Jericoacoara is an old fishing village with sandy streets and bucolic scenery, located in the northeast of Brazil.
Anyone who visits Jeri (as Brazilians call Jericoacoara) is impressed by its lush landscapes with huge dunes and beaches forming curious designs.
Top Things to do in Jericoacoara
1. See the Spectacular Sunset of Jericoacoara at “Duna do Pôr do Sol”
Duna do Pôr do Sol, Jericoacoara Brazil
The “Duna do Pôr do Sol” is a strip of sand located next to the Jericoacoara Village.
It is undoubtedly a popular and unmissable attraction to enjoy the incredible sunset of Jeri. The sunset seen from there is followed by a round of applause from the audience.
2. Take the West Coast Tour
Mangue Seco – Photo Credit: Jonathan Borba
Dune – Photo Credit: Jonathan Borba
The tour on the west side is one of the most requested by visitors.
The tour stops include the Mangue Seco, the Tatajuba Beach and the Lago Grande.
To do this tour it is necessary to book a buggy.
3. Take the East Coast Tour
Photo Credit: Jonathan Borba
The tour along the east coast includes a buggy ride through the Lagoa Azul and Lagoa do Paraiso lagoons, with a visit to Pedra Furada, a postcard from the Ceara State (reached in a walk of approximately 30 minutes from the Praia do Prea).
Also, a popular stop is the Lazy Tree (Árvore da Preguiça).
4. Relax in the Hammocks at Lagoa do Paraiso
©Paraiso Natural Pousada e Restaurante
Lagoa do Paraiso is one of Jeri’s postcards, the lagoon is famous for its hammocks over the water.
The area also offers great restaurants and accommodation options.
5. Enjoy the Jericoacoara Beach
Photo Credit: Sébastien Goldberg
With a calm sea, Jericoacoara Beach is the main beach of the village.
In front of the sea, there are some hotels, restaurants, and bars that offer a beautiful view of the sunset.
6. Try the Northeastern Brazilian Food
©Na Casa Dela
Jeri offers good restaurant options, several of them following a rustic decor, very typical of the place.
The Na Casa Dela Restaurant is a great option to try homemade northeastern food and the Tamarindo Restaurant offers a different atmosphere, with refined dishes.
Best Accomodations & Hotels in Jericoacoara
Jericoacoara offers excellent options of hotels and accommodations for all types of budgets.
Below is a list of 10 hotel options with great guest reviews.
1. Essenza Hotel
The Essenza Hotel is an elegant and famous hotel on social media and one of the best hotels in Jericoacoara.
The rooms feature elegant decor and contemporary furnishings, a flat-screen TV, and a minibar.
Some rooms have a private pool or offer direct access to the pool.
The hotel is close to Jericoacoara’s Center Village and the famous Duna do Pôr do Sol (Sunset Dune).
Av. Beira Mar, s/n, Jijoca de Jericoacoara – CE, 62598-000
2. Casa de Areia
Best Accomodations & Hotels in Jericoacoara – ©Casa de Areia
Located in front of the Duna do Pôr do Sol, Casa de Areia offers the comfort of a hotel with the freedom to feel at home.
The boutique hotel has 5 accommodations and provides personalized and tailored service for each guest.
Some rooms have a private balcony with a hammock.
Avenida Oceano Atlântico, s/n, Jijoca de Jericoacoara – CE, 62598-000
Best Accommodations & Hotels in Jericoacoara – ©VillaMag
VillaMag is a beautiful hotel in the center of Jericoacoara with rustic and charming architecture that integrates with the nature of the place.
The hotel has 9 accommodations, all equipped with a flat-screen TV, coffee machine, and minibar.
The hotel has a swimming pool and a spa.
Rua, Jeri Pousada Maria Bonita – Praia, Jijoca de Jericoacoara – CE, 62598-973
4. Villa Metisse
Best Accomodations & Hotels in Jericoacoara – ©Villa Metisse
Located in the heart of Jeri, Villa Metisse offers excellent value for money.
All accommodations have a flat-screen TV with cable channels, and a mini-bar.
Villa Metisse features an outdoor swimming pool, a shared lounge, and barbecue facilities.
Beco da Padaria Central s/n, Jijoca de Jericoacoara – CE, 62598-000
5. La Villa Jericoacoara
Best Accomodations & Hotels in Jericoacoara – ©La Villa Jericoacoara
La Villa Jericoacoara offers spectacular views of the Jericoacoara dunes.
The rooms are cozy and have a flat-screen TV and a minibar.
La Villa Jericoacoara has a swimming pool and a spa.
Nova Jeri, 17, Jijoca de Jericoacoara – CE, 62598-000
6. Rox Hotel
Best Accomodations & Hotels in Jericoacoara – ©Rox Hotel
Located near the main beach of Jericoacoara, Rox Hotel offers excellent value for money.
The rooms are equipped with a flat-screen TV and a coffee maker.
The hotel has a swimming pool and a relaxed restaurant.
do Forró, s/n, Jijoca de Jericoacoara – CE, 62598-000
7. Pousada Chez Toi
©Pousada Chez Toi
Pousada Chez Toi is located near the Duna do Pôr do Sol and the Jericoacoara Center.
All rooms have a patio with a garden view and are equipped with a flat-screen TV and a minibar.
The hotel features an outdoor swimming pool and a spa.
Av, R. Ver. Edvá Esmerino – da Silva, Jijoca de Jericoacoara – CE, 62598-000
8. Residence Bons Ventos Jeri
©Residence Bons Ventos Jeri
Residence Bons Ventos Jeri is an aparthotel and economical accommodation option in Jeri, featuring a swimming pool and a restaurant.
Rooms offer a balcony, a dining area, and a seating area with a flat-screen TV.
do Forró, s/n, Jijoca de Jericoacoara – CE, 62598-000
9. Blue Residence Hotel
Best Accommodations & Hotels in Jericoacoara – ©Blue Residence Hotel
Blue Residence Hotel is a beachfront aparthotel in Jeri featuring an outdoor pool and a restaurant.
All rooms are equipped with flat-screen TV and a minibar. Some rooms also offer an oven, coffee machine, and microwave.
Rua São Francisco, S/N, Jijoca de Jericoacoara – CE, 62598-000
10. Hurricane Jeri Praia
Best Accomodations & Hotels in Jericoacoara – ©Hurricane Jeri Praia
Hurricane Jeri Praia is located in the center of Jeri in front of Praia da Malhada.
All rooms have a balcony with a hammock, TV, coffee machine, and minibar.
The hotel has a swimming pool and a sun deck.
Rua da Matriz, s/n, Jijoca de Jericoacoara – CE, 62598-973
How to get to Jericoacoara
The most common way to get to Jericoacoara is to fly to Fortaleza Airport (FOR) – as there are several flight options – and from the airport, there are options for bus, vans, and private transfers. Fortaleza is located 300 km (186.4 miles) from Jeri.
And since 2017, there is an airport in Jericoacoara, the Jericoacoara Regional Airport – Comandante Ariston Pessoa (JJD), which is 33 km (20.50 miles) from the Jericoacoara Village, this is the most comfortable way to get there, but it receives domestic flights only.
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