Prea is a small fishing village near Jericocoara, and Its actual the kitesurf beach of Jericocoara. The wind has a perfect side shore direction, and the beach is huge, sandy and clean, this makes Prea, the best strong wind kite spot in north Brazil. You can stay in Jericocoara and kitesurf in Prea, Using the dally shuttles operated by hotels and kitesurf clubs. The Hotels in Prea, are locates upwind side of the village, on a huge sandy beach , and the kitesurf clubs are located right at the beach. Nature lovers, honeymooners and keen kitesurfers will enjoy sleeping in Prea.
Wind is strong! it blows at 24-28, and very often go above 30 knots. Please be careful! in this wind, any mistake might have painful consequence. Use the supplied sand bags for you kite, launch and land carefully, be gentle on the bar and keep distance from kite students. There are kitesurf clubs at Prea beach, and exclusive hotels right at the spot.
Getting to Prea village is tricky but possible with normal car, to reach the beach hotels, you need to take air out of the wheels.
The wind is consistent and very strong. Its rarely blows under 25 knots at season frequently and mainly passes 30 knots. The wind direction side onshore to slightly side onshore
Water conditions changes according to tide and swell. Small to medium wind waves at low to mid Tide , up to 2 m wind waves at high tide. Shallow area near the beach, beach break is usually not close put, so easy to cross.
The beach is huge and sandy. Some kite bars, to relax at their wind shelters, because staying at the beach in the flying sand, is not so pleasant. The beach is open without obstacles, shells or rocks.
Vehicles are driving to the kite clubs and the hotel. Pay attention to the marked area for lunch and land, so your kite will not get dragged away. Use the small sand bags spread around, to keep your kite staying put.
Downwind from Prea to Jericocoara. First you pass Prea fishing village, then you ride a long empty sandy beach. In the water there are sand bars that can generate nice wave depending on tide and swell. On the way you see a submerging rock, go behind it on a low Tide . In the last part, you need to go around Jeri's huge dunes. In this part the wind is off shore, sheltered and gusty. The kitesurf clubs in Prea, usually organize downwind, escorted by buggy, only for the best part of the ride. Join them.