Araguacema ranks among the oldest cities of Tocantins. Its settlement began around 1812, with the creation of the Presidio of Santa Maria, a state prison. Another important milestone in the history of the city are the ruins of a slaughter house, established in 1943, whose purpose was to supply the Brazilian Armed Forces, at the end of World War II.
In Tocantins, between June and September, the dry season, beautiful beaches form the banks of the rivers, creating a unique scenery in the interior of Brazil. These beaches are there just waiting for you, from north to south, amid the stunning nature for your moments of complete pleasure. One of the cities with the most dazzling and popular beaches of the season is Araguacema, on the shores of the Araguaia, almost 300 km of Palmas.