Bonita and Azul lakes, Barreirinhas

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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 went to Blue Lake, where I could have the opportunity to take a bath and to the bravest roll sand below. After about 30 minutes of walking we reached Blue Lagoon, where relax and enjoy the day. Very nice.
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  • Beautiful site, worth knowing that little piece of our country. Just watch for the date you are visiting because not always the lagoons are filled.
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  • lindaaaaaaaaaaa, blue ... hot as a shower ... beautiful and perfect fit! Worth every piece of ground to get there ... Lindissimaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaa
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