago

this remarkable beach lies at the Tapajós river, which at north goes to the Amazonas. quite close to Santarém (remember, for us 200km is "quite close). meat the amazon turtles protection area - the biggest in the world. enjoy always warm water with no piranhas, crocodiles or similar, and make night tours to see what would frighten you by day.... More 

Thank pedroschwarz
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24 reviews
13 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 14, 2015 via mobile

It is a combination of warm water, no waves, white smooth sand, green nature, river and a lot of island to visit. When you get there, take a "Catraia" or small boach to get in the Love Island, just in front of the city and it takes only three minutes. Take your seat, order a very freeze beer, feets in... More 

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Dar es Salaam, Tanzania
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12 reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 9, 2015

Great place. I arrived at a weekend and I was quite surprised there were quite a few people there. Mostly brazilians coming for the weekend. I paid a guy in a speed boat take me around for a couple of hours and turned out it ended up most part of the day which was great. We stopped off at another... More 

Thank RussellMH
Phoenix, Arizona
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48 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 18, 2015

I took a series of boats down the entire length of the Amazonas. The boat from Manaus stopped in Santarem at 10pm and a group of four (a German couple, a Frenchman and myself hopped into a taxi and went to Alter do Chao. I spent 4 days there before taking the boat to Belem. Alter do Chao, the beach,... More 

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Manaus, AM
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 14, 2015

One can really relax and eat good food there. There is a restaurant at the end of the beach which served us a delicious tambaqui fish and barbecued chicken. The soft drink was iced and the waiters were very friendly.

Thank CarmemNapoleao
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10 reviews
6 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed August 12, 2015

If you are in the North of Brazil i really recommend to visit this place. Its beautiful, relaxed river beach surrounded by jungle. Simple life where you can enjoy crystal blue water of Tapajos river (28 km wide!), white sand, local food and nature. Rent kayak or stend up peddal board, do a boat trip around the islands... There are... More 

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Bellingham, Washington
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 200 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed August 11, 2015

sand, water, islands in the river, tours availables good restaurant on main square corner second floor

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Alter do Chao, PA
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8 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 4 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 

Thank Karlos F
Brasilia, DF
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51 reviews
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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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