Explore Lagoinha Beach in the district of Paraipaba on this full-day trip from Fortaleza. A former hiding place for treasure buried by French pirates, this area is now a tranquil fishing village. Spend time lounging on the beach or strolling through the towering red dunes and swaying palm trees at your leisure. Opt for a dune buggy tour, a horseback riding excursion or a jaganda (sailboat) ride on Almecegas Pond.
- Day trip to Lagoinha Beach from Fortaleza
- Tropical vegetation including coconut and palm trees
- Red and white sand dunes
- Buggy tour and horseback riding
- Jangada ride
- Scenic drive
- Seafood restaurants
- Hotel pickup and dropoff
What You Can Expect
Following pickup at your Fortaleza hotel in the morning, board your vehicle for the picturesque 65-mile (104-km) drive to Lagoinha.
Arrive at your destination in the Paraipaba district and disembark to spend the day exploring the mellow fishing village. Once a favorite hiding place for French pirates' buried treasure, this beach is now a destination for tourists and locals alike.
Spend time exploring the red sand dunes any way you like. Opt for a dune buggy ride, a horseriding expedition or just relax on the sand. Wade in the water, swim or hire a jaganda, a traditional sailing boat, to explore the waters on Almecegas Pond. Sit down at one of the local beachside restaurants for a taste of the fresh, local seafood and a cold beverage to finish off the day in paradise.
At the end of your full day at Lagoinha, enjoy the trip back to Fortaleza and drop-off at your hotel.