The Best Beach Bars In Fortaleza, Brazil

Praia do Futuruo
Praia do Futuruo | Jorge Andrade/Wikicommons
Alana Tabak

Famous for its gorgeous beaches and long sunny days, Fortaleza is a popular destination for warm stays on Brazil’s coastline. Fortaleza’s beaches are distinct from others due to their red cliffs, sand dunes and lagoons. When visitors are not taking a dip in Fortaleza’s cool waters or partaking in one of the many popular watersports, they are enjoying a refreshing Brazilian beer or a sweet Caipirinha, Brazil’s national cocktail. Here’s a list of the finest spots to do just that.

Praia do Futuruo

1. Crocobeach

Bar, Pub Grub

Located on Praia do Futuro I, Crocobeach is much more than just a bar. At Crocobeach, guests are able to enjoy daily local events such as live comedy shows and musical acts. Situated in a large complex under awnings made of dried palm leaves, Crocobeach boasts bountiful seating and tables, a bar and restaurant, hammocks and even a swimming pool. The grounds are lush, green, and lined with coconut laden palm trees. Crocobeach is the ideal location to enjoy Fortaleza’s natural beauty and classic Brazilian cocktails all day.

2. Barraca G2

Bar, Pub Grub

Barraca G2 is a causal beach bar on Fortaleza’s Praia Mucuripe. Known for their inexpensive beers, coconut waters, and Caipirinhas, Barraca G2 is the ideal location to stop for a quick refreshment. Or, stay a little longer, share some drinks with friends, and enjoy one of Fortzaleza’s gorgeous sunsets. The bar’s ambiance is extremely laid-back, so there’s no need to dress up, guests can enjoy Barraca G2 in their swimwear and flip-flops.

3. Arpão Praia Bar

Bar, Seafood

On Praia do Futuro II, Arpão Praia Bar has been serving local beachgoers since 1989. The bar is well known for both drinks and delectable crab dishes (which visitors rave about) coming doused in a coconut milk sauce. Order the crab and pair it with their special cocktail, a kiwi caipiroska made of vodka, sugar and lime. Guests who really want the bar’s true experience should make sure to order the kiwi caiprioska with sake though, there’s just an added extra punch!

4. Cuca Legal

Cuca Legal

Cuca Legal is a large family complex on Praia Furturo II. Cuca Legal is the ideal location for travelers with children. Complete with a play structure for children and beach life gaurds, parents can rest assured that the whole family can have fun and stay safe at Cuca Legal. For the adults, Cuca Legal boasts a large beer, wine and cocktail menu, so enjoy a drink with their seafood plate of the day while gazing out at the beach’s beautiful blue waters.

Cuca Legal, Avenida Zezé Diogo, 3005, Praia do Futuro, Fortaleza, Brazil, +55 85 3265-1648

5. Boteco Praia

Boteco Praia

Boteco Praia is established in a quaint, light blue beach home on the sands of Praia de Iracema. Inside the house, guests can eat one of Boteca Praia’s many classic Brazilian dishes, or snack down in the dining room. Don’t miss the pan-fried shrimp and pair it with a pint of local Brazilian beer. Or, guests can sit outside on the patio in order to enjoy sweeping views of the beach and the sea.

Boteco Praia, Av. Beira Mar, 1680 – Meireles, Fortaleza, Brazil, +55 85 3248-4773

Culture Trips launched in 2011 with a simple yet passionate mission: to inspire people to go beyond their boundaries and experience what makes a place, its people and its culture special and meaningful. We are proud that, for more than a decade, millions like you have trusted our award-winning recommendations by people who deeply understand what makes places and communities so special.

Our immersive trips, led by Local Insiders, are once-in-a-lifetime experiences and an invitation to travel the world with like-minded explorers. Our Travel Experts are on hand to help you make perfect memories. All our Trips are suitable for both solo travelers, couples and friends who want to explore the world together.

All our travel guides are curated by the Culture Trip team working in tandem with local experts. From unique experiences to essential tips on how to make the most of your future travels, we’ve got you covered.

close-ad
Edit article