Insider's Guide to Fortaleza

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  • Address: near Beberibe
  • Admission: Free

Morro Branco’s red colored cliffs are an easy day trip from Fortaleza. While looking strikingly red from a distance (particularly when contrasted with the surrounding white dunes), when explored up close, you can see that the sand cliffs have a number of pink, cream and beige colored hues that together form their distinctive overall color.

The area can be explored via a warren of tracks that flow, maze-like, between the cliffs. Local guides are on hand at the Morro Branco village, to steer you through and point out the most interesting sections. You can also arrange buggy rides along the beach here or walk to the lighthouse.

Morro Branco craftsmen fill small bottles with the sand of varying tones to create a quite unique souvenir. You can buy the colored sand bottles along the beach and in the village.

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Morro Branco is about 1.5 hours from Fortaleza on Ceara's east coast.

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Morro Branco Day Trip from Fortaleza

Travel to the district of Beberibe on a full day guided tour from Fortaleza and discover the stunning coast of Ceara! Lined with red and white sand dune ...  Read more

Location: Fortaleza, Brazil
Duration: 8 hours (approx.)

From USD $56.99

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