Fortaleza is one of the cities in Brazil that have been endowed by nature with beautiful beaches. The city is famous for its beaches. Their beaches do not only provide aesthetic value and a place for relaxation, but they are also places to be active. You can relax in beaches and have your day out in the sun, you can enjoy the cities nightlife as the day ends or you can do water sports activities like surfing, windsurfing, and kitesurfing when in Fortaleza. There is a beach for everyone.
Praia do Futuro
If you want to do water sports, the beach to visit is Praia do Futuro. This is the most ideal spot for any type of water sports. In this area, you will also find low equipment cost and low tuition cost for those who want to enroll in surfing schools. This is also considered as the place in Fortaleza that can give you the ultimate beach experience. All you need is your swimwear, your sunblock, and your sandals. If you don’t want to get into water sports while in this beach, you can just sit down, relax and enjoy some drinks along the coastline that are lined up with umbrellas.
Praia de Iracema
If you want to experience the city’s nightlife in one of the beaches in Fortaleza, Praia de Iracema is the place to go. This is the beach that has the most number of bars and also restaurants. It is the home of the famous Pirata which hosts the most festive and the best Monday nights on the entire planet. The other popular nightclubs of Praia de Iracema can be found in the neighborhood of Rua dos Tabajaras. If you want to experience Fortaleza cuisine you can also do so in Praia de Iracema. You can dine in one of the most historic beaches in the city while enjoying sumptuous regional dishes in Estoril.
Praia de Meireles
If you want to take a night stroll along the beach walk, then you must go to the Avenida Beira Mar which is located in Praia de Meireles. Aside from its great beach walk, another great thing about it is it is a great place to watch the sunset. This place is also packed and you will see various stalls where you can get some refreshments, food and even souvenirs along its beach walk.
Praia do Mucuripe
This beach is the farthest going to the south. Here you will see a number of fishing boats on the beach. Here in Praia do Mucuripe, just at the end of Avenida Beira Mar, you will also see an open fish market that offers fresh fish, shrimp and lobsters. Most of the people from over the city go to this place to get their share of fresh seafood. Praia do Mucuripe is also the home of the most popular icecream parlors or sorvetarias in the entire city of Fortaleza. In these ice cream parlors, local favorites such as the Maracuja, Açai, Cupuaçu, and Cajun are served.