Atins

Atins is a small village in Maranhão. It shares 2000 inhabitants with its close neighbour Santo Inácio, but these are mostly well hidden. For the slightly adventurous traveller, Atins is a better base camp for Lençois Maranhenses than Barreirinhas, due to the former´s proximity to the dunes. There is also the beach within a few hundred metres.

Get in

Get around

Walk the sandy roads. rent horses hire a guide into the park

Eat

Irmaos restaurant, Rancho do Buna Del Mar Eat at locals house, Buy a fish and make a fire

Drink

Believe it or not, there is a bar of sorts here:

Sleep

Connect

There is actually internet available at Irmaos restaurant. At R$4 per hour, it's as expensive as it is slow.

Go next

Walk to Canto de Atins along the beach on low tide, otherwise follow the truck tracks.

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