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Ponta Negra Beach

Rua Joao Rodrigues de Oliveira, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte 59090-210, Brazil
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Wonderful Urban Unique Bay Beach of 4 km of fantastic sand , in North Oeste of Brazil. It´s the nearest place to Africa , from the Latin American Continent , Climate Semi - Equatorial , Temperature 21 -33 graus in the four seasons , 300 days of sun in the year , constant wind to attenuete the heat and providing comfortable thermal sensation. Natal is a city with large areas of environmental preservation, without industries, factories, ship movements, helping to make sea water extremely clean. The "Morro do Careca" in the Ponta Negra Beach is a 110 meters high Dune that have behind the natural swimming pool without waves with a pleasant temperature (28 degrees) , a paradise for family with children , people that search Life Quality , here can make Stand Up , Swim in the Sea with group , can also see constantly dolphins or turtles. High quality Lodging and Food in quantity , culture , handcraft , every kind service for the tourist. Ponta Negra is one of the best beach in the world.
  • Excellent45%
  • Very good35%
  • Average16%
  • Poor3%
  • Terrible1%
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“pata negra” (28 reviews)
“warm water” (6 reviews)
“an umbrella” (3 reviews)
Rua Joao Rodrigues de Oliveira, Natal, State of Rio Grande do Norte 59090-210, Brazil

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Reviewed 14 October 2017 via mobile

This beach where the sun rises has calm waters and good structure of tents. It is possible also at the tip near the hill of Careca the practice of stand up paddle and canoeing. Easy access and with several hotels in the locality.

Thank Cristiane M
Reviewed 30 September 2017 via mobile

This place is hoping with action but can seem abut scary in some areas by American standards. There are some very nice posadas (small hotels) that are available. The northern part is a little quieter at night. Lots of restaurants to choose from. If your...More

Thank ShorelineGuy
Reviewed 14 September 2017

If you want enjoy Ponta Negra Beach beauties, you better go very early. So you can rent a stand up paddle board to interact with dolphins or you can just enjoy the stunning view. It's an unforgettable experience! And if you are hungry, you can...More

Thank NeliTerra
CocoBeachApart, Proprietário at Ponta Negra Beach, responded to this reviewResponded 16 September 2017

Also little and big turtles , sometimes Peixe Boi , Monkey and many kinds of birds in the Mata Atlantica of Morro do Careca , Don t understand the four stars , for the Restaurants?

Reviewed 26 August 2017 via mobile

Ponta Negra is a nice beach close to the city. Need to realize this is urban, so don't expect it to be like Pipa. Some told me I would not like it as much as Pipa. Well, can't really compare both places. Pipa is secluded,...More

1  Thank Jane H
Reviewed 19 August 2017 via mobile

We went in August and beach was calm without many people. A little windy with waves. It is not paradisiac but quite good as an urban beach

Thank vascocps
Reviewed 24 July 2017 via mobile

We had many walks along the beach- one can buy all sorts of things to eat like crepes caipirinhas grilled cheese and Camaro ( shrimps)- look no further- beautiful swimming and easy to walk- nice vibe and shops across the way! Definitely recommend

Thank Heidi1982015
Reviewed 5 July 2017 via mobile

Was walking back from the main strip towards our appartment(next to old five bar). I thought earlier that the boat area looked dodgy. Anyway passing the boats on the way back, 3 small men (one was no more than 14) approached me. They'd been hiding...More

Thank Richard F
Reviewed 15 May 2017

One of the nicest urban beaches of Brazil! Definietly the best in Natal. Warm water all year long and nice waves. In some places good enough for surfing! The water is clear green but nor transparent, because of the waves of course. Great place to...More

Thank Jose V
Reviewed 9 May 2017

The once beautiful Ponta Negra Beach is eroded by the high tides leaving very little space to lay on the sand. The available sand is monopolized by the vendors renting umbrellas, tables, chairs and lounges leaving no shaded areas for those who simply want to...More

Thank cheesewall
Reviewed 3 May 2017 via mobile

Excellent beach, the jewel of the crown of Natal, has multiple bars, pousadas and restaurants. The beach is the best place to meet real nice people. Is the Copacabana of Natal

Thank Joao T
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