"Caju Island" Ilha do Caju by Luanasampa

Ilha do Caju Travel Guide: 2 reviews and 1 photos

The Paradise is here

Caju island is located in the northeast of Brazil , in Maranhão State where the only delta existent in the american continent exists.It is a private island owned by an English descent family called Clark.
It´s the ideal place for ecoturism , the island has 5 ecosystem all preserved it is surronded by dunes and small green lakes in one part and in the other has an extense area of mangroves. All the island is located in a preserved area and the islands holds a national institute for preservation of the greater flamingo( this bird is the symbol of the island).
There is a lodge in the island , very rustic but the decoration is very beautiful with local handcraft.

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Pros and Cons
  • Pros:An sucessful ecotourism place
  • Cons:If you dont like wildlife, mosquitos and rustic places...that´s not the place for you
  • In a nutshell:Ecological Lodge in Brazil
  • Last visit to Ilha do Caju: Jul 2003
  • Intro Updated May 9, 2016
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  • mircaskirca's Profile Photo
    Oct 16, 2010 at 11:08 AM

    Olá Luana! Once I travelled by buggy/4x4 from São Luis to Jericoacoara. On the way made a stop at Lencois Maranhenses and made a trip on delta de Parnaiba. It's a pity that there was no time for visiting Ilha de Caju. Glad that you did it :)

  • Guantanamera's Profile Photo
    Jan 8, 2008 at 4:49 PM

    Intrigued by the "coco a bucaneiro"... Great photo -- looks like paradise to me! ;-)

  • alza's Profile Photo
    Aug 23, 2007 at 2:19 PM

    hola Luana! I went on the site you gave for the Ilha... now I'm dying to go there, looks wonderful and very well organised! It would be such a special trip. Thanks for the tip.

  • Yiannis2000's Profile Photo
    Oct 19, 2004 at 12:02 AM

    Nice start, please tell us more!!! I have excellent memories from Maranhao, as of all Nordeste!...

  • MURRA's Profile Photo
    Dec 4, 2003 at 12:03 PM

    interesting island had not heard of it

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