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From Fortaleza: Águas Belas Beach Day Trip

Product ID: 315587
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Explore Águas Belas on this day-trip from Fortaleza. Admire the natural pools formed by the meeting of the Mal Cozinhado River and the Atlantic Ocean. Spend a tranquil day on an indescribably scenic beach and feel at one with nature.
About this activity
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Duration 10 hours
Starting time 7:45 AM
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Live tour guide
Spanish, English, Portuguese

Pickup optional

Pickup from Fortaleza is only available from hotels on the seafront: Iracema Beach - 7:45 AM; Beira Mar Ave. - 8 AM; Futuro Beach - 8:30 AM. Please confirm your hotel name and address, and provide a reachable contact phone number when booking.

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  • Relax at the stunning Águas Belas Beach
  • Discover picturesque dunes, reddish cliffs, and lost villages in the area
  • Marvel at the encounter of the river and the sea in Ceará
  • See the landscape change throughout the day
Full description
Start your day with pickup from your seafront hotel or at the meeting point and head to Águas Belas Beach, 60 kilometers (37 miles) from Fortaleza. Upon arrival, marvel at this hidden paradise.

Though small in extension, Águas Belas' natural beauty fully compensates for its small geography. The perennial meeting of the Mal Cozinhado River with the Atlantic Ocean, amidst a carpet of white dunes, is a spectacle for nature lovers.

While there, admire the changing scenery throughout the day and the delightful waters. Explore the trails that unveil, miles of unspoiled coastline, the tranquil Barra Nova beach with its unspoiled natural pools, and dozens of crystal-clear lagoons framed by lush vegetation. Soak up the scenery of dunes, reddish cliffs, and villages lost in the landscape.

Enjoy free time relaxing at the beach, and savor a local lunch (not included). On the spot, you can also purchase an optional buggy ride, then a ferry will take you to cross the river. Return to Fortaleza around 4 PM.
  • Pickup and drop-off at your seafront hotel in Fortaleza or the meeting point (depending on option selected)
  • Spanish, Portuguese, and English-speaking tour guide
What’s Not Included
  • Food and drinks
  • Buggy ride (optional, available for purchase on the spot)
Not suitable for
  • People with back problems
  • People with mobility impairments

Prepare for the activity

Meeting point

Meet your group at Avenue Barão de Studart, 81 - Meireles, Fortaleza. Please arrive at the meeting point 15 minutes before the activity starts.

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Important information
What to bring
  • Passport or ID card
  • Sunglasses
  • Swimwear
  • Sunscreen
Know before you go
• Hotel pickup and drop-off are available at seafront hotels in Fortaleza only. If you are not staying at a seafront hotel, please select the meeting point option for this tour
• Please arrive at the meeting point/your hotel lobby 15 minutes before the activity starts
• Please inform the local partner of your seafront hotel name and address, as well as a contact phone number, via email after booking. You will be contacted 1 day before departure to reconfirm your meeting point/pickup time
• Please bring your passport or ID card, a hat, and sunscreen
• This tour is not recommended for people with limited mobility

From US$ 9.82 per person

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Product ID: 315587