Jericoacoara is located approximately 1400 miles (2253 kilometers) north of Rio de Janeiro and 1050 miles (1690 kilometers) northeast of the national capital Brasilia.
Jericoacoara enjoys miles of wonderful stretches of coastline which are perfect for recharging your batteries. Some of the best areas for swimming, walking or lounging are Jericoacoara Beach, Praia do Farol and also Praia das Barreiras.
Escape the city by heading to the area’s nature reserves, such as Pedra Furada and Por do Sol Dune. These two protected havens are delightful places to check out the local flora and fauna.
A couple of the better known public spaces in this city include Airplane Square and Camocim Square. Explore the area on foot and admire the surrounding buildings or alternatively rest on a nearby bench and enjoy the scenery.
The Jericoacoara Lighthouse stands as a proud testimony to the rich nautical past of the area. The lighthouse’s silhouette and setting offers plenty of opportunities for budding photographers, especially at dusk and dawn.
No mater how many fabulous sights you’ve managed to cram into your itinerary; no vacation in Jericoacoara would be complete without a visit to the Senhor dos Navegantes Church and the Nossa Senhora de Fatima Chapel.