Jericoacoara is a beach located in the municipality of Jijoca de Jericoacoara, in the state of Ceará, Brazil. It is located 300 km west of the state capital, Fortaleza.
It was elected in 1994 by The Washington Post, one of the ten most beautiful beaches on the planet.
In 2014, Huffington Post was voted the fourth best beach on Earth. It is one of the most frequented places by windsurfers in the country. The beach is an integral part of the Jericoacoara National Park