Jericoacoara is an idyllic peaceful fishing village situated amongst sand dunes on Brazil's East Coast of Céarà—just 3° south of the equator where it enjoys 320 sunny days a year, as well as warm air and water temperatures the whole year round. "Jeri," as it's affectionately called by the locals, is surrounded by sweet-water lagoons, a calm ocean and enormous sand dunes.
1. THE BEACHES
Jeri is known for its incredible beaches as well as a place of ecological protection and a paradise for nature lovers and wind sport enthusiasts. Each evening visitors climb the enormous dune at the ocean’s edge to watch one of the most spectacular sunsets on Brazil’s coast.
2. THE LAGOONS
Guided sightseeing tours through the sweet-water lagoons are a must when in Jericoacoara. Only 15 years ago, Jeri was a fishing village with almost no contact with modern civilization.
3. THE COCKTAILS
Admire the natural beauty of Jericoacoara while sampling one of the many cocktails on Chili Beach's extensive list which highlights unique creations made with exotic Brazilian fruits. Enjoy a "Tequila Sunrise" from the swim-up bar and soak in the views from the infinity pool and beyond.
4. THE SAILING
The steady wind between July and November makes Jericoacoara one of the preferred destinations in the world for water sports such as: windsurfing, kite surfing, sailing and catamaran.
5. THE EXPLORING
The small village of Jericoacoara has become a much sought after destination by those in search of unspoiled beaches and a non-commercialized ambience.