Jericoacoara is a perfect place to practice kitesurfing. The sport, which is increasingly invading Jericoacoara, is practiced on the nearby beach of Prea, located 12 kilometers from the village.
Jericoacoara is every day more famous as an excellent starting point for the practice of kitesurfing. The sport, which is increasingly encroaching Jericoacoara, is practiced mostly in Prea Beach, who was elected as the official kitesurfing beach, offering winds even stronger than those of its neighbour. The beach of Prea is a small fishermen village located 12 km east of Jericoacoara, at the entrance of the National Park of Jericoacoara, representing about 33% of its territory. The beach of Preá offers a number of schools kitesurf, able to give personalized lessons with real professionals. Most instructors are trained by the IKO (International Kiteboarding Organization).