Jericoacoara Travel Guide

  • Transportation
    by Nedevangelico
  • Things to Do
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  • Me in Jeri
    Me in Jeri
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Jericoacoara Things to Do

  • Por do Sol from the big Dune

    Every traveler in Jeri have to sea a sunset from the big dune on the Jeri beach cause in Brasil is not usual ( on the Atlantic ocena ther is the sunrise), but Jeri is in a position where you can see it!You climb the dune, wait the sunset, do some pics drinking a beer and at the end you can jump down the dune or do sundboard with a send board.

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  • Wind activity in Preà Beach

    A lot of people came here to do wind activity....the wind here is strong and perfect for windsurf in the Jeri bay, but in Preà beach is the home of the kiter.....the wind is much mure strong and there is a kite center that can help you, they have a boat to find you in the waves and a buggy to collect your kite when he fly away alone!

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  • Walk on the beach

    If yuo have time it's nice to walk on the big beach, you can pass Duna por do Sol where all the tourist went at the evening to see the sundown from the big dune, then there are several jangadas ( fisherman boat) on the beach that is like a freeway for the buggy...but the scenary is great...take water and sun creem with you!

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Jericoacoara Hotels

  • Jeriba

    Jericoacoara, State of Ceara, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Very Good

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • The Chili Beach Boutique Hotels &...

    Rua da Igreja, Jericoacoara, State of Ceara, 62598000, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

    Hotel Class 4 out of 5 stars

  • Vila Bela Vista

    , Jericoacoara, State of Ceara, Brazil

    Satisfaction: Excellent

    Good for: Business

Jericoacoara Restaurants

  • New Year's Eve Dinner

    I've got several recommendations for Espaco Aberto so I decided I was going to have a dinner on a New Year's eve there. I did not regret it, I found it one of the best restaurants during my entire trip. It's a pleasant spot, tastefully furnished, located on the main street. As the name suggests, it's an open and spacious place with a nice view to...

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  • Near Club do Ventos

    Near club do Ventos on the beach there is a nice Villa and the court is full of windsurf board and kite....the owner keep your windsurf for u if u stay in a posada not near the beach and ....there is a nice little fruit and sandwich bar where u can take fruit milksake or great sandwich.....a perfect place to relax your skin from the hot sun of Jeri...

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  • Handmade Ice Cream and More Snacks

    During the day it is actually too hot to think about any main meals, so Casa de Pedra might be the right place to go. It is a a very colourful spot surrounded by greenery, with the nice view of the life on the street, where you can enjoy your breakfast or snack in a shady backyard. Their speciality is handmade ice cream that comes in flavours of...

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Jericoacoara Nightlife

  • Forro and drinks

    In the high season there are in Jeri many beach party and in the last years there are some lounge bar with a sophisticated atmosphere, like in the main european town!Teh best for me is to ask to the local people the best night event in the week...there are 2 Forro club that in the high seasonare open allthe night, but in the low s only some...

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  • hmm oh mmm.. nightlife?

    not much really.. eat, walk on the beach if you not afraid of FROGS . As we were in rainy season they were everywhere!!! just too many of them.But you can walk by the beach and get those 'special' drinks from trolleys :) SIMPLE

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  • Beach Party

    The beach parties at Jeri are a great way of enjoying the nightlife and meeting people. The beach is a hive of activity at night especially at the weekends. Drinks stalls are set up along the road leading up into the town where you can buy you Caipirinha, cachaça and all other evil Brazilian drinks :) There is even live entertainment with music...

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Jericoacoara Transportation

  • from Jericoacoara 2 Recife over night

    Hoy.How r u?Im trying 2 figure out a way 2 get from Jericoacoara 2 Recife (via Fortaleza) while taking the nightbus from Fortaleza. All this, few days b4 the carnival (last week of feb.)From what I understand from the websites there is only 1 daily bus from Jeri 2 Fortaleza, which arrives after the bus 2 Recife already leaves.Maybe im missing...

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  • Bus from Fortaleza

    To arrive to Jeri you must take a bus from Fortaleza to Gijoca, and then a sort of a truck to arrive to Jeri (the path to arrive it's sandy).Fortaleza → Jericoacoara 289 kmI took Redencao Buses, but I've heard it is not working since 2011...Try this companies: Dani TurismoDumar Off RoadEco Adventure TourExperimente JeriHardtourJeri Dunas Off...

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  • Bus to Jericoacoara

    The regular busservice to Jericoacoara is now run by Fretcar. Outside of the low season (around may/june), they have 3 buses a day leaving Fortaleza to Jericoacoara. The buses actually go to Jijoca, from where you continue the finally stretch in a jardineira (included in price). Twice a day a VIP bus (direct connection) leaves for Jericoacoara (58...

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Jericoacoara Shopping

  • Unique Pieces of Art

    A beautiful shop that offers a great selection of unique pieces of art. It is located right on the beach and for this reason it can be also a perfect place to escape from the hot sun! And it certainly gives your eyes a lot of pleasure :) They have amazing choice of ceramics from various Brazilian states and everything is made from natural...

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  • Fine Art & Crafts

    Arts and crafts in Jeri are sold in shops near the beach and around the village. Some of them offer incredibly beautiful pieces of art. Thugh a bit pricy (well, I'm not surprised for such famous spot as is Jeri!!) but it's certainly worth having a look.My favourite shop is Meia Lua. I hit on on my first visit of Jeri and since then I go there...

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  • interesting

    not shop! shops. There are shops from local (brasilian) art to any beachwear. I got few very interesting jewelry peaces, not very expensive. Plenty of simple things hippies selling around all day, didnt find them very attractive or cheap either. But shops had some little nice things street sellers can bargain but shops not much.. unless you pay...

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Jericoacoara Local Customs

  • Famous Torta de Banana

    If you come to Jeri, don't let the opportunity of trying the famous torta de banana (banana cake) of Tia Angelita!! Everybody knows where she lives so you won't have any difficulties in finding her. You see locals stroll the streets with trays filled with this delicacy.In case you are too lazy to move while you are on the beach, dona Rosa saves you...

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  • life is simple....

    There, we have a simple life...sand streets, cows walking everywhere...it seems to be that progress don´t want to be there...it´s a nature way of life. But don´t be missunderstood..we have confort there....

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  • CEARA art of ...

    ...lying in a hammock for hours!During the hot hours of the day there is no need to be ashamed if you prefer to spend your time in a hammock. Get yours and learn to relax in it! It is an art for the people of this district to enjoy life in a hammock...

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Jericoacoara Warnings and Dangers

  • dont know how to put...

    ***! I am not joiking - ***... dogs, cows, donkeys.. is everywhere - streets, beaches.. Oh, in rany season - frogs! as they are huugeee!

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  • Bring Cash!!!

    There are no ATM's in Jeri, no not even one. While most restaurants and shops accept Credit Cards - Visa/Mastercard, some of the pousada's do NOT so you will need cash to pay for your accommodation. Some of our group made this mistake and had to hire a beach buggy to bring them down the coast to the nearest town with an ATM. Make sure you bring...

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  • The Strong Tropical Sun

    In Jeri it is common to get a heavy sunburn without even noticing. The heat grows unbearable from eleven onwards but the constant breeze and the refreshing water make it difficult to realize the intense heat. The regions hot sun and heat require light clothes, sun glasses, a hat and the use of sunblock with a very high SPF, preferably resistant to...

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Jericoacoara Tourist Traps

  • About restaurants... shop around!

    Be advised, based on 10 days in Jeri I learned that the prices of restaurants do vary wildly. I also learned there is very little relationship between how pricey a restaurant is and its level of service. Lots of Europeans have come to Jeri, started restaurants and pousadas and invested a lot of money in landscaping and "atmosphere". You'll find...

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  • Pousada do Paulo

    Beware!!! We learned the hard way. Some unscrupulous pousada owners advertise on the internet that they are located in Jericoacoara when they really are not. We made reservations at Pousada do Paulo thinking that it was located in Jericoacoara because the Pousada's website stated that it is located in Jericoacoara and the proprietor (Paulo) during...

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  • A SIMPLE PLACE..

    If you're the kind of person lookin for a developed place,with comfort and several services for tourists,than Jericoacoara is not exactly the place for you!But..as much as I saw,the great majority of tourists end up delaying their departures,either because they felt that there is still a lot to be seen or because they wanted to enjoy more of this...

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Jericoacoara What to Pack

  • what you´ll need

    confort clothes,tenis (treking) it´s very important ! mosquito repellent,sun protector( the sun is hot), sun glasses

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  • ONE NEEDS ALMOST NOTHING BUT OPEN HEART!

    Bikinis girls,bikinis!!!!!! Bring a sunblock with a high SPF,since the sun can be deceiving in Jeri due to the cool ocean breezes,you won't even know you're burning!!!! Don't forget to pack your camera and plenty of film!Don't forget Jeri is a small village far away from any civilization,if your camera uses a rare type of film or specials...

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  • Jericoacoara Hotels

    25 Hotels in Jericoacoara

Jericoacoara Off The Beaten Path

  • Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara

    The natural environment of Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara was in 1984 declared an "Environmental Protected Area". It's greatest attraction is Jericoacoara beach but in addition the area has a very picturesque landscape with huge dunes, extensive beaches and the singular rocky blossom denominated Serrote. You can catch sight of various species of...

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  • Lagoa do Paraiso (Paradise Lagoon)

    At the bank of the greenish-blue Lagoa do Paraiso, tourists and locals from the region enjoy the tranquil beach. In spite of its water volume having diminished over the last few years, it is still much frequented for bathing. The best time to visit is after the rainy season, then the lagoon will be most probably filled with water. Lagoa do Paraiso...

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  • SUN AND MOON SEAVIEWS..

    Facts:due to its geographical position (furthest north spot of Ceara's coast,with sea to the east and west side!!),you can see from here both,SUNSETS and SUNRISES from the sea,as well as MOONSETS and MOONRISES!!Imagine the magic of it,considering there's no streets lamps!!

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Jericoacoara Sports & Outdoors

  • Horse Riding

    Horseriding in Jeri is very popular. It's perfect for discovering of the surroundings. You can rent a horse and ride along the beach, visit Pedra Furada, the near hills or mangrooves. It is suitable also for those who never ridden a horse before. It's possible to arrange it with the guide to accompany you although most of the people ride on their...

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  • Kitesurfing in Prea

    Prea is one of the best spots in the world for kitesurfing. It is located 10 km east of Jericoacoara. The region is known for its tropical warm waters and consistent side onshore winds, onshore currents and wind speed from 15 to 30 knots year round. The biggest waves reach 2 meters and there are miles and miles of empty beaches without obstacles,...

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  • Sandboarding

    Sandboarding is an adrenalin sport, similar to snowboarding. It basically consists of standing on a board and zooming down a dune with the wind beating your face. The only differences are that instead of snow, heavy suites and freezing temperatures, you enjoy gliding on the sand while wearing shorts at 30C. In Jeri sandboarding (locally known as...

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Jericoacoara Favorites

  • white and blue

    one thing that i remember it s the color contrast . when you go trough a sand road,before enter Jericoacoara s town you can see a beautifull view that includes white sand dunes and blue sky . it s very great...it appears that you are in a desert, and after that became oasis! great! sun very hotwater blueblue sky

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  • Jeri

    The place is a set of several different sceneries, altogether in a very beautiful and harmonic combination and that's one reason you must visit this spectacular place. Also if you are looking about knowing a very beautiful place, with intense contact with nature, then this is another reason to meet this paradise. Always the people...

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  • " PEDRA FURADA" (arched rock)

    I loved to visit this place,the rock is very famous here!It's a huge gate of stone sculpted by the waves!This region of Jericoacoara ( the rocky region ),starts close to " MALHADA BEACH ",what is better known as the placewhere naturists go topless!

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