Quality Hotel & Suites Natal
Av Engenheiro Roberto Freire
Phone: (55) 84 4008 4888
Fax: (55) 84 4008 4889
Pristine blue waters, clean white sands and picturesque views of the ocean is how Ponta Negra can be described. A neighborhood of Natal, as well as a beach, the Ponta Negra offers a plethora of activities for everyone to enjoy outdoors. The urban beach is full of small shacks, nightclubs, restaurants and flea shops. This place is perfect for a sunny summer afternoon. If you wish to hit the outdoors and soak up some sun, then head here. Just grab a beer and stroll down the sandy shore. Sample the local cuisine at the beachfront eateries and be awed by the beautiful sunset at dusk.
Spread over 1.172 hectares (2.9 acres), the Parque Das Dunas is one of the largest parks in the the region. The nature reserve was established in 1977 to conserve the sensitive ecosystem of the dunes in the region. The park is home to a spectacular variety of flora and fauna, and is of much interest to keen naturalists and botanists. The numerous interpretative trails on offer at the park are a good way to explore its rich natural diversity. Facilities at the park include a visitor center, a play area, a research center, a library as well as a restaurant. Opening hours vary. Check website or call ahead for more.
If you are into Eco-tourism, then Cariri Ecotours will be a great option. Established in 2006, the tours take you to paleontological and archaeological sites, pristine beaches and off the track regions that are welcoming and exciting. Explore the culture and gastronomy of these various regions while you take in the stunning vistas of the locales.
Genipabu is one of the most picturesque locations on the Rio Grande do Norte coast. It features a fresh water lagoon and a maze of dunes that are best explored on a buggy ride. Pristine sand, clear water, and a beachfront of restaurants and hotels make it a popular check mark on tourist itineraries as well as that of locals. Get an adrenaline rush with esquibunda, where you can slide down the dunes.