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The capital of the Ceara
province, Fortaleza offers plenty to any tourist traveling to the Northeast
part of Brazil. If you choose Fortaleza as the final point of your trip,
you will discover it is the perfect spot for tourists, where the sun shines
bright, the weather is perfect, the ocean is amazing, and the accommodations
are very comfortable. If you like to dance until dawn, Fortaleza is the
place for you as its bustling nightlife attracts the young crowd.
The best known beaches in
Fortaleza are Iracema and Meireles.
|The ocean is crowded by
fishing boats and other types of vessels as many use these waters for their
amusement. An interesting fact about these beaches is that they are connected
via boardwalks. The tropical gardens, the coconut trees, the interesting
sculptures, sports facilities, and the stores where you can buy all kinds
of things make these beaches the main attraction in Fortaleza. Here when
you want to cool yourself you can just buy an ice cream or some coconut
water as they are sold everywhere.
If you are looking for a
more secluded beach experience, what you need to do is travel to Praia
do Futuro. From here you can barely see the tall buildings of the city
and most people on the beach are in search of a more laid back atmosphere.
Tents are placed throughout
the beach and they offer many conveniences, although this may not be something
you would expect. You will also find here some fine restaurants and popular
For the traveler in search
of a cultural experience, there is nothing easier that paying a visit to
Theatro Jose de Alencar. The theater is one hundred years old and it exhibits
a unique architecture that travelers love to take pictures of.
|The traditions are well
preserved, although you may not expect this from a city with 2.5 million
inhabitants. This is easily noticeable if you take a look at handcrafted
items that are sold here and the cuisine. Items created and designed in
the traditional style can be bought from the many fairs organized in Fortaleza,
as well as from malls or the Central Market and Tourism Center. The area
is famous for its ceramics, lace, and leather items.
The cuisine relies on seafood
and word has it that the crab served here is like no other. On Thursdays
many restaurants celebrate the Night of the crab by serving different dishes
based around it.
For a visit back in time,
don't forget to see the Schoonenborch Fort, built several hundreds of years
ago by Dutch rulers. The fort is located in close proximity to the Metropolitan
Cathedral so it is hard to miss.
For a full day with the kids
head to the water park in Porto das Dunas where they can enjoy the water
slides, the pools, and the artificial river.
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Comfort Hotel Fortaleza
is ideally located right on the shores of Meireles Beach. This Fortaleza
hotel is close to the Banco do Nordeste Cultural Center (Centro Cultural
Banco do Nordeste) and the Dragão do Mar Center of Art and Culture
(Centro Dragão do Mar de Arte e Cultura) on Iracema Beach (Praia
de Iracema), which is home to many bars and restaurants. The Bridge of
the English (Ponte dos Ingleses) is located near Iracema and is the perfect
location to watch sunsets and spot dolphin. Guests of this Fortaleza hotel
will enjoy amenities like free full breakfast and free weekday newspaper.
Be sure to take advantage of the hotel's on-site exercise room. After a
busy day, relax in the outdoor pool.
Tulip Iate Plaza Fortaleza
Golden Tulip Iate Plaza
Hotel is located at the most strategically point in Fortaleza beach coast,
right above the sea. Situated in front of Mucuripe beach, 7 km from the
city center, a few steps from the traditional Yacht Club. The hotel has
a vast selection of leisure and cultural activities nearby. The Golden
Tulip Iate Plaza counts with room service 24hs and a restaurant with
a splendid view overlooking the sea, specialized in international and regional
dishes. All 232 rooms are well equipped with air conditioning, individual
safe, Cable TV, 2 telephone lines with high speed internet access, minibar,
worktable, living room, pantry bar, microwave and balcony, with a splendid
view of the sea. Complete bathroom with bathtub and shower.
In Fortaleza, there is a
place for you to stay. Whether you come for leisure or business,
if you would like a peaceaful and comfortable hotel, close to everything,
we suggest Maredomus Hotel. At Maredomus you donít only enjoy the
beauty and turistic attractions of Ceara. Breakfast with generous
variety, included in daily rate. From 6:15am to 10am; Food Service,
at the restaurant, in the room (Room service) or top deck, until 10pm;
Menu , including lasagne, grilled fillets, soups, salads and sandwiches;
Itís just a five minute walk to any of the neighboring restaurants. There
are plenty of restaurants in Praia de Iracema (Iracema Beach).
Othon Palace Fortaleza,
situated on the seafront, is a short walk from the beach. It features a
gym, sauna and outdoor swimming pool with a sun lounger terrace and bar.
All of the air conditioned rooms are equipped with a work desk and cable
TV. Guests can enjoy a range of Italian dishes La Terraza Alfredo restaurant
or a cocktail at the pool bar. In addition to picturesque beaches Fortaleza
offers a wealth of other attractions. Portugal Square, Del Passio Shopping
Centre and the famous handicraft market are all within walking distance
of the hotel.
Gale Hotel Fortaleza
Offering every accommodation
to fit business or leisure travellers, the Vila Gale Hotel Fortaleza assures
you a home away from home experience. The Vila Gale Hotel is overlooking
the beach and is 16 kilometres from the Airport. Positioned just 9 kilometres
from the city centre, this hotel is close to various monuments, discotheques
and bars. At the Dunas Restaurant, you can savour a wide variety
of delicacies. The Lobby Bar is a perfect place to enjoy a fine drink and
unwind with friends after a hard day's work. Also available onsite
is swimming pool that will delight those who wish to rest after an intense
day of work or sightseeing.