Location: Lagoa do Vento is a small hotel located in Atins, Brazil. The hotel is located in a walking distance to the beach (5 min). At the meeting of the Rio Preguiça with the sea, a quiet fishing village keeps alive its North-eastern Brazilian traditions of a peaceful life and tranquility. Atins is a paradise in the municipality of Barreirinhas in Maranhão, where time has its own rhythm, the nativity embraces and nature excites. This region is a discreet paradise facing the Atlantic Ocean, having aside the Lençóis Maranhenses National Park, one of the most incredible ecosystems in the world with sublime dunes and freshwater lagoons.
How to get here: There are two options:
Fly to Sao Luis (SLZ). Here you have to take a land transfer till Barreirinhas, and then a boat transfer on Rio Preguicas till Cabure, followed by another boat crossing to Atins. Distances are long and an overnight in Barreirinhas would be needed to break the journey.
Fly to Jijoca (JJD) or to Fortaleza (FOR). Coming from the other side takes a longer time and also requires at least one overnight in Parnaiba or Barra Grande, to break the journey. Then you would continue by road to Tutoia and Cabure, followed by a boat crossing to Atins.
Structure: Lagoa do Vento Atins has a a restaurant, an outdoor swimming pool, a bar and a garden. All the rooms are spacious and have a balcony with a sitting area. Some rooms have a kitchenette equipped with a minibar.
Why staying here: This is a great option for families. The garden is very peaceful and the area recharging after active explorations of the park.
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The Route of Emotions Tour is a scenic 10-day privately guided itinerary exceptionally designed for nature lovers, who enjoy beaches and castaway rustic luxury. Geographically, this sightseeing route will take you through three (!) states in the north-east of Brazil – Maranhão, Piauí and Ceará. Walk barefoot through a beautiful landscape of white-sand dunes and azure lagoons in the national park of Lençóis Maranhenses. Admire the picturesque course of Preguicas river during the transfer from Barreirinhas to Atins. Enjoy the peaceful atmosphere of remote fishing villages, take kitesurfing lessons, go horse-riding and experience the slow lifestyle of the North-Eastern Brazil.View full itinerary