Tourists and locals alike flock to this beach to enjoy the many water sports (including surfing) and gawk at the lovely sand dunes. South of Fortaleza in the municipality of Aquiraz, Porto das Dunas also has a golf course overlooking the beach. You can get here on the jardineira bus from the Centro or along Avenida Beira-Mar. Amenities: food and drink; lifeguards; parking; toilets. Best for: water sports; surfing; windsurfing.
Take Av. Washington Soares, then follow signs to Estrada da Cofeco and Beach Park; 22 km (14 miles) southeast of Fortaleza, Fortaleza, 61700-000, Brazil