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Pousada Rancho do Buna

Praia do Atins, Barreirinhas, State of Maranhao, Brazil
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Pousada Rancho do Buna
Ranked #7 of 31 Barreirinhas B&B and Inns
Certificate of Excellence 2014
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  • Location
    4 of 5 stars
  • Sleep Quality
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Rooms
    3.5 of 5 stars
  • Service
    4 of 5 stars
  • Value
    4 of 5 stars
  • Cleanliness
    3.5 of 5 stars
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2 reviews
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 22, 2014

We stayed at Rancho do Buna for only one night during our trip to Lencois Maranhenses and it was a great experience, different from every hotel or "pousada" I have ever seen! The place itself is already stunning and on top of that the staff was also very friendly.Tim, the receptionist was very helpful, gave us all the tips and... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed October 17, 2013

Do not expect luxury but do expect the most loving and caring environment you can think of. Also think of a pet zoo with dogs, cats a mule and chicken who live up the place. Then think of Brazilian laid back life, a great fresh breakfast in the morning at the end of the world. Just add a pinch of... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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59 reviews 59 reviews
12 hotel reviews
32 helpful votes 32 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2013

I would say this pousada is more than just a place to stay like what we usually expect from a hotel, it is actually a destination itself. The decoration is the one that impressed me most, very natural and very unique...I dont know how to describe it...you need to see it yourself. Beside the big garden and yard that can... More

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Sao Paulo, SP
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7 hotel reviews
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4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 5, 2013

We stayed at Rancho do Buna for 2 nights and really enjoyed our stay. The manager Monica was incredibly friendly and helpful, helped us organize our trip and even found us a last-minute hostel in Sao Luis. The rooms are very basic, but cosy. There is no hot water! Breakfast was delicious, with lots of different fruits, scrambled eggs, cereals... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 17, 2012

This pousada is a wonderful place to stay. It is a masterpiece made by Mr. Buna who built it just with palm trunks and palm leaves. It is located in a luxuriant park of tropical trees and green gras, with colourful peacocks flying around the blue swimming pool. Each room is a separated hut, furnished in style with its own... More

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2 of 5 stars Reviewed May 26, 2012

Gives good access to the small Lencois and near-by attractions. Animals wander throughout the hotel's grounds leaving their traces. Ageing post-hippy atmosphere, with a touch of the farmyard.. Dinner is very poor, breakfast acceptable. Rooms are airless, window-less with primitive bathrooms and inadequate air-conditioning. This is a place for roughing it at luxury prices.

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4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 21, 2011

This resort isn't actually in Barreirinhas, it's in Atins, a small fishermen village. It's a very unique hotel, because Atins is not well served of Internet and phone, so it might or not work. The owner, Buna, is a very special person, who was born on that area, and love to tell his stories. Monica, his manager, used to live... More

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Rio de Janeiro
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27 hotel reviews
101 helpful votes 101 helpful votes
1 of 5 stars Reviewed June 3, 2011

This small hotel is Atins, a village of Barreirinhas-Maranhão. The place is very beautiful, but the hostel is far away, the heat is terrible (35º C) and there are many mosquitoes, the rooms are not very clean and has no air conditioning. He was offered a small desk fan that did not work right.

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Buzios, RJ
19 reviews 19 reviews
12 hotel reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 3, 2011

Four nights in Pousada Rancho do Buma gave us memories that will warm us up in the cold Swedish winter. Atins is a great place if you want to see the stunning sand dunes in Lençois Maranhenses, we would say that it's much better than Barreirinhas, which isn't a very charming place. It takes one hour to get there from... More

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The Hague, The Netherlands
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25 helpful votes 25 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2010

Atins is a great starting point to visit the Lençóis Maranhenses and the Rancho do Buna is the perfect spot. It feels like the middle of nowhere, it has basic rooms but the service is amazing. Monica speaks a very good English (uncommon in Northeast Brazil even in tourist areas) and is always ready to help you with reservation or... More

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Address: Praia do Atins, Barreirinhas, State of Maranhao, Brazil
Location: Brazil > State of Maranhao > Barreirinhas
Also Known As:
Pousada Rancho Do Buna Barreirinhas, Brazil

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