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Hotel Canto das Aguas

Lencois, Brazil

Hotel Canto das Aguas is a charming refuge in colonial Lençóis, with a beautiful setting overlooking the river and perfect for those who want to visit and enjoy the exuberant Chapada Diamantina National Park in Brazil.

At a Glance

  • Beautiful gardens and pool overlooking the river

  • Great base for exploring the Chapada Diamantina National Park

  • A couple of minutes walk from the main square in the charming colonial town of Lencois

  • Swimming pool, bar and steam room for relaxation after a busy day of exploration

  • Rooms are comfortable with good facilities


Call us on 858 345 1763 to start planning your vacation to Hotel Canto das Aguas or take a look at our itineraries to Bahia


Lençóis is a beautifully preserved 19th century colonial town. The city is a National Historical monument and serves as a base to explore several wild trails of the National Park of Chapada Diamantina. There is an abundance of endemic plants, waterfalls, ancient caves with impressive stalagmite and stalactite formations, rivers with natural swimming pools, canyons, and superb trekking and walking opportunities through beautiful landscapes full of forested valleys and table-top mountains. The park covers 84,000 square kilometers.

Hotel Canto das Aguas has a wonderful setting, surrounded by nature on a riverbank next to a waterwall, with beautiful gardens through which meanders a winding pool. The hotel provides a comfortable and relaxing atmosphere for its guests and is an excellent base from which to explore Chapada Diamantina National Park.


Hotel Canto das Aguas has a variety of guest rooms and suites, each individually designed with no two completely alike, and overlooking either the internal gardens or the river. Some of the rooms and all the suites have private balconies or verandas and some of the suites have Jacuzzi bath tubs. The rooms are comfortably furnished in a simple, semi-local style with some rustic touches.


Children are welcome to come and stay at Canto das Aguas and they can enjoy the ample gardens and the pool, which has a special area for small children.


Canto de Aguas is set amongst extensive tropical gardens, through which meanders a lovely large pool, cleverly designed to blend with the natural setting. There are tranquil spaces for relaxing, meditating, indulging in a massage or losing yourself in a good book. There is also a games room, a steam sauna, and a restaurant featuring many locally inspired dishes, amongst others.


Canto das Aguas is an excellent base for excursions into the beautiful Chapada Diamantina National Park, home to waterfalls, caves, impressive table-top mountains and natural pools. The park is great for hiking, mountain biking, climbing, rappel, canyoning and bungee jumping. A local guide can be arranged during your stay in the area, to take you into the park and get the most out of your stay.

Location & Directions

Lencois, Brazil

Located in the Historical Center of Lençois, at the left side of Lençois River, just below the stone bridge leading to the town square.

When to go

Temperatures in Bahia vary little from month to month and it's warm all year round, with average highs hovering around 30°C. April to July is the wettest season (though it can rain at any time) and June to September bring slightly cooler evenings. Salvador goes mad during Carnaval (February or March depending on the year) - more than 2 million party-goers hit the streets for a colorful riot of dancing and drinking - expect prices to hike and availability to fall dramatically.

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