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Address: Lencois, State of Bahia, Brazil

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Colorful Sands and Big Boulders

Found this by accident next to Serrano, Lots of cool Big Boulders you can walk under and beautiful coloured sands.

Reviewed 3 January 2017
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 24 helpful votes
Reviewed 3 January 2017

Found this by accident next to Serrano, Lots of cool Big Boulders you can walk under and beautiful coloured sands.

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Prague, Czech Republic
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 34 helpful votes
Reviewed 11 March 2016

The Salao is located next to Serrano where you can swim in natural pools with a view to Lencois. Although it is included in many tours of the agencies, we just started walking to Serrano and found a local (and much cheaper) guide there. It is a great starting point to reach the other wonders around Lencois.

Thank AndreaPO4675WH
Capital Federal District, Argentina
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 19 helpful votes
Reviewed 17 February 2016 via mobile

Beautiful experience. We wanted to avoid guides because Chapada Diamantina has a guides mafia, trecks aren't guided nor maps provided. We started walking alone and met this local guide who showed us the wey to enter the treck and salao das areias was the first thing we experienced. Beautiful, chapada is a great place to visit.

Thank Teodelinap
Palm Beach Gardens, Florida
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899 reviews
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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 428 helpful votes
Reviewed 2 December 2014

The sand bottles that are sold all over town are colorful and make lovely souvenirs. The 48 colors of sand are said to come from this area of multi-colored sandstone. There are just not as many colors as one would expect. The hike is hot and a bit away from the river. Still, it makes a worthwhile detour as one... More 

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common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 40 helpful votes
Reviewed 24 August 2013

I had heard so much about it that I was expecting much more. It's a short walk from the city centre and you can also bathe in the natural pools. Interesting.

Thank oilili2012

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