Praia de Cumbuco, Fortaleza

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The small fisherman's village at Praia de Cumbuco is quickly becoming popular for travelers who want a relaxing place to unwind by the beach in a less-touristy part of town. A beautiful, quiet beach near Fortaleza is on one side of town and the famous sand dunes are on the other. Facing the the Atlantic Ocean, southeast winds and mild ocean temperatures, as well as sand dunes creating thermals boost wind speeds to create prefect conditions for you to indulge in kite surfing and windsurfing. Small lagoons spread out across the area for swimming and provide places for several beach restaurants called barracas. Arrange to visit Praia de Cumbuco and other attractions in Fortaleza using our Fortaleza online route planner .
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  • Beautiful beach but sea very choppy. Have to be very careful. At the hotel I got was good to stay relaxing.
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  • The beach itself is nice, but without special compared to other great attractions in Ceará. Has traditional support points with tourist interesting structure, but with values a bit higher than those charged in other locations. Enough hawkers (northeastern beaches tradition). If you have chance to visit, go, but do not create great expectations, nor prioritize this ride at the expense of others (such as Canoa Quebrada, Lagoinha, Morro Branco) that are much more interesting.
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  • Cookie jar is ema Beach near Fortaleza, has good infrastructure, perform the ride of the bugy and activities is essential. Skibunda, toboagua, zip-line is very good. If all are healthy have buggeiro the ride with emotion.
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Where to stay in Fortaleza

If you want to focus on the historical attractions in Fortaleza, stay in the city center or a nearby neighborhood for easy access. Far more popular, however, is the coastal neighborhood of Praia de Iracema, where you can immerse yourself in the city's beach, restaurant, and nightlife scene. Any number of hotels line the neighborhood's expansive beachfront. For something a bit quieter, but still a stone's throw from the beach, look east to the coastal neighborhoods of De Lourdes and Praia do Futuro II. Thanks to the growing popularity of Fortaleza tourism, you can find a range of budget hostels throughout the city.
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