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Lencois Maranhenses National Park

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Address: Barreirinhas, State of Maranhao, Brazil
Phone Number: 0-98-982004144
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I love Mother Nature!

I've traveling throughout many locations in Brazil and this is my favorite trip by far! You won't find a more peaceful and tranquil environment than this one and you will soon... read more

5 of 5 starsReviewed July 17, 2015
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 17, 2015

I've traveling throughout many locations in Brazil and this is my favorite trip by far! You won't find a more peaceful and tranquil environment than this one and you will soon discover the things mother nature can do! Getting there takes time and patience, but it will be worth it when you are walking around in a desert-like scene with... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 10, 2015

I hadn't heard of the park until I read about São Luis and what there was to do around there. A bit of googling took me to this site and what the reviews said did it for me and I booked a two day trip with planet brasil. Francesco did a great job and the whole trip ran smoothly From... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 3, 2015

awesome place, definitely worth trekking into the interior, its difficult but the best views are deep within. Need to hire a guide for this as no landmarks exist.

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 30, 2015

One incredible experience we will never forget. We flew from Rio de Janeiro to Sao Luis and stayed overnight at the Grand Hotel Sao Luis situated at the Historical Center. It's an old hotel but good enough for an overnight stay. We had time to explore Sao Luis and had a typical Maranhao dinner at Restaurante Cabana do Sol. The... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 30, 2015

Dunes, dunes, and dunes Such an amazing wild place you need to have an adventurer spirit to face the bad roads and scarce infrastructure to visit it, OK, the village has good hotels, nothing to complain. But to visit the real park you should take a boat, horse and walk. They offer touristic tour with jeep, but they harm the... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed April 21, 2015

Once in a lifetime trip, but don't tire yourself out with the dunes only...try other trips, like boat rides to remote villages and to the sea...it`s worth it!

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 19, 2015

The only reason I didn't give Lencois Maranhenses 5 stars is because, when we visited in February, the lagoons were dry which does minimize the overall impression of this outer worldly place. We hiked for about 30 minutes through this vast and impressionable dune system (it is spectacular!) to find a small lake with brownish looking water. According to our... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 15, 2015

What an incredible place. Views are stunning. There wasn't too much water in the lagoons during the period I went but still it was beautiful. Locals recommend to go around Jun-Aug when the lagoons are full of water. You can organise the tour with the Pousada you will be staying at or there are lots of travel agents in BARREIRINHAS.... More 

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed March 12, 2015

No words to describe it! The lagoons where not full as the rainy season had just started but anyhow the place is still jaw dropping! I love it!!!

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1 of 5 stars Reviewed February 17, 2015 via mobile

Today I went to Lençóis Maranhences. It took 5 hours to get to the park by bus. We rode on a 4x4 for about 30 minutes. Arriving there we just saw sand. There was only one dirty lake. I couldn't believe it. Everybody was disappointed. We stayed in this dirty smelly lake for about 40 minutes and left. It was... More 

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Address: Barreirinhas, State of Maranhao, Brazil
Phone Number: 0-98-982004144
Location: South America  >  Brazil  >  State of Maranhao (MA)  >  Barreirinhas

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