Top things to do

Waterfall in Barcelo

Serra do Aracá State Park

Although this state park was established in 1990 to preserve the unique canyons carved out by the Rio Aracá, it wasn't until recently that the massive waterfall at its heart was officially measured and certified. Tu…
Beach in Barcelo

Praia Grande

This is Barcelos' biggest and most accessible beach. It's on an island directly opposite town, and is a short boat ride (R$3) from the main dock. Shacks serve hot meals and cold drinks, especially on summer weekends…
Nature Reserve in Barcelo

Arquipélago Mariuá

Hostel Manaus arranges engaging tours of various lengths to this massive collection of islands, the largest river archipelago in the world. You'll ply the winding waterways, visit island communities, sleeping on the…
Brazilian in Barcelo

Camaleón Beach Grill

A wooden stairway leads from the plaza down to platforms where umbrella-shaded tables have views overlooking the river and Praia Grande beyond. Grilled fish and meats are served with standard sides.