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Lençóis Maranhenses - between lagoons and sand dunes

The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park lunar landscape is filled with freshwater lagoon during rainy season (March-April-May). The Result? A unique landscape with kilometres of dunes and turquoise lagoons in which you can take a refreshing bath.



  • Day 1: São Luís - Barreirinhas - Atins - Barreirinhas
  • Day 2: Atins
  • Day 3: Atins
  • Day 4: Atins - São Luís


Day 1: São Luís - Barreirinhas - Atins

Your driver will pick you up at the hotel or airport in São Luís to go straight to Barreirinhas.

You will take a small motorboat to go from Barreirinhas to Atins on the Preguiças River. After a quick stop at the “pequenos Lençóis” (a smaller version of the Lençóis Maranhenses Park), you will go up the Mandacaru lighthouse to enjoy a panoramic view of the region. The trip will continue by crossing mangroves to reach Caburé (shoal between the river and the ocean) and towards Atins beach, where the hotel staff will pick you up. n.b: two-hour trip.

Included : private transport, local guide, excursion (private)

Day 2: Atins

Departure at 8h00 from your hotel towards the Lençóis Maranhenses Park. After a short 4WD ride to Canto do Atins, you will walk approximately 50 minutes between sand dunes and lagoons and eventually reach the Lagoa Verde. After enjoying a refreshing bath, your driver will take you to a restaurant where you will taste the famous shrimps of Dona Luiza.

Return to Atins around 18h30.
Included : local guide, private transport, excursion (private)

Day 3: Atins

Free day to enjoy Atins, its tranquility and heavenly beaches.

Day 4: Atins - São Luís

In the morning, departure on the Preguiças River for your journey back to São Luís. Lunch (non-included) in Barreirinhas.
Your driver will pick you up at the harbor to drive you to São Luís airport or to your hotel.
Included : private transport, excursion (private)

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