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Cumbuco Beach

Fortaleza, State of Ceara, Brazil
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Ranked #5 of 86 attractions in Fortaleza
Type: Beaches
Traveler Description: Cumbuco is a small fisherman's village 40 km North form Fortaleza. Due to a new road to Fortaleza and the increasing Kite-surfers community Cumbuco... more »
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Chicago, Illinois
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30 reviews 30 reviews
41 helpful votes 41 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 9, 2014 NEW

Go with the Four Wheels motorcycles to the Dumas. Is a great adventure and you will have fun for sure. Very nice place to visit and stay.

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San Francisco, California, United States
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47 reviews 47 reviews
4 attraction reviews
28 helpful votes 28 helpful votes
5 of 5 stars Reviewed July 7, 2014 NEW

1 hour north of the city , you will like the chill low key swimming beach well with the trip north. The area is known for KITE SURFING

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Oulu, Finland
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7 reviews 7 reviews
2 helpful votes 2 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed June 30, 2014

Cumbuco beach was pretty dirty and buggyride was expensive. It was lot calmer than Praia do Futuro, lesser vendors, so that good thing.

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Taubate
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

The beauty of the place is in-your-face, furthermore this place is very bustling . On no account did I see robbery . Never before have I visited a place so awe-inspiring. Rarely have I heard someone say bad points about this place. Only after you see the organization will You really understand what I'm saying. Let this place work it's... More

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5 of 5 stars Reviewed May 10, 2014 via mobile

I stayed there a whole day and it is a great place to go with family to enjoy the beach, eat good appetizers, and the beauty of the scenery is in-your-face. On no account will you find a place like cumbuco beach, there are many activities to do there and it is not a bustling place, so if you want... More

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15 reviews 15 reviews
4 attraction reviews
6 helpful votes 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed April 17, 2014

A kind of beach where the star is the beach. The water is warm and delicious, and there are many kite surfers, good food (try Kariri beach hotel or Velas do Cumbuco) and some amenities, like buggies on the sands.. A nice place to spend all day

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LISBON
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123 reviews 123 reviews
9 attraction reviews
119 helpful votes 119 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 25, 2013

Very good beach with warm water and calm, there it is possible to ride a horse or to do a ship tour. Therea are a lot of bars where we can eat witha a reasonable price/quality relation

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London, United Kingdom
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24 reviews 24 reviews
6 attraction reviews
16 helpful votes 16 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed October 6, 2013

I'd heard that Fortaleza isn't a particularly nice city (it isn't) so rather than have to stay there twice on a trip round North East Brazil we thought we'd head to the quaint sounding fishing village of Cumbuco 40km away. Our pousada was a million times better than the dump we stayed at in Fortaleza. At all costs avoid a... More

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Bentonville, Arkansas
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5 of 5 stars Reviewed September 13, 2013

It was the funiest, ask for a lot of emotion, Mr Dede may run after your car to get your atention.... thats how they make a living, our Buggy driver was Mr Antonio he was great; makr sure you have some cash, the buggy trip costed R$300. local currency, but we had to tip an pay for aditional rides as... More

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Rio de Janeiro, RJ
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65 reviews 65 reviews
28 attraction reviews
29 helpful votes 29 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed August 16, 2013

This beach is lovely. But don't go there to eat (too expensive and the food in the restaurants is not so nice). Just stay around, have a drink and go for a "jangada" trip (little boat trip) into the amazingly warm sea. Everytime I'm in a place like this I feel I'm being targeted for being a tourist (and I'm... More

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