The Vila de Acajatuba is located 54.9 km, about 2 hours by boat, in the RDS – Rio Negro Sustainable Development Reserve, belonging to the mosaic of the Lower Rio Negro near Manaus. The main communities with tourist infrastructure are: Nossa Senhora do Perpétuo Socorro and São Thomé. The most widely available job in the region is community-based tourism.
Tourism in the village of Acajatuba takes place with the pink dolphins, which appear on the banks of the lake, with the floating jungle hotels where there are also trails on the jungle, animal watching, handicrafts and, mainly, for visiting the community.
Ecological tourism is also very present in Vila do Acajutuba. For nature lovers and for those who like to relax and have new experiences immersed in the forest, the Vila is a perfect setting for this tour. Even more because it is located in the middle of the Amazon rainforest.
The area is bathed by the Rio Negro, considered a natural and immaterial cultural heritage.
Participation in the soap opera “Força do Querer”
The Nossa Senhora Perpétuo Socorro Community, became known as the “Parazinho”, after the use of the scenario for the soap opera “Força do Querer”, by Glória Peres, from TV Globo, where the main character swam with the pink dolphins.
National actors and actresses like Isis Valverde (Ritinha) and Marcos Pigossi (Zeca) staging the role of a couple and living a love story. The Community of Perpétuo Socorro is proud to say that they passed through there and that instead of going anywhere else, they chose the Vila de Acajatuba that won the little village sign.
To get to Vila de Acajatuba it is necessary to go by waterway. It is located two hours from Manaus, the Amazonian capital.