The fishing village of Preá is location 1km downwind (west) of Beach House Prea. Relatively new to tourism, Preá village has retained its typical “nordestino” character, where life for the locals is pure and simple and in close contact with nature. Many locals still make their living from fishing and agriculture, and most mornings you may watch the fishermen bringing in their haul with nets and boats in much the same way they have been doing for 100 years. In recent years the beach has become more popular due to its close proximity to Jericoacoara and consistent kitesurfing conditions, resulting in an ever-growing variety of accommodation and restaurants.
15mins by foot
3mins by buggy
3 hours by foot!
1/2 hour by buggy
Wide range of restaurants & bars
For nightlife options, Jericoacoara is still the biggest and best, located 12km away and accessible by beach buggy. Jericoacoara is host to numerous small, yet excellent, restaurants, bars and cafes where candlelit dinners and live music can be enjoyed. At sunset, dozens of stands are set up on the beach offering cocktails prepared with tropical fruits.
Each evening, visitors climb the enormous dune at the ocean’s edge to watch one of the most spectacular sunsets on Brazil’s coast, then after sunset, experts in Capoeira, the traditional Brazilian martial art, put on a show and invite spectators to join in. Jeri also has a vibrant nightlife with bars and clubs open until the small hours.
The stats speak for themselves. Prea has the most consistent wind in the North East of Brazil with an average annual windspeed of 26 knots the entire season from June to February. On an average day the wind will blow from around midday until sunset. The wind direction is cross on-shore making it safe for all levels and there are kilometres of beaches and a good proximity to lagoons and other kitespots. Prea is the perfect training ground due to the long hours available to kite in and the space and freedom that the location provides (we are upwind from the kite-schools). Additionally, white sand, tropical temperatures and no obstacles or rocks on the beach makes it safe for both beginners and advanced kiters to improve, without fear of injury.
Instructors can give lessons from the house and there are numerous downwinder options that can be arranged for the more experienced:
For flat water
…head up to Barrinha by buggy on a low tide and kite back to the house
…or take the downwind journey to the lagoon at Tatajuba (40km)
For wave riders
…catch the wind-swell on high tide with a downwind to just before the Jeri headland (8km)
Aside from the obvious, eg kitesurfing, relaxing, lying in hammocks, eating and drinking, going for long walks on the beach etc, we can help you organise a variety of activities to keep you and your friends and family entertained for longer than you will have to spare! Our concierge service will be able to help you with arranging