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Porto das Dunas Beach

Porto das Dunas Beach in Fortaleza

Many hotels, inns and condos dot the Porto das Dunas Beach, which even has it's own water park.  Porto das Dunas Beach is located in the district of Aquiraz, which is roughly sixteen kilometers from downtown Fortaleza. 

There is an area designated for children which is about half a kilometer long, which has seventeen water toys, swimming pools, a playground and several sports fields.  For the adults, there are waves which are great for surfing, and white sandy beaches for relaxing on.  On the northern tip of the beach you'll see dunes and a small lakes.  Porto das Dunas Beach has roughly 6 kilometers of beautiful beach to enjoy, completely surrounded by huge white sand dunes and is between Cofeco Beach, where there is a river which empties into the ocean and a fishing village called Praínha where fishermen inhabit much of the village and where the yearly race of Navegarte takes place.  Handi crafts are also a big draw to Praínha village.  If you're looking for a souvenir, this is a good place to pick up a little piece of Brazil.

 

Access is via EC-040 and is so easy that you'll have no excuse for not stopping to see this beautiful natural landscape.  Even if your time is limited in Fortaleza, getting here only takes a few minutes and it's really a stunning location, worthy of any travelers time.   The main road leads to the beach over a high dune and as you get closer you'll have a great view of the beach with coconut trees lining the shore.

 

Porto das Dunas also has the largest water park in South America, Fortaleza Beach Park.  Beach Park was built to blend in naturally and to blend in with this beautiful scenery. The fascinating local water park also provides many great events and musical gigs.  The quality of services here draws in quite a few tourists, luckily this beach is very large and can accommodate everyone.

 

There are several options of hotels, inns and restaurants, but most visitors Beach Park is in itself, being the main attraction and due to the quality of its services, as do the tourists have the best vacation of all time . Do not let go and be a child again. Enjoy!





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Address: Rua Porto das Dunas, 2734 - Aquiraz - CE, 61700-000, Brazil

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Activities near to Porto das Dunas Beach


Porto das Dunas Beach (beach) - Many hotels, inns and condos dot the Porto das Dunas Beach, which even has it's own water park.  Porto das Dunas Beach is located in the district of Aquiraz, which is roughly sixteen kilometers from downtown Fortaleza.  There is an area designated for children which is about half a kilometer long, which has seventeen water toys, swimming pools, a playground and several sports fields.  For the adults, there are...
Address: Rua Porto das Dunas, 2734 - Aquiraz - CE, 61700-000, Brazil
Distance: 0.00km from the Porto das Dunas Beach
Porto das Dunas Beach in Fortaleza
Prainha Beach (beach) - Crowded on Saturdays and Sundays, Prainha Beach is best visited during the week when its rustic, quiet beachfront is perfect for walking and enjoying the many stalls selling snacks, beverages and andicraft.  At low tide, natural pools form which attract bathers and swimmers.     A fun way to enjoy the beach is via a buggy ride, which starts at Park Beach.  Be sure to visit the Center of Rendeiras and...
Address: Prainha Aquiraz - CE
Distance: 3.57km from the Porto das Dunas Beach
Prainha Beach in Fortaleza
Aquiraz Craft Complex (market) - If you go Ceará and not bring a Ceará lace (renda) or a brown sugar (rapadura) you are missing the opportunity to enjoy what is most typical there. So, do not let go of the Iguape, Aquiraz district, a municipality located 30 miles from the center of Fortaleza. There, at the Aquiraz Craft Complex are the lace makers who sell parts such beach outputs of (R$ 30), shirts (R$ 25) and table trail R$ 30). Nearby the is also th...
Address: R. Maj. José Câmara de Aquiraz, 263 - Aquiraz - CE, 61700-000, Brasil
Distance: 3.73km from the Porto das Dunas Beach
Aquiraz Craft Complex in Fortaleza
Abreulândia Beach (beach) - Eight miles of thin white sand and dunes, this beach is located where the Pacoti river borders the cities of Fortaleza and Aquiraz. It is 24 kilometers from downtown Fortaleza.   It offers dozens of stalls where travelers can spend the day snacking and enjoying the sun, buggy rides and boating nearby. Extension of Praia do Futuro, the beach is also known as Cofeco Beach, name of a famous club there. Dishes based on ...
Address: Praia Abreulândia
Distance: 11.41km from the Porto das Dunas Beach
Abreulandia Beach

Restaurants near to Porto das Dunas Beach


Santorini is a Steak House restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Porto das Dunas Beach and can be found at Via Local 31,

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Café do Sertão is a Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Porto das Dunas Beach and can be found at Av. Eusébio de Queiroz, 2159

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Lá na Roça is a Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Porto das Dunas Beach and can be found at Av. Eusébio de Queiroz, 4425

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Casa de Farinha is a Northeast Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 0.00km from Porto das Dunas Beach and can be found at CE-040, s/n

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Hotels near to Porto das Dunas Beach


Beach Park Suites  ResortBeach Park Suites Resort4 Star Rating
Discover all that Fortaleza has to offer with Beach Park Suites & Resort as a base. This 4-star hotel offers 198 comfortable guestrooms with a range of in-room facilities suitable for the modern traveler. Each guestroom is tastefully appointed with air conditioning, in room safe, television, balcony/terrace. This Fortaleza accommodation contains all of the facilities and conveniences you would exp...
MapBeach Place Resort Residence0 Star Rating
Lowest Rate: $164.00
Located in Aquiraz, Beach Place Resort Residence is a perfect starting point from which to explore Aquiraz. The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. To be found at the hotel are 24hr room service. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy amenities. To enhance guests' stay, the hotel offers recreational facilities ...
MapCasa Prainha Pousada Hotel3 Star Rating
Lowest Rate: $63.00
The 3-star Casa Prainha Pousada Hotel offers comfort and convenience whether you're on business or holiday in Fortaleza. The hotel offers guests a range of services and amenities designed to provide comfort and convenience. Bar/pub, disabled facilities, restaurant, room service, business center are just some of the facilities on offer. Each guestroom is elegantly furnished and equipped with handy ...
MapPousada Cultural Canto Dos Poetas Hotel0 Star Rating
Lowest Rate: $65.00
Pousada Cultural Canto Dos Poetas Hotel is perfectly located for both business and leisure guests in Aquiraz. The hotel offers a high standard of service and amenities to suit the individual needs of all travelers. Facilities like airport transfer, bar/pub, disabled facilities, business center, pets allowed are readily available for you to enjoy. Desk, television, mini bar, balcony/terrace, separa...