The Jericoacoara Beach (or Jeri) is situated in the western part of Fortaleza, in the protected area of Jericoacoara National Park.
How to get to the beach
The distance between Jericoacoara and Fortaleza is 313 km. You can get to the beach by car using the routes BR-222 and BR-402. However, it can be difficult to get to Jeri, as the last part of the travel takes place off-road. So, visitors need to be mindful of this.
In 1994, the Washington Post mentioned the Jericoacoara Beach in the top ten most beautiful beaches in the world. It is good for windsurfers, being a world-class place to practice the sport. Other activities, such as surfing, trekking, sand-boarding, and adventure sports are also popular in the area.
The place is also attractive to music lovers, with various genres such as forro, reggae, and techno played in the evenings.
The beach does not have amenities like other country’s famous beaches but offers a variety bars, cafes, restaurants, and shops.
Hotels near the beach
There are several comfortable facilities for accommodations in Jericoacoara, such as:
Pousada Surfing (3 stars, provides free wifi and breakfast)
Essenza Hotel (offers free wifi, breakfast, ocean view, and spa)
Casa de Areia
Pousada Vento de Jeri
Praia de Jericoacoara