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The lagoons are the perfect day escape for adventure and relaxation! Take a 30 minute buggy-ride through the dunes, to arrive at Blue lagoon, (the smaller of the two). Have a drink, jump off the "diving platforms" then continue your journey to the Paradise Lagoon, where you will encounter hammocks dangling above crystal clear blue waters. As a bonus, on the way, you will pass the famous "Sloth Tree", a tree that sleeps in the sand!
Every evening at approximately 5pm, crowds of tourists and natives make their climb to the top to watch the sun "fall beneath the ocean". Just a short walk from the beach of Jericoacoara, it is a sight you can't miss.
A long walk on the beach of Jericoacoara, watching the scenery turn from sand, to little stones, to grottos and caves, will leave you at this grand archway. As high tide rolls in, climb the "Serrote" to arrive at this destination. During the months of June, the sun aligns directly in the middle of the arch, creating a postcard perfect view.
Learn the history of this old fishing village, buried by sand! The village has rebuilt but remains an authentic location to visit. This all day tour allows you to visit the largest dune in Ceara, Duna Funil, as will as the Lagoa da Torta, where the menu is
The magic of Jericoacoara is enhanced at night when the sandy streets are illuminated by the lights and music of the local shops, restaurants, and bars. Start at "alcohol alley" before choosing your preference for the night: samba, reaggae, forro, electronic. At the end of the night recover your energy with some fresh baked pastries at the famous Santo Antonio bakery.
Capoeira is a Brazilian art form that combines martial art, sport, popular culture, and music. Every evening you will hear the rythmic sound of the berimbau that will carry you to the beach where you will be a part of all the action! Watch or take a lesson!
Enjoy snowboarding? Do it in shorts and with bare feet! Climb up the dune and take an awesome ride down. For the highest dunes in Ceara, visit Duna Funil. Rentals available in town.
At Vila Bela Vista Prea, we have our own horses! Take them out for an early morning walk on the dunes or a gallop on the beach during twilight watching the sun set.
With constant side-on shore winds ranging from 20-30 knots and a water temperatures of 25 degrees, Preá is the ultimate playground for kite surfers. For your convenience, our kite school is directly in front of our pousada in Preá! Contact us for more information.
Take a tour or simply rent kayaks for the day. Visit the "Mangue Seco" to explore and uncover the hidden landscape of the mangroves.
For those of you that are wind-surfing enthusiasts, Jericoacoara is considered one of the top 10 places in the world to wind-surf with its strong side on-shore winds and clean surfing waves. For those that want to learn, lessons are available!
One of the newest sports to come to Jericoacoara! Enjoy the clean surfing waves early morning or at sunset once the winds calm. Rentals available in town.
Surfing is a popular past-time in Jericoacoara. The best spot for smaller, gentler waves ideal for beginners and long boarders is in the bay in front of town. For bigger waves, more suitable for short board and more advanced surfers we recommend Malhada beach. The best time of year for surfing is between December and April when the waves get bigger and the wind is lighter.