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Explore Natal's Coast & Things To Do In Ponta Negra

Ponta Negra, Natal's captivating oceanfront setting is known for its pristine beaches covered with sand dunes, its easy-going lifestyle, and vibrant nightlife. Whether looking to dip your toes in the powdery sand, dance 'til dawn, or go exploring by camel, there's something for everyone in this vibrant South America vacation destination.
 
Savor the Brazilian culture and cuisine, or talk to the locals and breathe in the fresh sea air along the Rio Grande do Norte's Atlantic coast. Try paddle-boarding, surfing, and kite surfing, or unwind on the beach. With so many things to do in Ponta Negra, Natal is along Brazil's Northeastern Point, the possibilities are endless.
 

Ponta Negra Beach

As the most famous beach in Natal, Ponta Negra Beach spans 4 km along the coast, with Morro do Careca to the south end, and plenty of lively bars, restaurants, nightclubs, and shopping towards the north.

Morro Do Careca

Rising up 120 meters from the ground at the southern end of Ponta Negra Beach in Natal, this large sand dune, covered in part by lush green vegetation, has become an icon of the city and the state of Rio Grande do Norte.

Genipabu Dunes

From camel rides to sand buggies and sand-boarding down the hot dunes, right into cool ocean lagoons, explore the north coast and stop to take a photo of the picturesque "Postcard of the Gods."

Parrachos De Maracajau

Just 7km (4mi) offshore from Maracajaú Beach, spend the day swimming and admiring this complex reef formation full of coral and iridescent fish that spans 3.5 acres in the crystal clear ocean waters.

Pipa Beach

Comprised of four beaches that stretch over 10 km, expect to see plenty of dolphins and sea turtles swimming in the warm waters of this pristine beach that is filled with tall cliffs, lagoons, coconut palms, and dunes.