In Paracurú you will find your ideal kitesurf spot to spend your kitesurfing holidays, in a place where the wind conditions are unbeatable. A wave kite spot but also with a water dish area for freestyle.
With the trade winds blowing every day with an average of 18 to 25 knots.
The town of Paracurú is located 1.5 hours from Fortaleza, it is an authentic town where you can also enjoy kitesurfing, its gastronomy and its way of life, since although it is very visited by kiter, it has a population of 30 approximately one thousand inhabitants and it is perfect for when you finish your kite session to be able to enjoy a good dinner in its various restaurants and beach bars that abound in the center of town.
It is a very quiet town and on Saturday nights the town square takes on color as everyone gathers in the square to listen to the concerts and drink their wonderful Skoll beer “bem gelata”
As for the wind and climate, as in the entire Northeast of Brazil it is tropical climate with average temperatures of 27 degrees, but the best thing is the water temperature that is around 28 degrees, which allows you to navigate with only a lycra, although You must bring a powerful cream since the solar radiation is very strong.
Although the wind blows most of the year, the season is from September to December, where the wind is guaranteed on a daily basis.
In Paracurú there is a spot in the Quebra Mar barrack, it is located about 2 km from the town, so you will need to rent a car or motorcycle, or you can go every day by taxi for just over 4 reais. In the spot there is a restaurant (Quebramar) a couple of schools where you can leave your material in a “locked” once you arrive the first day for 10 reais a day, you have “locked” open or closed with a key, and even if it seems to you I miss your equipment is safe, so every day you only have to go to the beach with your swimsuit and your flip-flops, having all your equipment available at any time, since they close when the last kiter leaves.
As for the kitesurf spot, it is ideal if you like waves, since it has a reef bottom at 200 meters so the wave breaks far from the shore, and at low tide, 2 hours before low tide and 2 after from high tide, the water is flat for freestyle lovers.
This makes it a spot for all levels, but you have to bear in mind that the waves can be big if you go to the reef.
Very downwind of the spot there are some poles that are used by fishermen and at low tide they are very visible, this is the only thing to keep in mind.
If you want to make sure you sail every day, bring your kite between 6 and 10 meters depending on your weight, generally girls tend to go with 6 or 7 meters and boys 7 or 9 meters and of course your wave board and your twintip, whatever you prefer. They have a lock where you can keep your material for all the days you are going to be there.
From the Paracurú spot you can also do downwind:
Taiba –Paracuru 24 km (intermediate)
Lagohinha –Emboaca 35 km (all levels)
In addition to being able to go downwind to Jericoacoara, which will take you about 4 or 5 days if you want to do it quietly.
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