Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
Jericoacoara National Park is located in the municipalities of Jijoca Jericoacoara, Camocim Cross and, on the west coast of Ceará, Brazil. It has an area of 8850.00 (ha). The perimeter of the park is 49,929.4 meters. It is administered by the Chico Mendes Institute for Biodiversity Conservation.
Until 1985 Jericoacoara was just a small fishing village, lost among dunes and isolated from the rest of the world. Until the tourism discovered, the fame of Jericoacoara knew no bounds. Already been the subject of several television shows and major publications worldwide. The American newspaper "Washington Post Magazine"chose it as one of the ten most beautiful beaches on the planet in 1994. Jericoacoara was the scene of the film "The Oyster and the Wind. " There are no access roads in the last 15 km (road construction within the APA is prohibited by law), so you need a 4x4 to get there.
There are numerous activities to be performed in Jericoacoara, to satisfy all tastes: from tranquil walks and horseback rides to extreme sports, like windsurfing and sandboarding. There are countless tourist attractions, with scenery so different, sometimes it's hard to believe they are so close.
The climate is typically hot and humid with summer rains in autumn (Koepen), with average temperatures between 35 ° C and 22 ° C and the dry period ranging from 5 to 6 months. The average annual rainfall is 1364mm (Government of Ceará).
The coastal environment is extremely vulnerable and composed of different landscapes: saws, lagoons, dunes, lagoons, Board, mangroves, and beaches Halofits Grasslands.
Coastal biome. The vegetation is characterized by various vegetation types such as cerrado, caatinga. Herbaceous vegetation and grasses.
The fauna of this region is represented mainly by birds, mammals and fish, but there are reports and evidence of mammals on small and medium businesses. There are 38 families of birds on site, and many species are rare or endangered.
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Map of Parque Nacional de JericoacoaraAddress: Prefeitura Municipal de Gijoca Av. Manoel Teixeira, 139 - Jijoca de Jericoacoara - CE
Activities near to Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
|Farol Beach (beach) -
The beach is actually very small, roughly 100 meters long, with water that is fairly rough and unsuitable for bathing but is great for surfers, who are attracted to the area. There is also a lighthouse here, hence the Portuguese name Farol Beach meaning lighthouse beach. The lighthouse is now decommissioned, but it gives you an idea of what the waters are like around here.
The water here is considered...|
Distance: 40.97km from the Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
|Sabiaguaba Beach (beach) -
With dunes, palm trees, white sand and calm clear waters this a beautiful beach for relaxing on. Sabiaguaba Beach has several small tents setup that sell oysters and crabs on the beach, fresh and tasty with a cold beverage. Roughly 20 km from downtown Fortaleza, this beach is fairly accessible to all.
This quiet beach, with its landscape of dunes, palm trees, fine sand, and natural pools at low tide offers ...|
Distance: 109.78km from the Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
|Flexeiras Beach (beach) - Ideal beach to relax or enjoy buggy rides and sports such as sandboarding. Behind a coconut grove, extends to Flexeiras quiet beach, town on the outskirts of Trairi.
The name comes from the ancient custom of the Indians who inhabited the region, who were fishing in the waters clear and calm with a bow and arrow. A good schedule is a stroll along the beach at sunset, sunset, watching the rafts that bring in the sand.
Tourists can g...|
Address: Frecheiras, Trairi - Ceará
Distance: 146.22km from the Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
|Cumbuco Beach (beach) -
With dunes, palm trees and several ponds in the vicinity, Cumbuco Beach is the perfect beach for some rest and relaxation. The natural beauty, the wide strip of white sand and the tranquil blue oceans make it a great tourist destination.
Like many beaches in the north east of Brazil, there are dune buggy tour operators available. These tours will give you an adrenaline rush, and show you many of the l...|
Distance: 218.25km from the Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
|Kitesurfing, Windsurfing and Sailing in Cauipe, Cumbuco and Jericoacoara (activity) -
Kitesurf and Windsurfing in Cumbuco and Cauipe is one of the best spots for sailing in the state of Ceará, and perhaps even all of Brazil. Fortaleza is well know for its steady winds that blow across the Atlantic from Africa, but Cumbuco really stands out here, as one of the best spots because of it's constant winds and surfing conditions.
The Caucaia region of the coast is parallel to the eq...|
Address: Ceará, Brasil
Distance: 219.87km from the Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
|Barra do Ceará Beach (beach) -
Tourists are attracted to the area to see the ruins of the Fort of Nossa Senhora dos Prazeres which is partly buried by sand dunes now, but still a historic fort from the 1600's when the Dutch and Portuguese first arrived. The sands are soft and the water clear with reefs and jetties just off shore. It is roughly eight kilometers from downtown and unfortunately unfit for bathing due to pollution in the area.&nbs...|
Distance: 235.75km from the Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
|Goiabeiras Beach (beach) -
Roughly five kilometers from downtown, Goiabeiras Beach is an urban beach with many sand dunes and thick dark coloured sands. It is recommended to avoid the waters around the mouth of the Ceará River, as they are considered to be polluted. The beach is nice none the less, and worth visiting during the hot summer days.
Distance: 236.55km from the Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
|Festival de Jazz and Blues (festival) -
Guaramiranga is a small city located in Sierra Baturité, in Ceará, which is 110 kilometers from Fortaleza. Guaramiranga and the neighboring towns of the Baturité Massif receive approximately 13 thousand tourists during carnival. Only the Jazz & Blues City has about 10 thousand people in the sum of the four-day festival.
It is the coldest place in the state, with an average temperature o...|
Address: Guaramiranga - CE
Distance: 238.49km from the Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
|Pirambu Beach (beach) -
The ocean waters are calm at Pirambu Beach; however the waters are polluted here and it's recommended not to use them for bathing or swimming in. The beach is only three kilometeres from downtown Fortaleza, which makes this an urban beach and a nice place to stroll along the beach and enjoy the city, and ocean and beach in a tranquil setting.
Distance: 239.30km from the Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
|Jacarecanga Beach (beach) -
Most people enjoy the surroundings here, strolling along the edge of the beach. Jacarecanga Beach is an urban beach, only two kilometers from the city center, making it very easy to access. However, the waters here are polluted and not really suitable for bathing. Unfortunately a number of the beaches in the downtown area are polluted and unsuitable for bathing. However, outside the city there are many great b...|
Distance: 240.65km from the Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
|Cachaça Museum (museum) -
Immerse in the history of Cachaça, this metropolitan area museum has a vast collection of documents, pictures, bottles, barrels of spices, and maps. Located at the Ypióca theme park, where many fun and playful activities are available aside from the learning experience of a museum. Do not go away without seeing the largest wooden barrel in the world, with a heigh of eight meteres and a capacity o...|
Address: Est Ypioca, 5400 - Coité, Maranguape - CE, 61940-000
Distance: 240.69km from the Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
Restaurants near to Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara
Parque do Vaqueiro is a Pub restaurant that is roughly 236.42km from Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara and can be found at BR-020, s/n
Sítio CajuBar is a Northeast Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 236.64km from Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara and can be found at R. Maranguape, s/n
Farofa Branca is a Brazilian restaurant that is roughly 239.26km from Parque Nacional de Jericoacoara and can be found at Av. Olavo Bilac, 814
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