This arch carved by the action of the waves is the main attraction. Between July and August, the sun sets directly in line with the hole in the rock, providing a unique spectacle.
A stunning lake of fresh, clear waters surrounded by sand dunes where you can have a refreshing swim while enjoying a fish or shrimp appetizer.
This large, clear, warm water lake is a great choice for a relaxing swim. Those who want to relax even more can enjoy the hammocks over the water.
Picture a lagoon amidst sand dunes and surrounded by a stretch of mangrove. Best of all is that you can cross it on a boat that will take you to see the intriguing seahorses. For security and environmental protection, the tour must be pre-booked with a specialized guide.
Water sports in Torta Lake
How about some adventure to contrast the calm waters of the beaches? You can practice extreme sports such as kitesurfing, windsurfing, kayaking and zip-line along the 15 km (9 miles) of Torta Lake. In case you want to learn any of these sports, you can hire an instructor, who will also rent you the needed equipment.
Its waters are warm and clear, perfect for swimming. In the first lagoon tourists will encounter sand banks surrounded by waters. In the second there are plenty of facilities to serve tourists as well water sports enthusiasts. It is recommended to take a buggy ride with a local guide.
Those who enjoy an adventure should not miss the buggy ride to Tatajuba Beach. The ride takes approximately 5 hours and is pure adrenaline, whether when you drive through Mangue Seco Beach or cross Guriú River on improvised rafts or slide down 60-meter sand dunes on wooden boards.
You will not have enjoyed a true sunset in Jericoacoara until you climb to the top of the 30-meter sand dune to watch the changing colors until the sun finally dives into the ocean. After the show of light and color, going down the dune on wooden planks is guaranteed fun.
This fishing village is part of the Jericoacoara Environmental Protection Area (APA). Visitors can enjoy bathing in the sea or in pools of crystal- clear water, as well as visit the dunes.The best way to visit the area is to rent a beach buggy, preferably with a specialized guide.