Kiteboarding / Kitesurfing in Cumbuco Village, Caucaia-Fortaleza, Ceara Brazil

Average water temperature:
26 - 28°C / 78.80 - 82.40°F
Average air temperature:
26 - 32°C / 78.80 - 89.60°F
Maximum wave height:
2 m / 6 ft
Tide changes:
6 hrs
Cumbuco is a small fishing village situated at about 25 km/16 mi North West from the city of Fortaleza, in the state of Ceara, along the north east coast of Brazil. Fortaleza constitutes a major pole attraction for tourists. The area is known for the offering eco-tourism opportunities, thanks to its natural setting, which renders it a paradise for the fans of extreme sports, too.

An extensive coastline of 600 km/372 mi long offers great spots for water sports, especially kite-surfing. There is a number of beaches appropriate for kiting. However the most famous one is Cumbuco, in the region of Caucaia. Cumbuco is a beach with soft sand, clear waters and sandy bottom.

The best season for kitesurfing in Cumbuco Beach is from June to the end of January, when there are constant winds. The average air temperature is between 26 and 32°C/78.80-89.60°F while the water temperature is from 26-28°C/78.80-82.40°F, which  means that no wet-suits are needed. The maximum height of waves is 2m/6ft while the tides change every 6 hours. Kite-surfers of any level can practice their favorite sport with a variety of styles (free, wave, speed, bump&jump).

Most of the beaches, as well as Cumbuco, house kite-surfing schools that will provide you with the necessary equipment and guidance.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Fortaleza
16 mi / 25 km, 22 mins
Head east on Av. Ten Lisboa to Av.Filomeno Gomez. Turn left on Av.Filomeno Gomez. Turn right on Av. Leste - Oeste/Av. Pres. Castelo Branco. Continue to Av. Mns. Tabosa. Turn right on R.Boris. Turn left on R. Rufino de Alencar. Turn right on R. Alm. Jaceguai. Continue to Av. Dom Manoel. Continue to Av. Aguanambi. Make an open turn on the right an stay on Av. Aguanambi. On the turnabout take the 4th exit to BR-116. Go on BR-112. On the turnabout take the 2nd exit to Estr. do Algodão. Enter Estr. do Algodão. On the turnabout take the first exit to BR-122. Continue to CE-060. Take an open left turn to R. Cleodon Siqueira. Continue to R. Antônio Cnso. Turn left on R. João Jorge. Turn on the 2nd road to R. Manoel Rodrigues. Continue to R. Quatorze de Agosto. Turn left on Estr. p/ Maravilha. Continue to R. Luís Gomes Coutinho. Turn left on R. Antônio Zuza. Continue to Estr. p/ Encantado. Continue to CE-166. Turn right on CE-166. Turn right on Estr. p/ Nenelândia. Turn left on Av. João Correia. Take the first turn on the left to Av. João Correia. Take the 3rd turn on the right to R. Profa. Maria Auriza. Turn on the first road to R. Profa. Maria Auriza. Then this road turns to Estr. p/ Sen. Pompeu.
Pinto Martis International Airport,
156 mi / 252 km

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