Jungle Hostel Barcelos

What to do

Make a JUNGLE TOUR & STAY at an INDIGENOUS COMMUNITY (140 Reais p.p.p.day all included)

Rent a MOTORBIKE and go on the JUNGLE ROAD to the Rio CAURES (day trip).

Rent a BICYCLE and go to a typical local SITIO / FARM / PLANTATION.

Go by TAXI FLUVIAL to one of the many BEACHES for a Picnic. The Praia Grande has several food & drink stands. The swimming is safe and very good.

Go by motorized RIKSHA and visit, for example, HORTA / FISH FARM, the traditional SHIPYARD and PIACABA manufacturer.

Organize your own fishing trip, boat excursion or mini-expedition by speedboat, or the Hostel’s own 8m motorized canoe. You can observe the TURTLES, DOLPHINS, PARROTS, MACAWS, GIANT OTTERS and MONKEYS in the wilderness. The Hostel can help you tailor your tour to make it a true once-in-a-lifetime experience .

Discover by foot the small town centre with its MARKET PLACE, SHOPS/CAFES/BARS , TOWN HALL SQUARE and BOULEVARD PROMENADE.

The PIABODROMO STADIUM hosts the 4 days FOLKLORE FESTIVAL on the last weekend of January every year

OUTDOOR ACTIVITIES : SWIMMING,HIKING ,CANOOING & BEACH CAMPING .

GOING OUT / NIGHTLIFE: There are various RESTAURANTS, SNACKBARS and 3 DANCING CLUBS with MPB, FORRO or PAGODE music

Stay a few days in Barcelos as a stopover before you continue your journey upstream to Santa Isabel, Sao Gabriel de Cachoeira and more. Passage is possible to Cucui, Venezuala, where the Orinoco river is connected to the Rio Negro by the Rio Casquiare, or to Columbia.

Or simply HANGOUT in the Hostel reading a book from the library exchange, listening to the music collection or watching a DVD left by our guests. Relax in a hammock under the mangotree, take a dip in the cool pool, sip an exotic mixed fruit juice at the bar, keep up with home by internet through SKYPE. It is a simple place to just take it easy and enjoy your stay to the full.

Or buy your own food from the nearby supermarkets, prepare your own meal, or organize a BBQ party for the evening. And if you want to be lazy, you can just dial for a hamburger or pizza delivery.