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A must not only for nature-lovers, especially in low season, to start next week, where way fewer people come over.
There are string rumours in the city that Asians have bought the area around the city to build a resort, so go see the place...More
Alter do Chao was our first stop on our cruise on the Amazon. The place was completely flooded ... No turquoise lagoon, no clear water, lots of kioskes almost completely under water, ... The small village looked desolate !
Nevertheless it has to be said...More
Clean sweet water of large rivers and sandy beaches in the Amazon jungle. Amazing place for adventure travelers. The food is great, and some communities are still not connected to the power grid. If you are willing to have some adventure, to see amazing views...More
If you are in Santarem, find a day to visit Alter-do-Chao. There are regular buses from downtown Santarem to Alter-do-Chao and it takes about 50 minutes to reach the town of Alter-d-Chao. There is no need to pay for a taxi. There are a number...More
This is where the people of nearby Santarem come for the weekend, as it is one of the few places on the Amazon with such an expanse of white sandy beach. It is a wide expanse of sand with all the things you would expect...More
The beach is lovely when I was there during the flood season. Sand, clean water, and lots of fun. Living near Cancun it would take a lot to impress me. The only drawback is the local custom of placing the tables and chairs right on...More