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Lencois Maranhenses National Park

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Address: Barreirinhas, State of Maranhao 65590-000, Brazil
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+55 98 3349 1267
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One of the places that should be on your bucket list

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... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 1 week ago
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Atlanta, Georgia
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Atlanta, Georgia
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 37 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 22 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago 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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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago

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 4 weeks ago 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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74 reviews
28 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 26 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 5 weeks ago

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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Sao Paulo, SP
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 18 November 2016

it's really beautiful. It's very difficult to explain because you need to see and fell, I am sure I will have this images and moments in my memories forever, like you can close your eyes and remember and immediately you will forgot all your problems and make you stable again works like a re-energizing place.

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 11 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 November 2016

You don't know you are there until you brave in through the dunes to find the most exquisite clear rain water ponds to swim and relax. An amazing gift from nature in its pure form.

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Liverpool, United Kingdom
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16 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 10 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 14 November 2016

Me and my boyfriend absolutely loved visiting this place. We chose to take a boat from Barreirinhas to Atins and camped in Atins and took a VERRRY long walk to the lagoons. I only wish that we had a drone with us so we could capture its full beauty. It was amazing to walk around here and get lost all... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 23 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 13 November 2016

Incredible scenery of lagoons in the middle of the desert. You can walk around, swim, relax. Even getting there is quite exciting (or scary - depends on standards) - oldschool ferry + huge, modified pickups with crazy drivers. When you cross the last sand barrier, there are kilometers of desert with small lakes in front of you. It's also worth... More 

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