Born another beautiful day of sunshine, but this is no news in Canoa Quebrada...
...Just below the equatorial line, this stretch of the Brazilian coast has no winter, nor cold or bad weather. It has some rainy months when arriving, bless the beautiful coconut palms, cliffs, and lagoons surprisingly nestled between enormous sand dunes. During the rest of the year, the brilliant blue sky magnificently appears and the native inhabitants smile with the satisfaction of those who posses a small piece of paradise. Canoa Quebrada: this old fishing village in Aracati was discovered for tourism in the mid 70´s by a group of hippies that enjoyed the hospitality and were received by the natives of this cinemagraphic location, just 175km from Fortaleza. Today, besides the eternal overwhelming landscape, the greatest attractions to enjoy the strong sun are the dune buggy tours through the sand dunes along the beach and the red cliffs, and the refreshing dives in the calm blue-green ocean. Reserve a day to sail on the (native fishing boats) jangadas, another for a horseback ride along the beach and forget the clock; just let the wind guide you through the deserted sand dunes. For the more adventurous souls, how about kite surfing, cliff gliding, capoeira, or adventure through the fishing villages during long walks as well as discovering ecological trails that cut through Canoa Quebrada. When the sun begins to decline, run to the top of the dunes and you will witness one of the most spectacular sites in the northeast. They say that this sunset seen by lovers results in marriage! After this entire energetic SPA, rest a bit because the nightlife, the hottest event in Canoa Quebrada is about to begin.
Food in Canoa Quebrada: If during the day the main course is lobster, fish, sting rays, shrimp, oysters and crabs, at night all (the cats turn into (pardos)?? Besides all this seafood, many other delicious foods are simmering in the pots, and shortly will be served for your delight. For this, Broadway Street will almost always be the place to go. Hold on, we are not talking about NY City´s Broadway, but the only street in Canoa Quebrada that at the same time is the main street for bars and nightclubs and the village restaurants. Enjoy the delicious regional cuisine and the roasted meat that melts in your mouth with every serving. Try the famous house trio: a serving of lobster, shrimp and fish which is enough for three people to eat well.
Broadway of the northeast: If you have eaten well and are really crazy to catch the action, don’t run away from Broadway. the action starts around 10 pm and lasts until sunrise the next morning. Here, Bob Marley is God and hot drinks are the delights of the Gods. Tired of calmness. It´s time to enter in the rhythm. Forró, dance, rock, and axé are heard in the clubs, open until 5am. From here, the only thing left to do is watch the sunrise on the beach and then fall into bed in your Inn, because later on, it starts all over again.
The artistic focus in Canoa Quebrada: This Mecca for backpackers creates an atmosphere that all the visitors enjoy during vacation all year round. This flavor, presented world wide by French and Brazilian filmmakers from Rio de Janeiro in the film, Le Gabruges, filmed several decades ago, resulted in racial intermixing and brought to Canoa Quebrada much attention, thus attracting people from the world over. Many of these same people live here today, and partake the night life of Broadway. They live very well with the native artists who produce beautiful Canoa Quebrada landscapes with colored sand in bottles. The laberinth, a typical weaving of geometric designs,has been carried on from generation to generation by the women of the region. Don´t forget to buy this artwork and take a memory of of the village home with you.
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Tour the broken canoe, passing through hill-white beach and the sources, is the most interesting tour and meets more comfortable / needs of the tourist. The east coast is the only one that can be used in a systematic way, in a single day, so that tourists can see and enjoy the natural beauty, without losing any detail of these beautiful beaches.
We use smaller vehicles which bus to terms agility and avoid delays in the progress of the tour. We have executive vans, and with reclining bucket seats, air conditioning, stereo, DVD, passenger insurance required by DMV-Ce and in accordance with the ministry of tourism and Minibus with capacity of up to 28 passengers.
The first beaches are: Morro Branco and Praia das Fontes, nearby beaches of unmistakable natural beauty will be more leveraged to opt for local ride in a buggy. The buggy ride out of Morro Branco and runs Fontes Beach, beach Diogo, Uruaú (with pond) and ends at the beach Sucatinga, where we met with the car tour and join people not opted for buggy . Without realizing it, and be enjoying all the beauties, you now is 45 minutes from Canoa Quebrada.