Taiba is a charming fishing village about 70 km north of Fortaleza.
Despite many resorts on the coast, Taiba has retained its original features, and along its roads takes place a quiet and relaxed atmosphere: the Jangadas, characteristic fishing boats, arrives every few hours at Fishermen’s square, where you can buy fresh fish in an exotic and old time atmosphere.
Taiba offers its visitors many charming corners, endless beaches and lagoons.
Along the main street there are small craft shops and family-run restaurants, with a wide variety of cuisines from all around the world.
Taiba has an idyllic climate all year round, the hot sun is tempered by the constant presence of the winds, which makes Taiba one of the most popular site in the world for the practice of kite surfing and wind surfing. The rainy season runs from February to April, but rainfall last only a couple of hours a day. Temperatures are around 27-30° C degrees during the day, and 24° C at night, the sea water is 25° C all year.
The dunes surronding the village offer breathtaking views of ocean and inland and become a true amusement park for dune buggies and quad.
Every year in late August takes place the Feast of Escargot, with a rich and animated programme.
Taiba’s Carnival is famous all over Brazil: samba school and allegorical floats parade along the main street
Taiba also hosts major yatch racing events and, of course, kite and wind surfing international competitions.