Pico Das Almas (Vila Gale)

Continent
South America
Country
Brazil
Next Big City
Fortaleza
Next Town
Cumbuco
 
Type:
Ocean
Rider Ability:
Intermediate, Expert
Features:
Rooms

Water

Type:
Medium wave
Hazards:
Currents
Quality:
Clean
Best Tide:
Coming tide, Falling tide

Medium waves, flat in between, little space between the waves. Little bit of a current.

Beach

Type:
Sand
Size:
Medium
Hazards:
Trees
Beach Users:
None

Sandy beach, long, but lots of palm trees around. Easy launch at low tide, but be careful during high tide.

Wind

Best Months:
August, September, October, November, December
Wind Type:
Thermal, Trade
Best Direction:
E, ESE, SE
Main Direction:
E, ESE, SE

Excellent winds from at least August until December. Almost every day. About 60% during the "rainy" season.



How to get there

Transport
Car
Access
Short walk

Located about 3km downwind of Cumbuco, which is about 30 km from Fortaleza. Easy access via the beach and a buggy or 4x4 car. Accessible with a normal car via the dunes and its street, but not always possible to pass the road.

Extra information

Rules
None

Many people pass by this spot on a downwinder from Cumbuco to the Cauipe lagoon.

Nightlife

Excellent nightlife in Fortaleza.