Cumbuco: Kite surfers paradise

Cumbuco beach

Cumbuco beach

The village of Cumbuco is located only about 35 km from Fortaleza to north. It enjoys an easy and quick access either from the international airport of Fortaleza or from the center of the state capital. Cumbuco is a small holiday villages with large number of pousadas, resorts and residencial apartments. It’s a destination for a traveller who wants to enjoy the cozy atmospheare and in the meanwhile be close to a major city.

Cumbuco village

Cumbuco village

Cumbuco is an extremely popular kite surf destination and therefore receives a large number of tourists from all over the world. The second half of the year is the best moment to enjoy the never ending winds of Ceará. If you are not an active kite-surfer take a basic course and get familiar with this facinating water sport. Beside of kite-surf enjoy the beaches of Cumbuco and visit the nearby fresh water lagoons out of which Lagoa do Banana is the most popular one and perfect for water activities, sunbathing and fun. Before the end of the day take a buggy drive over the dunes and admire a spectacular sunset from the top of them. If you are into longer day trips, a buggy drive along the coast takes you to other beach side villages, including the picturesque beach of Lagoinha.

Kite surfers on the beach

Kite surfers on the beach

Cumbuco is not a hideaway, it’s raither a destination for an active holiday maker who enjoys the leisure activities and infrastructure offered by this small village. I would say Cumbuco is an excellent destination for two types of tourists. First of all the lovers of water sports, especially kite surfers. Thanks to them Cumbuco has a very young spirit and vibrating night life every single day of the week, from Monday till Sunday. Secondly families. Quick access from the international airport of Fortaleza and excellent infrastructure with quality resorts and all inclusive options attracts families to spend their beach side holiday in Cumbuco. Cumbuco is a mixture of comfort and hospitality right next to Fortaleza.

Dunes of Cumbuco

Dunes of Cumbuco

Brazil Diversity recommends:

  • Dunelodge 0031A lovely pousada next to the immense dunes and just few hundred meters from the beach. Decorated with good taste Dunelodge 0031 offers hospitality and excellent value for money.
  • Bar & Restaurant 0031 – A place for you to enjoy yourself during the evenings. Bar & Restaurant 0031 offers an interesting menu, good music and cozy atmospheare for you to get relaxed.
  • Laranja Mecânica – When the night falls the party is guaranteed in Laranja Mecânica, a beach side bar with contemporary pop music.

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