The area surrounding the capital of Rio Grande do Norte does not offer much of historical monuments, but it is all about sand in all forms. The endless dunes are perfect for buggy fun, sand boarding and even the camel rides in Jenipabu. The nearby Praia de Pipa recently evolved fom the small fishing village to a fashionable surfing center.
The boats from Pipa can take you to the open sea to watch dances of dolphins. Around Natal you can find great spots for scuba diving and if you still miss some culture, you may have look at the exhibition of dinosaur fossils in one of the local museums.
Soak up the morning with a visit to the Ponta Negra and Fortaleza dos Reis Magos. Enjoy a scenic drive along the Coastal Highway to the city beaches and visit a famous fortress. Then it's off to see the largest cashew tree in the world before bathing in the calm waters of Pirangi Beach. A great sightseeing tour of Natal and the south coast!
For a cultural night out in Natal, jump on this tour today! Brazilian culture and history are displayed through various types of music and dance including the famous Samba of Rio and Capoeira! A theatrical performance not to be missed!
Before you arrive for your Natal vacation, pre-book your transportation and avoid expensive taxis and unreliable public transport. The English-speaking representative will greet you when you clear airport customs and take you directly to your hotel.
Prepare to be enchanted by the region's diverse combination of sea, river and vegetation. Cunha?, untouched by urbanization, is a small fishing village located approximately 50 miles (80km) south of Natal. Take the opportunity to enjoy its tropical surrounds, white sandy beaches and cool blue waters!
Enjoy a relaxing day on the North coast! Go for a buggy ride on the beaches of Jenipabu, Pitangui and Jacuma and prepare to be enchanted by the lagoons formed in the dunes. Relax on the beach, have a swim in the cool waters and savor local flavors at the bar before heading back to Natal. A family friendly escape into the South American tropics!
Located on the beautiful Costa Branca, Galinhos is an old fishing village with stunning natural surrounds. Home to a semi-deserted beach, the small town boasts enchantment, peace and quiet. Enjoy this great escape on a full day trip from Natal and prepare yourself to be amazed by Brazilian culture and nature. A fun day trip for the whole family!
Considered to be one of Brazil's ten most beautiful beaches, Pipa boasts stunning scenery and nature. Home to a portion of the Atlantic Rainforest and cliffs overlooking a chain of coves, Pipa has always attracted visitors from all over the world. Included is a stop at the beach of Cacimbinhas and the village of Pipa with free time for shopping and swimming. This natural scenery is a must see when visiting Natal!
Maracajau, known as the "Brazilian Caribbean", is a beach that offers natural beauty untouched by urbanization. Enjoy the breathtaking views and a diving adventure in the Parrachos on a full day guided tour from Natal. Complete with a 10 foot (3 meter) deep reef formation and tropical fish, this truly is a South American experience!
Escape on a relaxing day trip to Baia Formosa for a day of relaxation, peace and natural beauty. Located just a scenic 60 mile (100km) drive from Natal, Baia Formosa (Beautiful Bay) is home to a quiet fishing village, various beaches and a preserved forest rich in flora and fauna. Great for nature enthusiasts and those looking for a peaceful day on their vacation!