A gem among the many offered by the extensive, majestic Brazilian coastline, Canoa Quebrada is unique in that the village is bordered by tropical, blue-green ocean and breathtaking, red sandstone cliffs. Recently it's become an increasingly touristy destination, which may be a deterrent to some but nevertheless means that the nightlife along Broadway (the main drag) gets particularly memorable on the weekends.
For those that want to explore the natural wonders on hand, there is paragliding available at the cliff tops, dune-buggying outside of town, water-sports of all kinds at the town's many beaches. You can even catch a ride on a jangada, the traditional raft used by local fishermen. The bad news about Canoa Quebrada is that, despite wanting to hang onto the hippie image that made it popular, it is quickly becoming a resort town that caters less to the rustic, adventurous traveler and more to the amenity-driven pension-funders of the world.
Note:One possible (and random) adventure option is to rent buggies to traverse the 167 km (104 miles) of beach between Canoa Quebrada and Fortaleza. Check with travel agencies in either area for more info."