Ponta do Santo Cristo, at the far east end of Praia do Cardeiro, catches the wind and is a very popular wind- and kitesurfing spot:

Buggy Trips to Galinhos

About three hours each way, the sand-traversing adventure from São Miguel do Gostoso to Galinhos is an unforgettable wind-blown expedition along a spectacular 90km sequence of long, empty beaches, dunes and lagoons. The trip can be organized through your accommodations (R$400/500 one way/round-trip for up to four people).