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Iracema Beach

Fortaleza, State of Ceara, Brazil
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“nice beach” (6 reviews)
“beira mar” (4 reviews)
“hotels” (8 reviews)
Suggested Duration: 1-2 hours
Fortaleza, State of Ceara, Brazil
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Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Popular place for tourists, families with children and teenagers, and beach sports. Small stands set up at night where you can buy souvenirs, beach wear etc. Be mindful of your belongings and surroundings for pickpockets around deserted areas, but don't be alarmed, in general the...More

Thank Angela P
Reviewed 22 June 2017

After a short walking from Meirelles Beach, we arrived at Iracema's in the best moment of the day: SUNSET TIME.... It was completely magical. The beach was completely full of people waiting for this special moment, and we were not disappointed. I wish I could...More

Thank Liciane R
Reviewed 11 April 2017

Iracema is one of the most popular beaches in Fortaleza but it is not the best one if you looking for swimming. Praia do Futuro is a little better. One detail, the area is really windy.

Thank Marcelo T
Reviewed 24 December 2016 via mobile

iracema is a Beautiful beach, 10 minutes away from the city downtown. a lot of resturant, shopping, tour offers. nice to walk and spend times

Thank liavsan
Reviewed 23 November 2016

The city tore down the beach cafes a few years ago and only a few restaurants and bars remain, including on "happy street" the red light area, Teenagers (usually on skateboards) still go to Iracema and a few cheap hotels remain, but one has to...More

Thank Tom B
Reviewed 8 November 2016 via mobile

Very nice beach, and very busy with constant vendors trying to sell you from shrimp to painting. It can be a bit dirty some locations but overall a great beach.

Thank Rachel M
Reviewed 7 November 2016

Beautiful beach, 10 minutes away from the city downtown. You can bath at this area, walk, eat. There are a lot of luxurious hotels nearby.

Thank Debora P
Reviewed 28 September 2016

Iracema is the main character in a famous book, an Indian virgin of rare beauty as the author describes with an excess of adjectives. The beach is amazing when you first look at it: turquoise waters, yellow sand, palm tress. But then you start finding...More

Thank R_TheReader
Reviewed 20 September 2016 via mobile

Nice beach with many attractions for the family in the surrounding area. Beach was clean, however, no parasols available. Beautiful skyline when viewed from one of the piers/bridges. Sea can be little rough, but from my experience that's the case with many Ceara beaches

Thank Wereldverkenner
Reviewed 6 September 2016 via mobile

That special beach it's very close to downtown or like they call " beira mar" or beachfront. Its a very good place to be with families, but not to swim..because it's very close to the hotels and restaurants. However you can take a lot of...More

Thank Andre S
Nearby Restaurants
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Italia Da Gabriele
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Bob's Drive Thru Iracema
28 reviews
.18 km away
Casa Dos Sucos
21 reviews
.17 km away
Nearby Attractions
Dragao do Mar Centro de Arte e Cultura
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Beira Mar Avenue
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.62 km away
Rubens de Azevedo Planetarium
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.57 km away
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