Ponta Negra is a popular oceanfront area in the Brazilian city of Natal, capital of the state of Rio Grande do Norte.
The main attraction of the area is Ponta Negra Beach, which extends to the high sand dune of Morro do Careca, surrounded by lush vegetation. Ponta Negra beach is about 4 km long and can be considered a small bay. In the extreme south is Morro do Careca, the most famous tourist spot in Natal.
Nightlife in Ponta Negra is hectic, among the attractions are the streets with several bars and clubs to animate tourists and visitors, in addition to the traditional forró pé de serra, a typical northeastern dance.
Access : Coordinates: -5.881111, -35.171111 / Ponta Negra located in the Brazilian city of Natal, the capital of the state of Rio Grande do Norte.
- Ponta Negra Beach is the “Copacabana” of the city of Natal,it is an extremely popular beach, many tourists stay here and others visit it frequently.
- There is also the availability of taking trips to all places in Rio Grande do Norte, departing from Ponta Negra Beach. Many agencies offer buggy rides, 4×4 vehicles, speedboats, among others.
- Morro do Careca : A dune at the end of Ponta Negra beach,It is just over 100 meters high and was formerly used by city dwellers to practice, for example, skimming.
Go next : Morro do Careca / Forte dos Reis Magos , The Three Wise Men fort / The world’s largest cashew tree / Forte dos Reis Magos, a fortress built in 1598 / Avenida Senador Dinarte Mariz, also known as Via Costeira, is a coastal expressway of approximately 10km that connects the south and east zones of Natal / Genipabu dunes / Pipa Beach.