Cumbuco is the most popular kiting spot in Brazil and one of the world’s best kitesurfing destinations for beginners.
Half an hour from Cumbuco, Taiba is a tiny fishing village surrounded by palm trees and white-sand dunes.
A one-hour-and-45-minute drive northwest of Fortaleza, Paracuru is a definite stop on the kitesurfing itinerary of Brazil.
A two-hour drive from Fortaleza, in the Itarema municipality, Ilha do Guajiru is the largest lagoon in Northern Brazil.
Praia do Preá is a 15km (9mi) stretch of beach with constant winds. With a low tide, the water is flat.
A remote sandy village with a unique vibe and an end-of-the-world feel, Jericoacoara is one of the most famous kitesurfing spots in Brazil.
An 8-hour drive from Fortaleza, Barra Grande is an up-and-coming kiting destination.
This small fishing village in the delta of the Preguicas River has managed to preserve its authentic charm.
Rio de Janeiro, Barra da Tijuca is a 20km (12.5mi) stretch of beach that regularly hosts national kitesurfing championships.