#6 under-the-radar destination
Jijoca de Jericoacoara
Brazil

You're going to love Jijoca de Jericoacoara

Surrounded by water and sand dunes Jeri is very literally off the beaten path – but once you're there you'll be rewarded by a secluded natural paradise.
Jijoca de Jericoacoara is great for beach, relaxation & nature.

Hacker Tip

You can’t miss Jericoacoara National Park with its tranquil beaches crystal clear water and sand dunes. In fact head to Sunset Dune for unmatched sunset views sans street lights (there are none here to pollute your view).
Jijoca de Jericoacoara
16,000
population
Portuguese
language
4.18
Brazilian Real equals $1 USD

Getting to Jijoca de Jericoacoara

The closest airport is in Fortaleza and you'll need to take a bus or car service from the city to make the 6 or 7 hour journey. Renting a car may not be ideal since you’ll have to switch to dune buggies to make the final leg of the trip to the park area and beach.

Median airfare by month

$773 Median airfare from US to Jijoca de Jericoacoara in January

Median airfare by time before departure

$764 Median airfare 1 month before departure date
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Staying in Jijoca de Jericoacoara

Have your pick of beachy boutique hotels or smaller local pousadas which are more intimate independently-run accommodations with fewer rooms often less than 10.

Median hotel rate by month

$130 Median January hotel rate

Median hotel rate by night

$312 Median Sunday hotel rate

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Blue Residence Hotel Blue Residence Hotel
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Casa na Praia Jeri Casa na Praia Jeri
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Hotel Villa Terra Viva Hotel Villa Terra Viva
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Recanto do Barao Pousada Recanto do Barao Pousada
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When in Jijoca de Jericoacoara

Weather in Jijoca de Jericoacoara

Average Temperature (°F)
84° Average temperature in January

Eating in Jijoca de Jericoacoara

What should you order while you’re in Jijoca de Jericoacoara?

Did you even visit Brazil if you don’t try a Caipirinha at least once? The country’s national drink of cachaça (sugarcane liquor), sugar, and lime.
Jijoca de Jericoacoara

What you’ll expect to pay (USD)

$5
Cheap meal
$2
A beer
$15
Nice dinner for 2
Included in the bill
Standard tip for good service
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