A Laid-back Travel Destination in Rio Tapajos

If you’re starting to feel overwhelmed by the hustles and bustles of Rio de Janeiro and other major cities of Brazil, take a breather by visiting Alter do Chão. It is said to be home to the most beautiful freshwater beach in the world!


Founded on March 6, 1626 by Pedro Teixeira and named after a town in Portugal, this administrative district in Santarém, Pará is a must-see! British newspaper The Guardian considers the place, “…the most beautiful freshwater beach in the world…” as quoted from Wikipedia. Learn more interesting attractions in Brazil including hidden gems by checking out http://www.bbc.com/travel/story/20130719-forms-of-identification-marcello-arrambide.


Alter do Chão despite being known as the Brazilian Caribbean, remains unspoilt. In the coming years, that will no longer be the case if it becomes popular. You should take this chance to see its pristine beauty.