The high season in Lençóis Maranhenses starts at the end of June and continues until September, when they start to dry. But Lençóis Maranhenses National Park is open to visitors all year round. With good tourist infrastructure, Barreirinhas in Lençóis Maranhenses is the main base to explore the lagoons […]
The dunes of Lençóis Maranhenses, almost 50 meters high, stretching over 100 kilometers of coastline and 50 inland.
The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park is the perfect destination for those looking for a safe adventure and contemplation of nature!
Walking on the white sands of the largest dune field in Brazil, cooling off in crystal-clear lakes and watching the sunset are unique experiences that you will take with you for the rest of your life.
All this with the emotion of an off-road ride in 4×4 vehicles specially adapted to overcome the sandy and flooded terrain of the Lençóis Maranhenses restinga. Those who prefer long walks and interaction with traditional communities can also venture across the dune field and have the experience of staying overnight in the oases of the “Brazilian desert”.
The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, located on the east coast of the state of Maranhão, is the main destination inducing tourism in the state. It is inserted in the Cerrado but has a strong influence from the Caatinga and the Amazon, with common species found in these 3 biomes. In its 155 hectares, it shelters diverse and fragile ecosystems, such as the restinga, the mangrove, and a dune field that occupies 2/3 of the total area of the unit, being the main attraction of the National Park due to the interdune lakes that form in the rainy season in the region.
The PNLM is located in 3 municipalities in Maranhão, which have a structure for receiving and transporting visitors, Barreirinhas, Santo Amaro and Primeira Cruz.
Lençóis Maranhenses National Park Tourism and Travel Guide
Barreirinhas is the city considered the main gateway to the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park and is home to most tourist agencies. Although it is also possible to get there from neighboring Santo Amaro do Maranhão and Primeira Cruz, it is there that tourists are more concentrated. […]
The municipality of Santo Amaro gained fame because of the beautiful lakes that are “hidden” there, with just an hour's walk from the city center, visitors can already enjoy these natural beauties that attract so many tourists. Santo Amaro is the 'B side' of the park, with an inland atmosphere and […]
Caburé usually receives visitors, who take the opportunity to rest on this beach after visiting the famous Lençóis Maranhenses. Caburé has a good stretch of white, soft sand, the sea is calm and clean waters, suitable for swimming and water sports. The place has good infrastructure, with […]
If you want to know the sheets of Maranhão, the village of Atins is a great option. Atins is a fishing village in the municipality of Barreirinhas, in the state of Maranhão, in northeastern Brazil. it is located at the mouth of the Preguiças river where it meets the atlantic ocean. The village […]
The Lençóis Maranhenses National Park are located in the state of Maranhão, 250 km away from the capital São Luís. The main access cities to the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park are Barreirinhas, Santo Amaro do Maranhão and Primeira Cruz. The only airport in the region is Barreirinhas Airport, which receives […]