Jericoacoara

A place to love, smile, have fun, dance, sing.

Jeri is a village that surprises guests upon their arrival for its natural beauties but also for its joyful atmosphere: those who come to Jeri are always captured by it In its sandy roads meet people from all over the world. But Jeri is not only natural wonders, and international atmosphere, Jeri is also: kit surfing, wind surfing, SUP , yoga, pilates, capoeira, zumba.
Jeri offers its best side when the night falls: the light is scattered by the thousands of candles and lights. Live music in the beer garden contributes in creating the atmosphere of the place along with the forro and samba, through the streets and on the beach. High standard restaurants offer dishes for every taste. The boutiques, craft shops and more are opens until late at night. A Jeri there are no street lights, so that that nothing can spoil the beautiful light of the moon and the stars.

Activities

Good winds bring athletes from around the world to Jericoacoara, for windsurfing and kitesurfing, sports that require the wind to increase the excitement. Windsurfing equipment and kitesurfing are rented in Jericoacoara, which also has several schools that offer classes with instructors certified by the ICO. Besides the windsurfing and kite that comes along every year more sports in Jericoacoara other water activities are practiced such as canoeing, fishing and boating. Jericoacoara main attraction is the beach - everything seems to happen here: you can enjoy horse riding, paying football or volley, having lessons of Capoeira, cycling, footing, trekking or just walking; even sandboard can be learnt directly with the natives. Beach restaurants and bars, fresh fish, crustaceans, live music and also beach shopping are among the other beach activities. As far as excursions are concerned, you will be able to choose between and adventure trip by buggy, including the visit at fresh water lagoon, Mangue Seco village, Camocim village, nearby beach; or 4x4 excursions to spectacular "Lençois Maranhenses" 80 square meters of sand dunes and lagoons, crossing the Parnaiba river delta and visiting the morthern beaches. Jericoacaora cultural variety extensively expresses itself in arts. Handicrafts and plastic artists provide authentic works sold in the streets. Materials are the most diverse: metal, coconut and local "cabaça" straw, shells, seeds fabrics, wires, stones, leather, recycled materials. Various artists contribute ti enrich and make local culture dynamic: residents of simple visitors, many photographs, musicians and street artistis design the multi-facet image of Jericoacoara.

 

Useful information

  • Jericoacoara has no sidewalks, the streets are all sand.
  • In Jericoacoara there is no cash withdrawal desk, so you must have cash before arriving there or, if you preferm you may withdraw money at "Banco do Brasil" in Jijoca, the nearest town before reaching the village of Jericoacoara.
  • Eletric power is 220V.
  • Internet available in the whole village; WIFI available in the hotel.
  • The vast majority of shops and restaurants accept credit cards VISA and MASTERCARD.
  • In Jericoacoara is not allowed to rent buggy without a professional driver and all tours are done with driver.