The area of Lencois Park, located on the east coast of Maranhao(State of Brazil), involving the cities of Humberto de Campos, Primeira Cruz, Santo Amaro and Barreirinhas, the last being the main gateway to this fantastic natural beauty.
Its greatest attraction is the National Park Lencois Maranhenses, rounded by the Preguica river, in Maranhao. It is 155 hectare of stunning countryside, full of high dunes up to 40 feet tall and freshwater ponds, whose waters range from shades of green and blue.
The Lencois Maranhenses seem a great desert, but the rain drops 300 times more than the Sahara Africa. These are the waters, trapped between the dunes, form true tropical oasis, obligatory stops for anyone who walks in the dunes. Some ponds will even have fish.
The rain create lagoons that appear throughout the area of the park form a unique landscape around the world. Being a rare geological phenomenon formed over thousands of years through the action of nature.
The most famous lagoons are called Lagoa Azul(Blue Lagoon) and Lagoa Bonita(Beauty Lagoon), famous for its charm and excellent swimming conditions.