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Praia do Morro Branco

Praia do Morro Branco

Morro Branco is a Brazilian beach located in the city of Beberibe in the state of Ceará. To reach it from Fortaleza, visitors will have to drive about 1.5 hours, covering about 90km (56 miles). For those who don’t like to drive, there are many options for buses from Fortaleza to Beberibe. The name of the bus station in Fortaleza is Terminal Rodoviário Eng. João Thomé, and it is located at Av. Borges de Melo, 1630, Neighborhood of Fátima.

Among the attractions of the beach are the Morro Branco Labyrinth, formed by erosion on the cliffs, and the dunes. Many people risk going up to the lighthouse, especially at dusk, because the sunset is beautiful. There are still vacation homes, hotel chains, jangadas port and craft fair.


Near the low town there is still a small village, called Tracoá, that is located behind the hills, formed mainly by fishermen.

Gama Family

The first inhabitant of Morro Branco was a fisherman named Luís Gama, coming from Aracati. It was fixed in the region that today is the white hill, and founded the town. This explains why most of the inhabitants of Morro Branco have the surname “Gama”.

Interesting Facts

  • Morro Branco has one of the most expensive square meters of the coast of Ceará
  • In this beach were recorded the novels Final Feliz, Terra do Sol and Tropicaliente, besides the films Bocage, The Triumph of Love, A Life of Passion, O Noviço Rebelde, Bella Donna and the TV series Malhação
  • One of the openings of the weekly show “Fantástico” was recorded in Morro Branco

Praia do Morro Branco – Picture Gallery

Properties for Sale

7,200 m2 Beachfront Morro Branco
USD 1,200,000

Large beachfront plot of land for sale in the beach of Morro Branco, Beberibe, Ceará, Brazil.

  • 7,200 sqm
  • USD 1,200,000
  • Google Maps Coordinates: -4.131016, -38.130655
  • Plot of land large enough for a hotel or pousada.

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