Every day there are new kitesurfing destinations popping up around the world, but the truth is that Brazil remains one of the top three destinations on this growing list. When it comes to kite safaris, Brazil offers the best and widest variety thanks to its geographical location and trade winds which blow from June through to February. In the northeast of Brazil you can discover a mind-blowing 1200km of coastline kitesurfing downwind. The wind blows constantly side-on-shore along the entire coast which allows you to kitesurf from spot to spot while discovering completely unspoiled beaches, hidden spots in between sand dunes and perfect butter-flat water lagoons.
Here are five different kite safaris in the northeast of Brazil; five different routes where you’d the chance to explore various parts of the long stretch of windy Brazilian coastline.
1) Rio Grande do Norte – From Pipa to Galinhos – Time of Year: end September to end October
The distinct spots that you find in Rio Grande do Norte offer an excellent variety of conditions when it comes to kitesurfing. Ride the best waves of the northeast of Brazil in Pipa and enjoy butter flat-water lagoons in a paradise called Galinhos. On this kite safari you’ll get to know the top spots in the state and you’ll discover a vibrant and rich culture in every village.
2) Discover the east of Fortaleza – From Tremembé to Iguapé – Time of Year: July to December
The east of Fortaleza has two of the best flat-water spots Brazil can offer. You will discover that despite the rumors, the wind does, in fact, blow constantly in this region of Ceará. Unspoilt world-class spots are awaiting your arrival.
3) Classic Kite Safari – From Cumbuco to Jericoacoara – Time of Year: July to February
Spend two weeks adventure riding along river mouths, lagoons and small waves. Between these two mystic spots on the coast of Ceará you will discover other kitesurf villages that offer similar or even better conditions.
4) Discover the Wild North – From Barra Grande to Atins – Time of Year: July to December
Enter the very lush and exuberant north of Brazil where you will cross the biggest delta in the Americas. The Delta of Parnaiba is a=a river mouth with hundreds of little islands and breathtaking landscapes. You will end this trip in the village of Atins at the foot of the Lençois Maranhenses park, land of endless lagoons and flat-water spots. Prepare yourself for an exciting experience!
5) Kite Safari Combo – From Icaraizinho to Atins – Time of Year: October and November
You will ride along the coastline of three different states – Ceará, Piaui and Maranhão – it’s pure adrenaline combining all kind of conditions and beautiful landscapes. This is bound to be a unique and unforgettable experience!
Want to learn more about these kite safaris and about kitesurfing in Brazil in general? Visit: www.freeridekitesurf.com/en/ where you’ll find everything necessary for a mind-blowing Brazilian kitesurf adventure.