This section is dedicated to take away all your "I wish someone had told me that before I went!" experiences. This way, you can spend less time settling in, and more time making new friends in your chosen hostel. We share our insider knowledge of tips, tricks and important things to look out for in Jericoacoara.
Jericoacoara is a small paradise in the state of Ceara, located in the northeast of Brazil. The best way to reach Jericoacoara is from Fortaleza, the nearest main city, which is three hundred kilometers' distance away (and also deserves a visit if you have time). Fortaleza has an international airport and a good transport network, so you can depart from anywhere.
Jericoacoara was declared a national park in 2002, so the tourism boom was well controlled, which helped this place to stay as an authentic and rare paradise. Jericoacoara is a small and traditional fisherman village, where you can relax and enjoy the simple beauty of it. During the day, if you like sports you can dedicate your time to kite surf, windsurf, or surf (Jericoacoara is considered one of the best places for this sports. If you prefer more quiet activities, you can visit the famous Arched Rock (the biggest attractions in Jericoacoara), relax on the beach and see the sunset and sunrise on the beach (one of the few places where you see sunset and sunrise in the sea). At night, expect a quiet and chilled environment, with good restaurants and amazing typical dishes.
Although people sometimes associate Brazil with being unsafe, Jericoacoara is the most safe place ever, with friendly people in a relaxed lifestyle.
There are a lot of hostels in Jericoacoara for every tastes and budgets. Most of them have good conditions for you to meet people and share some stories. Jericoacoara's hostels are simple and with a family environment, located in a perfect spot -- good conditions to have an unforgettable vacation.
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