Chili Beach

Jericoacoara, Northeast Coast, Brazil

At a Glance

  • Set on one of the most beautiful soft white sanded beaches in Brazil namely Praia da Malhada.

  • Tropical beach design with contemporary furnishings and luxurious amenities

  • Intimate atmosphere with just 6 suites and bungalows, each with their own tropical private garden.

  • Dive in and cool off in the outdoor infinity pool or relax under a cabana with ocean views.

  • The sunsets are considered among the most beautiful in the world and you can watch this spectacle of nature whilst relaxing enjoying a fine bottle of champagne and tasting one of the chef’s culinary delights.

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The temperature in Jericoacoara beach is constantly stable, rarely under 25C or over 35C. The rainy season is between February and May, and the sun shines all year round. July to November the wind is strong, which favours those wanting to Windsurfing and Kitesurfing.

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Insider's View

Walk past the swimming pool with the swim-up bar and sink into a comfy cushioned seat on the grass in front of the hotel facing onto the ocean and the deserted beach. What a way to spend an afternoon with a book and a cold Caipirinha!

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Chili Beach is a charming contemporary boutique hotel in a prime beach front location in the hip, sun-kissed fishing village of Jericoacoara with its beautiful dunes, laid back sandy streets, quirky restaurants and world-class kite surfing.

Located just a minute’s walk from the sand streets of Jericoacoara, and set directly on Malhada Beach, Chili Beach is a haven of cool contemporary style and personal service. The lush tropical grounds filled with cashew trees are home to just six airy suites and bungalows, two of which have an ocean view, finished with high quality linens and objets d’art.

The hotel has an excellent al-fresco Italian restaurant, plenty of relaxation and wellness areas offering massage treatments, facials and yoga, and a lovely pool area overlooking the ocean, perfect for watching the fishermen mending their nets as the sun goes down.

From July to November, Jeri (as the locals call it) is one of the best places in the world for windsurfing, kite surfing and catamaran sailing, but days can also be spent lazing on the beach, sand boarding on the dunes, horse riding, cycling and exploring the dunes by buggy. The village itself has many excellent small restaurants, cafes and bars that play soft samba music and serve endless varieties of caipirinha.

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Chili Beach has two Sea View Suites, set right on the beach, two Park View Suites, each with a private garden, and two Bungalows, for families or more than one couple. The first Bungalow has a double room and a sitting area with two single beds, plus two bathrooms, a kitchen, private garden and porch. The other has two double rooms with bathroom and a sitting area with a single bed, plus a kitchen, garden and porch. The rooms are stylishly designed and feature LCD TVs, DVD, iPod dock and Wifi.


The Chili Beach welcomes children and the spacious bungalows make ideal accommodation for families. Children will enjoy the pool and gardens and the soft adventure options on offer, including canoeing, boat trips and buggy rides.


The Chili Beach is set amongst lush tropical gardens, with an outdoor swimming pool and lounge area with ocean views, and a wellness centre for some luxury pampering. The open-air restaurant is right by the beach and specialises in delicious Italian cuisine, featuring plenty of local seafood, produce from the market and homemade breads and pastries. A variety of caipirinhas, classic cocktails and fine wines are available from the bar.


Jericoarcoara is considered to be one of the most beautiful beaches in Brazil and this is a perfect destination for simply chilling out, strolling along the soft sands and taking dips in the ocean. For something more active guests at The Chili Beach can arrange canoe rides down the river, home to herds of sea horses, and excursions by boat, quad bike, buggy and Land Rover. Other activities on offer include riding on the beach, windsurfing, kitesurfing and Capoiera lessons.



Jenny Culverwell (Staff)

The service in the restaurant is a little slow and the team mostly don't speak much English, however, if you are prepared to be patient and relaxed then the food is delicious and the setting simply amazing! Your stay with them includes a welcome drink and a sunset drink of anything you desire; champagne, a Caipirinha, wine or a soft drink.


  • Discover Jericoacoara's Lagoons by Buggy

    Take a dune buggy tour from Jericoacoara to explore the most spectacular lagoons in the area and appreciate the true beauty this quieter corner of Brazil has to offer. Concentrated mainly within the National Park, this region is an unspoilt paradise.

  • Jericoacoara Windsurfing & Kitesurfing

    Windsurf or kitesurf the warm and pristine waters of Jericoacoara National Park. An adrenaline fuelled experience for advanced kite boarders and beginners alike.

  • Tatajuba Dunes and Torta Lagoon

    Take a day tour around Tatajuba in Brazil and be enchanted by magnificent sand dunes and stunning lagoons. Explore the mysterious old town engulfed by sand and take the chance to slide down some of the dunes by sandboard if you're feeling adventurous!

Location & directions

Jericoacoara, Northeast Coast, Brazil

The Chili Beach is located on Malhada beach in the small fishing village of Jericoacoara, in Northeast Brazil.

How to get there

12-hour 30-minute flight from London to Fortaleza followed by a 3-hour 30-minute 4WD transfer, a 45-minute air-taxi plus 45-minute 4WD transfer or a 1-hour heli-transfer.

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