The summer season is so intense in this town that there is even an official beach. They have chosen as the most beautiful one the Ponto do Areia beach, where is a ready infrastructure for a long and pleasant summer. There are stages with daily shows, camps, beach hotels, typical outside restaurants and the river with beautiful woods, delicious fruits at its border and fishes.
It had its population started after the first half of the 19th century. Very important to the Bico Region, this town lives on agriculture, lumbering, fishing and small business.
Situated on the Araguaia bank, the town offers what the river has the best: beaches, water everywhere and a beautiful panorama.
Ponto da Areia Beach
Official beach of Araguatins during summer time (lasting from June through September). Its sand area is surrounded by enormous amazon trees. The tourist flow is large and the access is by boat leaving from the harbor. The best of camping and fishing is found in São Bento Beach. It is a 6 km strech of woods and quietness. The boat trip takes approximately two and a half hours, enough time to explore the river panorama. On the way to the beach there is another one: “São Raimundo”, an extension of 5 km beach located on São Vicente Island.