Objective of downwind trips with Kitexperiment:

We have adapted the downwind week, so that all autonomous kitesurfers can enjoy their stay.
From Cumbuco to Jericoacoara we will kitesurf and 4×4 300 km of the north-east coast.
The goal of each day is to take the time to discover the spots, and be able to enjoy during our kite ride.
The guides and drivers have a great knowledge of the Brazilian coast (more than 10 years of experience).
Our guides on the water will be there to support you during your ride. (board recovery, re-launch…). They are also coaches. They will give you the best advices to improve your downwind technique, as well as to manage the specificities of downwind.
The 4×4 will follow you on the beach for your safety, the experienced drivers will also be able to assist you during the take-off or landing of your kite.

Day 1 (Thursday) Cumbuco – Paracuru 40km

  • Briefing with the group.
  • Making contact with the group and the management team.
  • Checking of materials if necessary.
  • A first technical downwind alternating flat and wave.
  • Debriefing of the first day.
  • We sleep in Paracuru

Day 2 (Friday) Lagoinha – Guajiru 16 km

  • Morning briefing.
  • We will leave by car (1h drive) to Lagoinha for the start of the downwind.
  • The downwind remains technical and depending of the tide we will have more or less waves with swell.
  • At the arrival in Guajiru we will be able to continue riding.
  • Debriefing of the day in the evening.
  • We sleep in Flecheiras

Day 3 (Saturday) Mundaú – Icaraizinho 38 km

  • Morning briefing.
  • The downwind will start in Mundaú
  • We will stop in Caetanos for lunch before leaving for Icaraizinho.
  • Debriefing of the day at the sunset in Icarai de Amontada.
  • We sleep in Icarai de Amontada

Day 4 (Sunday) Icarai de Amontada – discovery of the region.

  • Rest day kite and discovery of the region of Icaraizinho.
  • Off road excursions to the beaches – Praia de Moitas – Rio Aracatiaçu.

Day 5 (Monday) Icaraizinho – Préa 44 km

  • Briefing on the day’s proceedings.
  • First stage Icaraizinho to Almofala by downwind where we will eat in a local restaurant located on the beach.
  • From Almofala we will take the car to Acarau (1 hour drive) to continue the downwind from Acarau to the beach of Préa.
  • Debriefing of the day in the evening.
  • We sleep in Jericoacoara

Day 6 (Tuesday) Jericoacoara

  • Free day in Jericoacoara
  • Possibility to organize the continuation of your stay.

During the kite safari:

  • Briefings from 9:00 to 10:00 a.m.
  • We will be at your disposition 24 hours a day throughout your stay.
  • You will be supervised by the guides during approximately 30 hours.
  • You will navigate about 20 hours during all your stay on more than 130 km.
  • The guides who are also coaches, they will advise you on the techniques of downwind, and on the various movements …
  • Debriefings of a maximum of 1 hour will take place upon arrival at the pousada.

Downwind week rate from :
1100,00 € (for 6 days) / person
Attention limited space
We supervise groups of 6 people maximum

The dates of the 2023 season :
July : 22/07 – 28/07/2024
August : 12/08 – 17/08/2024
September : 16/09 – 21/09/2024
October : 14/10 – 19/10/2024
November : 104/11 – 09/11/2024
December : 02/12 – 07/12/2024
Contact us for information, reservations or to customize your downwind stay.

  • Taiba paracuru

Table for estimating sailing time during downwinds

Itinerary KilometresNavigation time
Cumbuco – Paracuru 40 km 4H30
Lagoinha – Guajiru 16 km 2H30
Mundaú – icaraizinho 38 km 4H30
IcaraizinhoDay off kitesurfing
Icaraizinho – Prea 44 km 5H

The table is indicative of the sailing time.
It all depends on the weather, sea state and physical condition of each person.
Arriving at the spots we can continue sailing.

What’s included

  • Water Guide to Safety.
  • 4×4 that will follow us on the beach in each spot.

What’s not included:

  • The flight
  • Airport Transfer
  • Kitesurfing equipment
  • Lunch and dinner, drinks.

Required levels:

  • Know how to sail in all sea and wind conditions.
  • Going upwind acquired
  • Controlling transitions (preferably toeside and jibe).
  • Be able to retrieve your board and re-launch your kite in all circumstances.

Consult our advice on the preparation of your equipment and the essentials to put in your boardbag before traveling.

Any information or customization of your downwind stay

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