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How to get to Alter do Chão from Belem or Manaus

How to get to Alter do Chão from Belem or Manaus

To get to the hidden paradise of Alter do Chão (photo above) from Belem or Manaus one way or another you’re going to have to go through Santarém, which is located 38kms to the north where the Tapajós river joins the Amazon. To SANTARÉM: There are only 2 options to get to SANTARÉM – fly or […]

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10 de October de 2015 | By | Reply More
10 interesting facts about Alter do Chão, Pará

10 interesting facts about Alter do Chão, Pará

Famous for its sandy beaches which only appear during the dry season, Alter do Chão is a relaxed, laid-back destination which combines jungle, history and beach experiences into one charming package. You can read more about Alter do Chão here.

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6 de October de 2015 | By | Reply More
Discover Alter do Chão, Brazil: a jungle, history and beach experience all at once

Discover Alter do Chão, Brazil: a jungle, history and beach experience all at once

Alter do Chão, Pará is a small village located 38 kilometres south of Santarem, with a population of 8,000. The village is most famous for its sandy beaches and the sand spit which appears during the dry season (July to December) right opposite the main square. Rather inaccurately referred to as Ilha do Amor or  ‘Love Island’, […]

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5 de October de 2015 | By | Reply More
10 surprising facts about Ilha de Marajó, Pará

10 surprising facts about Ilha de Marajó, Pará

Marajó is an island located at the mouth of the Amazon River in Brazil, in the state of Pará. It’s a 3 and a half hour boat ride from Belém, has a population of around 250,000 and is the largest fluvial island in the world. Here’s how to get to Ilha de Marajó. And here are some […]

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2 de October de 2015 | By | Reply More
Alter do Chão, Pará, Brazil

Alter do Chão, Pará, Brazil

Alter do Chão is located 45 minutes southwest of Santarém in the state of Pará, Brazil on the river Tapoajos.  The place is beautiful year round but June – December is the driest time to visit and from August when beautiful sandy beaches start to appear. You can pick up boat trips from here which […]

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19 de August de 2013 | By | Reply More