Quality Hotel & Suites Natal
Av Engenheiro Roberto Freire
Phone: (55) 84 4008 4888
Fax: (55) 84 4008 4889
If you're looking for a souvenir that is uniquely Brazilian, then head to Mercado de Artesanato de Ponta Negra. This market is located on Avenida Roberto Freire. On sale are an array of items - from condiments and spices, to ceramics and artworks. Browse through their display of crafts, t-shirts, mugs, miniatures, clay objects and hammocks. Homemade cachaça and a pair of Havaianas are great recommendations.
Everyone needs some retail therapy from time to time. And if you are one of those who get high on shopping, then this place is for you. The Praia Shopping mall is that one place were you will find almost everything. From clothes, toys and books to food, cinema and services, this mall remains a favorite of many. Stores like Adorno Acessórios Finos, Brasiphone, Claro, Delicata Bijoux, Ibiza Passion and Italy Prata adorn this mall. And after that heavy dose of shopping, when you need some refueling, restaurants like Casa do Pão de Queijo, Empório da Pizza e Pastéis, McDonald's, Quiosque Chopp Brahma and Praia Crepes come to your rescue. Shop, eat and have fun at the wonderful destination.
If you have a soft corner for handmade art pieces or traditional handicrafts, then this market is a must visit for you. There are numerous shops here that sell handcrafted articles and showpieces that reflect the culture and heritage of the city. As you enter the market, your eyes are filled with the beautiful splash of colorful artworks. Apart from shops, it also has a small food court, tourist information center and currency exchange center. Stroll along the place and be awed by the beauty of the home of 'Carnatal'.
Located in the Capim Macio neighborhood, the Cidade Jardim shopping center boasts of a number of brands and stores. Clothing, accessories, shoes, utilities, services; you just name it, and you can find it here. Home to brands like Alexandre De Paris, Accessorize, Breitling and Bonpoint, the mall also has several restaurants in its food courts. Some of the eateries at which you can sample various cuisines include Baked Potato Boutique, Diletto, Emporio Central, Chocolat Du Jour and Adega Santiago. There is also a multiplex cinema, where you can catch the latest movies. For other details do look up their website.
With myriad shops, services and restaurants, the Natal Shopping mall is one of the best in the city. Located in the Candelaria neighborhood, it caters to a wide array of customers. With brands that range from moderately priced to expensive, the mall is a favorite among many. Just like a typical mall, the Natal Shopping has a food court that serves a range of cuisines. Some of the restaurants here include Chinatown, Café da Praça, McDonald's, Miss Brownie, Yogoothies and Sushi Express. The stores and brands that are present at the mall include Carmen Steffens, Água de Coco, Carolina Martori, Esposende, Jorge Bischoff and La Femme. The mall also hosts regular events to keep shoppers and their children entertained. Just drop by this gorgeous place to shop, eat, watch movies and have fun.
Located in the Lagoa Nova neighborhood of Natal, the Via Direta shopping mall is home to a number of brands and stores. Some of the famous ones include Bamboo, Tagarela, Make Up Stúdio, Xtreme Tatoo, Esperança Loto and Mosaico. The mall is also home to regular events and programs which are conducted to entertain the shoppers. Go ahead and indulge yourself in some fun and frolic at this mall.
They say that breakfast should be the most important meal of your day. And what better than beginning your morning with freshly baked breads and pastries? The Mercatto is a gorgeous bakery cum restaurant that makes some of the most delectable breads, puffs, cakes and deserts. As you enter here, the smell of freshly brewed coffee and baked bread will engulf all your senses. The buffet breakfast is highly recommended. With a variety of juices, cakes, sandwiches and beverages on offer, Mercatto makes sure to fill you up generously. You can take home baked items which are made from local produce.
A must-visit for anyone with a sweet tooth, Daguia Tortas Finas has some delicious confections on offer. Cheesecake lovers will be delighted by the variety on offer, among which the cheesecake de goiabada (guava cheesecake) and cheesecake de damasco (apricot cheesecake) are just two. There are many tempting cakes, tarts and cupcakes on offer, too. Diabetic patrons can also enjoy many of the delights at Daguia Tortas Finas.
The Casa Norte Beauty shop is a haven for all those beauty-conscious ladies out there. Replete with almost everything that that you require for your upkeep, this shop prides itself on having all the major brands under one roof. Right from nail paints, lipsticks and blushers, to shampoos, body lotions and hair dryers, you will find everything here. Just stop by at their store and pick up some essentials from the huge range of products on sale. Apart from the actual store, they also have an online shopping store where you can purchase the same products.
With the best of brands for clothing, fashion and food, the Midway Mall remains one of the biggest shopping centers in Rio Grande do Norte. With three stories and 350 stores to its credit, the mall has 10 anchor tenants, food courts and a cinema multiplex. Expansion of the shopping center began in 2009 on the eve of its fourth anniversary and a lot more stores have been added ever since. Some of the shops and brands featured in the mall include Calvin Klein, Lacoste, Maria Filo and Polo Play. The restaurant options include Burger King, McDonald's, Montana Grill and Subway, among many others.
Previously used as a prison, the Centro de Turismo is now a major tourist attraction and handicraft market. With myriad shops selling arts and crafts, the markets are a favorite among tourists who like to pick up some souvenirs. Prices are quite reasonable, however, more bargaining can be done. The artwork sold here reflects the culture and heritage of Natal in true sense. The center also has some spaces which are available for parties or social gatherings. Do call ahead for further information.