Canoa Quebrada: Located in a privileged region in South America, approximately 3º from the Equador line, it has a stable climate, between 27º and 30º C throughout the year. It has a few months of rain that reaches to bless the beaches with magnificent coconut trees, cliffs, lagoons that surprise us among the huge sand dunes.
During the course of the year, the sky shines in an enviable blue and its residents smile with the satisfaction of who knows how to own a small paradise.
The origin of this old fishing village was in the year one thousand six hundred and fifty, located in the municipality of Aracati. It became a tourist spot in the mid-70’s, by a group of hippies who fell in love with the paradisiac beauty and hospitality of the natives who inhabited the village. This cinematographic scenario is only 165 km east of Fortaleza, capital of the state of Ceará.
Today, in addition to the unique and exuberant landscape, the most popular attractions to enjoy the strong sun are the more than 80 excellent hotels in Canoa Quebrada and the excursions to the tourist attractions of the region and the nearby beaches, among them are: Ponta Grossa, Garganta the Devil, the Jaguaribe River and the Dunes and Ponds Park. Book a day to take a raft or horseback ride and stay in touch with the nature of the place, for the more adventurous has parachute rides, buggy and quad biking. Canoa Quebrada has particular geographical characteristics. In addition to having a stable temperature (between 27 and 30ºC) all year round, upward currents of hot air on the cliffs create an ideal environment for paragliding and winds from the east of up to 20 knots with calm waters are perfect for practice and learning Kitesurfing, a modality that is growing rapidly in the region.
If you want to take a bit of Brazilian culture you can receive capoeira lessons in your stay in Canoa. And the most important! At the top of the largest dune in Canoa, one can enjoy one of the greatest spectacles of the northeast, the Canoa Sunset. For the more mystic the Sunset seen from the largest dune of Canoa Quebrada has an energy different from the other places. After all this energetic SPA, catch your breath, because it has not even begun what is hottest in Ceará, “The night of Broadway” (main street of Canoa Quebrada).
The seasoning of Canoa Quebrada: If during the day the main course revolves around lobsters, fish, stingrays, prawns, oysters and crabs, in the evening, besides all these seafood, many other delicacies are steaming in the pots, which in soon they will be ready for your pleasure. For this, Broadway will almost always be your destination. Calm, we are not talking about the land of Uncle Sam, but, the only street in Canoa Quebrada that at the same time is the point and address of most of the bars, nightclubs and restaurants of the village. To taste the wonders of regional cuisine and a roasted meat that melts with each fork. Try the famous “trio da casa”, a dish with lobster, shrimp and fish, so filling that it gives three people a good meal.
Northeastern Broadway: But if you’re already fed up and mad to fall into the ganda, do not run away from Broadway. The street shaking begins at around 10:00 p.m. and ends only when the day has already dawned. Here, Bob Marley is God and hot drinks are the delicacy of the gods. You tired of the lull? It’s time to get into the rhythm. Forró, Reggae, dance, rock and axé mix in clubs, open until 5 a.m. in the morning. From here, all you have to do is watch the sunrise on the beach and faint in the bed of the Pousada, because from here it just starts all over again.