Ponta Negra Beach, Natal

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Must see · Beach · Nature / Park
Ponta Negra Beach, a lively beach dotted by numerous convenient tourist facilities, has long been a beloved hang-out spot for both locals and passing visitors. The sand is lined with huts, locally called "barracas," selling food and drinks to beachgoers throughout the day, with several staying open late into the night. You can swim, dive, and snorkel in these calm waters, or spend the day browsing the many nearby shops, bars, clubs, and restaurants. Located at the extreme southern end of the beach is the famous Morro do Careca (Bald Hill), a large dune and an iconic landmark of the city. To the north of the beach is the Via Costeira (Coastal Way), a long road connecting this site with several other popular beaches along the coast. Put Ponta Negra Beach at the forefront of your travel plans using our Natal day trip planning app.
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  • The nights are as good as the day. The tides vary considerably to much beach to none. Night lighting is good and safe for tourists walking the beach. Great photo op!  more »
  • Spent 10 days in front of this beach.. with Gorgeous view and Beautiful walking every morning.. large and very clean sand and warm water of this part of Atlantic Ocean. The surfer paradise along of...  more »
  • Bealtiful place but need to care.
  • Nice!

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