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Lencois Maranhenses National Park

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Address: Barreirinhas, State of Maranhao 65590-000, Brazil
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Natures wonder

A must go for everyone. This an unique place in the world. I don't recommend it for people with walking restrictions because you need to go up and down on the dunes, and it... read more

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed yesterday NEW via mobile

A must go for everyone. This an unique place in the world. I don't recommend it for people with walking restrictions because you need to go up and down on the dunes, and it demands physical effort. Don't forget to check up the months when the lagoons are full, and bring sunblocks and light clothes.

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Burnham, United Kingdom
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

A trully natural wonder of the world!!! Get yourself literally lost exploring the endless dunes & ponds!!! Local dishes like Spice Grilled Prawns is a must try!!!

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Lisbon, Portugal
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

To have the unique feeling that one intends to try to reach less touristy places. Look for full-day rides to lesser-known park areas. Anyway, it's always worth going.

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Laredo, Texas
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
3 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

It is hard to get there but once you are there is a nice adventure. Try to go between the months of February and August when the lagoon have more water. The trip from Barreirinhas takes about 45 minutes on a 4 x 4 vehicle. Be careful with branches and weeds hitting the vehicle on the trip since many of... More 

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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 39 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 6 January 2017

Amazing dunes, clear water lagoons, the sea is nearby, and the rides that take you there are all entertaining and adventurous (jeeps, quad cycles). A must for adventure seeking a completely unique setting.

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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 January 2017 via mobile

So taken back by this place, so beautiful. I'd seen photos but to see for my own eyes was worth such much to my life journey.

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Belem, PA
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016

This is really a place worth travelling, as long as you are willing to spend some hours driving from the airport. Recommended!

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2 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 December 2016 via mobile

Very disappointed in the trip. The park is over one hour from Barrerinhas on a terrible road. When you arrive at the park the Dunes are beautiful, the lake is also lovely but there are no toilets or snack bars. Some local people sell coconut water and water. The sunset was suppose to be beautiful but it was very cloudy.... More 

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Mexico City, Mexico
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 December 2016

Difficult to get there, but definitely worth it. Beautiful paradise on earth. Do not forget to take with you bathing suit, sun block, repellent, and something to cover from the sun.

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New York City, New York
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 25 November 2016

The dunes are gorgeous! We took a four-hour tour. We walked on the dunes and then spent time relaxing by one of the water holes. We stayed till sunset, which was extraordinary. Highly recommended!

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