Kite Camp Pro coaching in Brazil Flat Water Camp – Parajuru – 2017

Brazil Flat Water Camp – Parajuru – 2017

28 Oct - 4 Nov / 4 - 11 Nov 2017

€1900 - €2100

ALMOST FULL - FEW PLACES REMAINING

Introduction

For 2017 we are building upon our hugely successful and sold out Flat Water kite camp in Parajuru in 2016. We have listened to what you most want from your kite camp and have put together 2 awesome packages to give you the experience if a lifetime with us.

The Flat Water camp in Parajuru has been carefully chosen to provide some of the butter flat lagoon experiences you read and see in Brazil video and articles, but without the crowds of pro riders or stagnant water.

The spot we have chosen is an open lagoon providing 3-4 hours a day of very flat water with the added bonus of a sand bank with waves for those that want them.

We have also chosen accommodation to suit different needs and the cost of the camp reflects this from sharing a room in an eco lodge to a single room in a luxury house. Please contact us to discuss the accommodation and pricing options further.

Booking Info & Reservations

The Spot

The lagoon is fed by a river mouth and empties and opens into the sea which ensures clean water and a guarantee of a sufficient level of water and size of lagoon compared to so many of the other lagoons which are getting smaller and smaller with decreased rainfall.

You will have your flat water AND your space with the guaranteed and constant Brazilian winds.

The wind is not a fiercely strong as the more northerly spots being you will be able to use a range of your kites but mostly on mid sized and larger kites rather than overpowered on small kites all the time. This will give you the chance to progress and ride in confidence and security rather than constantly flying by the seat of your pants.

This spot is still one of the virtually undiscovered gems of Brazil and we have extensively researched to bring it to you as part of our camps. We are not going to say much more about the spot because the pictures and video really say it all.

Accommodation

This year we have put on 2 accommodation options to suit different styles and budgets, but each offering the highest quality and comfort.

We have taken 2 houses and customers can choose the option which suits them best however we assure you that splitting the group over these two houses will NOT affect the dynamic as all meals, trips, riding, briefings and debriefings will be done as a group and the houses are within 5 minutes walk and less than a minute in one of the 2 buggies supplied for each house.

Casa Amarella

The first option is the Casa Amarella. The Casa Amarela is a beautiful two-storey house with pool and a wonderful sea view. The garden with tropical plants and fruit trees invites you to enjoy and dream. The house has two double rooms, one with hot water shower / WC and fan and another with hot water shower / WC and air conditioning. The third room is a suite with a king-size bed, air conditioning, cable TV, jacuzzi, hot shower / WC, dressing room and terrace with sea view. The American kitchen is equipped with a refrigerator, a stove and the most important cooking utensils. The Casa Amarela also offers a spacious living and dining room, a veranda with hanging mats and a large breakfast table, as well as an alarm system. The distance to the beach is only 200 m and the kite lounge restaurant and bar from Kiteboarding-Club Parajuru you reach in a few minutes walking. The reception and the restaurant of Refugios Parajuru you find next-door in Casa Grande.

Villa Cristiano is equipped with 4 double rooms with shower with warm water/WC, fan, safe, terrace and offers accommodation for 8 persons. Furthermore the house has a beautiful living room and a kitchen. Outside there is a swimming pool and a huge terrace with sofa and hammocks.

Casa Grande

The second option is the Casa Grande. This is a luxury house with no expenses spared. 5 spacious double rooms which have bathrooms with hot water showers, air conditioning, satellite TV, mini-bar, safe, dressing room and terrace; four of the rooms have whirlpools. The guest lounge provides a wonderful view to the pool and the garden.

Both accommodations will come with 2 buggies each so that guests can easily move between the houses and the beach at all times. We are also offering massages for you on site to help you relax after a long days kiting.

What's Included

  • Transfers to and from Fortaleza Airport
  • 7 nights bed and breakfast at “Villa Cristiano“ or “Casa Grande”.
  • 6 days full coaching (2 hours in the morning, and 2 hours in the afternoon).
  • Kite centre storage and facilities
  • Video analysis and personal progression goals
  • Regular 1 on 1 feedback sessions off the water to analyse problems and progress
  • Downwinder and trip to nearby spot as a group
  • 2 Buggies per house

What's Not Included

  • Flights (approx 700€ – 900€)
  • Lunch and dinner.
  • Kiting equipment (please see the Extras if you would like to purchase equipment)
  • Professional photo-shoot (more info in the FAQ)
  • Holiday insurance (more info in the FAQ)

Flight Information

We understand that flights can have a huge difference on the cost of your camp so as always we recommend you book your flight AS SOON AS POSSIBLE.

Flights from Europe are with either TAP from Lisbon Portugal or Lufthansa from Frankfurt with connections to all major european cities. We estimate flights to cost from €700 – €900 ..of course the sooner you book the better.

We are more than happy to assist you in searching for flights or you can use the handy widget below.

Local Information

BRAZIL

Brazil has a reciprocal visa system, so if your home country requires Brazilian nationals to secure a visa, then you will need one to enter Brazil. At the time of writing, American, Canadian, Australian and New Zealand citizens need visas, but citizens of the UK, France, Ireland and most other EU countries as well as South Africa do not. Check with the Brazilian embassy or consulate in your home country.

If you are unsure please let us know and we will research on your behalf.

There are also no specific vaccination requirements, however like all tropical destinations we would recommend you bring with you some form of mosquito repellant and if you are particularly sensitive to mosquito bites, so light longer trousers for the evenings.

Brazil’s currency is the real (often written R$); the plural is reais. One real is made up of 100 centavos.
1R$ is equivalent to approximately 0.35€/$0.45US / £0.30.

We recommend changing your money BEFORE travelling as this allows you to do so in the security of your own country with no stress or uncompetitive rates of having to do so at arrival in the airport. We also recommend taking smaller sized bills and not keeping all of your money in one place in your bags.

PARAJURU

Parajuru, a famous fishermen village, is located at about 124 km / 77 mi southeast of Fortaleza in the state of Ceara, Brazil.

The area is known for eco-tourism, thanks to its natural setting, which renders it a paradise for the fans of kite surfing, the best flat water spot in Ceara.

Parajuru offers clean beaches and un unusual marine beauty. With warm temperatures at about 30 °C / 86 °F, lukewarm water type and onshore or sideshore winds, all kite surfing lovers will enjoy this activity in safe conditions.

From July to January wind blows almost every day with 17 to 25 knots. Rarely and only for a few hours the wind exceeds 30 knots. Kiters ride with 11 m (80 kg rider) and occasionally a larger kite or an 7m or 9m on stronger days. For girls, 8m and 10m are perfect.

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