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Vila do Junco

Santo Amaro | Brazil

A rustic eco-pousada, located in Santo Amaro, one of the gateways to Lençois Maranhenses National Park in Brazil. Immerse in the tranquility and charm of a slow life!

Location: Vila do Junco is located in the rustic village of Santo Amaro, 2 km from Lençóis Maranhenses National Park. Here you will find comfort in a spacious oasis surrounded by nature. The location of the pousada is between the park and the city center, 5-10 min walk to markets, pharmacies, restaurants and bars. 

How to get here: Fly to Sao Luis (SLZ) and take a 3 hour transfer to Santo Amaro.

Structure: Vila do Junco was build from ecological materials, sorted from the surrounding region. The suites have independent access through the garden, a balcony, a minibar and wi-fi connection. The suites have permanent cross ventilation, taking advantage of the wind to maintain a pleasant temperature, so there is no air-conditioning. Breakfast is served from 8 am to 9 am.

Why staying here: Santo Amaro is a small heaven in the heart of Lençois Maranhenses National Park surrounded by natural beauty. The village is around 3,5 hour drive from São Luís and about 2,5 hours drive from Barreirinhas, arguable in the best place on the Route of Emotions, as the dunes and the lagoons are within a walking distance from the village.

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Route of Emotions

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. 

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