Bonita and Azul lakes, Barreirinhas
(4.8/5 based on 1,000+ reviews on the web)
Catching sight of these lagoons for the first time will take your breath away. The vast 300 sq km (116 sq mi) “Brazilian Sahara” is dotted with crystalline pools of fresh rainwater, ranging from turquoise blue to emerald green. The water is warm and, while home to many species of fish, turtles and clams, swimming in the pools is encouraged. There are no paths to Bonita and Azul lakes through the constantly shifting dunes, and as some can reach heights of 40 m (131 ft), you would be wise to hire a four-wheel-drive vehicle or join a tour. Make sure you take water with you, as there are no shops in this ecological paradise. Make Bonita and Azul lakes part of your personalized Barreirinhas itinerary using our Barreirinhas holiday planner.
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  • I did the circuit Blue Lagoon because reported that the rise would not be so steep. After the first Dune is the Lazy lagoon where if stopped for a bath, and then a string of other ponds in a seesaw of dunes until the next stop in the pond of the Guide. It is very beautiful but very tiring for my 66 years. This year the rains were light, but even so the visual is fascinating. On the way back the sunset in the lagoon of laziness. Thanks ...
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  • Make sure if it rained enough in the season to not get there and find it empty. Anyway, she's gorgeous
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  • If you have little time to spend in Barreirinhas and opt for one of the ponds, choose the Beautiful, the look is lovely! In it you can have the overview of the sheets. The climb to get to her is well drawn, has a string that serves as a support, but it's still tiresome, but getting to the top, you is renewed.
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